XXX Reserva - Bourbon Barrel Aged | De Struise Brouwers

XXX Reserva - Bourbon Barrel AgedXXX Reserva - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BA SCORE
89.1%
Liked This Beer
4.06 w/ 46 ratings
XXX Reserva - Bourbon Barrel AgedXXX Reserva - Bourbon Barrel Aged
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
De Struise Brouwers
Belgium
struise.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 06-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
46
Liked:
41
Avg:
4.06/5
pDev:
8.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 46 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of YvesB
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexAfonin
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpfrush
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DavidHume
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Murky brown color with beige head. Aroma is slightly acidic with dark fruits, mostly dark cherries. There is also a slight sweetness from the bourbon barrels. Taste starts on the sweet side with a bit of dark sugar, belgian yeast esters and some bourbon. Finishes more bitter with dried fruits like raisins and figs. Body is quite light and effervescent. Overall it's an interesting combination. Tripel meets bourbon barrel. It lacks a bit of depth and complexity though.

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Photo of 2005wendyrika
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of w5baron
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Warren2621
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fabianno
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lipa
4.6/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dzu
4.54/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into trappist goblet.
L: Turbid dark brown with a weak foam head.
S: Bourbon, sweets , dark fruits and wine notes.
T: Rich , complex, powerful.Caramel and raisin.
F: Pleasant aftertaste.
O: Very very impressive beer. First try was in Brugge and still love it.

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Photo of CrazyDavros
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours copper with a large, mousse-like head.
Nose shows golden syrup, dates, raisins, soft vanilla and brown sugar.
Flavours include balanced brown sugar, soft oak, a touch of booze and spicy bready notes.

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Photo of windypete
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of parintele
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Texasfan549
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mab09002
3.76/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nat1975
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattfancett
3.25/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenBreeg
4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of duceswild
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of crosenkrantz
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DIM
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dark, hazy, amber tinted honey color, this came with a small fizzy cap.

Lots going on in the nose. Peaches, pears, apple skins, and honey are especially noticeable. As this warms I get some brandy rather than bourbon aromas. Tastes as it smells, only more so. Plenty sweet and boozy overall, just what I was in the mood for. Lots of diverse flavors come together extremely well. Fruity notes of peach, pear, grape, and green apple. Some honey and vanilla plus tart tannins before a warm brandy finish. The mouthfeel is full and lush.

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XXX Reserva - Bourbon Barrel Aged from De Struise Brouwers
Beer rating: 89.1% out of 100 with 46 ratings
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