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Why is the Grim Reaper holding a mailbox? Well, that mailbox is from a dead Dark Horse beer. The Grim Reaper better know as "Death" was quite fond of our classic Sapient Summer Wheat Ale. When we changed it into a Belgian Style Triple, Death thought it would only be appropriate to bring something from that beer into this beer. So he picked the mailbox, and we weren’t about to argue with him. You can say what you want about him, but that Death sure has a big heart. So anyway...we brewed this beer with a Trappist yeast strain so it is very traditional. The flavors are incredibly complex with notes of mild fruit and finishes with a bit of clove. Although this beer is higher in alcohol it is very smooth and finishes dry on the palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2013
Draft at Beer Temple. Pours hazy golden with an off white head. Aroma of malt, wort, citrus and herbs. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sic1314 (3051) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - OCT 30, 2013
Poured a slightly hazy orange,amber with a frothy white head. Aroma of zesty citrus and lactose. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Flavour of the aroma, tropical fruit, pineapple, quite meaty. Sweet,spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2013
Bottle, Chester Beer & Wine. Murky bronze pour with a medium off white head and some sediment lurking. Nose was yeast, nuts, hops. Sweet hoppy flavour with a little spice, abv well masked. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - OCT 11, 2013
Fruchtig, etwas zu geringe karbonisation, geringe schaumbildung.süsslich malziger antrunk, etwas "fad/wässrig" im abgang ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Holmen1 (2275) - Stavanger, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2013
Flaske delt med Børge på Cardinal okt-13: denne hesten lukter stall og svette. Kort svettskum. Anonym smak med litt gjær og sødme. Heldigvis på tilbud.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
malrubius (1639) - Willowick, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle from Save On. Cloudy orange with smal white head. Ripe orange and spice aroma. Sweet overripe orange with caramel with herbal spicy cloying gooey finish and lingering astringency. Typical American gooey mess of a triple. Blech.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhatB420 (613) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 6, 2013
12oz into a boulevard stemmed 25cl glass. A very murky, shady type of brew here, pours musky bottom of a lake with mixed sand abound gross brown. No lasting head and then a thin rim around the glass. No date on bottle as to when it was brewed, but Im thinking is aged a bit, as there is no freshness pop or glowing color. Aroma is sour fruit, murky water and melon. Taste is dark belgain, almost retro fitted for a dirty release. But it grows on me, the subtle fruit offerings are fun and balance the blahness and the easy drinkability is quite reassuring. There is also a spice flare that comes about, pepper, clove and rosemary, but faint rosemary, thats cool. The abv is masked quite well. A fun beer to change the pace with.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1191) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2013
Mane Liquor (15-Aug-13) Fruit herbal spice aroma. Cloudy light amber colour, ordinary head and suds lacing. Sweet malt and spicy herbal flavour. Spicy sweet herbal bitter finish and spicy spirit aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbrana (386) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Tastes skunky, sweet, and stale. Quite bitter, but not in a good way. Missing the complexity of most triples. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
MeisterD99 (26) - Lansing, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Draft. Amber, cloudy, small, nearly non-existent head. Powerful clove, spice flavors. Thick, slightly sweet on the palate. Brewer description says high alcohol content doesn’t impact flavor, but it does. Not a positive factor. A very innovative brew, but not one I would seek out for repeated drinking.

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