Dark Horse Sapient Trip Ale | Dark Horse Brewing Company

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Dark Horse Sapient Trip AleDark Horse Sapient Trip Ale

Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Spring

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Added by putnam on 04-20-2004

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Poured into a goblet is a hazy amber with a thin white head.

Aroma: Toffee, figs, dark fruits, raisins. Minor breadiness in the nose with touch of clove and some banana in the back.

Taste: Raisins, figs sweet caramelized sugar. Toffee, bready malts, figs light pumpkin spice. The mouthfeel is smooth with a light buttery texture.

Notes: Certainly not that sweet as most tripels but it's still drinkable. Cheers.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz.

Pours a ruddy amber color, cloudy with some particles of yeast, thin white head retains as a lacing.

Smells of strawberries, apples and buttered bread.

Tastes bready with some mild fruit tartness and a hint of brown sugar. Something resembling hop in the aftertaste.

Medium to full body with soft carbonation.

Not bad, but not a great tripple. Drinkable enough, and I will enjoy it, but probably wouldn't seek it out again. The taste in particular is a little bland.

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Dark Horse Sapient Trip Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
3.66 out of 5 based on 871 ratings.
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