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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Abbey Tripel
Montreal, Canada

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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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Citra tripel


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
electrotype (220) - Montreal, Quebec, - APR 25, 2014
Pour ceux qui veulent savoir ce que goûte le Citra, l’Herbe à Détourne 2014 est un exemple parfait d’une utilisation réussie de ce houblon. Un 10,2% indétectable ou prèsque au goût, mais qui relâche sa chaleur une fois avalé. Une bière spéciale et très agréable.


3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Foudebiere (47) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Au risque de me faire crucifier, je vais l’avouer je ne l’ai pas aimé. Je suis assez traditionaliste au point de vue de mes styles de bières. Je ne suis pas un fan des bières où l’on rajoute quelconque ingrédients pour en modifier le style. Je sais que je semble être l’un des seuls à ne pas l’aimer, mais pour moi, ce n’est pas une triple. Le houblon citra domine complètement la bière et elle ne laisse aucune place à la levure, ni au sucre. C’est amer comme une IPA, c’est même plus houblonné que la IPA que j’ai bu la veille. Je sais qu’il y a un grand public pour cette expérimentation de style, public dont je ne fais définitivement pas partie.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Bottle from State Line. Pours hazy dark straw with off-white clingy head. Nose was complex. with funky yeasty malt, hops, tropical citrus. Tasted smooth, with up front yeasty malt, then hops and tangerine and pineapple, and some peppery and floral finishing notes. This one was stellar.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
varanid99 (507) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2014
Murky orange-gold with no real head, bubbling like an oddly coloured soft drink. Smells a lot better than it looks - pineapple, orange, mango, spice. Tastes even better than it smells - orange, pineapple, a little alcohol warmth but not much, slightly spicy, caramel, and good long bitterness. Fantastic beer - would love to re-rate another one to see if there is any difference in the pour

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gluepot (62) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
Serious fresh grapefruit nose translates directly into the taste profile. The grapefruit/citrus Citra pop is accompanied by bready, sweet malt and alcohol warmth. The medium/high carbonation adds punch to the brew and the full body of this triple holds it all together. Another bulls eye for Dieu du Ciel

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MunBro (354) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 15, 2014
Aroma of tasty, tasty hops. Tastes a bit like a triple but more like an IPA. Really good. Nice malts and really bright, fresh, citrusy hops. Yum!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jauneattend (61) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 13, 2014
Amer avec une touche d’agrume, non filtré avec un look flou. Très bonne odeur fraîche et un texture presque mieleuse

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4635) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Draft at ChurchKey thanks to Donnie (and then I suppose Bartender Eric)! Thanks! Poured a dark golden brown color with a small off-white head. Aroma was nice citrus notes - some grapefruit and lime. Notes of sweet malts. Flavor was caramel character, with some grapefruit. Alcohol is there, but it’s pretty smooth for over 10%.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UXO (207) - CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow orange with a fat finger of fluffy white head, gradually compacting to a thin cap, and moderate spotty lacing. Nose is sweet citrus and pineapple, with a little clove and earthiness. Taste is similar, pineapple and mango, with an orange peel bitter finish. Mouth feel is medium- to full-bodied, creamy, with moderate to low carbonation. Oh yeah, that’s Citra hops, all right! This reminds me of Brewster’s Brewmaster Cask Citra Summer Ale, for obvious reasons, but with much more depth of flavour. I do like a good tripel, and this is a really good tripel - and deadly dangerous: the ABV is surprisingly well-hidden, showing only as a gentle warming towards the end of the glass.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Metalchopz (2282) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours a hazy golden colour with a foamy off-white head, decent retention and some bubbly lace. You can definitely smell the Citra hops giving out some sweetness (oranges) and mild grapefruit zest. This creates a nice mild bitterness, well-blended the alcohol and the sweetness of the tropical fruits. Mango lingers in the aftertaste. This brew is an amazing twist on the Tripel style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdobbs (378) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
Pours golden with a huge white head. Aroma: straw, herbs, grass, slightly floral. Taste: bready maltiness, lemon, orange, ginger. Medium body, creamy, moderately sweet with a spicy bitter in the finish. Nice smooth tripel, that could use a bit more depth


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