Unibroue Trois Pistoles

20110614:
I wrote: "The waiter said Trois Pistoles, Maredsous 8, and North Coast Brother Thelonious were supposed to be real dark. Trois Pistoles has a complex smell. It's real nice. There's a nice fizz, and a sweet and light bitter finish."


Yard House:
9.0% Unibroue Trois Pistoles
5.2% Belhaven Scottish Ale

[20110714]

Unibroue Trois Pistoles


Relevant Links:
Unibroue Website
Trois Pistoles (Unibroue Website)
Trois Pistoles (BeerAdvocate.com)

Website Information:
Trois Pistoles
Origin Chambly, Quebec
Brewed since 1997

ABV 9.0%
Fermentation Top
Style Abbey Style Strong Dark Ale

Color Dark brown
SRM 32.2
Clarity Opaque, cloudy

Head Rich lacy beige foam
Bubbles Fine
Effervescence Sustained

Nose Strong malt flavor, roasted aromas with chocolate, brown rum, and spice
Flavor Slightly sweet. Enhanced by accents of roasted malt, cocoa, ripe fruit and dark spices with a smooth finish like an old port.
IBU 15.5
Body Medium
Aftertaste Pleasantly lingers on

Suggested serving temperature 8º–10ºC, better at 12º–14ºC / 46°-50°F, better at 53°- 57°F
Suggested glass Chalice or balloon