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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.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
GuamVice (63) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2013
From Can. Pours Medium Amber with thick foamy white head. Smell a lot of funk and chalkiness, not as much spice or citrus as I expected. Taste is malt/honey forward with some slight musk and a dry bitterness that lingers. Medium bodies with a nice soft layer created on the tongue. I love the Belgian IPA style but I'm still looking for one that is more aggressive on either the IPA or the Belgian side. This one is safe on both fronts. Good news is that it is pretty drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - FEB 18, 2014
16oz can thanks to Manny57
Clear amber with a medium sized off-white head and good lacing. Aroma is dusty, Belgian yeast and fruity. Flavors of caramel, toasted malts and lemon
Tasty, OK

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1349) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Purchased at Bottles & Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home after work, hopefully on one of the last sub-zero days of this winter. Appearance is a lightly cloudy amber gold with a moderate white head that lightly laces to the glass. Aroma of peppermint, light citrus and light tart and clove. Taste finishes with a nice dry bitterness, light tart, light piney hops, nicely done. Thereís nothing outstanding about this brew, but itís really good, solid, and exceptional. Probably the best "session" Belgo-IPA Iíve had yet.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (714) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2014
A Belgian ipa that is really hoppy with a soapy finish. Fruity and smells citruscy. Pours a light yellow. Had at gale street inn. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3612) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Sampled at STL Hops 6th Anniversary Party - Pours clear golden with an off-white head. The aroma has cream, hoppiness, Belgian maltiness, fruity/earthy yeast, caramel and stone fruits. It has a medium crisp body with light sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with pine, citrus, caramel, spice, cream and earth. The finish taste earthy and spicy. Good Belgian IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RespertFTW (483) - Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Draft at bagger daves. Everything about this beer is citrusy and mild. I enjoyed it for dinner. Muted and not an all star but very drinkable.

-- rated with beerbasher

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (568) - Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Really nice hop flavor. Very refreshing. With maybe a touch of honey? I really like it. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1261) - Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Citrus hop aroma, pours a slightly hazy amber with a full white head. The Belgian yeast esters are the predominant flavor, with some grassy hop notes coming forward in the finish. Lingering fruity notes, not a bad beer but I donít think I would class it as an IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier (2830) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2013
On tap in Grand Rapids (MI)
This was a freebie and you couldnít ask for much better. A solid beer that is more Belgian than IPA it goes down very easily. Retaining a strong presence all the way to the end it manages to captivate the palate. I wish I would have been able to bring a few home to try later.

Aroma / Appearance - The dark golden red base is rich like the last leaves hanging from an autumnal tree. The mixture of yeast, malt, wheat, and pine push this towards the sweet end of the IPA spectrum. It is probably the Belgian yeast that does this along with a rich malt bill.

Flavor / Palate - Candy sugar, pine, and yeast warm the tongue. A few seconds later a transition of powered sugar sweeps into the light bitter finish. More malty than usual for an IPA this is still an excellent and affordable option. Even in a crowded Michigan market it manages to set itself apart from the competition.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaroonOrange (124) - - NOV 10, 2013
Dark golden color. Strong wort presence with a touch of yeast, but balanced towards malts for an IPA.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
firstsip (257) - Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Good. Solid floral hop elements with Belgian yeast. Not as remarkable as Trebuchet, however. A more approachable Belgian for those new to the flavor profiles.


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