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This is the ultimate Belgian style. The very high gravity of this beer is balanced by the smoothness of its finish. Banana and Clove aromas come from the Belgian yeast strain combining with the generous dose of Belgian Candi Sugar. The Saaz hops help to give this beer a balanced bitterness with no noticeable hop aroma.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4492) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Pours murky like beery milk. Aromas of strong bubblegum - bazooka. Good texture on throat here.I think some may shy away from this based on colour - finings for general population? In any case, it’s a good beer for me. Tap at Hopcat.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Smitty1994 (27) - Portage, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2012
I always reach for this beer at the party store. It has a great bubblegum Palate. Truly a great Belgian style ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LadySusan (720) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2012
On tap at The Mondial de la biere2012 in Montréal.The color is a bit hazy amber with a thin beige head.The aroma is of hops and citrus fruits mostly oranges and spicies. The taste is very bitter of hops the alcohol % is a bit noticeable.It also has a certain sweetness to it that comes from all the good ingredients, very pleasing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6979) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks to Jay. Hazy yellow / orange color, plenty particles floating in the body. Minimal white head. Light, smooth carbonation, bigger body, more dry texture. Lightly sour taste, little bitter. Big banana aroma, zest, light spice. Interesting tripel

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BMMillsy (1524) - Florida, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Pours clear golden with small hea for a Trippel. Aroma of yeast, spice, pears, honey. Tastes follows with a sweet honey pear flavor with a little belgian spice. Very good Trippel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
steeleliver (120) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 7, 2012
A strong contender from the Americans in the Belgian trippel style. Pour is a a rich golden amber with almost a finger of head. Hint is Belgian test by far, with floral notes and some citrus. Palatable and hides te high alcohol content well.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
crossovert (7921) - Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2012 Impressed. Not as good as some belgians but I haven’t run across an american tripel that can touch them until this one.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopFilter (6) - Lawrenceburg, Indiana, USA - SEP 1, 2012 does not count
The aroma is reminiscent of a freshly opened Bazooka bubblegum surrounded by a tantalizing trippel floral note. On first taste the flavors dance across your tongue with cherries, banana, and citrus. The finale is of banana and grape with a floral hint and finally with the characteristic tripel finish. After a few moments you feel as if you have just finished a wonderful portion of banana nut bread.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhp40219 (319) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Pours a murky orange with a small white head. Fruity aroma of tangerine, lemon and dark fruit. There is a strong bubble gum aroma to it. Taste definitely has a bubble gum flavor, not unlike Bazooka gum or that cardboard like gum that came with baseball cards. Past that I am getting cherries, banana, grapefruit, dark fruit, sweet tart candy, and citrus. Sweet, sour and bitter all at once. Finishing taste is banana nut bread. Palate is creamy and carbonated. Overall a complex and different beer. I can enjoy one of these, but don’t think I could do more than that.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (6169) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 14, 2012
8/11/12. GTMW. Light orange pour with a soapy off-white head. Light honey and sugars in the aroma and flavor, with a touch of fruitiness as well. There is an odd, lingering bitterness as well. Mehhhh.


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