Brimstone | Boom Island Brewing Company

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80 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boom Island Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
boomislandbrewing.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by sacrelicio on 06-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
80
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
13.95%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
13
For Trade:
0
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Photo of ksolekjr
4.49/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very balanced taste of Cinnamon, great winter beer

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

another well made beer from these cats, but probably their least exciting beer i have had, their most true to style and least innovative, but its hard not to be stoked on a really good example of a belgian tripel. do these guys do all belgians and wilds? thats all i have ever had from them. this is just a little hazy, bright golden in the glass with over an inch of creamy white head, pretty brew. it smells like spicy belgian yeast, pepper, golden raisins, vanilla, and white sugar. its definitely sweet in the flavor too, wheaty and candy sugar sweetness both, and a very pronounced and classic belgian yeast strain with some apricot and green apple fruity notes to it and a herbal element, not quite like sage, but something culinary and pungent. great fluffy body to this, a little alcohol heat, and a lot of carbonation. its not that different, but its very good. of all the cool new breweries i have been experiencing in minnesota lately, these guys are awfully near the top of the list. their beers are all excellent in my encounters. this is delicious tripel, could have come from belgium.

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Photo of BumPincher
4.67/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Favorite domestic Tripel!

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Photo of Salix
4.88/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fuzzcherry
3.4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ilafan
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlaskanYoung
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Says review optional. It is not

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Photo of Wobbly
3.78/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattmarka1
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mongo_only_pawn
4.12/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Whistle Binkies on the lake, was tasty, would not know it was high alcohol, fruity?

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Photo of 0x4a64
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TPatterson70
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good Tripel with a hint of sweetness and just the right amount of hops, but not too much that it kills your palette. Smoother than others.

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Photo of Trifecta1
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Taste and smell more than make up for the pale ale-esque appearance. Loads of dark fruit flavors coupled with belgian yeast, candi sugar, and pronouced but balanced spices. Smooth, but slightly syrupy. Delicious, way better than Voodoo Dubbel from Boom Island, well done. Would recommend. Aged for 1 1/2 years.

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Photo of jera1350
3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigAl18
2.13/5  rDev -43.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Overpowering clove aftertaste not to my liking.

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.55/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of viers002
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TroyL
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of einman
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MNMike
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Light fruits, melon, peach, bread on the nose with a hint of earthy hops.
A slightly hazy peach colored pour under a 1" white head.
Big large pitted fruits on the palate with some honey and orange, moist dark bread with a dash of pepper and a touch of hop on the end.
Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Brimstone from Boom Island Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 80 ratings.
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