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Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Chambly, Canada

bottled
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on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2848   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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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
khan (19) - Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2012
Poured from a 750 ml bottle bought from Picks Liquors. Pours a dark cloudy brown with a fast fading tan head. Aroma of fig, spice, banana, and bread. Taste of banana, pepper, a bit of yeast with a slight alcohol taste at the end but its covered really well by the other elements. Not overly sweet and very well balanced. Another great beer from Unibroue.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mesjasz (1284) - Lodz, POLAND - FEB 19, 2017
Bottlesharing w Piwotece. W aromacie sporo ciemnych owocw i kolendry. Smak słodki, kolendra dominuje, trochę brakuje ciała.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ronritter (335) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle pours dark brown with an off-white head. Ripe dark fruity sweetness, hints of spice and clove in aroma. Some roasted malts and brown sugary notes later on. Sweet fruityness and plums in taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bewyder (469) - FRANCE - FEB 16, 2017
Brune voile, reflets cuivrs, douce, fruite et lgrement acidule, lalcool nest que trs peu ressenti en bouche pour le style. Trs agrable. Bouteille 34.1cl achete un stand de march de Nol, Noisy-le-Grand, bue le 10/02/2017.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
meccahh69lol (44) - 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. Its 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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KevinReddirt (99) - 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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrunTremens (9) - Saint-Alban, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2017 does not count
Unibroue, ah! Unibroue, merci de mavoir rendu alcoolique a un jeune ge! Sincrement. Merci! Sinon, je serais devenu quun pauvre poivrot accro a la Budweiser jimagine. Et oui, je suis votre brasserie depuis ces tout dbuts, dans les annes 90, jai pu constater les bires qui on perdu de leur gabarit (fin du monde et maudite) mais voici lexception qui tient encore la route la tte haute: La trois-pistole. Premirement, cette bire est brune et non noire, quelquun connait des bires de style belge foncirement noire? La couleur approche du noir oui mais avec la lumire elle devient brune (un peu comme la Nuit dautomne de Frampton, chef doeuvre de bire brune extrmement fonce). Dans tout les cas, la Trois-pistoles est une bire de matrise totale, son amertume est adoucit avec un sucre brun quasiment fume, il y a du cacao, un peu de reglisse noir, un fond boise et malt, de mme que des pices du genre cumin, cannelle et une petite amertume de bon aloi. Seule chose que je lui reproche est un arrire got collant de houblon ou malt que lon retrouve dans toute les bires dunibroue, jimagine quil sagit dune marque de commerce, mais mme lexcellent Terrible avait ce dfaut.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RexTalionis (3649) - 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AleWarden31 (5) - - JAN 21, 2017 does not count
bread, cereal, coffee, just a little bit smoked,medium sweetness, medium body, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2316) - 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.


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