Scaldis Blond Ale Triple | Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

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Scaldis Blond Ale TripleScaldis Blond Ale Triple

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Brasserie Dubuisson Frères sprl

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ElijahCSkuggs on 03-12-2011

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Photo of joefuzz
4.32/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into goblet

Pours cloudy straw yellow with a fluffy white head

Smells slightly peaches with some slight grapefruit and somewhat funky

Taste is huge amounts of fruit upfront some withe grapes and banana with a very crisp dry finish. Alcohol hidden very well

Mouthfeel is very light and carbonation is very high

Overall for a style I don't like all that much I really liked this beer

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Photo of Digimaika2
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased from Winooski Beverage Warehouse. From notes taken on December 31, 2011:

A: Pale grapefruit-like colour. Noticeably cloudy. Tall white coloured foam head with a good retention.

S: Spices, yeast, noticeable sour lemon, earthy/funky elements, and apricot & banana fruits.

T: Pepper, banana & apricot & orange, cloves, and yeast. Subdued lemony sour element that's quite different. Alcohol well hidden considering ABV.

M: Full body with appropriate level of carbonation. Heavily coats the mouth with a high level of oilyness. Noticeable texture.

D: A little different than other tripels with elements of orange and sour lemon poking through. However, it works well and is something I'd definitely pick up again.

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Photo of RoyalT
4.55/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – This is amazing. The head is like a puffy cloud and looks as if it could just float away. It’s pure white with the softest-looking bubbles I think I’ve ever seen. The beer itself is a light orange diluted with yellow and some enticing floaties.

Smell – The tangerine and yeast are pure harmony. There’s some light cardamom and soft, young pepper corns as well. I’m also getting a leafy character and some light apricots. This is both delicate and forceful at the nose.

Taste – This is a sweeter version of the style which I enjoy. The sugars are all fruits, mainly apricot and grapes. The yeast is powerful and pure and really is what made the beer for me. The hops kick in later but are classically balanced. The finish is slightly hoppy with more fruity sweetness and lingers forever.

Mouthfeel – This is full-bodied with some of the lightest carbonation that I have ever tasted. This beer manages to be huge in the mouth yet soft as a pillow. It floats in between your cheeks. A dancing ballerina elephant is the only thing I can think of here.

Drinkability – This is hands down one of my favorite Tripels of all time. For those looking for a super-hopped version of the style this will disappoint, but if you like the luscious sweetness of fresh Belgian fruits balanced with a stiff, sophisticated hop bite then this is the winning ticket.

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Photo of snaotheus
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle into a couple gobletty glasses

Pours hazy yellow with a big poofy head. Lots of carbonation. Smell is super fruity. Plumps and bananas, and maybe a little clovey-ness.

Taste is very yeasty, a little banana, some sweetness, some tartness. Good stuff.

Mouthfeel is slightly dry and gritty. Overall, this is pretty good.

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Photo of impending
3.62/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5


750cl into a tulip. Pours a hazy mid toned orange, dense white head like a dairy product, excellent lacing.

Aroma is sweet, clean, upbeat. Yeasty light skinned fruits, citrus and phenolic spices. Mildly floral plus a touch of old sock.

Major fruity sweetness kicks off. Alcohol comes forward as a flavor ingredient, appropriately as a balance to the initial sweetness. Mildly dry. Very long lasting significantly evolving aftertaste with a nice hop citric final note. Full bodied lively crisp mouthfeel. Warms nicely

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden color with a 1 inch white head that fades to a film on the top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form on the glass on the drink down. Smell is of sweet malt, honey, spices, and Belgian yeast. Taste is exactly the same as the smell with the spice and yeast flavors lingering on the palate after each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and bubbly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a solid tripel with a nice balance of smells and flavors.

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Photo of ElijahCSkuggs
4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a foggy, yeast-drifting, golden yellow that sports a big bubbly head that is quickly trickling down and eventually settling into a favorable skimming layer of Tripely goodness. Nice patchy lacing to boot.

Whoa, a bouquet of fresh fruits in the nose, that's giving me a some fresh sweetness ala strawberry....maybe peaches? A whiff of springtime flowers as well.

Just like the nose it feels like a cup of fruit. Slightly strawberry-banana yogurty. Dry, slightly biting, sweet and a long-lasting feel that delivers.

If you're a fan of Tripels that are more on the fruity/sweet side, then definitely give this a go. I'll be getting this one again for sure.

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