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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Belgian-style Trippel brewed with Michigan Honey in place of Belgian candy sugar. Bronze medal winner in the 2012 World Beer Cup.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
paintedmaple (671) - People’s Republic of Bloomington, Indiana, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Tap...great aroma of sticky honey and the flavor was also dominated by honey but much drier than the aroma. Tasted like a high quality mead. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Petkus331 (389) - Redford, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Very sweet aroma of honey with a background of fermenting fallen crabapples and "bubblegum dust." Tastes of bitter grass/hay, bubblegum, and lingering sweet honey. Appears like a foamy applejuice. Fizzy and mouthfilling palate. Overall, I love this beer, I always get it when on tap at Dragonmead.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (12728) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Draft - Light hops and hay and some spice. Cloudy gold with almost no head. Herbal, sweet pale malts and a bit of sweet yeasty notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2013 Rich golden color. Not too cloying. A sweetness that complements the overall "beer" taste of the beer. **RERATE: Was I crazy? This beer is fantastic. Maybe the recipe was tweaked slightly? Wonderful balance of honey and Belgian yeast. Goes down almost too smooth for an abv of 10%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chucklemation (1425) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Beautiful golden color. Light aroma. Not too sweet honey taste. Excellent beer overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Small growler shared by beerpig317. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet honey, floral, banana, light herbal notes and Belgian yeast. The alcohol remains well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Shared by Beerpig317. Poured clear amber color with an average fizzy white head that lasted with good lacing. Complex citrus honey and yeast aroma. Medium to abundant body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy citrus sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration with a small alcohol bite. This is a refreshing good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9380) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Half-growler shared by Beerpig317. Thanks again! Pours a cloudy, pale bright gold with a small white head. Aroma of honey, grapes, sugar, and sweet malts. Between the brewer and the honey here, people were fooled into thinking this was an actual mead at first (not me). Flavor hits the same notes. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, malty, fruity mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Sweet tripel that leans in the direction of a mead.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2013
32oz growler, shared by beerpig317. Going into this, I thought it was a carbonated mead. Clear golden color. Minimal off-white head. Couple bits of lace. Citrusy lemony honey blossom, floral nose. Medium body. Smooth, softer, lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Good balanced honey and floral flavors. Some light hop. Good balance of light to moderate bitter and moderate sweet. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (8108) - Indiana, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Growler to snifter (shared by BeerPig317). Looks solid; a transparent golden orange with white lacing. Smells sweet, spicy, ,and yeasty. Tastes like it smells with a touch of clove and a solid mouthfeel. Okay, but underwhelming.

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