He Said (Tripel) | 21st Amendment Brewery

He Said (Tripel)He Said (Tripel)
BA SCORE
65.2%
Liked This Beer
3.79 w/ 509 ratings
He Said (Tripel)He Said (Tripel)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery
California, United States
21st-amendment.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Beerlover on 10-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,564
Reviews:
110
Ratings:
509
Liked:
332
Avg:
3.79/5
pDev:
11.08%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
54
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 509 |  Reviews: 110
Photo of VictorsValiant
4.13/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of puboflyons
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the can dated 09/02/15. Sampled on October 30, 2015.

The pour is yellow-orange with a quick lasting white fizzy head.

The aroma is a bit different with Belgian bread esters, yeast, and a sort of pumpkin spice character in the mix.

Light to medium body typical for a Tripel.

The taste has a slight fruity bite but overall it leans more toward the nutmeg and other other pumpkin spices. Mild to moderate bitterness.

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Photo of BEERMILER12
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a golden color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a thin cap that leaves splotchy lacing

S: Lots of pumpkin spices along with some yeasty notes consisting of fruits and spices. Some gourd/squash/vegetal pumpkin notes in there as well

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with a bit of the actual pumpkin notes up front along with the spices (cinnamon and nutmeg predominantly). Goes into a bit of yeasty esters before finishing with some bready maltiness and lingering spices

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: An interesting take on the style with all the pumpkin spices thrown in there. They meld nicely with the spiciness of the yeast and esters, though, so it's not too different. Quite drinkable for 8.2%.
A good switch-up for those who enjoy pumpkin beers

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Photo of jkeefe1800
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.03/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Man, those pumpkin spices I'm smelling are not playing around! Unfortunate, for me. Massive notes of nutmeg and cinnamon almost bludgeon the nose, though additional notes of candied sugar, black pepper, and gourd also appear. As it opens up, the spices becomes less raw. Tasting it, I initially get a lot of spices. Black pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg in particular (just like the nose suggested - what a novel concept!) While the spicing level is a little much, it's aided by a fairly short finish. I also taste a bit of candied sugar and white grape. The flavors are rather muddled, but it goes down reasonably well (though it could be lighter on its feet). I'm struggling to find good or bad things to say about this, it just kind of exists in spite of its unique twist. Hopefully the Baltic porter will be a bit better.

3.03/5: I said: It's alright

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Photo of rydev24
3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Masters
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Petegrieco
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dogleg
3.03/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of csnyder83
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BobMessina
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WasupBeerQueen
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheElectricOne
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chippo33
4.07/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VashonGuy
3.86/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.66/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hermit990
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 fl oz. can, canned on 09/02/2015 printed on the bottom of the can. Belgian-Style Tripel, 'Ale brewed with pumpkin and spices', my first encounter with a pumpkin Tripel.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - Pours a nice bright golden orange body, lots of light sediment flecks floating around in the glass, with just under three fingers of frothy white head. Appears actively carbonated, with streams of bubbles lazily floating topside. Thin bubbly spotty lacing.

S - Funk jumps out at me initially, followed by notes of cola, cinnamon, spice rack, and a bit of Belgian yeast presence. Smells nice, but I probably wouldn't identify this as a tripel without knowing.

T - Taste follows the nose, but the Belgian yeast comes on more strong. No overt pumpkin / gourd flavor, but pumpkin pie spice / cinnamon is distinct.

M - Smooth, creamy, & fluid. Medium-full bodied, with good carbonation.

Overall, decent enough and drinkable for the abv. I would be interested in trying more pumpkin beers within this style.

21st Amendment He Said -----3.5/5

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Photo of baconfromwalmart
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: nice, thick white head that seems pretty solid. Gradually dissipated into lacing covering the beer and glass sides. Beer is straw yellow with a tiny bit of haze.
S: Delicious! Some pepper, some funky zest/tang.Hints of pumpkin pie spices and earthiness.
T: Yas qween! Bright and lively, good amount of coriander up front. I'm not getting a whole lot of pumpkin or pumpkin spice flavor, but I'm not mad. This is delicious.
F: Perfect
O: Definitely my favorite 21st Amendment brew to date!

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BEER88
4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucular
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

He Said (Tripel) from 21st Amendment Brewery
Beer rating: 65.2% out of 100 with 509 ratings
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