Trois Pistoles | Unibroue

Trois PistolesTrois Pistoles
BA SCORE
91.5%
Liked This Beer
4.23 w/ 4,975 ratings
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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
Ranking:
#850
Reviews:
2,034
Ratings:
4,975
Liked:
4,553
Avg:
4.23/5
pDev:
10.87%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
298
Gots:
752
Trade:
9
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,975 |  Reviews: 2,034
Photo of natemort13
4.23/5  rDev 0%
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Pours a deep, murky garnet brown with 1.5 finger width of dense beige head.

Smell - Bananas, clove, yeast, dark fruits (cherry).

Taste - Sweetness of the dark fruits comes through initially, along with a flavour that reminds me of being oaked. A touch of spiciness and very slightly bitter in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Smooth quality with a pleasant dry finish.

Overall - A good Belgian strong dark ale from Unibroue. The dark fruit flavours are quite enjoyable, as well as the oaked quality to it. Definitely worth a try!

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
Beer rating: 91.5% out of 100 with 4,975 ratings
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