Bitter Truth | Brouwerij Het Alternatief

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Brouwerij Het Alternatief

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Photo of mfnmbvp
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 fl oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present, just a coded sticker on the bottle. My first encounter with this beer and this brewery, acquired on sale at the local Binny's. Somewhat strange and disturbing bottle art, "a wholly unique Tripel IPA from brewmaster Piet Salomez".

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Definitely looks like a Belgian IPA. Huge five fingers of towering white froth with excellent staying power. Body is a nice burnt orange color, but turns browner once I dumped in the yeast sediment. Head is fluffy and creamy, and leaves behind fat fluffy rings of lace. Looks pretty nice to me.

S - Smell is unlike any sort of IPA I've smelled. Crisp champagne yeast presence, some white grape juice, some apple juice, pineapple, maybe just a hint of booze fumes & dusty malts. Some grassy earthy hop aromas do sort of creep out, but they are faint. A fairly subdued aroma, but nice.

T - Wow, I'm having a hard time describing this one. I guess it's more Tripel than it is IPA this time, but I'm still having a hard time expressing what I'm tasting. Some bubblegummy kind of fruitiness & sweet Hawaiian breadiness.

M - Feel is sticky and fruity, and dry, but all around pretty clean.

Overall, this was a strange strange beer for me, but I definitely enjoyed it. High 10.00% abv isn't noticeable at all. I wouldn't exactly call this bitter either, and it definitely doesn't taste like 70 IBU to me. An all around highly drinkable beer, one I would have again.

Brouwerij Het Alternatief The Bitter Truth ---4/5.

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Photo of snaotheus
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 (or 11.2) oz bottle poured into a snifter

Pours a dingy, cloudy yellow with a smallish but persistent head. Smell is funky, lemony.

Taste is all over. Lemon and funk, just like the smell. Some mild hoppy spiciness. Some sweet breadiness.

Mouthfeel is dry but a little fizzy.

Overall, this is an interesting beer, and it's pretty good, and I'm glad I tried it. I definitely can't detect the level of alcohol printed on the side of the bottle.

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Photo of PhantasIPA
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance of this beer is very cloudy with a slightly golden color.

The smell is very earthy and wheaty mixed with a bitterness from the hops and a little bit of sweetness.

The taste is very sweet upfront, like grapes and brown sugar. Then the earthy tones come in followed by a nice wash of bitter hoppiness.

Mouthfeel is fine, it is a cloudy brew but still goes down smooth.
Carbonation is at a minimum.

Overall I like this beer. The balance of the brew is skewed a little bit to the sweet side; I was expecting more hop flavor but got a lot of grapes and brown sugar. Still a nice beer that is delightfully strong at 10%.

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Photo of avalon07
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a goblet. Had an orange color and a cloudy texture. There was an inch and a half of creamy, long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A nice aroma of hops, yeast, and some citrus.

T: Like most Belgian IPAs, the hops content with this beer wasn't especially high, but definitely made its presence felt (the bottle indicated 70 IBUs). Also had a fair amount of yeast and malt, with a hint of citrus in the finish. A very well-balanced flavor.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: On the whole, a solid, very drinkable beer.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a cloudy medium orange amber. Two finger fine white head and massive lacing. Sweet malt aroma with light fruit, Belgian spicing; slightly sour. Sweet caramel malt and light fruit followed by dark and light fruit and caramel. In the finish, turns dry with a hop kick and assertion of the Belgian spices. An odd progression of flavors, but works quite well. Pleasant medium body. An unusual Belgian ale that is a definite repeat.

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Photo of Metalmonk
3.82/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sucked in by the curious/strange artwork (which you don't see in the poor picture currently posted here), and the words "bitter," "triple," "IPA" and "Belgium" all on one bottle label.

Pours a nice enough appearance, with a very soupy burnt gold/peach color hosting a dirtied white head that, while never huge, sticks strings of lace onto the glass and remains a long-lasting thin skim otherwise.

Where American-brewed Belgian IPAs are clearly American in origin (it's the hops), this one is clearly Belgian in origin (it's the yeast). An unusual aroma, too, having the smell of a musty basement that's host to overripe-and-close-to-rotting peaches. While that may not sound appealing by its description, it does have an exotic allure, especially if you're into Belgian yeast, because that gives this beer a unique slant. A cotton-candy sweetness continues the "sounds gross, but smell nice" pattern. And I'm just talking about the aroma so far. Wonder how it'll taste...

