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Red Brick Brick Mason Series 3 Bagger - Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Belgian style tripel aged in rum barrels.

(Beer added by: Loganyoung on 04-22-2014)
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Reviews by BeerDawgs:
Photo of BeerDawgs
4.6/5  rDev +21.4%

A 12 oz bottle picked up at Total Wine

A - Deep amber golden, a little bit of clarity and lace.

S - Belgian yeast and Rum! Perfect mix. Smells perfect

T - Take an incredible Tripel, and age it in Rum Barrels = perfection. Sweet and slightly boozy, but well balanced and smooth

M - Medium bodied and well carbonated

O - An incredible beer. Definitely go pick up a 4 pack or multiple. This won't last on the shelves for long

BeerDawgs, May 10, 2014
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Poured into tulip from a bottle dated 4/17/14. So was drank 4 days from bottling.

Pours a nice golden straw color. Crystal clear with a one finger pure white head that quickly dissipates which is expected from this ABV.

Smell is quite typical of your standard tripel with esters and such but the barrel adding charred oak, burnt sugar and some alcohol.

Taste follows the aroma for the most part, a nice malty sweetness. With banana and some pepper yeast esters. A fairly strong oak presence with vanilla and a nice amount of molasses (from the rum barrel no doubt) improving as it warms.

Mouthfeel is a medium body with a good carbonation level (I find many triples over carbed for my liking) But you can tell its a bigger beer with the booze overpowering some of the subtler rum barrel notes that I'm itching to find.

Overall I'm quite pleased with this latest offering in the brick mason series. Red brick have came along way in the last few years in my opinion, and have enjoyed what they have done with their barrel program and look forward to what they offer in the future.

Loganyoung, Apr 22, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +13.2%

appearance: Darker than Tripel's i've had. More honey colored than golden. Head not a big and creamy as usual, maybe due to the barrel treatment?
smell: very nice. The yeasty, spicy Tripel thing is there but the vanilla, oak from the rum barrel treatment is something special.
taste: Much like the nose, not quite as tasty as the nose promises. there is a bit of sourness in the finish that doesn't quite fit with the richness of the other flavors imo. Still very nice though.
overall: Very nice, unexpectedly good brew.

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4.15/5  rDev +9.5%

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RJT

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Taste follows the nose. Lots of dark fruit up front - raisins, figs, grapes - and bready malts. The finish is warming from alcohol and a bit drying, and the aftertaste is lots of dark fruit along with a bit of butteriness. I think the rum barrels are really ratcheting the dark fruit up several notches, as this is pretty intensely raisiny.

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Overall, nice dark fruits that are really pleasantly accentuated by the time spent in the rum barrels!

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Red Brick Brick Mason Series 3 Bagger from Red Brick Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.