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:
4,954
Reviews:
2,025
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
293
Gots:
739
For Trade:
9
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of williamjbauer
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle served in a pint glass

A - Dark brown with ruby tint with some light penetrating. One finger ecru head with moderate lacing and minimal head retention.

S - Light aroma of dried cherries and figs.

T - Wow, great dark fruits with cherry predominating accompanied by figs, plums and also caramel malts. Sweet throughout with a nice alcohol flavor and a bold somewhat dry and slightly bitter finish.

M - Full body with moderate carbonation

O - I really enjoyed this and find this to be very easy to palate. I wish the smell was a bit stronger and the head stuck around longer but other than that, it truly is an excellent dark ale. I'd drink this almost anytime.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of NardiByNature
4.59/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Handsome like polished dark wood. Head settles into a patchy covering stretched thin about the goblet; there's some good retention around the rim of the glass.

Big juicy ripe fruit snacks hit me like it's the fourth grade. Grape. Fig. Delicious.

The taste is chewy plum and spice. Spice that isn’t so detectable in the nose comes through nicely here.

Lively carbonation tickles the tongue. Some drying and warming alcohol on the exhale.

Fantastic. One of the nicest beers I’ve had in a long time.

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5/5  rDev +19%

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5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of beerbiatchMD
4.15/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks Liz for the bottle!
355 mL bottle into a whisky tumbler.

A: Dark brown with reddish hues when held to the light, almost root-beer colored. Frothy white head retains well, good lacing.

S: Belgian spice, sweetness like caramel, dark fruit, and brown sugar.

T: nice sweet Belgian spice up front gives way to a tangy peppery caramel and plumb character. Ends with a very mild bitterness and hint of alcohol.

M: a bit dry, smooth, a hint of alcohol heat, good mouthfeel but maybe a bit over-done on the carbonation.

O: definitely a good Belgian-style. Would recommend. Very easy drinking for a 9% brew.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of cmiley123
4.58/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A dark pour with minimal head for a Belgian, and no real outstanding smells (except a slight hint of Belgian yeast). However, the taste is amazing. Fruity and some nut flavors come out in a flavor bouquet. Very complex beer that maintains its flavors in the mouth for a good duration. It has that perfect Belgian bite. An overall masterpiece of flavor.

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of isaac1384
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Average size head, foamy, off white, does not fade too quickly, fairly dark amber for a belgian style ale still with an almost clear quality.

S: Moderate floral aroma with a nice roasted, nutty malt and yeast scent

T: Moderate to heavy taste...sweet with a hint of some salty and sweetness. Flavors mellow out nicely after about 20 minutes.

F: Moderate thickness, moderate carbonation

O: Overall a very enjoyable beer. The flavors blend well. Not a very overpowering beer, but again very enjoyable.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
4.2 out of 5 based on 4,954 ratings.
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