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:
4,948
Reviews:
2,021
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured a dark caramel brown with a big fizzy head that took forever to fall. Minimal coverage and lacing. Something about the appearance is disappointing even though it looks right.

S: Kind of mild with a pleasant grassy character. Mild hints of sweetness like prunes and dried apricots with a biscuit background.

T: Strong caramel malt with more herbal and grassy flavors supporting. The sweetness comes out to me with more dried fruit. The middle is definitely grainy but then almost has a spicy character with black pepper. The end is very dry with a smoothness.

M: Much thinner than I expected and very fizzy on the tongue.

O: Very good. Solid and interesting. The malt character was very pleasant. I dont know if a Belgian Strong Ale is done much better. For me something held it back, maybe the sweetness, but very good.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This beer poured a deep, hazy brown, with a two finger high bubbly creamy, tan head. It dissipates fast, but leaves great lacing.
The smell tells of dark fruit and yeast.
Tasting this beer, the front is a very complex Belgian yeast, and figs. The middle talks of dark fruits like plum and raisin. The beer just keeps building up the aroma. It is like adding layer after layer, the finish being a great sweet combination of fruit, malt and yeast, held in check by great hops.
Good carbonation, like in all of Unibroues beers.
A great addition!

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 355ml bottle into a unibroue tulip.

A- Pours a very light black/dark brown with about an inch of bubbly head that slowly subsides to a thin film, leaving some lacing. looks pretty nice.

S- straight up there is a whole bunch of fruits, plums, apricots and raisins, a touch medicinal. a fair bit going on. nice.

T- again there is a fair bit of fruit to begin with, plums and cherries, raisins, a touch of alcohol. Some allspice comes through, a little clove. really dry on the finish. very good.

M- a little lighter bodied than i was expecting, some tingling carbonation the way through. very, dry finish.

O- pretty damn good beer, lots of flavour and complexity. delicious. pity there no longer being exported to australia.

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A: Pours a nice dark copper body with a thick white head that quickly fades to nothing.

S: There is a bit of sweet fruit and also a bit of alcohol.

T: Has a very nice tropical fruit flavor and a nice bit of sweet malt.The beer lingers a little bit and just has a very pleasant flavor. I love the taste of this beer.

M: There is a strong amount of crispness on the back of the tongue and throat.

O: This is another very solid beer by Unibroue. I wish the mouthfeel of their beer was better, but other than that, it is just a great beer.

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
4.2 out of 5 based on 4,948 ratings.
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