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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Available year round.

It all began when a circus owner’s misfortune at a game of cards bestowed the city of Avondale with a great gift. His prize attraction, Miss Fancy the Elephant, would inadvertently become the city’s greatest spokesperson. Known as the Queen of Avondale, Miss Fancy performed a wonder of tricks at her home in Avondale Zoo. During prohibition, City Hall kept a special Miss Fancy reserve on hand at all time in order to treat her stomach aliment. When her stomach starting acting up, Mr. Todd would call the prohibition officers down to the zoo for a little hooch action.

Miss Fancy’s Tripel is a strong Belgian golden ale rich in flavor and alcohol. The use of malts, traditional hops, a proprietary yeast blend and Belgian candi sugar creates a very special beer named after a very special elephant. Miss Fancy’s Tripel is remarkably smooth and refreshing for such a high ABV beer. CAUTION! Miss Fancy’s Tripel is brewed for humans but strong enough for elephants.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5849) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2012
(milk jug growler) clear yellow, clear bubbles, but few and far between. Nose of candi sugar, alcohol, golden raisins, a bit vinous and grapey. Taste is vinous, alcohol, golden raisin, not very complex or interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jzzbassman (1525) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Growler. Pours a nice hazy gold with a thin white head. Aroma heavy on the spices, light on the alcohol which is very well hidden. Flavor is yeasty, bready, overy good example of the style without the sweetness that I find off-putting in so many US versions of the style. Very solid beer. Easy to drink and easy to like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - JUN 23, 2012
Light spicy aroma with a lot of cardamom. Tastes of raisin and spice. Its pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Growler from Liquor Express. Poured Golden with a thin white head. Nice aroma of honey, clove, perfume, and fruit esters. The flavor found fruit and spices. Medium body, sweet, and a spicy aftertaste. Decent tripel... what?! Did I just say a decent tripel made in Alabama!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1591) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Draft at J Clyde Birmingham. Hazy bright gold with no head. Huge yeasty mildly sweet nose. Taste is very yeasty with a honey sweet flavor. Some very mild spiciness. Just a tad too thick and sweet for me but a good attempt at a traditional tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4742) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 9, 2012
Pleasant, mild banana nose with just a little non-objectionable sogginess... Though the aroma was a bit overpowered by the simmering mash or wort in the taproom. Lightly misty, medium gold. Not much head. Well-buttered, peaches and plum tanginess. Melon rind, lemon pith notes. A little woody, alcohol astringency. Medium sweet. Medium body, finish curls your tongue a bit. Pretty good. Taproom. Entered from the company iPad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - APR 1, 2012
Draft at the brewery. Glowing golden pour with a thin white head. Scent is honey sweet. Taste is fruity and yeasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Draft. Pours a clear golden with a medium-sized white head. Aroma and flavor are quite malty, honey, some fruity esters, a clean bitterness, restrained Belgian funk, but also a pronounced yeasty quality. Quite good.

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