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Belgian-style Tripel IPA

intense flavors, reminiscent of candied fruits, mixed with American hops and sweet orange peel to create a unique take on a Belgian-Style ale.

Disclaimer: No muffin tops were harmed in the production of this label.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilsnerrogge (2491) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2014
Pours deep amber with a slight haze. Large head.
Aroma is hops, nettles, gooseberries and a touch of toffee.
Taste is nettles, gooseberries and dry, white wine leading to a somewhat boozy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (187) - CANADA - JUL 28, 2014
Pours a clear copper with two fingers of fluffy off-white head diminishing gradually to a thin skim with moderate spotty lacing. Nose is pine resiny hops, pineapple, orange, apricot, caramel malt. Taste starts moderately sweet, then fruity, finishing citrusy and bitter. Mouth feel is medium- to heavy-bodied and chewy, with moderate carbonation and warming. Not a tripel style at all, more of an double/imperial IPA: when I think Belgian tripel, I think lighter hop varieties, floral, banana or bubblegum, clove phenols, peppery spice. This has pretty much none of those, and instead is pine resin, tropical fruit, and sweet malt. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a fine DIPA, but I don’t see how it’s in any way a tripel. A big beer, albeit not as heavy as might be expected from the ABV. Malt is definitely present, but not overly emphatic, playing a nicely supporting role. A big beer, albeit not as heavy as might be expected from the ABV. But it’s not a tripel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1585) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, jäst, citrus, grapefrukt, granskott, nektarin, apelsin med toner av örter. Fruktig, en aning juicekänsla, tydlig beska med smak av citrusskal, granskott och grapefrukt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dfearnley (944) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle to tulip Yeast, orange, grapefruit, and spruce. Cloudy amber with a thin creamy white head. Spruce, orange rind, lemon, candied fruit, and Belgian yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
steelhead3686 (238) - Athens, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Pours a hazy orange/gold with a medium white head. Citrus hops with a hint of toasty almost roast malts. Medium to heavy bitter with medium sweetness. Solid medium body with a creamy texture. The finish is bitter and sticks around for a bit. This is good beer and I would certainly buy one or two at a bar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (1572) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Keg @ Brewdog Sheffield. Never described a beer as delectable before. This is delectable. Orange marmalade, spice, lemon rind and strong resinous alcohol flavours. Very nice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
d4nny (1) - - JUL 12, 2014 does not count
omg I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Every mouthful was followed by an ear-to-ear grin.. :-)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1358) - SWEDEN - JUL 12, 2014
Pours clear amber with low white head Aromas of pine, resin, tropcial fruits, sweet fruits Taste is intensely sweet with notes of tropical fruits, biscuits, bitter hoppyness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Keg at brewdog... Hazy copper... Thin white lacing... Dry sweet toffee malt nose... Sweet oily fruits... Soft fruits.. Zezty lime dry finish

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mkel07 (3346) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
650ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from September 2013. Great beer and great label.

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