- My Rating: B
Jambe-de-Bois Belgian Revolution Triple – Brasserie de la Senne, 8% ABV – 33cl., (Brussels, Belgium)
“Given as the most bitter tripel in Belgium, with 49 EBU. No Dutchmen were harmed in the making of this beer.”
- Style: Belgian Triple
- Taste: Creamy/fizzy bitter grapefruit peel hopped honey lager barley malt
- Where I got it : Brewery Creek
How much: $5 (after 10% off) – 33cl., September 2013
- Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
- Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes
Visual: Ultra cool label. Pours cloudy marmalade orange with a large long-lasting super foamy head, clustered sticky lacing, lots of activity, lots of sediment in the bottle.
Nose: sweet citrus/grainy barley malt, traces of puke (lvl-4)-pungency
Attack: ultra crisp, creamy/sharp fizzy
Mid-palate: creamy mouthfeel, (lvl-7)-sweetness, medium tangy, (MAIN) honeyed malts, lager-like barley, tangerine, bittersweet grapefruit
Finish: persistent hopped bitterness, alcohol bitterness, barley malt finish.
Summary: Very appealing visually and super smooth texturally, hiding the ABV very well. Quite a bitter triple, as advertised.