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Brewer's Art Green Peppercorn Tripel - The Brewer's Art

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

181 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 181
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.29%
Wants: 52
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Brewer's Art visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: orsulacp on 02-14-2004)
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Photo of fourstringer
4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a corked & caged 750 mL bottle into a matchy-matchy Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Dated 1/9/15.

A: Hazy, golden yellow body with 1 finger of mostly white head. Ok retention. Very light lacing. A bit dull, but a nice hue.

S: Pungent green (as well as white, black) pepper intermingled with Belgian yeast. Lighter fruit notes, exhibiting a somewhat indistinct muddling of mango, apple, pear, peach. Spice, specifically coriander, makes an appearance. Faint straw, grass. Floral element.

T: Spicy with assertive peppercorn up front. Slowly yields to a balancing, noble hop-type bitterness and a dry finish. Nice lingering essence of pepper with fruity undertones in the aftertaste. Slightly boozy, but suits the beer well.

M: Moderate carbonation. A slight prickliness actually heightens the pepper notes. Moderate body.

O: Full disclosure: I thoroughly enjoy pepper flavors and this beer sits solidly in my wheelhouse. So admittedly, my scores might be somewhat inflated. The tripel/blonde backbone is good enough, but the peppercorns really shine on this one. I've had this quite a few times before and hope to have it many more times in the future.

Prost!

fourstringer, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

mltobin, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Twal, Jan 24, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Metalmaniac915, Jan 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Dougwillhike, Jan 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

doc17325, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of TeamMathis
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cloudy, light orange.
Smell: not really noticeable with the glasses the brewer served in. Some grape.
Taste. Very light grape, mellon maybe. Honey. Peppercorn, alcohol aftertaste. Slight burn.

This is really good. It's certainly not in the particulars, but the total experience is very enjoyable. It's smooth at first, with a bite at the end. I would get this again.
Oddly, the bottle states it's a blonde ale.and it's closer to that than tripel. I will say this, of you let warm, the grape smell and taste really comes out. However, it is surprising much much better cold.

TeamMathis, Nov 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

nosavingsaccount, Nov 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

hoppymcgee, Nov 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Boone757, Nov 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Rast, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

ste5venla, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of cyclonece09
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. Pours golden orange with little head. Smells of nice deep raisins and grapes, very nice. Tastes of fruit, especially grapes, and nice grain backbone. Beer is full bodied but goes down very easy, very nice light carbonation. Overall a very good beer.

cyclonece09, Oct 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

theleechster, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

BeerForMuscle, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of JeffBrenner
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass from a 22oz. bottle. It looks like pretty much every other triple. A golden glow with good light penetration. Decent head and carbonation. It has a very traditional triple smell. Nothing special, but still good. Flavor is where this really comes through. I was expecting more of a bite, but the pepper flavor was perfectly balanced with the sweetness of this brew. I have no idea what a green peppercorn tastes like, it tastes like every black or pink one I've had. I would have called this fresh peppercorn, because that's where it really wins. It has a light hint of fresh pepper, not that stale black crap on your table. Overall a very cool triple that was adventurous and pulled it off by adding a hint of peppercorn, not so much it kills the triple. Would definitely buy again.

JeffBrenner, Aug 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

Hophead717, Aug 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

nrs207, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of johnnnniee
3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle from Food and Friends in Philly.
Pours a brilliantly clear light golden color with a huge fluffy white head that slowly dissipates to a cap on top. Smells of pepper mostly, with hints on yeasty esters and a touch of sweet honey like malt. The flavor is heavy on the pepper with a sweet bready honey like malt flavor and a bit of spicy yeasty phenols to round it all out. Medium body with a moderate to high level of carbonation and a sweet slick bubbly mouthfeel. Nice beer I've been wanting to try this forever. Its very heavy on the pepper, I felt that a bit more sweetness might have helped to counter that a bit but it was good as is.

johnnnniee, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of Beerenauslese
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Body is clear gold with a thick foamy head. Pretty decent retention and lacing.

Nose is biscuity malt, a waft of green peppercorn that creates a bit of peppery taste on the tongue and throat, along with banana and candi sugar sweetness.

Tastes of all these things. The green peppercorn is strong yet melds well with the yeast and sugar. The alcohol provides some additional peppery kick.

Body is medium, has a light, refreshing mouthfeel.

A very decent triple, rather strong in taste and alcohol but true to the Belgian style.

Beerenauslese, Jul 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

wrightst, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2%

SMKilp, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

AngusOg, May 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

jagada, May 03, 2013
Brewer's Art Green Peppercorn Tripel from The Brewer's Art
91 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.