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Gouyasse Triple - Brasserie Des Géants

Gouyasse TripleGouyasse Triple

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BA SCORE
86
very good

201 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 201
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%


Brewed by:
Brasserie Des Géants visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-10-2004)
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philipquarles

Connecticut

3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very fresh 75cl bottle. Pours cloudy gold with a billowing, rocky white head that lasts. Very nice lacing. Smells of pale malt and citrus. Light fruity tang. Tastes of yeast and sweet malt, again with some fruitiness. Light hop character giving some pleasant bitterness. Dry finish. Sharp carbonation for the medium body. A pretty nice tripel over all.

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2009 00:46:34 | More by philipquarles
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3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Slightly different than a lot of others in the style, this resembles Duvel with its clear golden color. It's not a bright gold, more of a faded dingy gold, but doesn't have the same orange hues a lot of other Belgians do. The head is thick and retains well. Extremely bright white color. Foamy. Thick lace gradually slides down the glass leaving a heavy spotting.

Classic for the style with plenty of pear, green apple, green grape and pepper spice all vying for attention. Smells a bit sweeter that others. Slightly bready, but malts and hops take a back seat.

Champagne notes. Pear and pepper fight for control. Bready, but also some malt hints appear. Hops are merely a bit player. Alcohol makes a cameo late.

Something is lacking. It needs a bit more body for something so strong. Not really light bodied, but not quite medium either. Carbonation is strong in the finish, but the beer feels a bit flat up front. Spicy finish, and it seems the hops finally show with some savory bits near the swallow.

Good, but not great. Has most of the Belgian bases covered, just a rough spot here or there prevents it from being world class like many of its breathren.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Brasserie Des Géants' Goliath, Belgian Tripel. 9% ABV.

A: Very active carbonation. Two fingers of head, with big bubbles. Fades fairly quickly. Slightly-amber yellow with tons of tiny grey flecks. Almost clear in the dimple.

S: Straw/hay. Faint citrus. Slight sweetness.

T/MF: Well carbonated. Bitter grassy flavor. Hoppy bitterness towards the back.

Really, I do not see what people see in this beer. It seems like more of a hop head's tripel.

Poured from a 750mL bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

Serving type: bottle

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Gouyasse Triple from Brasserie Des Géants
86 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.