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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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A perfectly enjoyable classic Belgian Trippel corrupted almost beyond recognition with a completely inappropriate amount of US hops. Only in America can such excessive excesses be fully appreciated, celebrated, and enjoyed...and for now, only at East End Brewing! To make this one a little more cellar-able, and a lot more portable, it’s going into the bottle. Limited run, available in October of 2006 at the brewery and a few select tap spots.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 15, 2009
(1L bottle) Pours a hazy golden with medium white head. Aroma of orange, grapes, cereal, eggs, clove, tuna, and dill weed. Flavor of floral, grass, citrus, candi sugar, and clove.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11227) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 20, 2009
@Tampa Wkly Gathering courtesy Greg/tpd975-1L bottle-pours a thin white head and cloudy yellow/gold color. Aroma is yeast, medium fruit-apricot, light malt. Taste is yeast, medium fruit-apricot, light malt, some tart lemon.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9189) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2007
1 liter bottle. Poured a deeper golden color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of spices, fruity (I was getting apples and pears), sugary sweetness, and citrus. Tastes of spices, citrus, fruity, and some sugary sweetness.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2007
This one is almost identical to the La Chouffe Hoblein double IPA. It had a huge, odd shaped head that left wondrous layers of lace all the way down the glass, it had the smell and taste of a horseblankety, funky saison, a dry floral bier de garde, and a very hoppy, yet scrumptously fruity and peppery IIPA, all wrapped into one package. A true hybird of behemoth proportions, but steer clear if you are a ham-and-egger. Great complexity, and the bottle is a true keeper. I love this beer! Find yourself a generous Steeler fan, and get ya some right now!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7874) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 12, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a small white head over a hazy golden body. Aroma of mango, fennel, pear, spices and vinegar-dill. Taste is coriander and spices, and quite bitter. Oily mouthfeel with light carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7101) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 30, 2009
Courtesy of tpd975. Pours cloudy copper with a bit of tiny floaties and nice white head. The modest aroma brings a few malty notes mixing with apricot, oxidized prunes, spice and a bit of grassy to piney hops. The taste starts with a pleasing mix of grapefruit, pine and then apricot fruitiness. Midway the malts show up just pushing aside the other flavors enough to get noticed. Nice brew.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 26, 2007
1 litre swingtop courtesy of lukin013. Pours a hazy gold with a creamy white head. Smells of citrus, some dry malt and some sweet sugar. Tastes of lots of hops that are complimented with a nice dry and strong pilsner malt base. Initially, I didn’t detect a whole lot going on in the Belgian side, but as the beer warms, the Belgian yeast compliments the hops very well.This beer’s a perfect example of why first impressions are not always the best impression. Very well done!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Bottle:   Dark straw, dull and hazy, large frothy white head, lots of sediment showing up on this one.   Heavy bready nose.   Felt a bit more Belgian but as it warmed it became much more American in its heaviness.   Seems somewhat bright.   Certainly more hoppy than your average Triple.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Does seem a bit heavy tho.   Decent, but rather American like.   Wished it were more floral.   Just a heavy heavily hopped American Triple.   Not bad but, not as delicate as I would have wanted.   Thanks Trey!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 13, 2009
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, aroma of orange peel, sour lemon, flavor is astringent, oranges with dry bitter finish

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6008) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 3, 2009
Courtesy of bu11zeye. Hazy light amber color with a white head. Mild grassy hop aroma with earthy yeast. Medium body. Yeasty, fruity, grassy hop flavors on a lightly sweet pale malt base. Good stuff.


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