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Brewed by Brakspear (Marstons)
Style: English Strong Ale
Witney, England

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Marris Otter, Black, and Crystal malts, Oats, Target hops.
Launched as a 7.2% abv bottle conditioned beer in 2005 when the brewery moved to Witney. In 2011 briefly switched to filtered in 330ml bottles, then back to bottle conditioned at 6.7%, later returning to 500ml bottles. Name changed from Triple to Triple III in 2015.
Thanks to the two fermentations in the Brakspear ’Double Drop’ system, this highly aromatic and satisfying strong beer delivers its rich flavour with subtlety and balance. Crystal, Black and Maris Otter pale malts provide the backbone of this outstanding rich beer. Hops are added three times to provide a good balance between bitterness and fragrance. This is a triple hopped strong beer, packaged in individually numbered bottles.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Migmar (252) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2013
Red colour, almost no head. Caramel, toffee. Very sweet. The label mentions hops, but can’t really find any, just sweetness, that’s all.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (4484) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 13, 2013
Bottle 50cl, a clear amber beer with medium head. Nose is on caramel and fruit hops. Aroma is mainly on caramel dimension : sweet caramel, smooth butter caramel, light burnt caramel, light orange notes are there too. Body is a bit alcoholic like, on finish the whole hops comes out with a very nice bitterness that remains quite long and good grassy/ fruity touch.
Earlier Rating: 12/1/2012 Total Score: 3.2
Bottle 50cl, a clear amber beer with low head. Nose is on caramel malt and spices. Aroma is on carared, caramel, burnt caramel ans spices, quite sweet. ok

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Giochaurand (157) - FINLAND - AUG 5, 2013
0,33l bottle at (finnish) room temperature. Nice ambar color. Aroma is sweet and somewhat alcoholic. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kavu (2744) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2013
0,33l bottle from Alko. Pours clear brown with a low head. Aroma is malts, nuts and alcohol. Flavor is malts, nuts, dark fruits and alcohol. Decent.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Greatsuccess (1) - FINLAND - JUL 4, 2013 does not count
Honey, nuts, luumu, karamell, jävligt najs. Va fan? Måst man skriva någo? Lolcats 5000

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2013
Appearance: Copper, clear with thin, transient white head. Aroma: Fruit cake/christmas pudding, vinous, undertone of pear, orange marmalade, nuance of breadyness and yoghurty. Taste: Low/medium sweetness, medium bitterness, low/medium sourness, orange mamalade in the background with a thin hoppyness. Palate: Medium body with a smooth, thick texture, soft/average carbonation, with a lingering bitterness in the aftertaste, and mild alcohol warmth. Comments: Enjoyable, would definitely give it another go. Left a glass. lace.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (1695) - Alabama, USA - JUN 23, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2013 Bottle, 21/06/13, thanks bluus for sharing. Pours a fairly dark amber with a medium, beige head. Aroma is orange marmalade, caramel, slight ethanol, light touch of floweriness. Taste is marmalade, caramel, flowers, orange. Quite light, with some carbonation. Forgettable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhammaren (1288) - FINLAND - JUN 22, 2013
.33l bottle from Alko JKL Pours nice clear amber with medium to hi head. Aroma is rum, caramel, nuts, malts and some spices. Flavor is malts, caramel, dried fruits, alcohol and rum. Nice but a bit stingy alcohol notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tampierre (976) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 14, 2013
Bottled ; Devon ; UK ; Caramel,fruit,nuts and floral aroma ; Clear amber color with smaller head ; Sweeter taste with light bitter finish ; Medium body ; Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (22101) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2013
Bottled. Coppery brown colour with a mediumsized off-white foamy head. Aroma is floral, grassy, mild caramelly and nutty notes. Flavour is bitter hops, some fruity and caramelly notes along with mild resin and wood. Still rather mild and actually watery for being this strong.


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