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He Said (Tripel) - 21st Amendment Brewery

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very good

300 Ratings

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Ratings: 300
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 10
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beerlover on 10-03-2013)
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Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: 1/3 inch head, cloudy, orange-brown in color, moderate carbonation

Smell: pumpkin, cinnamon, and light Belgian spices

Taste: pumpkin, cinnamon, lemon, Belgian spices, and tropical fruit

Mouthfeel: sweet, medium bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: I appreciate the different take on the style. The pumpkin is more present at the beginning and meshes well with the tripel flavors. Creative..I would get this again.

tigg924, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of Kmlund
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Kmlund, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of mrosenfeld32
4/5  rDev +6.1%

mrosenfeld32, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of KevinGordon
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

KevinGordon, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of DaveAnderson
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

DaveAnderson, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of outoffocus
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

outoffocus, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of AngusOg
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

AngusOg, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of GTB
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

GTB, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of Bubbles
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Bubbles, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of ncelauro
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

ncelauro, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of jerefreakinmiah
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

jerefreakinmiah, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of mquinn919
4/5  rDev +6.1%

mquinn919, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of dertyd
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

dertyd, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of rodlavers
3/5  rDev -20.4%

rodlavers, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of BB1313
3.1/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Collaboration with Elysian

Canned on 9/9/13. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy golden; small white head that fades quickly and leaves nice retention and decent lacing. The aromas are full of bubblegum and fresh pear. Lots of pear! There's some banana and cloves in the mix, but I'm not picking up any pumpkin spices. The flavors are pretty bitter. Lots of pear and more clove. The pumpkin spices are somewhat noticeable in the flavors, but they're extremely subtle. More banana. Very subtle cinnamon notes in the finish. Lots of grass. Very earthy flavors. Slightly spicy. Somewhat syrupy. Mouthfeel is full-bodied and slick; moderate carbonation. Alcohol goes unnoticed.

Interesting beer. It's basically your typical attempt at a Tripel by an American brewery. The pumpkin spices are barely noticeable, in my opinion. Solid beer, but nothing too exciting. I enjoyed He Said Baltic Porter way more.

BB1313, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of vfgccp
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

vfgccp, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of JeffTheJuice
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

JeffTheJuice, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of micromaniac129
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bright golden amber in color with a tall rocky head thats brilliantly white.
The aroma smells like banana ice cream. Wheat malts and yeast follow.
It tastes like a tripel but I don't get any pumpkin taste. Some yeast and malts and a bitter warming finish.
It's not bad, but not good either.

micromaniac129, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of johnny29er
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

johnny29er, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Mess
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Mess, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Wrex68
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Wrex68, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Dreamer
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Dreamer, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Solid 1/4 inch of head that sticks around as long as it can falling to a mild lace ring. Color is a bright hazy yellow.
S - Well it smells like a good Belgium Triple. Fruity with a mild chalky yeast smell but not alcohol is nice. Where is the spice or pumpkin?
T - Well it doesn't taste like your average triple it has a smooth butternut squash kind of flavor that reminds me of sweet potatoes. Spices take a backseat as a mild alcohol burn hits the tongue and finish with a mild bit of hops and fruity yeasts.Not bad at all!
M - Medium bodied kind of shows the ABV a bit but is relatively smooth.

Overall for $2,50 it was pretty sweet. I like smooth Triples that hide the ABV well so it's a winner for me. Very sweet vegital taste as well.

DrDemento456, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of jhawth
3.99/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into a DFH snifter. Pours a cloudy golden light-orange with a foamy, finger-and-a-half head.

Aroma: Sweet vanilla-y malt notes, pumpkin spices and Belgian yeast spiciness.

Taste: Follows nose, though pumpkin character is somewhat more muted. Finishes with that excellent, characteristic tripel spiciness.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium-bodied.

Overall: Delicious, interesting beer. Both an excellent tripel and a refreshing departure from the more common pumpkin beer styles.

jhawth, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of JJStorm
4/5  rDev +6.1%

JJStorm, Oct 25, 2013
He Said (Tripel) from 21st Amendment Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 300 ratings.