Well, holy hell, I have never, ever tasted a beer and thought "tomato." It's subtle, and clearly something someone else would taste and get a completely different impression, but those seedy red orbs somehow have a presence in the flavor profile. More common impressions include a candy-like sweetness (not quite cotton candy this time); prickly and bitter citrus rind hops; a just-right dose of warmth from the alcohol; even a nuttiness which might be the malt, might be the yeast, or might be both conspiring to knock my palate all out of whack. Because this is one very different-tasting beer. And I like it. Tons of personality, if a little bit messy.

Feels absolutely great, playing with the tongue by soothing it with lots of bubbles, making for a soft-yet-tickling textural sensation...and very far from dry. "Wet," then?

I don't know, maybe the "tomato" thing is the lunchtime Bell's Oberon playing tricks on my palate, but that was hours ago. And the more I sit with this, the more I glean a careful balance between the hops and the yeast, the real stars of the show in Bitter Truth. In any case, this remains one of the most interesting and unique beers I've had from wonderful, wonderful Belgium.

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Photo of BeerImmediately
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle into tulip glass at 45 degrees.

Big gusher which obviously netted a massive, sea foamy looking head over a very cloudy deep orange body. Suspended floaties. Plenty of lacing.

Aromas start with tropical fruits and orange, continue as it warms to include lots of sweetness/richness (bread like), and some Belgian yeasty quality. Alcohol becomes noticeable, too. Smells thick.

Flavors present a dull pineapple, over-ripened apple, rich malts, plenty of yeast. Ripe banana also comes through as it warms. Fairly boring, but not in a bad way - just that nothing really jumps out / no sharp or prominent flavors.

Creamy smooth, with just a touch of carbonation in the MF. Could've used more, as this may be the only thing holding this one back.

Overall, it's not a bad Belgian IPA - it has most of the flavors and characteristics you look for, but there are so many great ones that it makes it hard to rank this one w/them.

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Photo of nickd717
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at City Beer in SF, review dated 6/20/2010.

Pours a hazy golden-yellow color with a nicely-formed white head.

Aroma very Belgian. Other than that, there are hops. Not IPA-level hops, but hops nonetheless. Citrusy and floral. Some mild funk as well.

Flavor is moderately sweet and almost wheaty in a way. Belgian yeast, pale malt, mild funk, orange, lemon, and grapefruit. Not as hoppy as it should be, but still pretty good.

Medium-bodied with lively carbonation and a well-hidden 11% ABV - no booziness at all really.

Overall this is a good Belgian DIPA, but I’ve had far better.

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Photo of Knapp85
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured out as a cloudy looking yellow color, the head was white and leaves a small amount of lacing on the glass. The smell of the beer was floral, had some Belgian yeasty aromas coming off of it also. The taste of the beer is soft with some Belgian hop flavors with some soft grains in there too. The mouthfeel is well carbonated and remains drinkable. Overall this beer is pretty good, I found it to be more like a tripel than an ipa but either way it was a nice brew.

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Photo of HopStoopid120
3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle poured into an Ithaca Excelsior! glass.

Pours murky and golden with a large head. The head slowly falls to a solid cap over the beer leaving chunky lacing over my glass.

Of course the belgian yeast is noticable but not all that strong. Booze, GREEN APPLES, and lots of them, it becomes more and more noticable as the beer warms. Also getting a bit of earth, hay especially. There seems to be a slight cheesey funk in there too, which is off putting. Where are the hops in this "Triple IPA" though?

Very sweet, slightly bitter, but not hoppy. More green apples and a ton of booze. The alcholol become a biut astringent.

Medium to full bodied, it actually saves this beer, and essentially makes it drinkable. The carbonation is quite prickly at first but eventually dies down.

For a "Triple IPA" its not much of an IPA at all. I guess you could say its more of a BSPA, but it just wasn't that great so it doesn't really matter. Not great, but not terrible.

