Trois Pistoles | Unibroue

Trois PistolesTrois Pistoles
BA SCORE
91.5%
Liked This Beer
4.23 w/ 4,976 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:
2,035
Ratings:
4,976
Liked:
4,554
Avg:
4.23/5
pDev:
10.87%
Alströms:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
298
Gots:
751
Trade:
9
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Type: 12-oz. bottle
Glass: 0.5L mug
From: Trader Joe’s in Goleta, Calif.
Price: $8.99 for a variety 4-pack
Purchased: July 5, 2013
Consumed: July 6, 2013
Misc.: Best before Oct. 26, 2015; Foil wrap on bottle cap

Poured a mahogany brown color with 5-6 fingers of frothy khaki tan head. Decent among of lacing on the sides - thick & sporadic. Great retention on the top on the way down.

Smelled malty foam at first. Got dark roasty nutty malts, caramel, toffee, cocoa, chocolate, dark fruits (apple, grape, plum and slight cherry).

Tasted similar to the nose. First thing I noticed was the warming, smooth finish. Dark fruits really come through - plum, cherry, grape, apple, pear. The roasted nuts don’t come through as much as the smell. Still got some cocoa, caramel and toffee. Cloves come in as well.

Full-to-medium body. Slick texture. Average carbonation. Long-lasting smooth finish.

Just got better as it went down. Definitely want to try this again. Very good beer.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This has been on my want this for quite some time now. Found it for a good price and am very stoked to consume it. Served in a tulip. Served a bit cooler than room temperature.

A: Has a massive beige-cream soapy head to it, takes up half the glass but dissipates within a few minutes. Is a complex burnt red- copper color, very murky, and has small amounts of lacing.

S: Very aromatic, smells of brown sugar, malts, plums, barley, cinnamon, spices, can smell little booze as well. Earthy, bold and complex.

T: Very balanced, very smooth as well. Tastes of barley, malts, Belgian yeast, a bit sweet as well, sugars, plums, other dark fruits, with a slight warm finish from the alcohol.

M: A very balanced and complex beer. Has a full body with lower levels of carbonation, giving it good thickness. Quite boozy and a slow sipper.

O: I've had quite a few brews from Unibroue and I have yet to be disappointed. On the pricey side, put well worth it, I felt I should've let it cooled a little bit more but in this situation I couldn't control myself. Oh well, I'll probably be getting this again sometime soon, well worth it. Recommended by me, it's a great beer.

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Trois Pistoles from Unibroue
Beer rating: 91.5% out of 100 with 4,976 ratings
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