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

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RATINGS: 2620   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
marv3mania (160) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2013
12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip. Appearance is very dark brown, almost black, with a tan head that disappears very quickly. The aroma is very rich. It reminds me of cola with dark fruits and a subtle alcohol scent. The taste is similar to the scent, but it is a bit sweeter and fruitier. More carbonation than I expected. Overall, this is a good, interesting beer.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
warhawk91 (236) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pour is a deep Crimson brown, hazy, with a khaki head no lacing. Smell is dark deep roasted dark fruits, citrusy spice and yeast. Taste is massive dark fruits: plum, cherries, fig. Yeasty spiciness which is maybe a bit assertive, but does cleanse the palate for the next sip. Overall a solid Belgian.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeadyDE (423) - Delaware, USA - APR 5, 2014
750 ml pour best before 5-26-14..fairly dark brown color that is really only visible when in the light..ultimately left a tan ring head resting atop..good amount of carbonation and sound after some cork struggle..aroma is indeed ripe fruit with plum..black cherry and spices abound..mouthfeel is light-medium bodied with really no trace of the abv..does have noticeable vinous presence and an overall easy beer to enjoy with a dry finish that manages to coat the palate..tasty belgian dark strong ale

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiercepanda (446) - Missouri, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A dark brown beer with a small tan head. The aroma is fruity, esters, yeast. The flavor is berries and sugary roasted malts.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kita (858) - Koper, SLOVENIA - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle, 0.33l. Cloudy dark brown color with small creamy tan-like head, good lacing and average sparkling appearance. Aroma of dark fruits, wine, caramel, yeast and subtle alcohol. Taste starts with sweet toasted malt and burnt sugar, follows refreshing yeasty and fruity with warming alcoholic mouthfeel and light bitter finish. Full body, creamy texture and lively natural carbonation in palate. Smooth, rich and potent brew...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ColovianTrader (189) - - MAR 21, 2014
Flavors of blackberries, tart cherries, bread, cola and white cake with hints of yeast and clove. Great beer, well balanced and unique.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (316) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Pours a hazy dark brown with a foamy off-white head. Has a strong aroma of dark fruits. Taste is dominated by dark fruits, and there is a touch of bitterness in the finish. Has a full body feel. Overall this is quite good, though I feel as if there could be a touch more to the flavor. Maybe a second try will be more favorable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
redbeard3 (54) - - MAR 13, 2014
Poured into brandy snifter. Have not seen this in my area, so thanks to my girlfriend for bringing it back from a trip. Really unique brew. Great for a winter evening.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CRock (18) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
Standard Unibroue: really good. Kept in the cellar for a year. Highly recommended beer.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Duchammer (27) - 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 (163) - 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.


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