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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
This traditional Belgian-style triple is strong, fruity, and slightly sour. It starts with a big malt presence, followed up by a pronounced candy sugar sweetness, and balanced with a spicy hop finish. A must-try. Ask your server for a taste!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
auerbrau (3199) - Ithaca, New York, USA - DEC 20, 2007
On tap at the brewpub. Old lemons and faint spice aroma. Golden glow in clarity topped with white lace. Flavor is pure sugar syrup, oranges and phenols. A bit of mess. Way too much malt presence. Carbonation is weighed down. Alcohol snares the sinuses. Rubbery. Yeast have gotten too bold. Unpleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlabastorJones (814) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 13, 2007
orange body with no head, sweet cream aromatic yeast stank, soooo sweet, bitters, alc buzz in the background, warming and lingering, sweet apple sugar... sort of like a bowl of cheerios with a ton of sugar on top of it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dsm (109) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 10, 2007
sample at brewpub. Very spicy and strong. The alcohol should be better masked. My girlfriend says it is like drinking sugary scotch, and I agree.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goblincat (398) - Petersburg, Michigan, USA - DEC 1, 2007
12oz - The aroma is a blend of candy, malt, and spice. The taste seems to be a blend of candy sugar and some spices, with a bit of pepper and alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2007
Bottle from hoppymeal. Pours a dirty gold with absolutely no visable carbonation...had me worried. Solid Belgian yeast, fruit and spiced nose. Mouthfeel is a bit viscious, but has a nice covering of the palate. Very limited carbonation, which hurts its rating. The taste is a bit cloying with sweetness...although I do get some apricots, bananas and lemons in there. It’s almost like they forgot to ferment the wort...or if they did they had lousy attenuation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
milewide (1824) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2007
Another flat beer from Arbor---few bubbles and little head. Nice fruity/spicy taste however, Cloudy brown color with solid body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silphium (3190) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 6, 2007
Murky orange-brown body, thin off-white head. Strong spicy nose with bold pineapple and other fruits. The first thing I notice in the body is its harsh alcohol bite, followed by the cloying, sticky, sweet, musty fruits. Cloves are also prominent. The overall effect is a not-so-pleasant tonic of sorts. A surprising drainpour from Arbor Brewing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1156) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 5, 2007
12 oz bottle: Pours a cloudy golden/amber color with little to no head. Aroma is fruity with orange and lemon coming out first, big spice presence too with clove coming out, and a nice malt texture as well. Flavor is nicely sweet like candy with the fruitiness and spices coming through in the taste as well. Palate is lightly sticky with a lingering spice note that is quite enjoyable. Overall, pretty damn good stuff in my personal opinion. I would buy this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JJClark (551) - Roscoe, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2007
Bottle from trade with kmweaver. Thanks Ken! Pours a hazy light golden color with a dent size white head. Aroma of wheat, bananas and cirtus. Taste is semi sweet that resembles a wheat beer. Has a smoothh dry finish. Nice easy to drink brew that has a crisp clean flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2007
12oz - Aroma of bubblegum and sweet yeasty bread. Pours clear yellow with a small ring head and decent lacing. Flavor matches aroma. Palate is sticky and sweet. While this was a tasty brew, it didn’t strike me as anything special.

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