What makes a beer a Tripel?
Tripel is a beer full of ester aromas and flavors—those passion fruit, tropical, and honey-like aromas mentioned earlier—so much so that the esters primarily define the style. Tripels are also not three times anything. Confusing that fact, there is another Belgian style of beer called a dubbel.
What kind of beer is Allagash?
Allagash White is a take on a traditional Belgian-style wheat beer, brewed with oats and red and white wheat, then spiced with coriander, Curaçao orange peel and an undisclosed secret ingredient.
Is Allagash an ale?
You’ll find refreshment wherever there’s a Little Grove. These sparkling session ales are brewed with fruit for the perfect balance of light, tart, and bright flavor.
Why is Tripel called Tripel?
The name tripel was generally used for the strongest beer in a monastery’s repertoire. The story goes that barrels were traditionally marked with X’s to signify strength, so three X’s would be for that abbey’s tripel.
How is Helles pronounced?
Helles (pronounced “HELL-us”) is the immensely quaffable golden lager downed by the tanker truckful in Bavarian beer halls. Stylistically, it’s a cousin to Pilsener.
What is a TIPA?
But another, more curious style is creeping into the lexicon: the triple IPA (TIPA or IIIPA). The Brewers Association defines an American India Pale Ale as having an ABV of 6.3%-7.5%, while an Imperial or Double IPA should fall somewhere in the 7.6%-10.6% range.
Who made the first Neipa?
The first New England Style IPA (NEIPA) was the Heady Topper, brewed by The Alchemist brewery. Brewer, John Kimmich, took a traditional IPA recipe and decided not to filter nor pasteurize the beer which resulted in a thicker IPA with microscopic compounds, enzymes, and cultures that added both flavor and aroma.
What are the flavors of Allagash Tripel beer?
The goal is to make a Tripel that’s easy to drink despite its complexity and strength. Allagash Tripel is our take on the classic abbey-style, replete with flavors of honey and passion fruit. Despite it’s fruitiness, Tripel has a clean, dry finish—the perfect beer for pairing with almost any meal.
What’s the best beer to drink with Tripel?
Allagash Tripel is our take on the classic abbey-style, replete with flavors of honey and passion fruit. Despite it’s fruitiness, Tripel has a clean, dry finish—the perfect beer for pairing with almost any meal. When it comes to pairing, our favorite food-and-Tripel pairing has to be oysters.
What’s the difference between a Dubbel and a tripel?
A tripel is pronounced the same way as you’d say “triple.” Dubbel is “double.” Singel, “single.” Singel, also called patersbier, which translates to father’s beer, is like a refreshing Belgian session beer. Historically, singels were very low in alcohol and brewed for the monk’s themselves to drink—these beers rarely left the abbey.
Why are there three Xs in a tripel?
The story goes that barrels were traditionally marked with X’s to signify strength, so three X’s would be for that abbey’s tripel. Generally, a lineup of Trappist beers would consist of a few styles: a singel, a dubbel, and a tripel.