Archive for the ‘Tripel’ Category

Defiant Brewing Company’s Belgian Style Tripel

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

I’ve been holding beer tastings as many of you know a store in Montclair NJ, Amanti Vino.  One of the things I like about Amanti Vino, they only carry craft beer and they have a nice beer of the month club.  The folks at Amanti Vino gave me this bottle of Defiant Brewing Company’s Belgian Style Tripel to review for this months’ beer of the month club. defiant_tripel

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Green’s Gluten Free Triple Blonde Ale

Thursday, March 4th, 2010

Having known a few Celiacs, the one thing they ask me: “Are there any good beers out there for us?”  There are a lot of people allergic to Wheat and Barley making beer unpleasant to a life threatening drink.  Lately I have seen a few Gluten free beers come to market, most barely able to live up to the flavor profile of a generic macro adjunct lager.  When I saw Green’s Gluten Free Triple Blonde Ale, I though this one may have some possibility, a 8.5% abv bottle refermented Triple Blonde Ale.greens_ale1

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Captain Lawrence Golden Delicious – Ale Aged in Apple Brandy Barrels

Monday, February 8th, 2010

After a quick 50 mile trip up to the Captain Lawrence Brewery in Pleasantville NY, with a the threat of an apocalyptic snow storm looming; I was able to snag a couple of the last remaining Golden Delicious 750ml Bottles.  Now, to have my first taste of the Captain Lawrence Golden Delicious.  This beer is labeled an American Style Tripel that has been dry-hopped with Amarillo hops and aged in Apple Brandy Barrels.captainlawrence_goldendelicious1

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Allagash Tripel Reserve Belgian Style Ale (Batch 113)

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

The thing about Belgian Style Ales is they are not Belgian Ales.  There are only a handful of Belgian Ales.  So, every time I open a Belgian Style Ale I wonder is if really going to be like a Belgian Ale or an Interpretation of one.

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