Trois Pistoles | Unibroue

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Unibroue
Quebec, Canada
unibroue.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-31-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,964
Reviews:
2,028
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
296
Gots:
743
For Trade:
9
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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Drinkerofales
3.95/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A dirty tan head covers a dark brown beer, then quickly is gone, not leaving much head or lacing.

Smell has some pungent dark fruit, booze, and a sharp caramel and molasses breadiness.

Taste is caramel malt, sweet prunes, bitter malt in the background and finish.

Texture is a smooth medium body, with a tad too high carbonation.

Flavor is good, complex and nice, but otherwise, meh, my least favorite of the Unibroue 4pack.

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Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a chalice

A: Pours a very dark purple brown letting only a sliver of light through and amassing a thin layer of large ecru bubbles.

S: Smells spicy and fruity with grapes, dates, plums, fig, black pepper and clove. Fresh baked warm bread lingers at the end, full, rich and decadent.

T/M: Multitudes of bubbles expand and explode in the mouth, releasing a bevy of fruits and spices; plums, dates, pepper, thyme, great balance and full flavor.

A potent Belgian with lots of character.

TheBeerAlmanac.com

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of natemort13
4.23/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep, almost opaque brown with amber highlights. The head is sizeable and tan but quickly recedes to a nice cap.

Nose presents with a faceload of yeast first that is then complemented by dark fruit. Plenty of plum and some fig as well as clove. Slight cocoa and cola and I also get some cherry.

Taste presents similar to the nose but with much more forward cherry that gives a sweet balance to the yeast character. Cola is present on the back of my tongue and the spice character comes in just before the dry finish that features a lingering bready yeastiness.

Highly crisp carbonation that belies a smooth medium body.

Overall, quite impressed with this one. Great that the four pack unibroue tasters are going for 8 bucks...get some.

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
4.2 out of 5 based on 4,964 ratings.
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