French Louie Belgian Tripel | Adirondack Pub & Brewery

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French Louie Belgian TripelFrench Louie Belgian Tripel

Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
French Louie's Ale is a robust Belgian-style Golden Ale with a distinct aroma of citrus fruits and spice. Fermented with imported Belgian yeast and brewed with American hops; light in body.

34 IBUs

Added by koopa on 09-10-2012

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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 3
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Photo of Gonzoillini
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of DMarlinJ
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Head formed on pour but did not last and ended up with none at all and no lacing. It looks like a flat beer at this point, no carbonation bubbles either. Doesn't smell or feel flat though. I get the spice and fruit in the smell. Light taste and feel. Maybe ripe banana and cardamom spice in taste. Alcohol hidden well. Sweet but not cloying. A bit fizzy prickle in feel. Nice easy drinking overall.

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Photo of FeloniousDrunk
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of dar482
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in light amber color.

The aroma offers caramel and syrupy sweetness, banana, spicy hops.

The flavor follows with banana, medium syrupy sweetness, a pop of alcohol, prickly carbonation. A surprisingly decent tripel.

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Photo of psychlops
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Philcassella
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fireslayer
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of mitch3114
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of koopa
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Received this one as a gift from a generous BA thanks! Cool upside down label error on my bottle!

Appearance: Pours a murky caramel to tawny auburn with honey folds. The crown is small, dull white, shows little retention and moderate lace.

Smell: Oak, herbal hops, citrus hops, citrus zest, mild whiskey notes, and a hint of caramel / candi syrup.

Taste: Same as the nose.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with prickly carbonation.

Overall: An interesting brew that could use some refinement. The oak, booze, and prickly carbonation kind of work together but overall the beer seems disjointed.

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Photo of redbarnbikes
2.9/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Scapino
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Goldeneye893
3.08/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

French Louie Belgian Tripel from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
3.77 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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