JaBier (5300) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample at Fat Headís North Olmsted on 7/18/13. Clear gold pour with no head. Aroma of banana, clove, malt and caramel. Malty flavor with character of banana syrup, pepper and some clove. A little too far into sweet and banana town for my liking.
kujo9 (1094) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brew pub: Deep golden body with a creamy white head. Spicy, peppery yeast aroma dominates. Some pils malt follows. Lightly fruity esters from the yeast and possibly the pepper seeds. A light plum fruity ester as it warms. Flavor is spicy yeast up front, cereal and pils malt, a touch of alcohol that gets magnified with food, and has a semi dry start with a dry finish. Peppery throughout. Lighter body due to the beer being highly and properly carbonated. Warming alcohol is fairly well hidden in the mouthfeel, but becomes a bit stronger in the flavor with food. Overall a well made beer, I really enjoy this one because of the yeast character..
Beerman6686 (5179) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This one poured a hazy yellow color with a white head. Aroma was peppercorns, lemon grass,a nd belgina yeast. Flavor was over the top spicey, and untripel like. Just kinda of odd.
Nephilium (1473) - Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Growler pour) Slightly sweet aroma, with some yeast notes. Pours a clear golden with a full white head. Very nice spice profile to the beer, with the peppercorns just peaking out. The alcohol is well hidden, with just a touch of heat, and there is a lingering bready finish. A nice drinking dangerous tripel.
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at FH, A new experience szechuan pepper in a beer, it lends a spicy characteristic to it, while not in an additive way, not in a poor way either, just noteworthy. Other than that the belgian yeast dominates and keeps everything feeling like a belgian.