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Long Strange Tripel - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,167 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,167
Reviews: 420
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 77
Gots: 121 | FT: 3
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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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a bright yellow with a fluffy white 2 finger head with excellent rentention. Very good looking beer!

S - Very citrusy smelling, but not a hoppy type citrus. Lots of orange and lemon. Also has a yeasty aroma to it

T - Very similar to the smell. Lots of citrus and yeast of front. Hints of raisins and apples on the finish.

M - Very slick feeling in the mouth. Not bubbly at all. A meduim bodied beer that warms the mouth. Must be from the high ABV. Still a very smooth beer. Would never guess its 9%

O - Great beer. Something different. Not my favorite style, but lots of flavor in this beer. Would only take one or two! Will pick up from time to time for sure

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2013 14:52:06 | More by Goosehunter75
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ProudBeerSnob

New York

4.49/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into tulip glass. Golden color with a luscious thick head. Nose has notes of light stone fruit and white pepper. Tastes great; triple is a style that is growing on me. Perhaps too drinkable. Lemony flavors abound with a nice kick of both alcohol and spiciness.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 02:05:46 | More by ProudBeerSnob
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is slightly hazed golden yellow with a tight white head. Nose has a fair bit of tangy yeast and peppery spice up front. A bit of soapy hop and some lemon notes. Taste is a bit more soapy, yeast isn't quite as pronounced. Lemon is moderate, not sweet but the balance is a bit soapy. Body is a bit syrupy but the strong carb helps to balance it.

Serving type: bottle

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High alcohol content that does not take too much away from the flavor. bready and banana ar e the high points of the taste. Head is good and flavor is surprisingly balanced. Hops are balanced and go well with the banana, yeasty flavor. Great overall balanced brew and a must have for the true beer lover. Great Trippel

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Long Strange Tripel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,167 ratings.