Elevation Third Base Tripel
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
With the start of spring also comes the start of America’s oldest pastime, baseball. With fresh cut grass, cool nights and sunny days, and the sound of a baseball smacking a glove, spring is the perfect time to hit the sweet lemon, pepper, and orange notes of a tripel.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
swesson (307) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - APR 29, 2014
On tap at Parry's. Drank from a snifter. Pours a dark golden, orange color with a medium head that disappears quickly. A good, but not great triple. It felt a bit too lightweight to carry the name triple ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (5721) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Clear deep golden with a thin foamy white head. Lovely gentle wheat and booze and blonde Belgian malt nose. Smooth and semisweet flavor with a touch of dusty Belgian blonde sweet malts, a bit of sweet grains and a bit of alcohol heat. My words don’t do it justice but this is just as good as the St. Feulian triple. Authentic, clean but complex. Wowee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1900) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2015
12oz bottle poured into a Trappist glass at 40°. Its a slightly hazy gold with light carbonation and almost no head. Aroma is mild fruit and yeast with a note of sweetness. The medium body gives a smooth almost creamy mouth feel. A bold yeast flavor comes in up front with a little tropical fruit and just a touch of citrus, then ending with a bit of pepper. In the after taste the citrus stands out with a sour note coming out of the yeast giving it a Belgian feel. Overall its a tasty Tripel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (5392) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2015
12 ounce bottle - mostly clear gold - minimal lace - nose is highly sweet, with some caramelized sugars, tropical fruit, light muskiness, mild dusty yeast and phenilocs, alcohol - a bit thin in the mouth - flavor is a bit sweet up front and gets pretty boozy and hot through the finish - the middle is decent, with some tropical estery character, moderate bitterness, white pepper, floral hop notes - overall though, it’s pretty weak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8638) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Draft at the brewery in Poncha Springs. Clear rich gold with a white head. Banana and white grape esters, mineral-like phenolics, light burn of alcohol, crisp and cracker-y malt actually seems Belgian-like, as does the effervescence and lip-smacking sweetness. Fluffy carbonation contrasted with sharp malt and phenols, peppery and prickly and salivating and nicely warming in the mouth and throat, and it’s thankfully clean front to back. This brewery has shown promise before with the Kolsch, and I’m pleasantly surprised to find the Tripel so enjoyable from tap (never having bought the overpriced bottles that came to Boulder county after seeing Ernest drop a low 2 on it).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedR (1562) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Overall, nice. Two demerits. Not getting much Belgian yeast. And a tad too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BOLTZ7555 (2979) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Alright, our first hick-up with Elevation. This one just doesn’t cut it. Not a fan of the style at all, but this beer barely shows it belongs there. Light straw pour with a dense ivory crown. Bright citrus, tart Granny Smiths, spice...missing the sweetness (which I’d normally appreciate and enjoy). Need to go back to the recipe on this one...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1084) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle poured a clear amber hue w/ a small white head and broken lacing. Bold sweet malty aroma. Initial flavor is bold sweet w/ a light bitter finish of short duration. Tastes are brown sugar, lemon, orange and fig. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (19518) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle @ SBWF 2014. Pours a clear golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy finish with yeasty hints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (22952) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
Bottled@SBWF2014. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, sprucelike, mild earth and some nice nectary and spicy notes. Flavour is zesty, mild spiciness, some resin, a bit sprucelike notes along with some sweet malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (4189) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 27, 2014
sample from bottle at 2014 houston big brew fest. Hazy golden with small head. A bit tart with some mild Belgian spicing. Hint of booze.

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