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Scaldis Blond Ale Triple - Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ElijahCSkuggs on 03-12-2011)
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Quicky review:

Nice thick head three fingers and good dissipation leaving a nice film and lacing.

I love the smell...definite yeast and fruit. The down side is that a bit of alcohol comes through.

The alcohol does not come as prominent in the taste...fruits and grains with the yeast come come through.

Good mouth feel...full carbonation and body.

Overall this is a nice tripel. I enjoyed it on a cool summer day and I could have had a few more.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 21:25:33 | More by polloenfuego
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jmkoscie

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-20-2013 23:25:59 | More by jmkoscie
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for $9.00

Appearance - Slightly hazy golden yellow colour with a large size fizzy/frothy white coloured head. There is a high amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes.

Smell - Breads/grains, clove/coriander, apples, honey

Taste & Mouth - There is a high amount of carbonation and I can taste breads/grains mixed with some apples and some clove/coriander. There is also some banana and some honey. It ends with fruity and boozy aftertaste.

Overall - A good beer that has some nice refreshing fruity flavours but it also packs a punch. Not something that will blow you away, but a good solid triple that is worth trying a few times.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 00:16:02 | More by spinrsx
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srgj88

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

07-15-2013 04:41:44 | More by srgj88
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

07-13-2013 04:04:05 | More by evil_liver
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bcostner1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -1%

06-28-2013 22:45:57 | More by bcostner1
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beer is golden orange with a mountain of white head. Absurdly large, and it just doesn't go anywhere.

Smells quite dry, if that is a scent. Spicy notes, slight honey, bread and light fruits.

Taste is nice. Similar to the nose, I get a soft bready flavour with honey, as well as light fruits (perhaps a bit of banana and apple). A notable spicy flavour, white pepper.

Nice mouthfeel. Very smooth and soft. Full bodied, moderate to large carbonation.

Overall, a good tripel.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2013 02:42:31 | More by jrenihan
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Cramshawbar

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

06-19-2013 01:09:25 | More by Cramshawbar
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gloryhole

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

06-16-2013 17:35:11 | More by gloryhole
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a murky golden orange colour, thumb of head with solid retention and some sporadic lacing.

S - Fruity cloves, yeast esthers, hints of honey, bananas and a bready wheat flavour lingers.

T - Much like the nose, fruity cloves, bready wheat, hints of banana and some boozy sweetness. Bready notes linger with the honey sweetness.

M - Lighter bodied, smooth and a touch of heat on the finish.

O - A tasty tripel, easy drinking and lighter and fruitier than some others I have tried. Dangerously drinkable, surprisingly delicious and well worth seeking.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2013 20:54:42 | More by andrenaline
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

06-03-2013 01:21:47 | More by RedAleMan
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1%

06-02-2013 06:35:54 | More by WeissBoy
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-27-2013 16:06:59 | More by DRTBrewster
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mwilbur

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750 mL bottle into snifter.
A: Pours an underripe lemon hue with significant carbonation producing a massive 3-4 inch bubbly white head. Carbonation continues to feed the head creating excellent retention.
S: Light citrus (lemon), grass, spices (clove, cinnamon), peach, and a note of fresh belgian yeast. Wafting in and out there is a hint of barnyard funk that adds a pleasant level of complexity to the aroma.
T: Soft lemon, brighter orange citrus, clove, musty barnyard funk, pear, white grape, and fresh and active belgian yeast. Very refreshing taste. A note of vanilla emerges with warming.
M: Initially soft and almost creamy feel (imparted from the head). This quickly turns toward prickly effervescence from the carbonation. Finishes soft and with a bit heavier feel...also a bit dry with hop spiciness. Lingers and matures nicely on the palate. An element of soft sweetness throughout.
D: Due to the strong effervescence, this one drinks like a citrus-infused champagne. Extremely drinkable even with an ABV of 10.5%. Nicely complex and yet easily approachable. An excellent example of style. Seek it out!

