Resurrection | Galbraith's Alehouse

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Galbraith's Alehouse
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by femALEist on 03-25-2010

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of kylehay2004
3.32/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of soju6
3.82/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Served a mahogany color with a small head that fades to just bits of lacing.

S: Aroma of dark fruit, malt, spice and herbal.

C: Taste of dark fruit, with a solid presence of malt in the background with some spice. Mild bitterness and a fairly dry finish.

F: Medium body,smooth with a richness that increases as it warms.

O: Enjoyable sipper, from a brewer that tends to lean towards british style ales. Worth checking out.

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Photo of crusian
3.3/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark amber color with little to no head due to cask conditioning. Nose doesn't have must to give. What I can get is slight banana, and a bit of that typical trappist yeast coming through.
Taste is very sweet... some lighter fruit flavors powering through along with a hint of spice, followed by a caramel finish that is very dry. Actually, the more I spend with this, the more it is starting to smell like the yeast dogfish head uses in a lot of their beers. Very distinct odor... which oddly enough, is not trappist yeast, I don't think.
Light to medium bodied...

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Photo of dgilks
3.62/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear copper colour with a small, creamy off-white head. Probably a bit dark for a tripel.

Moderately malty nose with light vanilla and clove notes. Good.

Sweet and yeasty with the rounded malt flavour expected in a tripel and the spicy yeast phenols which characterise the style. It could do with being a touch drier but it is good.

Medium body with moderate carbonation is fine.

A decent tripel lacking the spectacularness of the best Belgian examples but ticking all the boxes.

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Photo of femALEist
3.4/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Trappist style.
This poured a clear copper red. It smelled of light hops, light malt and slightly sweet. It tasted light with some caramel notes, light citrus and some spice on the end. It tasted pretty light for it being 8.7% abv. It was very English and very mild.

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Resurrection from Galbraith's Alehouse
3.49 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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