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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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (783) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a clear reddish amber with a small (less than 1 finger) white fizzy head that dissipated in a matter of seconds down to a very small collar, which created some poor spotty lacing. The aroma was of a light cereal malt and a sweet funky yeast with notes of candi-sugar, apple, dark fruit (plums and cherries) and a slight sour alcohol presence. The taste was a tad malty sweet with a mild candied apple flavor early on, becoming mildly yeasty with a nice note of dark fruit, a slight sourness and a mild alcohol tinge at the end. The flavor hung on for a decent time proceeding the swallow with a sour fruity taste left to linger well after all other flavors were gone. Mouthfeel was light in body with a dry watery texture and a lively carbonation. Overall a very unique tasting brew, one that has a mix of a Belgian Tripel and a sour beer blended extremely well giving this brew a superb drinkability and flavor...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (8197) - Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2015
355ml bottle. Orange/gold pour. Aroma is white wine and tangy fruits. Flavor is surprisingly smooth for 10% and surprisingly tripel-like. Honey and citrus and some smooth nougaty caramel malt. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fajry (832) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 7, 2015
Fľaša. Tmavo zlatá farba, pena skoro žiadna. Vôňa ovocná, korenistá, alkoholová. Chuť ovocná, jemne karamelová, korenistá a samozrejme alkoholová. Alkohol dosť vyráža. Telo plnšie, suchá dochuť.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
petergaynor (136) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 6, 2015
Pours a haxy orange gold. Nose is metallic herbs. Taste is quite metallic with nice sweetness and a hint of funky yeast

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gurthnar (2255) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle by Fajry, thanks. Aroma typical Belgian trippelly, spicy, light fruity. Clear deep golden colour with a spark. Taste is heavy, spicy, candy noticed. Classic. Good one. Rather hard drinking though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheFoamhead (124) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2015
This US Tripel is less hoppy than it’s traditional compatriotes from Europe - which is quite funny, seen the fact that the US brewers often tend to overhop their beers. But that’s not bad at all. You’ll get a full load of dried fruit, a high alcoholic warmth and a sticky finish as if you’d had a 12 years old Tawny Port. A rather hoppy european beer style interpreted by a US brewery - that might have been a overhopped bitter-bomb. But no, this brew is smooth, warming and even on the sweeter side for a Tripel. Very enjoyable!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2374) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 29, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear medium amber color with a white 2" head, strips of lace. Good aroma of malt and hops. Taste is sweet malt that adds full-bodied hops on the swallow, both malt and hops drifting comfortably to a medium finish. Really deceptive for 10% abv, so beware! A tasty, hoppy Abbey Tripel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (5147) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle from ABC Beers, Den Haag. Poured a clear light amber with a thin broken white head. The aroma is big yeast, malt, boozy alcohol. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich yeast resin alcoholic bitter palate and a long bitter finish. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewGoblin (497) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
A tasty little beer brewing day morning treat. Velvety smooth looking liquid gold with a thin and effervescent white head. Tasty notes or wheat, basement, honey, caramel, black pepper, bubblegum, light booze grace the nostrils. Happily, the same flavours come out, some vinousness as well. Fuller bodied than expected with a slick, almost syrupy mouthfeel and mid light carbonation. A tasty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjorsvdg (103) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Deze Amerikaanse tripel heeft een heerlijk rijke smaak, zure ondertoon, maar ook fruitig. Amper schuim, dat is jammer. Wel zeer aan te raden.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cenzura (158) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 1, 2014
Aroma: sweet fruits, caramel, biscuit and cloves. Taste: fruits, yeast, alcohol, brown sugar and some of apple sourness. Almost no head, no lacing and medium carbonation. Price [Warsaw, Poland] 15PLN (bottle)

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