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Bruery Trade Winds Tripel

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Bruery Trade Winds Tripel

Josh | | Jul 1, 2014 08:50 PM

I didn't like this beer when I first tried it, which was many years ago. I recently picked one up on sale, figuring I'd give it another shot and was quite impressed. Rice makes up part of the grain bill, giving the finished product a much lighter body than a standard tripel, which gives the beer a deceptively refreshing quality. The ABV is still pretty big, 9ish%, but you'd never know it thanks to the light body. It's seasoned with Thai basil, which imparts an almost lavender-like floral note. Definitely worth a try if you see it in your area. Not too pricey either, I paid $9 for a 750.

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