overall
99
98
style
Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Chambly, Canada

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2744   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.4
bewyder (513) - FRANCE - FEB 16, 2017
Brune voilée, reflets cuivrés, douce, fruitée et légèrement acidulée, l’alcool n’est que très peu ressenti en bouche pour le style. Très agréable. Bouteille 34.1cl achetée à un stand de marché de Noël, Noisy-le-Grand, bue le 10/02/2017.

4.3
meccahh69lol (284) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - FEB 4, 2017
One of the very best Unibroues out there. Fruity aroma and a nice very dark brown appearance. Medium sweetness with no bitterness--with hints of plums and malt. It’s sort of like if you mixed Fin du Monde with a strong ale-- a bit darker and a bit more substantial, but not heavy and still certainly a Belgian at heart.

4.6
KevinReddirt (194) - Midland, Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Purchased a while back at Market Street and I have been waiting to imbibe with great anticipation. Trois Pistoles only emphasizes why Belgian styles are so great. The cork comes out with a pop and I get a pour into my Chimay glass of an alluring inky dark body with a persistent eggshell-white head. The nose is dark fruit and spices. The taste builds on the smell, I get ripe red plum, raisin, clove, a hint of coriander with a nice finishing touch of bitterness. Very involved. An adult appeal. This shoots up to be one of my all-time favorites.

4.7
DraftDoctor13 (4) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2017 does not count
Great long lasting dark Belgium style beer. Very long in the mouth with sweetish finish.

4
BrunTremens (14) - Saint-Alban, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2017
Unibroue, ah! Unibroue, merci de m’avoir rendu alcoolique a un jeune âge! Sincèrement. Merci! Sinon, je serais devenu qu’un pauvre poivrot accro a la Budweiser j’imagine. Et oui, je suis votre brasserie depuis ces tout débuts, dans les années 90, j’ai pu constater les bières qui on perdu de leur gabarit (fin du monde et maudite) mais voici l’exception qui tient encore la route la tête haute: La trois-pistole. Premièrement, cette bière est brune et non noire, quelqu’un connait des bières de style belge foncièrement noire? La couleur approche du noir oui mais avec la lumière elle devient brune (un peu comme la ’’Nuit d’automne’’ de Frampton, chef d’oeuvre de bière brune extrêmement foncée). Dans tout les cas, la Trois-pistoles est une bière de maîtrise totale, son amertume est adoucit avec un sucre brun quasiment fumée, il y a du cacao, un peu de reglisse noir, un fond boisée et malté, de même que des épices du genre cumin, cannelle et une petite amertume de bon aloi. Seule chose que je lui reproche est un arrière goût collant de houblon ou malt que l’on retrouve dans toute les bières d’unibroue, j’imagine qu’il s’agit d’une marque de commerce, mais même l’excellent Terrible avait ce défaut.

4
RexTalionis (3775) - FINLAND - JAN 22, 2017
Bottle. Unclear dark brown in color with an off-white head. Ripe dark fruity sweetness, hints of spicyness and vinous notes in aroma. Soft mouthfeel. Some roasted malts and brown sugary notes later on. Sweet fruityness in taste, some vinous notes and overripe plums in taste. Creamy finish with some sweetness and hints of spices. Quite nice.

3.8
AleWarden31 (5) - - JAN 21, 2017 does not count
bread, cereal, coffee, just a little bit smoked,medium sweetness, medium body, soft carbonation.

3.6
blackisle (2697) - Amsterdam IJburg, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2017
Bottle 34cl. served in a trappist glass. Cloudy amber brown, small frothy beige head, diminishing quickly, fair lacing; aroma dark roasted malts, caramel, vanilla, fudge, yeast; at first thin taste, develops slowly, light heavy sweet and slightly bitter, malty, roasty, caramel, alcohol; malty sweet aftertaste, hint of chocolate, brown sugar, spicy notes; medium to full body, oily texture, soft carbonation; not bad but expected more, less complex and rich than hoped.

2.8
Ulysse (539) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 31, 2016
Weak Aroma. Tastes like its sister the noire de Chambly but with less water and a beer can taste.

2.7
florent.janssens (369) - - DEC 31, 2016
Arôme faible. Mousse qui retombe trop vite. Brun Très fonce.pas bcp de gout mais pas floteuse. Biere sans cachet


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