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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Belgian-style Tripel. A twist on the French expression "Bete Noire", Bete Blanche is extremely drinkable, blonde and somewhat treacherous.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2558) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2012
some yeast with golden color of apple juice and sweetness perhaps vanilla. moderate body and smooth with carbonation apparant for some balance. not really anything else going on. seems some light toffee fruit stuff...not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (4036) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2012
22 oz bottle. Tripels are odd beers. This one has a cool label though. This one pours an a rich orange, medium white head. Aroma of fruit, apricot, wheat and mild dust. Belgian yeast dominates. Flavor is mildly sweet with a touch of alcohol. Belgian sugar, lots of fruit, a touch astringent. Some clove and honey notes. Mild and subdued bread notes. Medium body, light carbonation. Some alcohol towards the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (5826) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2012
22 oz bottle. Pours a slightly hazy dark gold body under a small fizzy white head that retained as a thin film. The nose is thick and heavy pale malts with a slight perfume like note and some light yeast fruitiness. The flavor is a bit heavy on the palate, overly sweet for my tastes in the style, and lacking in complexity. The malt is so heavy and sweet that the yeast really doesn’t get a chance to shine which is what I want to see in a Tripel. Mouthfeel is thick and clingy with fizzy carbonation. No softness to it at all, it just kinda sits heavy on the tongue. Not terrible, but not what I look for in the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14073) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 15, 2012
Bomber from Harry & Davids in Medford, OR. Pours light orange gold with a foamy white head - but not much of a head. Aroma is lightly cooked caramel with some yeast/spice notes. There’s more than that, but hard to describe. Full bodied. There’s a lot of yeast/spice, but also there seems to be a lot of noble hop - not grass - more herb. The alcohol is detectable - seems to make figuring out the flavors difficult. Otherwise it’s ok. Finally it seems to go into light pitted fruit, kandi, and yeast/spice. Ending moderately peppery with all the other stuff. Extremely enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 29, 2012
2011+ bottle thanks to mora2000. Pours with a very clear, small particle infused golden hued body with a small white head. Aromas are of lemon zest, floral, medium malt character. Somewhat strong yeast that has a distinct musty note. Flavors are zesty, lightly malty, medium esters with some crushed black pepper. Low phenols. Medium bubbles, dry and light bodied, even for a tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MercyDevice (365) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Orange-y gold in color, with a medium-sized head. Medium hoppiness. Has some light spice notes, as well as some citrus notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2012
Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle. Always happy to try a new beer from Elysian. The beer pours a golden color with a white head. The aroma has a ton of wheat, as well as some Belgian yeast notes and some orange citrus. The flavor is very similar. There is a lot of orange citrus, as well as some wheat and biscuit malt, as well as a little bit of sugary sweetness and some alcohol. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1498) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Bottle, poured a golden color with medium-light head. Aroma has coriander, light orange peel, slight grass. Light sweetness, light bitter. Med-light body, ave carbonation. Has some spicey, peppery flavor to it. Not bad. Your typical average american trippel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, candi sugar, banana, white pepper, and pear. Flavor of yeast, pear, candi sugar, coriander, clove, and light citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenryXXX (204) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2012
Pours a straw color with a lacy white head. The noses has apricot, honey and a touch of a Belgium tripple, but very subtle. The pallet has apricot, a touch of off dry sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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