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Photo of grotonmarketguy
4.54/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I purchased a bottle of beer today that was quite perplexing. I believe it to be called Het Alternatief Bitter Truth but it does not say it on the label. The label depicts a creepy looking sculpture of what looks like a book dredged up from underneath a front porch and a little blockhead dude that looks like he was carved out of rotten zombie flesh. Being that I am a sucker for a pretty label I decide to purchase this over other beers because it was labeled as some kind of cross between an IPA and a Belgian Tripel with 70 IBU’s and 10% ABV. What could go wrong? Nothing. This beer poured perfectly into my Duvel Glass with a vigorous moving carbonation and a solid head that filled half of the glass and did not dissipate for several minutes. Impressive. When it finally did settle down I took a whiff. This was indeed unique in the nose. A bit more high toned yellow fruit and menthol. The nose was enticing. I couldn’t wait to taste this. The weight pushes the boundary of medium bodied to just about the beginning of full bodied. The hops are definitely bitter but not bracingly so. There is a mildness to them as well. This is a well hopped beer but not obviously so. Alcohol is noticeable but I wouldn’t say it is unpleasant. It seems to carry with it all those pleasant menthol like herbaceous tones. The kind of beer you want to enjoy with some serious cheeses. The midpalate is creamy the mouthfeel like veltet. Then the hops come back and leave a tender bitterness across your tongue that linger on for minutes. Coaxing us to drink on. Eventually the hops dissipate and leave just a whisper in the back of the tongue. If you are a fan of Belgian Ales or IPAs this will satisfy you. The bottle I bought seemed very fresh and lively and was a delight in 85 degree evening.

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Photo of dragonWhale
3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A chunky golden monster awaits me. I can see it, just looking at me. Foaming at its mouth. Angry from the long wait. Deceit is on its mind. Warily, I peer away from the computer. Egads! Has it gotten closer?! It sits across the way, 2 meter sticks between us, crossed as to keep the demon away.
Pears and pepper up in the nose. Not super complex, and now, finally, after 45 minutes of sitting out, I can smell something besides CO2. Angry carbonation. I like aging my Belgian IPAs, but this one is not recommended by me. It might even blow that thick glass. Eh..might.
It is tasty, not as prickly as originally conceived. Letting the carbonation settle out a bit has done this some good. I'm going to have to knock it a bit on the overall due to the fact that, really, beer shouldn't have to sit out that long to remove the carbonation and be tasty. I'm sure it would've been fine with much less carbonation.
A bit bitter and floral besides the pepper pear. A little creamy finish, not sweet, not bitter.
Quite good.

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Photo of Erish
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I poured this 11.2 oz bottle into a Chimay chalice. No freshness date that I can detect.

A: cloudy (chunky with yeast) dark gold color, the cream-colored head is ultra-thick and creamy, long-lasting, and features a lovely Belgian cap and lace.

S: the malt aroma is on the sweet side, and nicely saturated with some earthy Belgian funk, there is a vinous, fruity note on top of that, and a nice splash of Belgian spiciness, the hops are subdued on the nose, and tend toward the earthy spectrum.

T: the malty sweetness, clove, spice, and fruity esters nicely commingle up front, the middle showcases more spiciness and a sour note, the finish finally unloads a pleasant hop bitterness that has a floral and herbal character. Harmonious, bold, distinctive: this beer has inspired me to brew my own Belgian IPA!

M: medium-bodied, satiny texture, with extra smoothness from the thick head, moderate to plentiful carbonation, the finish is mineral-dry.

O: Wow! Fantastic beer, and one that has inspired my next home brew.

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Photo of vande
4.33/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A ~ a very warm, golden pour with an extremely frothy, bubbly, thick looking 2 finger head...which as it dissipates, leaves thick looking lace appearance kissing my ommegang tulip

S ~ yeasty, bready, hoppy, oh my! a sniffer could blind smell this a Belgian with no problem. A bitten of a hidden sour/funk in there too.

T ~ Initial thought = why did I only buy 1? Very good! Sweeter than expected, yet a slight bitter finish. A little fruit w/ sugar? There's a lot going on here, I think I'll have to find another so I can continue my taste research....

M ~ Lively, active. Medium bodied and bubbly.

O ~ A very enjoyable Belgian Triple IPA. @ 10%, one can not go wrong. Something nice to simply sip on :)

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Photo of The3rdbeer
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Duvel Tulip, initially 3 fingers of head, now after a minute there is about 1 1/2.

A- Dark hazy orange creme color, the head is a off white as well. looks like a musty DIPA.

S- belgian yeast, hops, carmel and carmel and booze, some tropical fruits but more on the dried side of things. very crystalized in the smell of the fruit.

