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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Triomphe: Belgian IPA 6.5% abv 16 oz large tulip glass This beer is made with a classic Belgian style yeast strain that gives the complexity and slight sweetness you may expect from a Belgian style ale, but then reaches deeper providing a smack-down of American hops. Served in a large Tulip glass to capture the and focus the hop aromas.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (7948) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2012
16 ounce can thanks to northernbrews! Thanks! Iíve really wanted to try this brewery., Pours a hazy orange-amber color. About 6 fingers of head atop 4 fingers of beer. Tan and frothy with good retention. Aroma of citrus, spicy and herbal hops, candi sugar, stone fruits, and an earthy note. The taste is herbal, leafy hops, citrus, candied citrus, stone fruits, pale malts, peppery and earthy notes. Medium bodied, low carbonation, smooth. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (4447) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Draft to taster at Brewery Vivant. Looks good; orange with white lacing. Smells solid; grassy hops. Tastes okay, but a little grassy. Mouthfeel is average. Good, not great. The Belgian yeast doesnít stand out as a smoothing agent, but itís still good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7348) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2012
2012-07-08. Crisp golden amber body with tiny beige head. 3+ Flavour is mild, cereally grainy malt, light bitterness. 6+ Lightly yeasty, grassy cereal notes, light "Belgianness" to it, sweet caramel malt notes. Sort of an earthy quality to the hops. 6+ Average bodied palate. Just okay. Can from Cloverleaf, Royal Oaks, Michigan

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDurden24 (1493) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 15, 2012
Golden pour with a white head with a little lacing, Grassy and citrusy aroma. Taste is similar with some maltiness on the backend. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Radek Kliber (6324) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 13, 2012
Radekfest 2012 Ė can 473 ml
Aroma black tea hop character with elements of crystal malt , caramel Belgian notes subdued.
Appearance amber-golden ale with slight haze/ Medium lighter white top.3-
Flavor and Palate : Medium bodied. Bit thinner at walls. Sweet caramel with hop notes on top. Black tea hints. OK.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crackedmachine (464) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Pours hazy copper with a sizable, light-tan head that sticks around for awhile. Aroma is dominated by floral hops, with hints of pine and yeast. Flavor of biscuit, light caramel sweetness, grassy hops, slight citrus. Mildly spicy and bitter finish. Light-bodied. Somewhat sweet, a bit thin, not tremendously hoppy...but delicious, well-balanced, and very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dcschiller (2201) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 18, 2012
16oz can from rayl101. Pours a clear copper color with off-white head and nice carbonation. Some lacing is left behind as the head falls. Aroma is carmel, some citrus, wood. Taste follow suit, but is not overly bitter. Its a bit thin which detracts from the beer although it does make it go down easily. Missing something.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Amber with minimal head. Not quite as hoppy as most IPAs. Slight sweetness to the body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flatmatt (1025) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - APR 16, 2012
16 oz can. Pours amber with a white head. Light grassy, floral hop aroma. Flavor is similar, floral, grassy, hints of citrus hops. Itís an alright pale ale on its own, but Iím not sure where the "Belgian" is supposed to come in.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryan (3187) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - APR 15, 2012
Herbal and slightly medical nose with light honey malt. Really quite hoppy, has to be hallertau, malt is a bit dull, really the only detracting point. Solid.


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