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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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
darb85 (138) - Canton, Michigan, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Aroma itís Hoppy. A little thin.leads with citrus and raisens and finishes sourish. Decent over all

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1265) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 15, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2015 Amber pour, foamy offwhite head. Aroma of Orange, grass and yeast. Flavor is quite sweet, of orange and lychee candy.

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tonypreto (130) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
22 oz bomber poured into tulip. Very yeasty and alcohol aroma. Minimal head on it. Tastes very yeasty and heavy alcohol prescence. Good, but wouldnít do a bomber solo again probably.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22105) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Bottled@SBWF2014. Deep golden colour with a mediumsized fluffy/foamy white head. Aroma is yeasty (spicy) with some sweet malts, mild zestiness as well as some slight hints of alcohol. Flavour is quite similar, with a bunch of citrus and some bitterness to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skvader (119) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2014
Aroma has marzipan and amaretto notes reminiscent of a British barley wine. sweet flavour with a discrete hop bitterness. Some sherry similarities in flavour. Does not feel like an IPA at all despite the description.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (4003) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
On tap at OíConnors. Hazy orange with off white head. Aroma of lemon, alcohol, malt and fruit. Taste is alcoholic, caramel, malt, slight marmalade, apricot and other fruity hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1969) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
An interesting American take on a Belgian strong ale. Pours a dark burgundy with a light beige head. The nose is lightly toasted, caramel, nuts and mild toffee. A nice spice blend of cloves, coriander and green peppers. The middle has no sweetness, no hops to find and a bit of fruit. The finish has an overbearing Belgian yeast and estery profile with a boozy emphasis and light spiced notes. Very drinkable and palatable. Overall, a good brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mindwarp (123) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Pours a very clear dark amber with very little foam. Strong sweet aroma.. Strong spicy taste which showed up once it warmed up a bit. Spice and dark fruit it what Iím getting, unique taste. I keep letting it warm up now I think Iím getting a clove taste in the back ground, no bitterness or sweetness. Overall I like this beer but I donít think I would like to drink a lot of it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3774) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 19, 2014
bottle. amber orange with small head. i was really excited to try this one, but found it a bit disappointing. boozy. quite a bit of marmalade. definitely a sipper.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (614) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Tap at Happy Gnome. Bowling pin style glass. Wheelhouse orange color with a slight haze. Lacing is impressive. Aroma has mostly citrus and yeast. Hop comes out to play too. Taste is also citrus at the onset and finish. Almost straddles the line of a double IPA and a Belgian tripel. Alcohol well hidden. Officially, the first muffin top I would welcome in a warm embrace.


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