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Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Chambly, Canada

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RATINGS: 2642   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Strong Belgian type ale similar to a Port wine ! Is as dark as can be, mellow in taste with an aroma of ripe fruits. It can be compared to an old porto and is brewed from well roasted malt.


3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Duchammer (49) - Eagle river, Alaska, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Might of been the batch but I got a strong metallic taste! Had a nice phenol smell to it and a nice bready taste twards the end of the pallet.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheBear11D (215) - Michigan, USA - MAR 6, 2014
The Trois Pistoles pours a dark brown to plumb color with a very light tan head that lasts for all eternity and continues to be fed into. The aroma is somewhat light, but dark fruit stands out. The flavor is dark fruit with a hint of bread and a little roasty. Overall this beer is delicious. It is a well brewed Belgian.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stevehill62 (3) - Brampton, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 28, 2014 does not count
This is a terrific Belgian style ale. Comparable with some of the bests of the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlpeeler (85) - Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA - FEB 27, 2014
On tap very dark brown with small white head. Taste is light spice with hints of fruit with just a trace of alcohol. Very smooth and balanced. A great sipper to enjoy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robbeebobby (55) - newark, Arkansas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a nice pinkish white head that fades rather quickly. The aroma is fruity with bread and an earthy smell. The taste is malty mixed with bread and fruit. Moderate carbonation and a great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (905) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle pouts murky dark brown with big carb and yeast flotillas. Aroma is right sweet dark fruits and light Belgian spice. Taste is similar with a smooth sweet mouth feel.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Seabass1964 (28) - Paragould, Arkansas, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Dark burgundy in color with slight head and no carbonation. Smell of dark fruits, bananas, raisins. Tastes smooth and fruity like a port wine with a slight alcohol burn on the finish. Excellent example of a Belgian style strong Dark Ale. Very similar to a nice quad. Highly recommend this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biokid23 (102) - California, USA - FEB 19, 2014
This is a nice strong Belgian. Yeast is readily apparent, but not obtrusive. It is best sipped, and I drank it semi-chilled. Fruity and quite rich.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTheRick (332) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2014
En terme de rapport qualité/prix, la Trois-Pistoles est ce qu’il y a de mieux au Québec à mon humble avis. Des flaveurs de fruits confits et de fruits secs émanent d’un liquide brun et voilée dont les grosses bulles forment une mousse couleur crème qui part rapidement. Une odeur chocolatée s’ajoute aux autres pour créer un bouquet complexe. Suave et langoureuse en bouche, le sucre d’orge et l’alcool enveloppent le palais. Très pétillante pour le style, on passe toujours un bon moment avec cette bière.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bunget (506) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 15, 2014
On numerous occasions 341ml and 750ml bottles. Murky amber-brown body, big mocha head with good retention, no lacing. Aroma of plums, brown sugar, coriander, Unibroue yeast, sour cherries. Taste strongly yeasty, figs, candy sugar, caramel, dark berries, plums, spices. Effervescent.


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