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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 2.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
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This year's trippel is pale in color; medium bodied, lightly hopped, and finishes off with a smooth and sweet taste (17 IBU).


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gwfrankpsu (231) - McKinleyville, California, USA - AUG 6, 2003
At Michigan Beer Fest. Candy aroma, golden color - then I tasted. Way, way tooooo sweet. This beer misses the mark, body to light for a trippel, weak flavor - just not a very good beer.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClarkVV (3863) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 4, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2007 2004 MSBF draught. Listed as a 2001 Belgian. Being a sucker for vintage beers, I happily gave this one a try. Pours a soft yellow gold, not so much hazy as it was transluscent. Small white head. Smells of sweet bananas, alcohol, sugary malt and light citrus. Flavor is lightly syrupy, giving a medium to medium full body. Palate is smooth and fluid, quite drinkable. Low carbonation and a big maltiness make this one quite sweet as mentioned by many others here, but I found this one to still be solid on the basic flavor. Though I much prefer perfumy, crisp, yeasty alcoholic trippels to the sweet, softer fruitier ones, I still enjoyed this one. Belgian yeast is noticeable, candi sugar in abundance with lots of golden fruit (sweet ripe pears, bananas, apricots, peaches). Not a beer that makes you ponder its complexities as you drink it, but a good drinkable rendition, I thought.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
BBB63 (5750) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2003
At Michigan Brewers Guild Fest: I didn't takes many notes here, the aroma and taste were sticky sweet with a moderate alcohol presence. No hops, no balance, a bad attempt at a Tripel. I have some good beers from Big Buck, this is NOT one of them. Drain pore. The worst at the fest, but not an exclusive Michigan beer, so I guess it okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (18970) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2003
Sampled draught at Big Buck, Grapevine, Texas.
This time I will most certainly go against the grain. I really liked this beer. Pale amber. Lightly acidic toffee aroma. Soft, mature and with mightly maltiness. Sweet and big, but still discrete. Notes of berries. Flavourful and subtle.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nuffield (3639) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2003
I didn't agree that the alcohol was so well hidden here. But more important, this is a sticky, cheap version of a Tripel, with a light golden color and a complete lack of complexity. (on tap, Grapevine, TX location)

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2003
The menu actually bragged about the bubble gum flavor that the "belgium candy sugar" produced. It tasted like freaking Bubbleyum! I couldnt believe they did this to this style. The only good thing is that the alcohol was masked unbelievably well.


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