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RATINGS: 1390   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This golden hued ale is marked by passion fruit and herbal notes in the aroma, with subtle suggestions of banana and honey surfacing from its deep and complex palate. The Tripel's finish is remarkably long and soothing.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 23, 2005
Had this one with la fin du monde. Batch 40: Golden, hazy color huge lasting frothy white head, very carbonated. Lots of yeast aromas. Flavor is yeasty with a sour kick. Complex. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (6405) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - FEB 21, 2005
Bottle: Nice citrus aromas with lots of orange peel. Banana in there too. Pours a hazy orangish-yellow with a big white head with very good retention. Lots of citrus with banana in the background. A little sweetness in the finish. Leaves an orange peel aftertaste. Another courtesy of Styles.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SubstanceT (1092) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 21, 2005
Now here ya go. This is much better belgian drink that I actually enjoy. It still has that belgain buisness to it that makes me want to stop drinking but the malts are so much more sweet and enjoyable. This thing is actually drinkable. What else can I say.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2005
Medium amber color with thin white head. Spicy, perfumy aroma. Yeast. Coriander. Fruit. Moderate carbonation. Medium body. Flavor was passable but not exceptional. Typical, in my book, of a Belgian tripel. Bittersweet. Spices. Not my style.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jonathan3584 (323) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2005 Swet. spicy, caramelly. Thin white head that dissipated quickly over a golden body. Round Belgian flavor. Extremely spicy finish with a strong alcohol note. Soft and bubbly with a strong carbonation. Alcohol leaves it feeling clean. Delicous Belgian.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gabbledbabble (60) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - FEB 18, 2005
50F. Smells like pulpy orange juice with a twidge of lemon, and a little rust. Cool. Kinda spicy - coriander, cumin, cardamon, white pepper. Good little sour yawn. Bosc pear. Then the alcohol dries it out; distills these flavors to their bitter essence.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubletriple (52) - Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2005
This is a good beer, but it still doesnt blow me away. I think I find American made tripels lacking, kind of like when Hollywood remakes a great foreign film, just not the same.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
civforprez (229) - Galesburg, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2005
Batch #51. Pours gold with a large, lasting head and great legs. Aroma is of honey, spice, and malt. A sweet smell with a sweet taste, bananas and honey in the taste. Some oragne and perhaps pepper in the taste. A smooth, warming mouthfeel as the alcohol dissipates pff the tongue. Honey, too.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arayaga2 (2122) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 4, 2005
Just like any other good tripel, only less so. Unremarkable aroma and taste. Slightly sweet, slightly spicy and finishes without fanfare

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2005
Golden color with white head. The aroma is sweet but, I couldn’t pick anything special out. Just nothing special going on here.


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