Regent’s Rye Tripel (Haw River Farmhouse Ales)

Regent’s Rye Tripel (Haw RiverFarmhouse Ales) Style: American Tripel 8.0% ABV 18 IBU’s From: Saxapahaw, NC Brewery’s Note: “Our take on the traditional Trappist Tripel-style ale, brewed with 100% NC-grown barley from Riverbend Malthouse in Asheville and authentic Belgian candi syrup. Crisp, bright and refreshingly dry, this Tripel takes advantage of a malted rye addition to provide a subtle spicy foundation for the yeast esters.” … Continue reading Regent’s Rye Tripel (Haw River Farmhouse Ales)

Smuttlabs Barrel Aged Tripel (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Style: American Tripel Aged on Chardonnay Barrel Oak Chips 9.5% ABV 25 IBU’s Malts: North American 2-Row, Aromatic, Wheat, Carahell Hops: Sterling Yeast: Trappist Ale Bottled On: 8/18/14 Brewery’s Note: “Following the debut of our Belgian-style Tripel, comes a Heritage Avenue-brewed Smuttlabs tripel, aged on chardonnay oak. You’ll notice a few differences between this and the Big Beer Series version. Vanilla and pear highlight the … Continue reading Smuttlabs Barrel Aged Tripel (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Sour Monkey (Victory Brewing Company)

Sour Monkey (Victory Brewing Company) Style: Mixed Fermentation American Tripel 9.5% ABV Malt: Pilsner Hops: Tettnang Tettnang Brewery’s Note: “This electrifying transformation of our famed Golden Monkey may just blow your mind. Tastefully twisted to offer nuances of sweet fruit and a sharp tang of tartness, this exhilarating combination of flavors makes this brew a Monkey all its own. Respect the Monkey and Taste Victory!/ Flavor: Aroma … Continue reading Sour Monkey (Victory Brewing Company)

Le Freak (Green Flash Brewing Company)

Style: Belgian Double IPA/ American Tripel 9.2% ABV 101 IBU’s Brewery’s Note: “Le Freak is the first-ever hybrid ale of its kind: the convergence of a Belgian-Style Trippel with an American Imperial IPA. Spawned over barstool pontifications between Publican and Brewmaster, this zesty Amarillo dry-hopped, bottle-conditioned marvel entices with fruity Belgian yeast aromatics and a firm, dry finish. Experience a legendary beer phenomenon.” The beer … Continue reading Le Freak (Green Flash Brewing Company)

Herbe à détourne (Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!)

Style: American/New World Tripel Known Hops: Citra 10.2% ABV From: Montreal, Quebec Brewer’s Note: “This beer was brewed in the Belgian Tripel style… with much exageration! An enormous amount of Citra hops was used, giving to the beer a powerful bitterness and obvious hops aromas. This beer had been fermented with our Abbey-style Belgian yeast, but at low temperature in order to limit the production … Continue reading Herbe à détourne (Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!)

Tripel Reserve (Night Shift Brewing)

Style: Belgian Style Tripel fermented with Pinot Gris grape juice and aged in white wine oak barrels 8.7% ABV Batch #1 Bottled On: 5/25/13 From: Everett, MA Brewer’s Note: “This elegant ale pours crystal clear and straw-colored, its aroma oaky with tropical hints of papaya and white grapes. It sips tannic and rich, profuse in tangerine, ripe apricot, and spiced banana flavors. It has a … Continue reading Tripel Reserve (Night Shift Brewing)

Third Beer of the Apocalypse Series: Famine (Backlash Beer Company)

Style: Single Malt and Single Hop American Tripel 7.5% ABV 22 IBU’s Malt: Pilsner Malt Hops: Styrian Goldings Adjuncts: Indian Coriander and Orange Peel Brewer’s Note:  “I wanted to brew a SMASH beer.  Homebrewers will know the term, it stands for: Single Malt and Single Hop.  Pretty much as bare-bones as you can get when brewing.  It makes sense right?  If a famine were to … Continue reading Third Beer of the Apocalypse Series: Famine (Backlash Beer Company)