Colonial Brewing Truffle Tripel

Colonial Brewery

Released July 11th, 2014

'I had a Truffle Tripel at the Truffel Kurfuffle.� Try saying that after a few of them at the annual Truffle Kerfuffle festival in Manjimup, sponsored by Colonial Brewing... The Truffle Tripel was created by the Margaret River brewer for the festival and is a Belgian style ale using fresh local truffles that follows in the footsteps of their truffle porter in 2013. Only 11 kegs were concocted by the brewers at the Edith Cowan University (ECU) brewhouse using five kilos of truffles from The Wine & Truffle Company: that's just under 500g of truffle per keg. They also made their own clear candi sugar using the ECU 50 litre pilot brew system, which did its thing alongside a Belgian ale yeast strain, French hops and Belgian pilsner malt.After spending more than a week in the beer, the truffles ended up in the hands of chefs from The Print Hall, Amuse and Colonial Brewing. According to the head brewer the beer boasts much of the banana and clove aromas you might expect from the yeast whilst the truffle sits quietly in the back waiting to be discovered. 'Once you stopped thinking about it you get it,� apparently. Three kegs disappeared at the festival but the remainder are appearing at Colonial's WA venues. PP

Style
Truffled Belgian Tripel
ABV
9.5%
Stockists

Colonial Brewery

The Print Hall, Perth

The Raffles, Applecross

The Royal on the Waterfront, East Perth

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Name
Colonial Brewery
Address

Osmington Road
Bramley
Margaret River

Phone
(08) 9758 8177
Open Hours

Fri: 11am to 10pm
Sat: 11am to 8pm Sun - Mon: 11am to 6pm

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