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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
A style originating at the Trappist Westmalle, this strong ale is a bright straw color with a slight chill haze. The delicate spicy Belgian nose and bread, floral, dry finish, nicely mask the alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MaBeer1972 (1838) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 17, 2016
On tap in Reno. Served in a snifter. Slightly cloudy light golden color. Little to no head. Very nice fruity bread nose and flavors. Some spice in the middle. Long dry fruity bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (9231) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 12, 2016
On tap at Brasserie Saint James Reno. Pours bright gold with a modest white head and a floral fruity aroma. There is a fairly bitter pale malt flavor with a dry finish. No hint of Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (4187) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Draft at the brewpub. Hazy bright golden color with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is citrus, lemon, orange, chalk, floral notes, honey. Flavor is mildly sweet, balanced, floral, mildly hoppy finish. Medium bodied with average carb, quite nice on the finish. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1524) - CANADA - SEP 8, 2015
Appearance: clear medium gold with one finger of dense white head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: stone fruit, sweet malt and honey, bready yeast, banana, floral. (6/10) Taste: moderately strong sweet, mild bitter, light pepper. (6/10) Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, lightly spicy finish. (3/5) Not bad, but a bit sweeter than I’d prefer. I suspect a fair bit of that is the high ABV, which also comes through as a warming in the finish and a slight harshness at the back of the throat. The stone fruit and apple also start to taste a little browned as the bottle progresses and the hop character fades. Mind you, that description probably sounds a bit more negative than I intended - ultimately this is a decent, if unremarkable, tripel. (13/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (10244) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Another straightforward brew that is quite prototypical of the style. As such, it’s not a standout, but solid and enjoyable. Floral and spicy, with some bubblegum and dough in the finish."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (7067) - Utah, USA - AUG 25, 2014
On tap at the brewpub
Clear golden with a medium sized white head, lots of lacing. Aroma is fruity and sweet malts. Taste is fruity and peppery
Nice, clean

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9140) - Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have Belgian yeast, some fruity notes, floral hops, mild spicy notes, some alcohol comes through. Some sweet malts cut the alcohol. Not bad, but not my favorite from these guys.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8572) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Draft. Amber beer with a cream head. Malt and light spice aroma. Malt and yeast flavor with light fruitiness. Medium bodied. Malt and yeast linger with light fruitiness and light earth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 22, 2013
On tap @ Brasserie St. James. Golden pour with a white head. Sweet bread, banana, and pear. A hint of honey, somewhat floral, and a mild spice note. Not as sweet on the flavor as I expected. Banana, bread, and a bit of caramel. Pears, honey, and spice. Lightly floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdavidh (164) - California, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Very nice nose, spicy and hoppy. Refreshing but strong flavor. Very solid trippel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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