T- threw me off, it swirls in the mouth to reveal that signature belgian flavor of yeast and hop bitters then light booze back to some sweetness and spice from the malts this has a lot of carmel in the after taste and the lingering dried fruit in the end. little booze in the after taste and just a swirl of it in the taste.

M- medium lite body wich is shocking to me considering this is a 10% maybe medium but on the very lightest note possible, and the carbonation is medium heavy and it works for me here.

O- Interesting, I have never had a tripple IPA before and this is kinda what I expected except less bitterness than originally thought. The carmel and dried fruit notes come through this nicely and its almost the hops that are a flavoring to those. Its a interesting but satisfying brew.. and very fooling for a 10%!

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Photo of SubpoenaDeuces
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

The Bitter Truth, Tripel 10% 70 ibu

A: Faint chardonnay yellowish faint gold with very thin character similar to a thin lager. HUGE head with carbonation throughout. The carbonation might be my favorite part of this beer, which sounds strange but it is exectued perfectly.

S: Lots of pepper and spice, some clove, mild sugars and tart white grapes

T: A sweet white wine savignon blanc taste opens with a tart grape that fades into a peppery finish. Great mild hops round out the profile.

M: This has a great mouthfeel between the constant carbonation and thin mouthfeel it equates to a strangely balanced and original Tripel that almost leans toward the Gueuze. Very tasty and seems more west-coast than Belgian in character. Love the tart dryness that it imparts.

D: This is an exceptionally drinkable beer with great lasting appeal. The price is a bit too much to make it a session beer but the 10% abv makes it a contender for a great well-rounded beer. I would love to bring this along for a hot weather activity and other venues. The more that I drink it the smoother and milder it gets, I love the tart character that is akin to a sour cuvee.

Narrative: Tipper Poppington was born a proletariat merchant assistant with a secret . He worked hard all his days, overseeing the notary, making sure the itemized bundles were packaged correctly, sealing all the correspondence with the hot wax seal. He wasn’t the best in the office, or the brightest, or even the most amiable. However, young Tipper was born under a conditional will from his great great grandfather which stated that if Tipper could become a fencing master by the age of 21, he would take his grandfather’s large estate, heretofore unbeknownst to him, and win the heart and mind of the winsome female interest in the clerking office. He was alerted on his 20th birthday with a knock on a rich mahogany door. The package contained a terse note wrapped around a perfectly balanced Epee, “train you will, take you shall,” with a copy of the holographic will attached. “God speed, Young Poppington” the clerk master whispered to himself as he watch Tipper practice fervishly in the courtyard, each parry a daunting swipe at greatness, and the heart of his beholden.

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Photo of glid02
3.58/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle purchased from Green’s on Ponce in Atlanta.

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a one-finger white head. The head recedes into a wispy layer on top leaving decent lacing.

Smells of bright pilsner malts with large amounts of Belgian candi sugar. Also present are sugar-coated pear aromas and lighter, earthy hops.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Light malt flavors kick things off and are joined quickly by sweet medium fruits. Midway through the sip earthy and slightly leafy hop flavors come into play. Very light citrus hops make a brief appearance near the end of the sip, carrying through to a moderately sweet ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It’s got a nice thickness with active carbonation.

Drinkability is OK. I finished my glass without a problem however I’m not sure about another.

Overall I didn’t think this beer fit the bill well as a tripel or as a Belgian IPA – the fruit and spices were lacking for the former and the hops were lacking from the latter. Not a terrible beer by any stretch but one not worth seeking.

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Photo of aknight
4.02/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served from a stubby brown bottle that I picked up at the Bruery Provisions store. Never had this beer before and I was not familiar with it but a Belgian Trippel IPA is always a friend of mine. This is certainly a Trippel IPA, not to be confused with a Triple IPA.

This tastes like a hoppy trippel and taken as such it is wonderful. The hops are not up to triple standards but as a hoppy Belgian IPA this is a very enjoyable beer.

The appearance is a hazy golden. The smell has a strong sugar aroma with almost some maple syrup in there. A very sweet smelling beer. The taste is full bodied. It has a mouthfeel that is hazy with a strong body that is the equal of the hops in this beer. This is a drinkable beer. I could have a couple of these though I wouldn't call it a session beer. This isn't a beer I would seek out, and I probably won't buy a bottle of it again, but if I were to see it at a bar I might have myself a pour and get reacquainted.

