Emboozlement Tripel | Rough Draft Brewing Company

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Emboozlement TripelEmboozlement Tripel

Brewed by:
Rough Draft Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Spring

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Added by mactrail on 04-13-2012

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Ratings: 45 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of polloenfuego
2.92/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a very clear gold in color with a thin white head of light foam. My pour was a little aggressive, so the lack of head for this style is an omen I think. Smell is very mild. There is some presence of spices and cloves, but it is very subtle. The most dominant smell I get is one of rubber or industrial materials. Most curious. The taste has some tripel foundation, but as mild as mentioned on nose. Also like mentioned earlier, there is an odd rubbery taste...just enough to make you wonder if you are pouring this from an inner tube. The feel is thinnish and light and there is fine to zero carbonation.

As I was drinking this I started to look around for someone who was goofing me....sadly the only suspects are Rough Draft Brewing. Sorry kids this is a 100% miss.

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Photo of SithDarkLord11
5/5  rDev +43.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of redfox405
4.5/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GatorCoop
3.85/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had a 4oz taster at the Brewery in San Diego. Very smith nice taste and color.

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Photo of JulioCesar09
3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopHead84
3.56/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SD0430
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of drepreciado
2.75/5  rDev -21%

Photo of biboergosum
3.55/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle - great name for one of yer higher-test traditionally styled offerings, this one coming in at 9% ABV, as per the label.

This beer pours a slightly hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with two fingers of puffy, bubbly, and loosely foamy off-white head, which leaves some hanging iceberg shelf lace around the glass as it quickly sinks away.

It smells of sharply phenolic yeast, gritty, grainy pale malt, mild clove and white pepper spice, a touch of dried apple peel, and a sassy, emboozled warmth. The taste is more fruity off the start, the apples and pears moving into the fleshy, moderately sweet side of their nature, amongst a steady semi-sweet pale malt graininess, some still edgy clove and other muddled spices, a thankfully reduced yeast astringency, and a burgeoning, but still well-checked alcohol heat.

The bubbles are quite lively, in their edgy, and oft-times biting fizziness, the body a sturdy medium weight, and somewhat smooth, nothing other than that subtly threatening booze a cause for concern. It finishes pushing dry, the grainy, yeasty, spicy, and alcoholic elements in an elitist cabal of sorts.

A simply-rendered, less than complex version of a Tripel (at least they spelled it correctly), but in the end, drinkable, in a best of bottom shelf malt liquor scenario. Yeah, I don't feel like apologizing for this one, so I'll focus on its most obvious, um, 'attribute' - it'll getcha tight, for way too much dinero, is about it.

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Photo of srandycarter
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

A - Murky lemony wheat, maybe a little darker. Big small bubbled white head. Minimal lace.

S - Light banana, tropical fruit, clove and other seasonings.

T - Taste matches smell, not a forward as hoped and a little less carbed than hoped.

M - Medium body, fair to light carb, decent balance.

D - Pretty tasty.

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Photo of freshflesh
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of erikhovenkamp
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Slad
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of sillyhed8
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of KidsDoc
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Birmz
2/5  rDev -42.5%

Photo of R_J_FearNoBeer
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of leoinsd
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.37/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Whole Foods in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a hazy yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, yeast, spice, and grass aromas. Taste is much the same with honey, grass, and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of yeast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that has some solid aromas, but the flavors are fairly subtle.

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Photo of JMM0414
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Beermazter310
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of Sippinonsizzurp
2.75/5  rDev -21%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of OC_Beer_Fan
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Samaurer23
2/5  rDev -42.5%

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Emboozlement Tripel from Rough Draft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 45 ratings