Brewed by Trois Dames
Style: Imperial IPA
Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Brewed with Simcoe and Amarillo

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dnicolaescu (2439) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - APR 17, 2015
BOTTLE 33 CL from Bov. BB aug-2015. Starts expectedly hoppy - not out of this world, but still - sweet fruit, grassy, lemon rind. But after a few minutes everything turns upside down... the fruit go away, leaving room for glue and sharp fusel alcohol. Tastes as bad as it smells - dry and very astringent, harsh phenolic bitterness. Like a homebrew gone wrong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14642) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 16, 2015
Baran 060914. Red golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, hop, caramel, grain. Flavour is sweet, malt, hop, grapefruit, peaches, caramel, grain, citrus. Full body. Nice/OK beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (1228) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 25, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2016 Beautiful clear amber color. Hoppy sweet smell. The taste is sweet with slight hoppy caramel notes. Relatively full taste with matching carbonation. However sometimes is the taste dominated by a metallic finish. Probably a production error, that is sadly not a very rare phenomena with trois dames beers. I had both cases.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4350) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 13, 2015
bottle @ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Cloudy amber brown with a bubbly beige head cover, lots of lace dots. Taste is caramel malt that gets punched by solid floral hops on the swallow. Not very complex, but it is very well-balanced. Strong and satisfying.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (1401) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 16, 2014 330ml bottle poured in a chalice. Yes, we have Double IPA! This is a exciting discover: An Imperial IPA made in Switzerland... :) A: Orange bit cloudy color (almost amber) with a small to medium beige head. Small retention and not many lacings left S: Delicious flowery hops as it should be. Caramel malts. Citrus and very fruity smell. No alcohol (good point) T: Delicious bitterness. Caramel malts. Sweet upfront. Earthy, grassy and citric hops. Fruity: Strawberries mainly. Yeasts. Very bitter: Great taste! M: Creamy body. Medium to low carbonation. Molasses D: To a beer with such ABV, I would say that its "dangerously drinkable". Extremely refreshing. The best Trois Dames Ive had so far [ BA Review @ 11/4/2010 ]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16874) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 27, 2014
Bottle, at Baran. Its an unclear, reddish beer with a dense, finger-thick off-white head. The aroma has a faint cellar hint, caramel malts and some grains. Resiny, citrusy hops. Theres a fine bitterness in the mouth, with pale malts, karamel, resins and citrus. Medium to full body, semi-dry and nicely carbonated, with a pleasant caramel finish and bitter finish. A bit malty this one, but fine anyway. 140906

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pindoc (121) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Ein hellocker farbener Schaum krnt das rotbraune, trbe IPA. Schaumschwaden perlen dem Glass hinab. Ein markanter Hopfenduft steigt in die Nase. Der erste Schluck ist sssbitter. In der Ssse werden die ersten Aromen frei, bis sogleich eine immer strker werdende Bitterheit den Gaumen umspielt. Das Bouquet entfaltet sich dann halbbitter bis starkbitter in der Kehle und entfaltet wiederum einige Aromen, bis es unter der Zunge fein prickelt. Ein starkes Bier, mit einem staken Nachhall!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
Rating #1048 - March 30, 2014 - Older bottle from Jasper Liquor Merchants. Pours a darker amber, with a bubbly tan head. Aroma is spicy, earthy hops, mild berry sweetness, mild citrys. Taste is very syrupy - hops have faded significantly i would imagine. Cant give full praise to a hopless DIPA but despite its shortcomings, the beer was drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (5574) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2014
0,33 flaske hjemfrt fra Sveits av Einar og delt med ham: vakker, klar rdlig ravfarge med beige, varig skum. Flott aroma av grapefrukt og godt moden mango. I smaken er der i tillegg lys karamell. Rund munnfylde og fruktig bitterhet i avslutningen. Vitalininnholdet ligger veloppdragent i bakgrunnen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Case (300) - GERMANY - JUN 11, 2014
Pours deep orange with medium head. Aromas of oranges, hay and herbs. Taste is quite bitter with a solid hop bite that lingers, quite herbal, balanced with a sweet malt base. Full bodied, very enjoyable.

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