ADfan (538) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
In the glass it has a very cloudy pale yellow color. The foam erupted from the bottle and formed a huge head. Aroma has some citrus and floral to it. Taste is very smooth with a little orange flavor and some grass. Kind of earthy. Finish is very smooth. Would definitely recommend it.
Frank (2392) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2011
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
I had been looking forward for a chance to try this new (to me) Tripel for a couple weeks before I got a chance to get to it in my cellar so I was somewhat alarmed when it exploded unceremoniously over my countertop when I popped the cap. The beer remaining was cloudy orange golden in color and capped by a long lasting head of largish bubbles. The nose is quite spicy and bready. I am not really pulling cloves or anything specifically, just a general spicy warmth and a bit of banana-like juiciness. It is kind of nice but there is a bit of a metallic undertone that comes out more once tasted. The palate is kind of sticky and sluggish, oily and lacking the creamy carbonation that makes the best big Belgians great. Gushing aside, this is a pretty disappointing Belgian in general.
Palidor19 (2883) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
lots of character, strong flavor with a flowering syrupy taste of malts and grainy after taste. while the palate is thin the beer is strong overall. great stuff.
crossovert (6367) - Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
11,2 oz bottle.
It pours a nice cloudy golden peach color with a massive white head. As it recedes it leaves some nice lacing.
This is a pretty fragrant tripel. It has a ton of honey and orange notes. Very yeast and tangy.
The taste is classic tripel. It has a nice spiciness to it, a ton of sweetness, and a smooth fruitiness.
It is a simple but enjoyable take at the style.
Serving type: bottle
Reviewed on: 05-31-2010 23:30:36
nick76 (4145) - Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 3, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
The aroma is spicy and floral with candy, incense, malt, and citrus. The appearance is slightly cloudy gold with a foamy head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is smooth and the finish is hot. The beer is decent overall but not a favorite.
faroeviking (10294) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 8, 2011
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Flöska. Gusher big time! Cloudy golden colour with a big lively bubbly white head. Aroma is sweet like with hay and malt along with some fruit, soap and bit spice. Ok mouthfeel. Sweet malty bit spiced like flavour, acid like (not pleasant), yeasty,bit fruit. Off....
Fratto (2524) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from Cavie. Very light pour with a small white head. Aroma is spicy, banana, and a little alcohol. Taste is almost minty, banana, spice, grain, and honey.
bth122 (1152) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2011
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a cloudy honey yellow color, Big carbonation in this one. Aroma of belgium yeast and some sweet malt sugars and spices. Taste is medium sweetness. Finshes somewhat dry. Fizzy carbonation. Kind of tart.. Not a big fan.
Cavie (3672) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy drowland. Pours a light hazy golden color. Fizzy white head. Aroma is Belgian fruit, yeast and bready notes. Flavor is lightly sweet, big bready notes, easy grain that leaves a tingle over the palate. Decent finish, not bad.
jsmerig (1144) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2011
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a cloudy golden yellow with highly active carbonation and excessive head. Aroma of tart grapes. Taste is sweet with a sharp bite that comes from the background to the foreground quickly to overtake the taste. The finish is a bittery cider with lingering sourness.