Erastus | Schilling Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Schilling Beer Co.
New Hampshire, United States
schillingbeer.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stucozzy on 10-07-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,144
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
39
pDev:
9.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
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6
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4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BabaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gphelps70
3.27/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TBonez477
3.41/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buddance
4.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kdivers
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sdeese21
4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ScottP
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of REVZEB
4.38/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Patlee3324
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of james11
4.82/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A great example of the style, a traditional Belgian Style Tripel. Mellow spice notes that leave you wanting more. very complex and well done!

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Photo of beertender231
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ScaryEd
4.47/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a lightly cloudy golden color with a 2-finger bubbly white head. Leaves a nice ring of lacing around the top of the glass.

The aroma has quite a bit of yeast, as well as some bananas. The back end has plenty of sweet caramel and spicy dough. Just a faint whiff of alcohol. I also get a subtle orange character which adds a nice citrus dimension to the aroma.

The taste follows the nose, with some sweet citrus and bananas up front, followed by caramel and peppery spice. Has a subtle hop bite at the finish. Yeasty and bready, sweet and complex. Excellent flavor.

The feel is medium bodied with pretty good carbonation. Very smooth, and incredibly drinkable. Finish is lightly dry with a lingering hop bitterness. Alcohol is nigh undetectable on the palate.

Overall, an absolutely fantastic Tripel that hits all the notes you'd expect from a great Belgian brewery. It's amazing this is brewed right in my home state.

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3.83/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Chimay goblet out of a 32 oz can, canned on 2/2/16. Pours a cloudy dark yellow with a fluffy white 2 inch head that leaves behind some nice lace.

Smell is caramel, clove, banana, bubblegum, biscuit, and baked bread.

Taste follows with clove and banana upfront gives way to bubblegum, biscuit, caramel, and freshly cooked bread.

Mouthfeel is almost large, nice amount of carbonation, wouldn't say dry, and very good drinkability.

Overall this is a very nice tripel and it tastes like they do it the traditional Belgian way.

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4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ExtraStout
4.62/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery, (Abbey-style Tripel), 8% abv. A dry, spicy, and complex Belgian-style ale inspired by Trappists. Deep yellow and slightly cloudy in appearance. Aroma and flavor marked by the marriage of peppery spice, citrus, and pear. Noble hops assertively utilized to create balance. I'm not a big Belgian fan but this one rocked it.

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4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.27/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.94/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of baseball636
4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puboflyons
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery. Sampled on July 18, 2015.

It pours golden yellow with a modest white fizzy head that settles back and becomes a ring.

The aroma is alive with Belgian yeast, Belgian sugars, toasted malts, and spicy hops. Quite inviting.

The body is in the medium range,

The beer evolves like a good craft beer should with a pleasant toasty malt taste to start and then this peppery sensation really kicks in toward the end and hangs on as the beer finishes dry.

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4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.3/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Erastus from Schilling Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 39 ratings