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Tripel B | Adelbert's Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good
30 Reviews
Tripel BTripel B
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adelbert's Brewery
Texas, United States
adelbertsbeer.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This complex, straw-colored ale has clove and pear aromas. A marriage of spicy and fruity flavors help perfectly balance its elegant malt profile. Pair with rich foods like steaks, roasts, earthy cheeses, and cheese cake.

Added by champ103 on 03-09-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
179
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
27.79%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
53
For Trade:
1
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3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Label indicates bottled on 11/12/13 which, if true, is itself pretty cool. Batch number 014. Pours a clear, straw-like gold into a tulip. A fine white one-finger head sits on top, and leaves nice sheets of lacing as it drops.

Smell: Phenols, cloves, black pepper, a little straw and red apples come through, with the spices picking up strength as it warms. Inviting.

Taste: The fruit flavors are a little more prominent, and the cloves and black pepper take on a little more prominence as it warms. Not a heck of a lot of hops in the profile, which hurts the balance a bit.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, with light to medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Medium to medium high; would be slightly higher with a little more hop balance.

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3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #91 (Aug 2014):

Sweet, Fruity, Banana, Boozy

A golden, hazy, orange hued beer with a white foam head that yields aromas of yeast and citrus. Creamy on the palate with some viscosity and toasty, banana, sweet, stone fruit, burnt orange, marmalade, herbal, peppery, and pear flavors with a pithy, mild bitterness, green banana skin finish, and fruity and boozy finish. Yeast and more pepper in the long linger. Could use a slightly cleaner finish, but we’ve got a damn solid Tripel here.

STYLE: Tripel | ABV: 9.3% | AVAILABILITY: Rotating

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Big Texas Beer Fest.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

a: light amber, small foamy head that resolves to a fine effervescence with residual off white foam at the edges
s: pleasant esters, strong alcohol, malty/molasses, caramel apple and hint of pasture, wet burlap
t: sweet malty forward, over ripe apple/pear, bubble gum with good hoppy offset to the sweet malts, hint of bret like funk without it being overpowering, and fairly clean finish
m: good effervescence and mouth feel, not syrupy despite its sweet, malty
o: A rather enjoyable beer, good mix of malt, hops and complex flavors, sweeter than the typical tripel, but I rather enjoyed it, and wouldn’t hesitate to buy it on future visits to Texas. I was in Texas on business, and I always enjoy sampling local beers when I travel. This Austin beer produces quite a variety of beers, that I look forward to sampling.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Tripel B from Adelbert's Brewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 179 ratings.
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