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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Initially only available on draft. Draft version brewed in Irvine, bottled version brewed in San Jose.

Our Tripel pours a hazy deep gold with a creamy head. Upfront aromas of fresh plums, orange, white flowers and a hint of hay evolve into aromas of caramel malt and cola as the glass warms. A very balanced flavor profile and a creamy mouthfeel lead into a light malt sweetness with a final transition into a hint of warming alcohol and soft drying bitterness.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6017) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2013
bottled, thanks to bu11zeye, golden yellow pour with white foam, aroma is candied sugar, clover and yeast, flavors of loquats, candied sugar, clover honey, malt, bright finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5537) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2013
(500ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye) clear gold, fine white lasting bubbles.Nose of gold raisins, belgian yeast, light funk, golden raisins. Taste of gold raisins, belgian spicy yeast, leather, spicy linger, a nice example of a tripel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2013
500ml bottle from Binny’s Plainfield, #5458/6500. Pours a hazed, golden colored body with a finger-width, dense and frothy, off-white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is florals fruits and orange peel with some hints of banana. A bit of a clove phenol with a light yeasty pepper, a light grass, a touch of candi sugar, and a somewhat grainy and bready pale malt backing. Flavor is similar. Floral fruits with some banana and pear as well as a light orange peel. Grainy, bready, lightly sweetened pale malts balance a light grass and pleasant yeasty pepper spice really well. A bit of a clove note, touches of candi sugar, and a light grass at the end as this finishes dry and spicy with just a touch of alcohol. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium body and a soft, lively, medium-high carbonation. Overall, I am generally not a tripel fan, but this one was done really well. Dry and spicy with a nice fruity essence while never getting too sweet or boozy. Really nice beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3194) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Pour is a bright golden with a white head. Aroma is some fruityness with lots of candi sugar. Flavor is again with some fruit. Finish is grassy hops and kinda bitter. Just an ok triple. Maybe using another yeast strain would have done better things for me. Nothing really came out for me with the one and it is super dry.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2590) - California, USA - DEC 14, 2012
14 dec 2012, bottle. Gold, steady bubbles, clear. Nose is sweet wort, but not too dark. Med body and faintly fizzy. Tastes of straw, rock candy, a bit bitter, faint caramel. Only ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4706) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Hazy deep copper coloured body with an orange glow and a thin, one centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of pale malt, yeast, coriander seed, curacao, hay, grass and a bit of alcohol. Medium-bodied; Strong yeast flavour at first then showing some wheat, alcohol, earth, caramel and a hint of the coriander seed and a tiny amount of citrus. Aftertaste is a bit complex with the yeast and alcohol coming through mostly and a hint of sweetness and a twinge of spices near the end. Overall, excited to try this, but it didn’t deliver in the way I’d expect - a fairly one dimensional tripel with some decent flavours but nothing overwhelming. I sampled this 50 cL bottle purchased from Olive Tree Market Place in San Diego, California on 01-May-2012 for US$6.49 sampled at home in Washington on 29-November-2012.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10931) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle from Bine & Vine. Pours hazy orange/gold with a foamy/creamy near-white head. Aroma is floral and fruity. Near full bodied. There’s light banana ester and the typical Belgian yeast/spice. Lightly sweet with some off-setting bitterness. There’s no doubt this is a tripel. Goes towards medium dark pitted fruit in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6436) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle from Taylor’s Market, Sacramento. Pours cloudy golden with a thin off-white head and a floral fruity aroma. There is a carbonated caramel malt flavor that starts sweet, then turns grassy and bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3814) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Aroma is heavily spicy and malty. The flavor is spices, a hint of white bread, citrus, Belgian yeast, malts and a slightly dry/tangy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (5798) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Clear golden color with lasting ivory head. Dry hay, dry spice, light pit fruit aromas. Light smooth mouthfeel. Dusty pale malt, straw flavors with light pit fruits, spicy alcohol-drying finish--very tasty Triple


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