Euphora Belgian-Style Tripel – Ruckus Brewing Co. (New York, NY, USA)

Euphora Belgian-Style Tripel – Ruckus Brewing Co., 9.0% ABV, 12 fl.oz., (formerly in Harrisburg, PA. Now New York, NY, USA)

  • Style: (Belgian-style) Tripel (9%)
  • Taste: Sweet heavy alcohol prune-candi barley malt subtle citrus woody spices
  • Where I got it : Legacy Liquor / Vancouver
  • How much: $16 CAD / 4-pack (after 10% off), October 2012
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes definitely

Visual: (cellared for 4 years) Pours pale medium brown without a significant head, fine ringed retention, clusters of steady micro streams.

Nose: prune, candi sugared barley malt. (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: incoming heavy, soft crisp

Mid-palate: thicker viscosity, alcohol heaviness, prune, orange citrus, slight sour woody malted barley

Finish: residual sugars, nutmeg/other spice

Summary: Mildly interesting because of the spices in the mids and finish, but otherwise too heavy and coarse for my liking.