Belgian Tripel | Council Brewing Company

BA SCORE
3.69/5
25 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Council Brewing Company
California, United States
councilbrew.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SocalKicks on 05-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,714
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
25
pDev:
7.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 25 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by LegalBrew87:
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.92/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drepreciado
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rand
3.32/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Brabart in San Diego

A clear, golden-yellow brew from local upstarts, Coucil. Light zesty nose with marshmallowy sweetness and berry-fruity esters. Flavors are straightforward and simple, with fruity funk at the front of the sip, quickly extinguished by a grassy dryness. Light on the palate, and finishes quickly with some lingering bitter funk.

Not a bad drinking beer, but lacking complexity. I've been really curious about this little brewery - there's been a ton of local buzz but the BA didn't correlate. This is nothing buzzworthy.

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Photo of jeff1973
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Keananmichael5
3.02/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of epyon396
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.96/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of mactrail
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber color with a fine-grained foam. Pleasantly sudsy in the mouth. Interesting clove and fermenting pineapple aroma. The brewer says this is made with a Westmalle type yeast, and the yeast really drives the flavors. this is really, really strong with clove. You get used to the taste after a while but it's quite an eye-opener.

Lots of the bubblegum flavor, but so sweet and spicy it's remarkable. However the yeast works its magic, and the flavors eventually dry out some. Still it's a malt candy delight that is more suited for micro-sipping. On tap at the Claremont Mesa brewery.

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Photo of Marvicsin
4.01/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.42/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very in keeping with the traditional Belgian style. Very light and crisp with a good amount of sweetness from the malt on the finish while maintaining that typical tripel taste upfront.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.8/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Belgian Tripel from Council Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 25 ratings
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