Beer Review: Off Color Brewing, Sibling Rivalry

Overall: 4 out of 5, great hop aroma from the Sorachi Ace, soft malt flavor, and crisp carbonic bite

Category: Belgian style Tripel

Appearance: Hazy golden color, non-persistent off-white head

Aroma: Lemon, bubble gum aroma from the Sorachi Ace, nice Belgian yeast ester aroma.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, decent carbonic bite in the finish.

Flavors: Bread dough malt flavor, Belgian yeast phenol/ester flavors. The phenol flavor is interesting, almost latex(ish). This beer absolutely hides its 8.5% ABV!

Aftertaste: I mainly get malt in the aftertaste following the dissipation of the carbonic bite.

Food Pairing: Pair with a zesty salad, the lemon flavors of the Sorachi Ace will play well with a balsamic vinaigrette. This beer would handle white meat with ease.

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I encourage you to visit the Off Color Brewing website to find out more about Chicago based brewery.

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