From Unibroue – Trois Pistoles (Three Coins) is named after a small village in the region of Les Basques in Québec. Founded over 300 years ago, Trois Pistoles gave birth to several legends, including one about a sailor who dropped his tumbler overboard and exclaimed, “Trois Pistoles!” in reference to its worth in old Spanish currency.
Unibroue – Trois Pistoles – 12 oz. bottle poured into a goblet. 9% abv. Purchased at Beverages and More, Pasadena, CA
Appearance: Pours a midnight maroon with a fluffy head that subsides to a white ring.
Aroma: Unripe strawberries, sour grapes, fruity Belgian yeast, and brown sugar.
Taste: Sweet red grape, plum skin, clove and spicy hop.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and fizzy.
Overall: Another solid, tasty and strong beer from Unibroue.