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RATINGS: 788   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Notes from 10/15/11 review: A - Pours a hazy golden orange with a foamy off-white head with minimal lacing. S - Apricots, peaches, apple sauce, banana bread, oranges, spice, doughy yeast, slight phenolic plastic with a sweet pale malt backdrop. T - Spiced apples, sugary malt, heavy on the apricot, pureed peaches, sugary pale malt, spicy cherry alcohol on the finish. M - Firm medium body with low carbonation. This one is on the hot side. Lots of nice stone fruit along with a descent yeast strain but the alcohol tends to get in the way of everything. Serving type: bottle 10-17-2011

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (622) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle of BeerGeek Bottle Shop, Prague. Clear golden with a medium size, white head, long lasting, leaving lacing. Sweet, crisp flavor, yeast, honey, figs. Smooth and sweet mouthfeel. Taste has a direct impact on alcohol, sweet flavors, banana, caramel, apricot, honey, but does not hide booze tastes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SarkyNorthener (3083) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2015
Bottle shared from stirchley wines. Amber beer with small head. Aroma is sweet malts and toffee. Taste is sweet malts, caramel, a little boozy and spice. Medium bodied. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (2365) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle thanks to rich the villan. Murky brown decent head. Aroma is toffee malts taste same some banana jam nice sweetness light bitter. Decent body. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichTheVillan (4689) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle from Sarkynortherner cheers Martin; clear amber pour with a thin white head, aroma has light yeast and marmalade, taste has sweet orange jam, a hint of banana, ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (871) - 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)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (1045) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2960) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
theOptimator (329) - 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.

   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.

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