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Monkfish Triple (Barrel Aged) | Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Brewed by:
Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
Washington, United States | website

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by tpd975 on 02-20-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2001 vintage.

Appearance - Dark and murky orange. Small white head and a very wispy surface.

Smell - Oxidized. Really oxidized. A little bit of cardboard. More sherry-like. Wine and oak. Some sweet malts and a little bit of belgian yeast.

Taste - A lot of oxidation and this time it's cardboardy. Light orange flavor. Wine. Oak. Mild sweetness. Oxidized finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium low carbonation. Medium heavy body.

Overall - I think the oxidation saves this. I have a hard time imagining that the tripel behind it was going to be that good, but the wine barrel and oxidized flavors taste good.

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Photo of tpd975
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2003 Vintage- Retired

Thanks to Matta for this one.

A: Pours a hazy golden hue with a small white head. No retention or lace.

S: Very sweet. Lots of caramel, sweet fruit, spice, and oak.

T: Apples and Pears up front. Nicely oxidized with notes of caramel and toffee. Mild barrel notes still exist. Light oak with a dash of vanilla. It has aged pretty gracefully.

M: Medium in body, smooth tasty.

D: Good glad matt shared this one with the group.

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Monkfish Triple (Barrel Aged) from Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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