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Re: Utopias
« Reply #15 on: May 02, 2014, 06:29:58 AM »
Yes it was the triple bock in the slender blue bottle and a cork to boot! Isn't Utopia just the serial continuation? Different bottle tho.

If I remember correctly, some of the barrels from the triple bock were put to use for utopia but the base beer for utopia is a doppelbock that gets a number of repeated maple syrup additions. Then it's barrel aged and blended.
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Re: Utopias
« Reply #16 on: May 02, 2014, 06:40:19 AM »
Having tried the alcoholic soy sauce, I don't think triple bock and Utopias taste anything alike.

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Re: Utopias
« Reply #17 on: May 02, 2014, 08:05:55 AM »
Yes it was the triple bock in the slender blue bottle and a cork to boot! Isn't Utopia just the serial continuation? Different bottle tho.

If I remember correctly, some of the barrels from the triple bock were put to use for utopia but the base beer for utopia is a doppelbock that gets a number of repeated maple syrup additions. Then it's barrel aged and blended.

I wonder what the difference is, then. The triple bock was oak-aged, and used significant maple syrup additions as well.
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Re: Utopias
« Reply #18 on: May 02, 2014, 08:18:45 AM »
Triple bock was still.  Is Utopia carbonated?  I honestly have zero recollection of it other than to know that I drank it on my front porch.  Sometime between my 30th and 35th birthdays.
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Re: Utopias
« Reply #19 on: May 02, 2014, 09:10:41 AM »
Triple bock was still.  Is Utopia carbonated?  I honestly have zero recollection of it other than to know that I drank it on my front porch.  Sometime between my 30th and 35th birthdays.
Utopias is uncarbonated as well.  Def not meant to be drank in 1 sitting :D
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Re: Utopias
« Reply #20 on: May 02, 2014, 04:11:14 PM »
Triple bock was still.  Is Utopia carbonated?  I honestly have zero recollection of it other than to know that I drank it on my front porch.  Sometime between my 30th and 35th birthdays.
Utopias is uncarbonated as well.  Def not meant to be drank in 1 sitting :D

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Re: Utopias
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2014, 06:03:51 PM »
Not sure what its origins are, and I have only tasted it that once( and SWMBO insists that we will never buy it again!) but I for one liked it. It's amazing to think about how they make it and especially how they got there. It is pricey, but I'm happy to say that I tried it and we all loved it. ( or maybe just the experience of "the forbidden fruit" that it has now become for me


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Re: Utopias
« Reply #22 on: May 06, 2014, 11:30:24 AM »
I have a bottle that I had a couple tastes from, but not a big fan.  I have a couple of friends who are opening a brewery, I'll break it open then for their opening.

From what I remember, the triple bock tastes nothing like Utopias.  To me the bock was alcoholic soy sauce, absolutely undrinkable.
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