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Photo of kwjd
3.66/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sammy shared this bottle with me. Pours a cloudy yellow'ish orange colour with lots of floaties in the glass. The head is pretty huge on this. Aroma is quite yeasty of a tripel, with some citrus hops. Nice bitterness in the flavour complements the sweet flavours nicely.

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Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Peach body with floaties, three-quarter inch head. Lace clouds. A nice drink, smooth mouthfeel. A Double IPA taste, the IBU comes through, with Belgian yeast well integrated. Hidden alcohol. Good bitterness.I would seek this out again.Suitable carbonation.

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Photo of crossovert
3.05/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

11.2 oz stubby brown bottle.

It is a gusher, my other experience with another brewery was the same, they need to rework some stuff at their brewery. It pours a clear golden orange with an out of control white head.

It smells like a sugary Belgian pale ale.

The taste is bit and fruity, mostly Belgian yeast, not much bitterness, though a bit of it comes in at the end. I hope it is an old bottle, because they kinda of forgot the ipa part.

Ill give it a slightly lower drinkability because it takes an hour to pour and then drink.

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Photo of thagr81us
3.34/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had while at Beachwood BBQ on a recent trip to Cali. Served from tap into a tulip. Poured a hazy golden yellow with a one finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, banana, and wheat. The flavor was of sweet malt, banana, slight clove, and wheat. It had a light feel on the palate with low carbonation. Overall this wasn't that bad, but also wasn't that great either. Flavor was kind of watered down in my opinion. Good aroma though. Glad I got to try this one, but doubt I will have it again.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.11/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ

A: The pour is a slightly cloudy golden orange color with a finger or two of white head.

S: Pretty fruity on the nose, but that's really all the aroma has going for it. Pretty light and not all that fragrant. Maybe some banana and bready malts.

T: Sweet citrus flavor starts this one off along with the same banana esters that I found on the nose. Definitely some alcohol to it, too. Along with the tangerine and orange peel, there seems to be some peach.

M: The body is medium with a sort of underwhelming carbonation.

D: Described as a "Triple IPA", this was anything but. I was not a very big fan of this beer at all.

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Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Bitter Truth, bottled version, poured into a Sierra snifter.

Appearance: Comes with a classic Belgian-beer appearance, a cloudy citrusy amber/orange color, very white and frothy head, perfect one-finger height-depth. Retention is superb, as half of that head remains throughout, along with a white bubbly mantle covering the brew. Some random lacing here and there, looking like miniature versions of an Alexander Calder sculpture.

Smell: A slightly metallic whiff attacks the nose. Sour tones, also herbal/medicinal aromas. Very grassy, like walking on a freshly-mowed lawn. Some alcohol to round it all up.

Taste: Mildly sweet and fruity, with notable carbonation. Melon, grapefruit, a bit tart but pleasant. Like drinking a freshly-squeezed citrus juice mixed with old-fashioned soda. Some hops, well placed.

Mouthfeel: Full flavor, very dry finish, perfect medium body and carbonation. Well balanced.

Drinkability: Superb for a 10% beer! Alcohol is not evident, goes down easy, not too heavy. Nice.

I'm not a fan of Belgian beers but this one is a winner. Just such a pleasure to drink! Almost worth the $4.99 I paid. My only caveat would be that it is not bitter/hoppy enough for an IPA. But what is a "Tripel IPA" anyway?

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Photo of Halcyondays
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz. stubby Belgian-style bottle, interesting label with what appears to be a decrepit old tome, a new beer to try that I found at The Bruery Provisions store,

A: Pours a cloudy burnt orange with an impressive but not gushing 3 finger head. Soapy, thick lace, very good head retention.

S: Complex hop notes with a lot of pine and grass. Notes of ethanol, almost a wet hop feel, resinous.

T: Strong pils style malt flavour with a fair amount of ethanol heat, and candied notes. Bitter on the back end with cantaloupe rind, honeydew melon, pineapple, lots of tropicality along with the pervasive pine. Not overly bitter, but more to an American style, one of the least "Belgian" tasting Belgian IPAs I've had. If I was given this blind and said this was a new beer from an Eastern US producer, I'd believe it. More Raging Bitch than Hopsinjoor. There's notes of that peppery yeast on the finish, but it's still heavily Americanized.

M: Full-bodied, thick feel, smooth carbonation, juicy.

D: Interesting brew, crazy hybrid. A tad pricey but not out of line with a lot of the new Belgian imports. Solid all around.

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Bitter Truth from Brouwerij Het Alternatief
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