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This shows our Triple after only 7 days in the bottle. It is a little yeasty here, and clears out more completely in 2 to 3 weeks.
What can I say? It is a very good beer. It's not a session beer by any means. A good evening beer with sweet dreams ahead.
This is a great Belgian triple. This needs to be well oxygenated and I agree with some other reviewers that it could use an additional liquid yeast pack when pitching. I have brewed this kit a few times (I lose count) and the last batch gave a much higher attenuation due to good oxygenation and a small amount of yeast nutrient.
I am a fan of the Quad and was going to order another one when I thought I would try the Triple instead. Brewed on 31 May, used a yeast starter and O2. Excellent fermentation, OG 1.099 (?), FG 1.032. Tried it three weeks after bottling to ensure carbonation and it was very good. Not sure if it measures up to the Quad because, like all big, complex beers, it needs to age. I brewed the Dark Strong just prior to this so now I will have one of each - side by side - to enjoy in the future!
This is my third batch of this kit. Friends and family can't get enough of it. Very smooth wheat beer, with a pronounced kick. Nice color and good head retention for a wheat beer.
Needs to be well aerated in order to complete fermentation.
While it's a bit too malty for my personal taste, this beer is a big hit with a wide variety of friends. It has a potent kick, as well - I've called it "A-D-D" beer with the tag that when you drink a few of these you'll "See Shiny Things," and could tend to get easily distracted. It's very possible that you'll miss a few details as the afternoon/evening wears on, but the buzz certainly is worth it.
As for the brewing process, I was a bit surprised by the 6.5 gallon instructions, but went with it after a bit of coaching from the Williams brew experts. I needed a new brew pot, anyway, so it was welcome justification to upgrade and upsize the kettle. No issues through the brewing/fermenting/bottling segments. Overall a good beginner/intermediate skill brew.
Our Belgian Triple uses Wyeast 1214 Belgian Ale