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RATINGS: 784   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.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kristall-König (2475) - Oldenburg, - FEB 2, 2013
Im Geruch liegen Rosine, Marzipan, Gewürze, Süße. Antrunk süß, Koriander. Mittig hefig, rosinig, Marzipan. Abgang Marzipan, Vanille, Gewürze und alkoholisch abebbend. Kein Überflieger, hat aber genug Volumen um zu überzeugen.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (809) - CANADA - JUL 29, 2015
Appearance: slightly hazy medium gold with some particulate, a fat finger of rocky ivory head, good retention and moderate lacing. (3/5) Aroma: muted, biscuity malt, caramel, mild citrus and herbal. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (6/10) Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation, warming finish. (3/5) A fairly uninspiring tripel. Nothing stands out as being poorly-done, as such, but then again, nothing stands out as being great. The aromas could be more emphatic, and there’s not much excuse for particulate in any style, but the ABV integration is actually not bad. Bottom line, I wouldn’t say “no” to this, but I wouldn’t go looking for it again, either. (12/20)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (780) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is malt, biscuits, caramel with lemon and spices. In taste boozy with malt upfront. Finish is dry, medium bitter. Ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeverszeuge (636) - GERMANY - JUL 13, 2015
# 3566 ersma: wo kommt das her? manchmal findet man ja was im keller, von dem man keine ahnung hat, wie es da reingekommen ist. orange-bernsteinfarben und leicht trübe. wenig schaum, der recht flüchtig ist. der geruch ist röstmalzig mit karamellnoten. dazu kräuternoten. der antrunk ist süßlich, malzig, melassig. aromen von karamell, nassem heu, herben kräutern und honig. leicht spritig. die mitte bringt hopfen mit, gleichzeitig wird es klebrig an den lippen. der abgang ist überraschend herb, obwohl röstmalz, karamell und das melassige prägend bleiben. die flasche ist ok. fazit: etwas süß und klebrig für ein tripel. die aromen sind bis aufs melassige aber angenehm und ausgewogen. gut trinkbar. 9,10,11,12,12,11 - 10,85

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2870) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle from On the Fly. Close, but no cigar. Everything right in the wheelhouse for the style, herbal and grassy notes, but nothing exceptional.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
theOptimator (327) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Aroma is light belgian, lemony, maybe some tropical fruits, rye bread. Nice but a bit underwhelming... had to really search for the aroma. Appearance is golden straw, crystal clear, tiny little head that fell flat quickly. This was a bottle on a non refrigerated shelf so that could be to blame for the non-existent head.... maybe. Taste is citrus forward, big sweet malt, pronounced bitterness.. maybe from hops but reminds me of orange peel. Palate is medium. This beer has too much alcohol heat and a hint of astringency. No creaminess at all. Comes across a bit watery , flavors disappear quickly. Too bitter for my taste. Overall this beer doesn’t pay off. A difficult beer to do well. Too big and just ends up being sloppy.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pringao_Toribi (312) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 24, 2015
In short: yeasty bitter beer. Aroma: bread, yeast and malts. Appearance: hazy yellow with white foam. Taste: Light sweet and medium bitter. Palate: Lively sour yeast spikes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
corkyrory66 (885) - BELGIUM - MAY 11, 2015
Une triple, certes pas d’abbaye, comme indiqué, mais néanmoins bien typée et d’un niveau abv respectable de 10 % … Signalons le bouchon qui nous parle de brasserie alimentée en solaire... A vrai dire, on s’en tape, c’est dans le verre que ça se passe … Couleur doré brillant, à la clarté nette. Bulles moyennes, partout, très nombreuses. Mousse blanche crémeuse, joli nappage général à 2 mm. Arômes de blé, houblons, pointe d’oignons confits, marmelade de pommes. 1ère bouche quasi veloutée, à la très belle entame pleine, sur malt/houblon/épices. Arrière-bouche où un côté épicé/fleuri un peu indéfinissable domine, agréable mais incongru. 2ème à la très belle texture, et à l’ensemble bien malté, mais pas très harmonieux. Arrière-bouche pleine aussi, longue, mais pas vraiment heureuse. 3ème à la texture splendide, et un peu mieux intégrée. Arrière-bouche large, ample, avec des nuances intéressantes et d’autres moins. Longueur plus nette, très belle, pleine, maltée. Jambes groupées, serrées, fines. Levure douce, mais bien trop faible pour une triple de ce niveau. Alcool pas du tout accablant, progressif, mais il n’harmonise pas l’ensemble. Finale belle et profonde, quoique manquant un peu de complexité. CONCLUSION : beaucoup de bonnes choses donc, en particulier la texture remarquable, mais on manque de l’harmonie des vraies triples ...

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (12716) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Bottle split at LKS HeIgHtS, thanks to Fergus, 21/04/15. Very lightly hazed golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is caramel, grain, paper, straw, pretty basic aroma. Taste improves comprising caramel, light spice, prunes, vanilla, dates, light booze. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, light warming booze in the close. So so affair, a very basic model lacking any depth or complexity.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (966) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2015
35,5cl flesje via Firma Bier Alcoholpercentage van 10% Uitgeschonken in Leffe glas Uiterlijk: goudoranje, schuimkraag trekt snel weg Aroma en smaak: fruitig beetje als dadel, kandijsuiker, honingachtig, erg zoet, Belgisch gist Conclusie: tripel met voornamelijk zoete tonen, daardoor niet echt verrassend ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
The_Osprey (3227) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Bottle share at Leighton’s. Thanks to Fergus. Pale orange, lightly sparkling, pretty clear, small foamy white head. Aroma is biscuits, varnish, caramel, a bit meaty. Body is medium, slightly foamy, low carbonation. Taste is boozey up front, biscuits, buttery, dry. Too much booze up-front for my liking. But alright.


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