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Tröegs LaGrave - Tröegs Brewing Company

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87
very good

264 Ratings
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 51 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by nature's untamed beauty, LaGrave (pronounced \l?-gräv\) is the first of our 12.7-oz. corked and caged bottle releases. Bottle conditioned and highly carbonated, this Triple Golden Ale is steeped in the tradition of strong ales originally brewed in Belgium. The unique Belgian yeast forms the bedrock of LaGrave’s complex flavors. Strong and alluring at 8% ABV, LaGrave boasts a sweet, fruity flavor with a well-rounded mouthfeel and semi-dry, lingering bitter finish.

(Beer added by: orangesol on 10-23-2013)
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Reviews by fourstringer:
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fourstringer

Maryland

3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a corked & caged 375 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderately gentle hand. No identifiable date.

A: Hazy to cloudy, honey-colored body. 1 finger of sudsy white head. Ok retention. Light lacing.

S: Sweet Belgian yeast. Fruit forward with apple, pear, grape and peach notes. Light, bready pale malt. Indistinct spice. Vanilla. Candi sugar.

T: Fruity sweetness initially with the prompt onset of noble-type hope bitterness. Builds to a level above-average for the style. Finishes semi-dry. Lingering citrus and bitterness in the aftertaste. Alcohol consistent with 8% ABV.

M: High carbonation with a moderate body. Spritzy and prickly, but apt for the style.

O: Legit Belgian-style tripel from a brewery I hold in fairly high regard. The hopping feels American, but the depth is good and the fruit notes are quite nice. Pretty well done.

Prost!

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 03:57:51 | More by fourstringer
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S: Aroma is pleasant, though I am pulling a lot of carbonation. Lots of yeasty esters. A little band-aid in the mix. Some lighter grassy or herbal hops.

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Tröegs LaGrave from Tröegs Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.