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Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Brewed with Simcoe and Amarillo


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (4761) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle at Fork and Bottle, Zürich. Hazy deep amber, small head. Fruity nose, nice fruity bitterness. A gentle version of a double IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kristall-König (2191) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2013
Süßlicher Zitrusduft, zopfig. Antrunk süß, Maracuja, Zitrus. Weinartige Mitte, zitrusbitter. Bitter-trocken und würzmalzig auslaufend. Sehr gut.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (1530) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2013
33cl, danke Allen! - Potent, after dinner maracuja mousse of a double IPA with plenty of character and a good medium, sweet malt backbone. Even picked up some more close-to-home fruit notes from the yeast, like pear and Apfelstrudel. Some alcohol, hops doing their job and not competing to take palate-numbing centre stage. Confident brew, nice dessert to conclude a series of meal-accompaniers from Trois Dames.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoritzF (8402) - Bochum, GERMANY - FEB 17, 2013
(bottle, 33cl) Hazy, golden colour with a short and slightly off-white foamy head. Slightly yeasty, malty aroma with fruity hops including notes of grapefruit and a shy piney touch. Quite bitter flavour with a tinge of sweet malt, almost full bodied with a soft carbonation. Skightly honey-ish malty base with fruity (citrus, grapefruit, maracuja) and delicately zesty hoppy notes; bitter and mildly sweet finish with a fruity hoppy tail. 06.II.13

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (8745) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2013
Bottle (fortunately n o t traded with Allen!): Golden, hazy, stable white foamy layer, fruity and aromatic hoppy nose, a distinctive yeasty touch in the background; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied and pretty soft; dryish lingering hoppy-yeasty finish. Yes...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (4727) - GERMANY - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle looks really good. Beer in the glass orange-golden, nice head. Starts strong, intense hoppy, not too dry. Mild bitterness. Fine fruity notes of peaches. Finish well balanced, a bit drier. Very drinkable. Good one!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2066) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 15, 2012
From the 11.2 fl. oz. bottle. The pour is a slightly hazy copper-orange with a small head. The aroma is powerful with hops and various liquors. The body is creamy and medium. The taste is a little malty at first but it quickly has a pungent hard liquor feel with pepper. It really has a lot of character from start to finish but not quite my thing.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfearnley (884) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2012
750mL bottle to taster Rose, toasted malts, alcohol. Appearance is horrible, plenty of particulates floating around and a 4mm pile of yeast. Taste is very interesting...sort of like drinking a hoppy Brie. Medium bodied but gritty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3011) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle - Sweet and perfumy with some strong yeast notes. Cloudy brown with a minimal head. The perfume persists with a heavy rose flavor dominating with some resin and a nice fruity sweetness. Very light on the palate. A great light IPA which is odd fo a double.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5646) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 11, 2012
Bouteille de 300 ml obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Légère odeur d’houblons résineux. Apparence: La couleur est orangée voilée avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût d’agrumes et de pins avec une pointe de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’agrumes en arrière goût. (Rating #4324)


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