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La Rulles Triple


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The Brewery


Brasserie Artisanale de Rulles
Rue Maurice Grévisse 36
6724 Rulles
Belgium



Beer Style

Triple



The Beer

Brewer Grégory Verhelst swapped his home town of Doornik (Tournai) for the Gaume region at the southernmost tip of Belgium. Now his regional beers, made in the artisan way, have made inroads in their own country and far across its borders.

Rulles strives to produce powerful, but at the same time very quaffable, beers. This brewery fits perfectly into the new wave of innovative microbreweries.

The brewer is very choosy when it comes to the choice of ingredients – he uses malted oats from Scotland, aroma hops from the USA and other carefully selected ingredients.

Grégory keeps track of beer trends, but, at the same time, has both feet firmly planted in the soil of the Gaume. If the best product is created by adhering to tradition, then there is no need for compromise.

His beers ferment in open fermentation basins, just like they have always done. Why is this? Grégory Verhelst is convinced that by using this production method, his beer will develop more delicate aromas.

This stubborn and idiosyncratic approach translates itself into the glass.

The Rulles Triple is a fully-fledged degustation beer with plenty of body and a beautiful hop bitterness. This characterful blond is able to stand up to zesty and spicy dishes.

The brewery’s range also includes the Rulles Blonde, Brune, Estivale, the Cuvée Meilleurs Voeux Christmas beer, the Grande Dix winter beer, the Saison XIII and a pils.

Finally, there is the Rulquin: a blend of a stout and an Oude Geuze from Tilquin.


Alcohol

8.4% ABV

Fermentation

La Rulles Triple is a top-fermented beer that re-ferments in the bottle.

Ingredients

La Rulles Triple is brewed with pale ale malts and pils malts; Warrior, Cascade and Amarillo hops, yeast and water from the Forest of Anlier (a nature reserve).

Colour & Transparency

This triple beer takes on a peach blonde colour in the glass, covered by a cloud of froth.


Serving Temperature

8°C - 10°C / 42°F - 46°F

Serving Glass

La Rulles Triple is served in small Rulles branded tasting glasses; the ideal way to enjoy a beer with friends when sharing a big bottle.


Character, Tastes & Aromas

La Rulles Triple has an aroma of herbs and spices with a slight hint of ginger.

The herbs make another appearance in the refreshing, full taste and contribute to the final, dry and bitter finish.


Culinary

La Rulles Triple shines in combination with a trout cooked in beer in the traditional Ardennes way, a pâté Gaumais, a casserole or a hard cheese.


Keeping and Storage

La Rulles Triple can be stored for up to two years in the bottle. On tap, it can will keep for six months.

Keep the big bottles upright in a cool dark and dry place for optimal storage.


Availability

Bottle ✔       On Tap

Available in large bottles (75cl) and on tap (20l). Although Rulles is a microbrewery in the pure meaning of the term the output is enough to provide enough beer to keep up with demand, even overseas.

In Belgium you will be able to pick up the beer through the usual channels; certainly when travelling the Ardennes this is a hard one to miss.


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