Steamworks Brewing Co. – Blitzen Belgian Tripel

Steamworks Brewing Co. – Blitzen Belgian Tripel

Rating

3.9 out of 5
Aroma
3.7 out of 5
Appearance
3.8 out of 5
Taste
3.9 out of 5
Palate

Total

3.8
3.8 out of 5

Overview

  • Type: Belgian, Pilsner
  • Brand: Steamworks Brewing Co.
  • Pros:

    Big and warming winter flavour in a Belgian Tripel

  • Cons:

    Very sweet

  • Conclusion:

    Unique Pilsner pushed beyond typical boundaries

Steamworks Brewery Blitzen Belgian Tripel Review Steamworks Brewing Co. – Blitzen Belgian Tripel Review

The Blitzen is a Belgian Tripel style beer by Steamworks Brewing Co. This beer pours a golden-straw colour with a single finger of head that leaves light lacing behind on the glass. The beer smells strongly of coriander, candi-sweetness and a defined Belgian-wheat tone. The aroma is a combination of wheat, Belgian spice and sugar sweetness. The body is big and bold with a sweet creaminess to it. The coriander spice, and a mild Belgian yeastiness and candi-sweetness meld with a kick of booziness. The beer isn’t over the top but a 9.0% alcohol content is hard to hide. The beer isn’t boozy but you will be well aware that the beer has potential to knock you off your feet. ; this beer is a tad creamy and sweet, verging on being a desert beer. The Blizen is a well crafted Belgian Tripel that will warm your soul on the coldest of winter days.

 

ABV – 9.0%
IBU – 20
Hops – Fuggles, Sterling
Size – 650ml
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