Fluffy White Rabbits | Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project
Massachusetts, United States
prettythingsbeertoday.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our first Spring, we brought you a magical tree full of waving babies… and the Baby Tree has stuck around, we’re happy to say. So for our second Spring, and each Spring since, we’ve made a pale gold, hoppy triple called Fluffy White Rabbits. This is a fun and Springy beer: possibly even our fun-est beer. In Yorkshire, they say “White Rabbits” on the first of the month for luck, and here’s to a lovely warm Springtime for all of us!

The beer is 8.5% abv, with Saaz, Styrian Goldings and Strisselspalt hops added aplenty. Fluffy mouthfeel: yes, really! There’s a faint sweetness with tropical fruit undertones. Fluffy White Rabbits is a very “Pretty Things” take on a Triple.

We use what we think are the finest ingredients around: malts from Weyermann (Germany) and Fawcett (Yorkshire) in this beer.

It’s a fun one, we hope you enjoy it!

Dann has been working on the poem for this beer since springtime of 2009. One day, maybe you’ll come back and find it here. One day.

50 IBU

Added by Franchise on 03-25-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
631
Reviews:
187
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
10.92%
 
 
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79
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86
For Trade:
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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

I see others saying they taste a hint of funk, but mine tasted like pretty much ALL funk. It was not pleasant. I can smell the belgian tripel, but the taste gets overwhelmed by what I can only describe as old PBR flavor. Checked the bottle date and it says it was bottled last month, so not sure what's up.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured into Tulip Glass

A: Poured with about a cm of head. Color was golden yellow to orange.

S: Cloves and banana

T: just like the smell with a little more spice and metallic taste

M: slightly dry and bitter

Overall: def. not my favorite. Did not really like the taste

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured on-tap and served in a tulip, the beer is a bright, slightly hazy goldenrod coloring with a frothy, white, light, fluffy head that is low and clingy. Nose of light spicing, with cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove over a toasted grain backbone. Flavors are rich and roasty, with a slightly tangy, syrupy sweet highlight. Toasted grain backbone with some citrus sweet don't balance well, and the spicing just gets in the way. Too light to really effect the palate, the spicing seems superfluous. Smooth, full body with a rich, sweet, and slightly spicy aftertaste. The finish starts smooth and transitions into a spiced, slightly sharp feel. This beer was a bit all over the place for me.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Did not work for me...

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A nice bottle but not necessarily a nice beer, reviewed from notes. Pours out a hazy light yellow, even green color with a fluffy/frothy two finger head that has beastly retention. Leaves thick lacing, everything is great but I am not a huge fan of the strange color. The smell is hard to get much. I do get Belgian yeast notes, like bread and spice. Some citrus peel comes through as well as some wheat-like malt. Needs more strength for sure. Taste is decent. Some wheat-like malt but it mostly just Belgian yeast notes. The spice notes are too much for me. Citrus peel comes into play but doesn't add much. The hop flavor is grassy and adds too much bitterness. The balance is out of whack on this beer. To me it ends up just tasting like fancy soap with a few redeeming aspects. The mouthfeel needs work. The carbonation and body are lacking way too much for such a big beer. It isn't creamy at all, it is just really watery and lacking carbonation. There is an oily aspect that I am not a fan of either. The bitter coat is also just too much. Drinkability is decent. The price is not worth it for the quality of this one. A decent taste but the mouthfeel just kills it. Flavors end up being out of balance/too much and soapy.

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