Triomphe Belgian IPA | Brewery Vivant

Triomphe Belgian IPATriomphe Belgian IPA
BA SCORE
68.5%
Liked This Beer
3.8 w/ 461 Ratings
Triomphe Belgian IPATriomphe Belgian IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant
Michigan, United States
breweryvivant.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jale on 01-22-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,653
Reviews:
120
Ratings:
461
Liked:
316
Avg:
3.8/5
pDev:
12.63%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
65
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 461 |  Reviews: 120
Photo of JeffSK
4.18/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of breakingbland
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice balance among the hops and the earthy/funk from the yeast and the malt backbone. I'll look for this one again.

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Photo of QianBokSubai
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beejay
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A muted medium amber in color with a light tan head which turns into a rocky pock marked surface.

S: Grapefruit and lemon peel up front, followed by a lovely Belgian fruitiness, and clove in the finish.

T: Lemon peel, and grapefruit up front, then some lovely Belgian notes.. stone fruit, clove, and a touch of bread. Finish is lemon peel, and a touch of earthiness.

M:Medium, but the effervescent carbonation makes it feel lighter. A fairly long bitter cling on this.

O: Overall really interesting, and really enjoyable.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
4.03/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mtemerowski
3.38/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

solid IPA. not a go to though.
Look: deep amber color with maybe some orange. It was pretty clear.
smell: wheatey smell with a solid hop note. Not super aromatic but has some spiciness.
Taste: not as much flavor as i was expecting. Not very bitter either. some subtle fruit notes.

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Photo of haoquanlin
4.55/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Aftertaste shows a well-rounded flavour of a lot of hops, some light malt and a good deal of the belgian yeast strain. Overall, a well-balanced beer that hits the right notes,

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Photo of Austin_Madagame
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not too hoppy for me but had good taste too it. Crisp and smooth.

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Photo of Zhenghao
3.37/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

It has cloudy orange/brown color. Smells like citrus and a little soapy. It doesn't taste much bitter than other hoppy, with citrus aroma. The aftertaste is earthy and refreshing.

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Photo of LeahK
4.27/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Orange almost amber color. Citrus and apple smell. Citrus, sour/bitter and hoppy flavor.

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Photo of HenryWinters
4.42/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Daniellobo
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbmarie
4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The color was extremely reminiscent of a pumpkin orange/amber. The smell and taste is both citrus and apple-like, as well as some hoppy with pine or earthy aftertaste.

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Photo of Mae1118
2.74/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

This has a cloudy golden brown/orange look to it. The smell and taste is like orange citrus but also has a sour/bitter taste. Overall, its a bit too bitter for my taste, so it's not one I would not seek out.

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Photo of DrainBamage
4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy golden brown color with a lace of head. Aromas are mild, but are crisp. Belgian yeast is quite prominent and hops are not over powering. Overall a very good Belgian IPA. You can definitely tell it's taken from the American IPA.

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Photo of reebtaerG
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WDJersey
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Junior
3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Botulizard
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Immortale25
3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Wicked Weed snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a reddish dark amber color with a 3/4 inch light tan head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves large clots behind.

S- Kind of a soapy aroma and not much else...

T- Sweet crystal malt with some minimal hop flavor. Also not much Belgian yeast character. Mild bitterness.

M- Slightly sharp from the hops with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- Pretty easy to drink but unimpressive.

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Photo of Spreetaper
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Remmy800
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.64/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Triomphe Belgian IPA from Brewery Vivant
Beer rating: 68.5% out of 100 with 461 ratings
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