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Triple Exultation | Eel River Brewing Co.

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3.78/5
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329 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Eel River Brewing Co.
California, United States
eelriverbrewing.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mattmaples on 05-27-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,501
Reviews:
184
Ratings:
329
pDev:
12.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
34
Trade:
1
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a hazy golden burnt orange to caramel brown color with a thin layer of a white head. Once the head died down, there was some light stringy lacing here and there. The smell had some light burnt raisins along with some caramel malts. There’s a light brown sugar trying to make an effort to flow forth but it mainly stays subdued. The taste was mainly sweet but had an element of sour sweet candy which was the same aftertaste and finish. On the palate, this one sat right at a medium on the body with a tad of sessionability about it. The carbonation was subdued but still good for its style. Overall, I say this was a pretty good old ale.

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Photo of Shafaegalo
4.13/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bshefftz
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bnoise11
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LXIXME
4.29/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IckyT2012
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beertraveler08
4.36/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.36/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KensWorld
4.24/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From 2014 vintage bottle. Fast pour into tulip. Clear ruby red color, 1 inch cream colored head. Average lacing and retention. Not much smell, Semi sweet malty nose. Taste is full of flavor. Molasses, Carmel and roasted malt. Very thick and rich tasting. Leaves a very mellow aftertaste. Mouthful is rich, complex and sweet. Has noticeable alcohol burn down throat. Overall a unusual beer in that it's full bodied and very rich yet drinks smooth and tastes light. 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.02/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 vintage L: Dense bright brown with a 2” light cream to tan foam cap that is lacy and clingy with a very fine bead. S: Spicy, pitted fruit, medium low citrusy hops, dark sugars, traces of over ripe fruit. T: Medium high rich toffee malt flavors balanced by medium high assertive hop bitterness. Fruit, pitted fruit, traces of citrus. Moderate levels of sweetness with traces of anise and a drying astringency on the finish. F: Very creamy, medium body and moderate very soft carbonation, slight alcohol warming. O: Decent old ale that can probably handle a few years in the cellar.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OldSmaug
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sohearn
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CUBeerBuff
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boozecamel
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fabiand
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2014 vintage.

Pours a murky super dark crimson-orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Thick swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, toffee, and candied fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with toast, caramel, dark fruit, and earth flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of toast and earth bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a nice mix of caramel, fruit, and earth qualities all around.

Serving type: bottle.

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Triple Exultation from Eel River Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 329 ratings
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