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Long Strange Tripel - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,205 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,205
Reviews: 421
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 82
Gots: 139 | 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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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-31-2013 14:01:52 | More by JMUbrewz
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JackMehoff

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-30-2013 17:17:10 | More by JackMehoff
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beerbrains

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-30-2013 03:34:47 | More by beerbrains
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Kappaf250

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-28-2013 21:24:55 | More by Kappaf250
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Rick778

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-28-2013 20:44:40 | More by Rick778
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JRdaSconnie

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-27-2013 14:02:35 | More by JRdaSconnie
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bruindre

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-27-2013 13:49:29 | More by bruindre
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BlueFeetAndBeer

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-26-2013 02:24:32 | More by Cubatobaco
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farrago

New Jersey

4.26/5  rDev +2.7%

Big, very delicate head, close to four fingers of off-white foam, so interwoven you hesitate to call them discrete bubbles, some dimpling before is slowly settles back down into more of a gentle wave, pleasing amount of stickiness in the lacing, broad streaks too. The liquid has a hazy golden yellow to apricot orange color, fierce amount of bubbles but dispersed and not in tight beads, seems to be some very fine particulate throughout. The nose starts off with a peppery burst before cinnamon, clove and allspice begin the sweetening, culminating in banana, peach, apricot, white grape and spiced orange peels, over time you also get toasted bread crust, pretzels with a white vinegar edge. In the mouth it’s full-bodied and thick, the carbonation creates a rich creaminess rather than refreshing briskness. Here the sour orange to white grapefruit citrus leads the pack leading into salt and pepper, clove, chamomile and bitter grasses, the latter welcome as a foil to the at times dried fruit sweetness in the apricot, apple, peach, pear, pineapple fruit, fairly tropical. On the clean side and not blatantly yeasty, its sourness keeps the palate tightening. The banana and bubblegum make a minor appearance at the end, retronasally and stronger as the beer warms. Great drinkability, no overt sense of its higher ABV.

07-26-2013 00:39:00 | More by farrago
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-21-2013 23:51:01 | More by WOLFGANG
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dertyd

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

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jspaner

Maryland

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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pathman

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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KELPAK

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-18-2013 17:55:52 | More by KELPAK
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Wattie

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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PaulMc

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-17-2013 04:14:13 | More by PaulMc
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Mbpike

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.6%

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JRBecks

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-15-2013 20:09:16 | More by JRBecks
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BRD14

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-14-2013 23:49:54 | More by BRD14
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Skyjmpr

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-14-2013 18:55:13 | More by Skyjmpr
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thefluker

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%

07-14-2013 02:08:47 | More by thefluker
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-14-2013 01:56:32 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
Long Strange Tripel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 1,205 ratings.