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Deceit | Funkwerks

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funkwerks
Colorado, United States
funkwerks.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by denver10 on 08-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,062
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
166
pDev:
8.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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16
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Photo of puck1225
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is a very enjoyable beer!

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass. A cloudy yellow color with a nice rich foamy white head and excellent lacing. Very aromatic with a lemony sweet smell characteristic of Belgian beers of this type. The taste is great. Recommend this beer!

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Photo of cavedave
4.38/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Wasatch for another Co. treat!

Pours a cloudy gold with just enough clarity to give the beer gem like appearance. Five fingers fluffy foam float , filling the glass mouth with thick froth.

Tart and doughy yeast notes mix with sharper ones, some herbal and rooty notes, and combine with crisp grain, overripe peach and apple cider aromas to make a delicious bouquet.

Full and bright flavor that carries more bitter than expected, which combines well with the flavors of the nose, all of which are here a'plenty. It is an herbal and spicy bitter that is there at both ends of the sip. Super complex, highly delicious.

Full bodied, medium carb., highly viscous, killer finish with clean linger that entices next sip.

Hard to call this a tripel, better to use the name on bottle, golden ale, though that isn't a style. Highly recommended for folks who like their beers full of flavor and containing the sharper notes of Belgian-esque brewing.

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Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The label says it is best paired with half hearted apologies, so allow me to apologize for having this beer on a weekday.

Look: semi-clear golden, with a two-inch white head.

Aroma: yeast, fruit, banana, a little bit of pepper

Taste: Its sweet, wheat and other grains, yeast, some pepper and I believe cloves, banana, pineapple, pear, some funk, and no hint of the substantial alcohol. It is extremely good, a true Belgian Ale.

Feel: Medium body with significant carbonation, dry, but really nice.

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Photo of BeerDawgs
4.34/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 22oz bottle picked up in Denver, 2.2017

L - Bright yellow golden, no clarity, 1/2 a finger of head and some lacing left on the glass. Gorgeous beer!

S - Belgian candy sugar, spices, dried fruit.

T - Spices and pepper up front, and then the belgian bomb explodes. Apples, pears, dried fruit. Very tasty, and a dry finish. High ABV is totally hidden, and such a smooth easy drinker

F - Well carbonated and dry

O - Awesome brew!

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Photo of morimech
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

One of the more "Belgiany" tripels I have had from an American brewery. Slightly hazy golden color with a large, pillow type head. Heavy lacing is left down the glass. Aroma of fruity yeast esters. Vinous qualities abound like the classics. The taste follows closely with the Belgian originals. But there is something in the finish that does not taste right. A little astringent perhaps, maybe a bitterness I was not expecting. But it distracts from an otherwise great attempt. It also needs a little bit more carbonation as this lays a little flat on the palate. A little more life could boost the flavors.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a Duvel tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy golden orange. Moderate amount of bubbles and a big three finger off white head that settles into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A spicy and fruity Belgian style aroma with a scent of yeast and dried fruit. Belgian yeast with some farmhouse funk and spice hints of clove, coriander, and pepper. Big scent of dried fruit with hints of banana, pear, apple, lemon, pineapple, orange, and white grape. Sweet hints of Belgian candied sugar. Malt scent of wheat, grains, cracker, and biscuit. Also some hints of grassy hops. A very nice Belgian aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a spicy and fruity Belgian style taste with notes of yeast and dried fruit. Belgian yeast with farmhouse funk and spice notes of clove, pepper, and coriander. Mix of dried fruit with notes of banana, apple, pear, lemon, orange, white grapes, and pineapple. Malt notes of wheat, grains, biscuit, and cracker. Notes of grassy hops. Also some slight Belgian candied sugar sweetness. A very good taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Crisp, drying, and smooth with minimal alcohol heat.

Overall: A very good take on a Belgian Tripel/Golden Ale. Good mix of spicy yeast and fruit notes.

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Photo of South2NW
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JDW4195
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gatornation
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not sure if this is a tripel as noted or a golden ale ....pour is hazed golden yellow with a white head, smell is fruity and spicy with hints of wood and booze , taste is fruity with a pronounced wood and cedar taste along with notes of grass and lemon with slight hops , mouth feel is dry with BA Rum finish this however does not overpower the brew. I liked this brew alot had a rum flavor with a golden ale and Belgian yeast taste.

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Photo of dcotom
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RBuckley73
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scott17Taylor
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mac31
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12/17/15 bottled

Big spicy nose. Big, chewy fermented honey, akin to a mead . Subtle flavors of pear, peach, and kumquat after the honey pass. A wonderful yeasty profile that like the honey stands front and center. The profile is classic and then some-black pepper spice, banana is noteworthy, and some funk (yeast esters) that flows right in to an almost bone dry finish. Dry, light Belgian sugar candy figures in as well. Body is thin. Alcohol is well masked. This has some moments where it shines, but some sips where the yeast profile is overly dominant. This beer is not as drinkable as what I'm searching for, but still a very solid offering.

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Photo of Shockey
3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OsoRojo
3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Martin194
4.53/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Smconnor
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of craigbelly
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wasatch
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

330 ml Bottle
Bottled On: 2015.07.22
ABV 8.5%

Poured into a chalice a very nice cloudy dark golden yellow color, with some very nice carbonation, with a very nice one-finger foamy white head, which leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, yeasty, with some pretty nice banana, coriander notes, peppery. The taste is very nice malty, yeasty, spicy, with some very nice banana/coriander notes. Medium body, ABV hidden pretty well. Overall, this is a very nice brew.

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Photo of grover37
4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mynewbeers
4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Do not get booze at all which is dangerous but very balanced brew. Enjoyed.

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Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickTheGreat
4.31/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L (4.25) - Hazy, golden yellow color. Bright white head on top. Slight bit of lacing going on, but not much
S (4.5) - Smells like a "Belgian Beer." Spicy, yeasty, etc.
T (4.25) - Very noticeable Belgian yeasty taste. A little bit of that spicy/peppery taste you'd expect. Not a tremendous fruity taste, in my opinion.
F (4.25) - Smooth, yet light and bubbly. Easy to drink, really.
O (4.25) - I like this beer. I don’t' drink a lot of these types of beers, but I'm a fan of all the Funkwerks ones. They're a top-notch brewery.

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Photo of stortore
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

11.2 (I think) ounce bottle into a tulip glass.

Pours a hazy, but bright yellow, with a one finger head and lots of foamy cling. Smell brings Belgian yeast, light malt, some black pepper, a little funk. Slight fruitiness to the aroma. Taste leads with a strong yeast presence, some malt, some grain- maybe wheat, a little funk, some hop bitterness. Dry, crisp, refreshing, smooth, well carbonated, slight creaminess.

Really solid beer, well constructed. More yeasty and less sweet than most Tripels, it just has a really clean feel to it. Well worth a purchase.

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Deceit from Funkwerks
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 166 ratings
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