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RATINGS: 778   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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The brewers of Anderson Valley had to conjure the High Priestess of Fermentation to help them formulate and create this rare hand-crafted elixer. It is luxuriant, smooth, more that a little wild, and at 10% alcohol, it's bound to raise your spirits. Open the Bottle and greet the High Priestess. You are worthy.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1328) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2006
Bottle... Pours a nice orange with a small head. Fruity aroma, some slight alcohol scent. Flavor of fruits and light alcohol- not overly syrupy, but with a thinge of sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RateandPillage (426) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 3, 2006
Pours orange with a thin white head. Fruit, alcohol, and bread in aroma. Some wood and lots of alcohol in flavor. Alcohol presence is too dominant. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldRaspy (292) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 31, 2006
Poured from teh bottle a cloudy golden color with a small off-white head that fades into nice lacing. Aroma was of yeast, caramel, and a bit fruity. Flavor was sweet and a bit fruity maybe raisins or plums. Nice mediium body with an alcohol kick that warms as it goes down.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Probiere (992) - Iowa, USA - JAN 31, 2006
Meh. There is a LOT of alcohol in this--it practically dominates the flavor, and what flavor isn’t alcohol is syrupy sweet and uncomplicated. It would be cloying were it not for the cutting power of the-you guessed it-alcohol. Way too hot and borders on disgusting.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gputty (456) - Virgina Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 29, 2006
From bottle. Pours a cloudy, dull orange with small, off-white head. Nose is of sweet dried fruits, spices and yeast. Flavor is more of the same, sweet, with some alcohol in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JAN 28, 2006
Bottle provided by OldRaspy. Pours orange amber, with a small off white head. Nose is sweet yeast and fruity, a touch of spice (light clove?) Flavor is on the sweet side, fruity in almost a fruit punch way, some more light spices. Decent medium body, very drinkable. Warming alcohol in the finish. Pretty nice triple, and a bargain.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CMUBEERMAN (421) - - JAN 23, 2006
I think this one gets kind of shit on in the ratings dept...I’ts better than their dubble, but not that good of a tripel. Whatever...it looks good but the head doesn’t stay around like a belgian head should. Tastes pretty fruity...no much yeast or malt profile. But hey it was easy to drink and better than a 3.3.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 13, 2006
Clear , orange-hued, under a sizeable, creamy head. Sweet, fruity nose. Smooth, lightly hoppy, bits o’ spice. Nice and easy, going down. big spicy fruit, medium bodied, light, yet lingering finish. Doesn’t have enough presence, or character, though, to be memorable. Alcoholic content is well-hidden...at first. Then comes the brandy feel, and the burn. Nice enough, though. Not quite a typical, or a trancendent tripel, but nice.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10840) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2006
Red copper ale with nice white head. Sweet coriander and oranges ina roma with light alcohol and hops. Rather thin sweet candy sugar in mouth, with warm alcohol and light orange peels. Short and thin. DumDum’s Belgian Sendoff on August 25, 2005.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3188) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2006
Slightly hazy orange body, thin light tan head, clumping, creamy. Aroma with notes of pineapple, white grape, spice (peppery), and alcohol. Slightly tart body with pineapple, toast, and a spicy bitter finish with hot alcohol notes. Heavy on the spices and less complex than many examples.


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