New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale | New Holland Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
601 Ratings
New Holland Black Tulip Trippel AleNew Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
601
Reviews:
280
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
13.47%
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
79
For Trade:
1
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4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Vintage 2012

Appearance: a dull golden color. good clarity with lots of floating sediments. a finger or two of a foamy white head. leaves a lacing that slowly fades

Smell: quite floral, lots of sweetness, some fruitiness, and some spiciness

Taste: bananas, cloves lend a slight spice, very sweet notes but not quite bubblegummy, some alcohol come through, and some hop bitterness on the back end. pretty good taste, could use more hidden alcohol

Mouthfeel: heavier, as per the high gravity series, extremely dry and hot. too hot and dry.

Overall: a solid American trippel but I have had better that were easier to find and less expensive. pretty good but not worth the hefty price that seems common with big new holland beers

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750 ml into glass tumbler.

A: Very nice blonde color with the tiniest bit of haze. Very good lacing.

S: Thick syrupy floral aroma. Clovey malt blossum.

T: Nice clovey triple flavor with a touch of hops in there. A bit of a glue aftertaste. Kind of strange malt profile in this triple. It is not a bad beer for 6.99, but not the best that I have had.

M: Nice medium feel.

O: Not a bad beer, obliviously the Bros. like this one. There are certain malt profiles that have a glue taste for me. This might be one that is right on for you, try one on.

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12oz bottle into a tulip, fittingly.

A: Pours a translucent orange-gold with a nice large white head.

S: Floral, cloves, lots of pale candi sugar, some bready yeast.

T: Candi sugar, mild bitter hop leaf, spicy esters, slightly tart apple, palpable bite of alcohol, sweet grain in the finish.

M: Medium-bodied with slight carbonation.

O: Not bad. A bit too sweet with the alcohol showing a bit too much, but overall pretty tasty.

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New Holland Black Tulip Trippel Ale from New Holland Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 601 ratings.
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