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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This beer is an American adaptation to the classic Belgian style of beer known as a Tripel. Historically Tripels were brewed to have a very light golden color, a moderate hop presence, and be around 9% alcohol. But we are not in Belgium, so I decided to crank up the hops, dry hop the beer with American Amarillo hops, and brew it to 10% ABV. This is our American Tripel, enjoy. Sensory Profile: Enjoy in a goblet or wine glass. Tropical fruit and honey are the two biggest aromas coming from this lively brew. While the hop bitterness is not as powerful as an IPA, the hop flavor melds nicely with the fruity flavors created by the imported Belgian yeast strain used. Food Pairing: This beer goes great with roasted vegetables, fish and rotisserie chicken. And it can be used as a aperitif before dinner with shrimp cocktail.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WLG423 (201) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Golden body with a generous white head. Opens up with aromas of melon, lime, grass and farmyard. A carbonated mouthfeel with an initial bitterness that is followed by flavors of grass and citrus backed up by a slight toast character. Finishes off with a lingering hop bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3376) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 12, 2014
(bottle - 750 ml) Cloudy orange pour with a fizzy white head. Fruity and yeasty aroma. Not much else to it. Some hop bitterness in the flavor but predominantly fruit, honey and yeast with some spice coming up at the end.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
htzpah (76) - - JUN 12, 2014
A bit medicinal for a Belgium tripel style. Pretty clear hay notes, vey strong alcohol flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2401) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear gold with minimal white head. Aroma of fruit, Belgian yeast and a little burnt diesel. Taste is light bitter. Earthy herbal and citrus with Belgian yeast and some butterscotch. Full bodied with a somewhat thin and slick texture. Lively carbonation and a super long finish. Overall, pretty darn good.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
joet (2137) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Golden very sweet buttery roses oily butterscotch fusels acetone. Arg. Poison. Tasting with friends. Why am I the last to drainpour? Awful.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7729) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle. Poured golden with off-white head that went away quickly. Nose was hops yeasty malt, spicy in the white peppery sense. Tasted hopcitric, dry, with finishing spiciness, florals, and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (2854) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
2006 vintage. Hazy golden-orange with a ton of floaties. Excellent aroma - floral, orange juice, lychee. Flavour - not as good, bit past it's prime, but still some nice lychee notes and moderate sweetness. Quick finish with nice pineapple juice notes. Ended up enjoying it more than I expected from first impressions.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1806) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
bottleshare thanks to Beechner224. Aroma is sweet honey and perfume. Taste is similar but very very sweet. Bubbly. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrewFace (725) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Pours a lightly hazy light orange. Sweet malty Belgian yeast aroma. Sweet, crisp, malty, Belgian yeast phenolics with some booze in the back.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (625) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from beernut a long time ago. Pours golden with little white head. Aroma of mild hops. Some sweetness. Belgium yeast. Taste is light, fruity, a bit spicey. Tasty beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1808) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 21, 2014
On tap at the Blue Monkey. Aroma is light grass, a little banana, citrus, and fresh rolls. Pours golden with a nice fluffy head and a wispy film after. Taste is great citrus, grass, slight wheat, banana, pineapple, and a nice bready finish. Drank two in a row and only then discovered the 10%. Delicious triple.


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