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Long Strange Tripel - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,215 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,215
Reviews: 422
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 85
Gots: 140 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Lately it occurs to us that if, back in 1989, you planned on starting a brewery in the back of your carpentry shop, you'd been wise to seek out someone like Harold “Trip” Hogue. A collector of ancient Volvos, Trip was well qualified for the make-do engineering required to coax recalcitrant equipment out of retirement and into making the first Boulevard beers. Today, he is our longest-tenured employee. We offer this rich, golden Tripel in grateful tribute to dedication, everywhere.

23 IBU

(Beer added by: homebrewhawk on 11-24-2007)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12oz into tulip.

Pours a lightly hazy golden brown with a thick, foamy off white head that dissipates to leaves a medium foam across the surface.

Aroma and taste are a very enjoyable blend of clove yeast phenols, and lightly fruity estery notes.

Medium body, foamy carbonation.

A very well done, tasty Tripel.

vkv822, Today at 03:21 AM
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.15/5  rDev 0%

zowie, Sunday at 03:05 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.84/5  rDev +16.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.8/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.04/5  rDev -2.7%

Jocelynclonts, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.1/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +3.6%

Brewben_James321, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of HoppyBastard
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Poured from a 1 pint 9.4 ounce corked bottle into 12 ounce Shaker pint glass, "best by date" 03-2015.

APPEARANCE: pours a slightly hazy golden color with two finger white head that persisted nicely until a thin unbroken layer of bubbles remained highly carbonated, there was a fair amount of lacing on the glass.

SMELL: bread/yeast, pears, banana, some spice.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet bread/yeast, then banana, pears and a little spice, the 9.2% alcohol is well disguised.

PALATE: highly carbonated, creamy, medium bodied.

OVERALL: this is an excellent Tripel, tastes like it came from Belgium but was made in Kansas City, MO. I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys the style. It's reasonably priced at $8.99, I'll definitely buy this again.

HoppyBastard, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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Long Strange Tripel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,215 ratings.