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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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
IainOg (75) - Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2010
bottle brought back from MI. odd little thing. sort of tea-colored, dark for a triple, with some lacing following a thin tan head. lots of unexpected aromas here -- wet earth, leather, and, yes, asparagus being preeminent among them. interesting yeasty phenolics on the palate, and a smokiness I’d liken to lapsang souchong -- definitely a tea-like character. not bad, but not your standard triple by any means.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
outlawskies (428) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie says there is too much stuff in ur. She had to filter it and did not remove it it is missing the belgium she gives a 3 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (767) - Collinsville, USA - SEP 17, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a white head. Taste belgian yeast, sweet, fruit. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (513) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - SEP 13, 2014
On tap at BST. Cloudy gold pour with a white head. Belgian yeast, candy, banana and spice in the aroma and taste. Very nice true to form tripel with the complexity you would expect from the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3959) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2014
355ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear gold, thick white head. Aromas of Belgian yeast, estery, spice and bread. Taste is light sweet, more spice, honey maybe. Quite thin texture, clean finish. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yorker (1302) - Herning, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2014
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours cloudy golden with a white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are fruit, yeast, and malt - with a slightly dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (993) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
ivorywhite head, fades with some lacing. dark blonde colour. aroma of esters, malty, very boozy. taste is sugarsweet, like aroma with a fair bitter aftertaste. medium body and carbonation. reminds me of Duvel, but very boozy. bottle 33cl / bbf may-2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4604) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
pours almost clear bright golden with a nice white head, some retention and lacing - pretty weak some might say for a tripel. very fruity and spicy belgian yeast esters, some phenols - lots of bananas in fact, very clovey and minty - some coriander and other aromatic herbs too, honey and riesling sweetness, boozy grape juice, woodsiness - hint of vanilla. average carbonation - could be brighter, light to medium body - oily, very boozy and assertive if not aggressive grassy-spicy-piney finish. american tripel - intriguingly uncommon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beese (2035) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Draught at Euston Tap, London on 16 Dec 2012. Poured a hazy ochre colour, with a dense white head. Aroma of bananas, cloves and soft fruit. Spicy flavours, some peppery hop and Belgian-esque yeast esters. Finish was tinned fruit, lemon zest, bready malt and some grassy hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ESBob (358) - Indiana, USA - JUL 13, 2014
On Tap. Poured a cloudy orange with very slight head. Peach and light sweet aroma, banana, clove. Taste is sweet. Mouthfeel oily. Slight alcohol tow. Very good for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33r (682) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Dark cloudy orange color with small off-white head and little oily lacing. Aroma and flavor are very spicy, with clove, banana, and an earthy yeastiness. Okay overall

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