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Long Strange Tripel - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Long Strange TripelLong Strange Tripel

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,165 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,165
Reviews: 419
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.33%
Wants: 75
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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Reviews by wardough:
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wardough

Wisconsin

4.47/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

My last of the Boulevard Smokestack series and this one definitely exceeds my expectations.

My gorilla took out the cork (who the hell do they get to put those corks in....they must be from WWE or play for the Chiefs).

Appearance: Deep gold in color. Good clarity. Bubbles screaming to the surface like a diver who wants a bad case of the bends. Effervescent. It kept it's head for about 5 seconds and dissipated into a white ring.

Smell: Apples. Black Pepper. Clove. Pineapple. Get a little citrus from the hop. Oranges. No perceived alcohol.

Flavor: This is good and well balanced. Sweet, fruity flavors. Hop balances it out just perfectly. Damn, the alcohol is well hidden. Dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. The carbonation adds to the creaminess of this drink.

D: I could drink this all night long....if I had another liver.

Well worth the money. Don't pass this one up.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2008 23:24:00 | More by wardough
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Long Strange Tripel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,165 ratings.