abcfan (748) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours clear yellow orange. Aroma is primarily hops and honey. Super smooth, with honey notes. Finishes with a slight hop bite and alcohol burn. Does not drink like a 9.5% brew. Good stuff.
skmikeg (1011) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours light orange with a one finger white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of citrus, dank hops, tropical fruits, candied belgian yeast, ripe sour fruits, and some musty grapes. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma with the addtion of some very light booze. Has a medium-full body with a creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, semi dry, slightly warming, medium-long finish. Overall, a tasty trippel that is pretty hoppy for the style.
GG (2326) - NorCal, California, USA - OCT 26, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle -
Aroma - perfumey hop character, spicy, light alcohol present with a slight tropical fruit angle
Appearance - pale golden color, hazy, small dissipating white head, little to no retention.
Mouthfeel - medium bodied, light carbonation...almost wish for a spritzier beverage
Flavor - pine needles and caramel up front. Old juicy oranges, spices, some staw notes too. Surprisingly sweet thought the alcohol helps zap the malts somewhat. Tasty.
Overall - Complex and tasty, a nice example of an above average tripel. Very flavorful and a single bottle won’t break the bank.
solidfunk (4493) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 3, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very well done, with well balanced coriander and florals. This is much better than some of their stuff I had a couple years ago - good to see them coming along. Golden hazy pour, thickish consistency. Light sweet finish. Very drinkable. Bottle from Chevy Chase.
Tstamba (361) - Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at White Oak Tavern, served in a goblet. Hazy yellow gold with fading white head and lacing. Nice combo of city's and floral hops with malt sweetness and spicy Belgian yeast. Well done.
BierMeHoos (165) - Maryland, USA - JUL 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. It pours a golden hazy yellow with great lacing and a soapy white head. Smells pretty good - definitely some spicy notes. The taste is very good, and the palate is very smooth, pretty much what I expect from belgian-style trippels. Very good American Trippel.
brigg (521) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(Bottle) Clear orange body, small disappearing head. Aroma of bread, tangerine, cherry, lightly spiced. Full bodied, oily texture, light/soft carbonation. Moderately sweet, honey, orange, yeast, mild hop.
Ed5388 (2237) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle from Crossroads. A NJ brew if passed on 100 times. Finally giving it a shot. Pours a clear golden color with two fingers of foamy white head. Aroma of apples, Belgian yeast, clove, and sweet candied sugar. Taste of candied sugar, citrus zest, bready malts, Belgian yeast, and hints of apple.
ffaoe (251) - York, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
hoppy aroma. golden and clear with a fast fading head. slight malt taste up front then strong hoppy finish. hoppy/sweet aftertaste.
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca Raton, FL. Pours a golden yellow with a foamy white head in my snifter at home. Aroma is fruity, Belgian yeasts, bread dough, sweet nectars, and spices. The taste was mote muted than the aroma but basically the same. A little bit of a farty finish with bread, spices and yeasts. Carbonated, medium light body. Overall not bad.
Caytinator (966) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle, aged for approx 1.5 years (2012 release). So they were right, it aged pretty well! It pours a golden hazy yellow with great lacing and a soapy white head. My sniffer’s pretty shot due to allergies, but it’s quite stinky, and it smells pretty good - definitely some spicy notes that have been bottled up for a while! The taste is very good, and the palate is very smooth, pretty much what I expect from belgian-style tripels. It can hold its own with the big dogs.