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Flying Dog Kerberos Tripel



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RATINGS: 539   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Kerberos is the Greek name for the three-headed hellhound that guarded the gates of the underworld, making it more than worthy of protecting the contents of this bottle.
We used the finest imported Pilsner malt and Belgian candi sugar to give this beer its’ light malt flavor and color, accented by the complex flavors and aromas imparted by our unique yeast strain.

Alcohol by Volume: 8.5%
Plato: 19
IBUs: 27
Specialty Malts: 2-Row Pilsner,
Aromatic Hops: German Perle, French Strisserspalt, Saaz

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
doboy (420) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2012
This was OK. Poured a dark yellow, clear, nicely carbonated. Head was pretty but disappeared. Aroma was very faint. Flavor was of sweet malt and mouth feel was good. After taste was nice. An Average Tripel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle. Poured a clear light orange color. The head was off white and dissipated quickly to a thin film. Smelled of pineapple, honey, pale malt, and a splash of alcohol. Medium bodied. Slightly sweet up front with delicate bitterness at the end. Subdued pineapple, graham cracker, and noble hop flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Jur (301) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2012
Bottle @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam. Solid Belgian style trippel. Bit too much on the sweet side and strong taste of alcohol, pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2140) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 1, 2012
Bottle (7 oz./207ml). Vintage 2008. From a discounted 8-pack of four Flying Dog high-gravity beers. Super sweet aroma, honey and sugar. Honey color, cloudy, almost no head. Dull, flat sweetness, mid palate is more or less balanced. Goes nowhere. Mild aftertaste. Medium body. Well, it is reminiscent of a tripel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (10291) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
Bottled, aged 3.5yrs, 355ml from Beers of Europe, Norfolk. Gold with white head. Surprisingly, quite a gentle beer, smooth, honeyed sweetness, a touch of spiciness, fully developed. A pretty decent copy of an Abbey Tripel which is not easy from outside, the yeast does seem to be doing the job. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deusax (442) - Grenoble, FRANCE - APR 8, 2012
Bottled @ Just Beer Assocaiton. Bien forte comme bière, style belge, mais un peu trop aigre/amère

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (6211) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 24, 2012
355 ml bottle.
Rated on 20110101.
Pours clear golden color with small head. Aroma of spices, yeast and some caramel. Flavor of spices, yeast, caramel and fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cleverlobo (315) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Bottle; hazy orange with small pale yellow head; aroma-fruits, peaches, yeast, sweet, toffee, alcohol; taste-medium sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish. Not sure this beer is cohesive. It’s a little hard to follow with the mouth feel being more pleasant than the swallow.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7616) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle 355ml @ home
Pours clear golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, sugar and dried fruits. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marsiblursi (3005) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2012
(Bottle) Pours clear golden with a small white head. Quite still in the glass. The aroma is rather sweet with notes of honey, light marzipan, flowers, clove, sugar and mild spicy and grassy hops. Some canned fruitiness in the background. The flavour is near medium sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of yeast, dough, bread, flowers, clove, honey and light marzipan alongside some grassy and spicy hops. A subtle fruitiness of apricots in the background. The mouthfeel is clean and light syrupy with a light numbing finish. Medium bodied. Way too sterile to be a good Tripel in my book.

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