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Big Al Jerome Tripel
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 267   ABV: 8.9%
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A Belgian-style Strong Ale with a spicy yeast character complimented by a crisp, grassy rye finish.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nealblind (761) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Gold clear pour. Yeasty grainy aroma. Tastes yeasty. Dry and light for a trippel which is good. alcohol well hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sblakey (15) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 31, 2010
On tap at Big Al’s in West Seattle. Very little hop aroma, nice Belgian yeasty flavor.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 14, 2010
big al brewing company--Seattle, WA--big al tripel 8.90% ABV. 15 IBU’s? Mild lace white head. Cloudy bright orange color. Rich malty Belgian fruit ester mild hop front. Sweet smooth rich malty Belgian body. Clean mildly hoppy EtOH hint end. Rich smooth malty tripel. (4.0 / 5.0) Sampled 5 oz. Taster @ Fremont Oktoberfest 9/25/2010.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2709) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 26, 2010
On tap at Big Al’s West Seattle. Pours out golden topped with a small head. Aroma is very complex a surprise to me. Sweet pit fruit, spice, belg yeast, and bread dough. Taste much as the aroma with good sweetness, spice, and yeast. A pretty good triple.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SrSilliGose (3257) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 29, 2010
tap. pours a clear dark golden with some nice lace. notes of candied sugar- quitesweet. admit i’m not a huge fan of this style, especially from america. a healthy dose of melons, honey dew, and light booze to round things out. okay, not my favorite.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2010
Bright gold, strong thick white head. Juicy honeydew melon aroma. Nice and smooth candied sweetness up front, leads to a balanced peppery midpalate. There the candied sugar catches up and finishes a touch sweet. Somewhat light in body, very easy to drink for what I believe is 9%.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - MAR 30, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2010 3/30/09 On draft at the brewery. Aroma is phenol forward, with light plastics and pepper, very genuine. Appearance is light gold with a slight haze and well maintained white head. Flavor is peppery candy sweetness forward, but not overly sweet, with a faint earthy background from moderate but evident hops. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a slight citrus tang and a medium carb texture. Overall, very well balanced, but with the complexity to satisfy the purists.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillKismet (3335) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 7, 2009
Bronzed body with a Brussels laced head. Estery nose with some uric and yeastiness and Belgian funk. So-so yeast-alchol fused body with a yeasty wine tinge. Pretty middling.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAR 1, 2009
Draft@ Brouwers Cafe. Clear amber with a white head. Yeasty, spicy, light pit fruit aromas. Smooth medium body. Decent enough taste is bready pale malt, spices, and yeasty, with some pit fruit sweetness. Like many New World Tripels this one is too sweet and spicy for my palate. Decent enough to drink, though.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 20, 2009
On tap at Brouwers. The aroma is a little lacking. Soft notes of apple, pear, clove, pepper, sugars. Pours a hazy golden with a thin head. The flavor is more or less predominantly apple and pear, a touch of straw and dust, and some sugary sweetness. Rather robust carbonation, finishes somewhat dry. Not bad, just didn’t do much from me, and I am now coming to expect more from Big Al Brewing.


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