Trois Pistoles | Unibroue

Trois PistolesTrois Pistoles
4,982 Ratings
Trois PistolesTrois Pistoles

Brewed by:
Quebec, Canada

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

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

HUGE off whote khaki head. light to medium low bodied, theres some very small bubbles but the carbonation is extreamly light, almost feels flat. Strong fruit esters, but fruit flavors and low. There is strong yeast characteristic as well. I remember LOVING this beer, i had to knock my rating down from a perfect 5 to just a 3.75. I dont know if im just not in the mood or I got a bad bottle... Date on itsays good til 3-4-18, today is
9-7-15, should I have waited longer to drink...?

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3/5  rDev -29.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Freshness Date: 3/8/15

A: Black to deep brown with an effervescent creamy head which dies down to a thin layer of bubbles.

S: A wonderful nose with a sweetness of candied sugar, molasses, dark fruit, and hint of licorice. Some notes of dark grain come through along with rum.

T: A unique and difficult to describe palate. The sweetness is there again with candied sugar, dark fruit and molasses. The malt is of dark grain with a slightly burnt edge. The alcohol is surprisingly subtle and has a spiced rum character which lends a warmth to the finish.

M: Somewhat syrupy with a medium feel and faint carbonation.

O: An interesting beer that is big but enjoyable. Nice sweetness which is balanced with spice and alcohol warmth. A solid brew from Unibroue.

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark chestnut hue. Opaque. Thin khaki rim mith moderate lacing. Initial pour left a nice bubbly 1/2 finger of head. No visible carbonation

Smells of roasted malts at first. Barley and grain. Then some peppery spice before big sweet dark fruits - plums and cherries for sure - take over. The finish is tart and cider-like

Taste: Lots of fruit. Sweet plums and tart apples. Some cherries. There is a lingering slightly sour aftertaste that isn't unpleasant at all. There is some of the roasted malt from the nose. Toasted grains

Feels slick and crisp with a tingly citrusy bite. Smooth and clean but coats the palate. Somewhat vinous

A very enjoyable complex beer. Lots of character. Approachable for wine drinkers and barleywine drinkers alike. The alcohol is barely noticeable. And its affordable at $10 a 4 pack in my area. Well worth it

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3/5  rDev -29.1%

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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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