Clutch Brewing Company Three on the Tree


Clutch Brewing Company


Three on the Tree Belgian Tripel


Clutch Brewing Company Three on the Tree Belgian TripelClutch Brewing Company Three on the Tree is a Belgian Tripel with 9.5% alcohol by volume. It is a collaboration between the Clutch Brewing Company and Lakeville, Minnesota's Angry Inch Brewing. It is brewed with Spanish Poliflora honey Worker B honey, three different malts, and hops. Fermentation aromas dominate with stone fruit, a hint of grape, traces of citrus, low intensity alcohol, honey and a trace of grainy sweetness. It pours brilliant deep gold under a 2” white cap lacy with good retention. The flavors are all there, blending spicy fruit, stone fruit, hints of grape, honey, and pepper leavened by soft spicy alcohol and a moderate bitterness that grows to medium in the finish. The beer is a little too sweet, especially in the finish. The carbonation is a little low, coming in at medium low. The body is medium and there is a mild warming from the alcohol that slowly grows on you. High carbonation would put this beer over the top. The carbonation would dry things out a bit and lighten the body. This would be more successful as a bottle conditioned beer. I rate it 75.

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