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Bellwoods Phantom Limb

Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: Abbey Tripel
Toronto, Canada


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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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At the lighter-bodied end of the Belgian style Tripel category, this pale gold-orange ale is spicy, fruity and floral with notes of apricot, peach and clove. Trappist yeast with bravo, styrian golding and sterling hops. Body is pilsner, oats, wheat and abbey malt. Pilot was brewed stronger to 9.5% (draft only). Draft 7.5% ABV, bottles refermented and 8% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (841) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange copper, half finger of lumpy fluffy white head, some spots of lace. Nose is sweet, peach, apricot, yeasty. Tastes a bit spicy, tart, bitter. Really quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuperTiti33 (744) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
Blonde trouble. Gros collet. Très Banane. Épice. Malt. Muscade. Gomme balloune. Levuré.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (415) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
2016/03/10 - Pours a hazy, orange-straw colour with a foamy, off white head that slowly reduces and leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is dough, yeast, spices, stone fruit (peaches and apricots) and honey. Really nice aroma. Taste is yeast, clove, cardamom, peach, apricot, honey and light herbal hops. Mouthfeel is medium with average carbonation and a herbal, drying finish. ABV is nicely hidden. Aroma is awesome, but I found the flavour slightly dull. Still, a good brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6753) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 6, 2015
bottle shared at CBW, Buffalo NY. Medium bodied deeper golden pour. fruity tripel, peach notes, somewhat sweet, mild clove notes. Good mouthfeel, Nice tripel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Yamato (31) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 2, 2015
A little cloudy amber color. Chocolate, fruity aroma. Crisp, light. A little hoppy. Tastes good after 2 glasses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2214) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2014
500ml bottle from the brewery via Nick. Orange copper with a nice billowy eggshell head. Belgian yeast, light allspice and fresh bread, very light citrus presence that makes this quite refreshing, light apple and faint malt as well. Moderate+ carbonation, moderate body, bitter, becomes nicely dry with yeast, spice, peach skin and bit of bread. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (7059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
[5738-20130824] Tap. Mild lemon hops aroma. Hazy, orange tan body with a quick foamy white head. Bitter lemon hops flavour. Medium body. Tasty. (8/3/7/3/15) 3.6
(Tap Takeover @ Volo, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deepeary (271) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
500 ml bottle from the brewery. Pours a cloudy caramel colour, white head. Smells yeasty,, has some fruity esters. Taste hits the same notes, a bit on the dry side. Light, super stealthy abv. Pretty tame brew. Aftertaste developed a bad sour/bitter note as it warmed up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GregClow (2958) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from the brewery. Sunset golden-orange with a slight haze and a thin & persistent white head. Punchy aroma with notes of stone fruit - esp. apricot - and tart apple, and spicy hints of clove and allspice. Flavour starts with a simple malt sweetness with a hint of candi sugar, but starts to develop layers of complexity as it goes across the palate, especially once it warms. Apricot, nectarine, peppery yeast, clove, lemon zest, cut grass, candied orange and more all come through at one point or another. Finish has a slight medicinal character that is the only off-note for me. Otherwise, an excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1546) - , Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2014
(bottle) hazy orange amber colour with a tall off white head; aromas of fruit, champagne, flowers; mostly dry, clean, refreshing flavour

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