3/29/14:
A: Bottle still opens with a loud pop and the appearance remains the same as above. Time has not diminished this one! (4.5)
S: See above...literally has not changed over the past year! (4.5)
T: See above, except the spices are taking a more dominant role (clove, cinnamon, etc). (4.5)
M: Again, see above. (4.5)
D: Wow! This one has not let up over the past year. I'm even more impressed with this one now than even last year. (4.5)

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2013 03:05:13 | More by mwilbur
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DRBiser

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1%

04-25-2013 13:19:39 | More by DRBiser
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beertardis

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -1%

04-17-2013 00:38:37 | More by beertardis
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1%

03-18-2013 02:49:56 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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dawgnation51

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.8%

03-15-2013 17:29:14 | More by dawgnation51
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UWBadgerFan4Life

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

02-23-2013 04:02:42 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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AleWatcher

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

02-23-2013 02:50:11 | More by AleWatcher
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

this is the perfectly made tripel, what the style is all about for me. thanks to my rare beer club for this one. pours a real cloudy pale yellow color, muted golden with a fizzy bone white head as tall as the pour is aggressive. excellent lacing and head retention. the nose is sweet, but not sugary, its a sort of starchy sweet that I really like. Belgian yeast and some light fruit, maybe golden raisins, rounds it out. the flavor is floral on the yeast front, meadowy and right on for spring. more hops in the finish than most versions of the style usually allow for, and it really cleans up the sweetness at the end. lots of richer wheat malt flavor and a certain almost dairy-like creaminess that makes this beer fill every crevice of my mouth with. there a certain airiness to the feel that keeps it light. and who could ever guess this is over 10% abv. man, it feels so mellow and tame, sessionable as anything with this ultra light body. a rare combination of alcohol strength and delicacy of feel. It really works. this is a great example of a beer that is sweet but doesn't let that feature spoil its subtleties. head of class in my book.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 04:33:53 | More by StonedTrippin
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superspak

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into chalice, best before 2014. Pours cloudy golden amber color with a foamy 1 finger white head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of huge pear, apple, grape, apricot, peach, floral, pepper, grass, honey, candi sugar, bread, earth, and light yeast spiciness. Fantastic aromas with great complexity of fruity esters and balance of maltiness. Taste of big pear, grape, apple, apricot, peach, lemon, honey, floral, grass, bread, candi sugar, earth, light clove, and light yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of light fruits, honey, floral, grass, bread, candi sugar, earth, and light yeast spiciness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and balance of fruity and malty flavors; with zero cloying sweetness present after the finish. Medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a smooth and fairly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent Tripel style! Great balance and complexity of fruity esters and malts; and very smooth to sip on. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 04:49:18 | More by superspak
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golf4collet

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-26-2013 00:45:24 | More by golf4collet
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

01-25-2013 05:13:02 | More by sacrelicio
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Corks comes out with an emphatic pop and immediately spills over all over my keyboard and mouse. Awesome.

A: A hazy golden-orange pour. Enormous fluffy head. Top-notch head retention but only the lightest, fluffiest bits of lacing remain on the glass.

S: A really nice crisp and bright aroma. Floral. Grassy with lots of lemon and oranges. Light breadiness. A touch sweet and a touch of yeast.

T: Very bready. Bready right from the start but mixed with grass and some light citrus. Get some spicy belgian yeast in the middle with some cloves. Bananas primarily follow into the finish. Lingering aftertaste is bready, grassy and continuing banana flavor. A bit dry. No indication as to the alcohol.

M: Nice and crisp and medium bodied. Does not feel like a 10.5% brew.

O: A traditional but excellent tripel. Nothing really stands out, it's just well executed. No indication as to the strength at all. I would have said 7-8%. Well balanced and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 04:01:26 | More by Dope
Scaldis Blond Ale Triple from Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl
90 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.