DuffMan (9498) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 19, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, that once opened, threatened to gush but only emptied its neck down the side of the bottle before I got it into the glass. Needless to say, this beer is GASSY. Medium honey colour, crazy white crown that actually collapses rather quickly and doesn’t leave any lace. Aroma is sweet, more like peaches-in-syrup than fresh peaches, and lightly phenolic. The flavours seem simple and overly sweet to me, with the same fruit character and a little spice. Mild bitterness in the finish. I’m not a fan of tripels in general, and this one seemed mediocre at best.
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - FEB 21, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A clear golden colored beer, with a small foamy white head. The aroma of some fruits with notes of hops. The taste of a lot of fruits, like peaches, malts with a nice hop bitter. The aftertaste is bittersweet.
JHunter (676) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 4, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a golden amber colour with a slim head. Aroma is citrus orange with a spicy Belgian yeast. flavour is buttery sweet alc. with a dry bitter finish
markas101 (2280) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK via The Dram Shop. Hazy greyish apricot appearance. Intense orange rind citrus aroma, heavy fruit with peach, nectarine, and some prune. Sweet, very little alcohol detectable for the strength. Coriander and honey on the finish.
imdownthepub (13033) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle conditioned, 500ml from Westholme Stores, Goring, Oxon. Hazy orange gold with slight head. There is a heavy yeasty note along with the spices and a hefty wallop of alcohol. Some sweetness, fruity, esters, but the spice and corriander dominate a little. Heavy on the finish.
reebtogi (5593) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle pours a golden color with about 2 fingers of white head with some good retention eventually leaving some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is light malts and some fruit with a hint of yeast and coriander. Taste is light malty sweetness enhanced with fruit and spices and yeast with some hop bitterness. A really nice tripel which left me in good spirits upon completion.
AndySnow (6596) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: APR 8, 2014 How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at Colin and the Vikings.
Appearance: Hazy dark golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, malt, caramel, some alcohol.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, spices, yeast. Bitter finish and some alcohol that shines through.
Original rating 2011-09-11 - 7/4/6/1/15
Bottle at Monks Sveavägen Stockholm. Amber colour with an off-white head. Fruity aroma. Sweet somewhat citric flavour.
hawthorne00 (3456) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Gold with a white head. Aroma of light sugars, oranges and spices, light dough. Subdued sweetness with caramel, peaches, orange, biscuit, vanilla, coriander, white pepper, cloves. Alcohol very well hidden. Slightly syrupy mouthfeel beneath the yeast. Maybe the coriander’s a bit much towards the finish. Very English malt touches but very much a Tripel - and a good one.
Matts_Property (830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle, split with mcberko. Pours a cloudy orange amber with a dense foamy head. Aroma of citrus, coriander, some tropical fruits, honey, spice and yeast. Flavour of yeast, spice, coriander, herbal, citrus and funk. Dry, spicy, lovely flavours. Nice and light, yet full-bodied.
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 27, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl, as Bede’s Chalice, English brew, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, complex brew, sweet/spicy and slightly fruity, heavy, yet balanced, cloudy, rocky head, good brew