Trois Pistoles | Unibroue

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BA SCORE
4.23/5
4,982 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:
#855
Reviews:
2,036
Ratings:
4,982
pDev:
10.87%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
299
Gots:
753
Trade:
9
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User Ratings & Reviews
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4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very dark with light tan head. Good lacing down sides of glass.

Smell is of very ripe fruit including plums and banana.

Taste is sweet with lots of fruit and cinnamon. Very little bitterness.

Good carbonation. Very smooth and medium bodied.

Overall this is very nice. Easy to drink. Will definitely buy again.

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Photo of Popp24
4.47/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Very dark brown and very nice tan head that stays throughout the beer. The lacing coats the glass.

S - Very subtle but I get sweetness and breadiness. Not an overpowering smell.

T - Nice sweet breadiness and you get some carbonation and then a bit of tart flavor with an aftertaste of alcohol.

M - Creamy and very easy to drink. Smooth.

O - This is a great beer that is mmm.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber bordering on dark brown that has a mountain of off white, dense head that has great retention. The nose has faint spice notes with fruity aromas including apples and dark fruit. The flavor reminds me of apple pie; delicious baked apples, mild spices, doughy malt. There are some alcohol esters and warmth throughout. It's medium bodied and very smooth with a good amount of carbonation.

This is a pretty good, drinkable Belgian. The alcohol is noticeable, but it doesn't really detract from the overall drinkability. This truly does drink like dessert with almost perfect apple pie like flavors. I would get this again.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into globe glass, best by 11/18/2013. Pours clear dark reddish brown color with a fairly dense 2 finger khaki head with good retention that reduces to a nice lacing cap that lasts. Some spotty lacing on the glass as well. Aromas of big raisin, molasses, fig, chocolate, caramel, tart cherry, and spicy yeast. Very nice aromas with good strength and complexity. Taste of big raisin, chocolate, fig, prune, molasses, caramel, tart roasted grain, and yeast spiciness. Lingering notes of raisin, prune, chocolate, caramel, molasses, and spicy yeast on the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a fairly creamy, smooth, and lightly prickly mouthfeel. Alcohol presence is basically non-existent for being 9%; with only a slight warming on the finish. Overall this is an outstanding and highly enjoyable Belgian strong dark ale. Tons of fruitiness and complexity; with easy drinkability.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.12/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. Reviewed alongside Unibroue Maudite.

A: Dark red-brown with two-finger, off-white, fizzy head that lasted a couple of minutes.

S: Spice and dark fruit. Malt. Very good.

T: Light sweetness and bitterness. Spice and yeast and a note of alcohol.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Crisp, slightly smooth, and dry.

O: This is a dark and spicy ale. I really enjoyed it, but preferred the Maudite.

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 4,982 ratings
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