Monday, March 23, 2015

The Bruery Tripel Tonnellerie Belgian-Style Ale

Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.

Tonight’s featured beer is The Bruery Tripel Tonnellerie Belgian-Style Ale Fermented In Oak Barrels.

From the The Bruery website: “Tripel Tonnellerie is a 100% barrel fermented version of a Belgian Abbey Tripel. The base beer carries a classicly clean maltiness, balanced by a fruity aroma and a dry, spicy mouthfeel. Extended fermentation in oak barrels innoculated with wild yeast allowed the beer to develop the rustic, earthy tones of a classic countryside biere de garde resulting in a uniquely flavorful beer, suitable for beer and wine lovers alike.”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours a golden honey color with a big white head and spotty lacing.
Aroma: Funky farmhouse yeast, lemon, peach, orange zest, apricot, apple, pear, pineapple, candi sugar, clove, slight banana, wheat and light malts.
Taste: Light and sweet pale malts, Farmhouse funk, lemon, peach, orange zest, apricot, pineapple, light banana, candi sugar, light oak, clove, light wheat and earthy hops.
Overall: Clean and balanced, The Bruery Tripel Tonnellerie is enjoyable.  This 9.5% ABV offering is crisp and smooth and worth a try for fans of the style.


Mark Harvey

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