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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
A Belgian tripel with mild fruity and spicy flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JAN 23, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2015 Tap @ Great Lakes: Semi clear toasted amber body with not much head, just a small tan ring. Aroma of slightly spicy yeast, bubblegum, Candi sugar, some vague fruity esters, a touch of musty straw. Flavor is really gummy & sweet. Plums, grape, light apple, some spicy Belgian yeast notes, white pepper, hint of cardamom. Touch of vanilla, phenols, & toasted straw near the finish. Lingering residual sugars. Oily body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5181) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Tap at Jacs. Unfiltered orange-copper body. Big steady off-white head. Big clove tastes. A little deeper, darker malts than most Tripels. Yeasty smoothness. A very nice US-Belgian. Big fruity dry yeast esters. Sweet, rich, well executed. Well balanced. Nice depth. The only thing lacking is the belgo-champagne effervescence.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
outlawskies (481) - Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Julie gives a. 3. Not to bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
logging this in from untappd to synchronize all my beers into rate beer for better statistics.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (9836) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2014
On tap at MacGregor’s Amherst. Very malty. Lacy sheet. Smooth but boozy not so fruity or spicy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zickbeer_ye (384) - Virginia, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Fruity banana and spice aromas some clove. Very light white head and golden orange body. Tastes of spice, fruit, belgian yeast and some sasparilla. Crisp and smooth on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (5493) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2014
This one poured a bright dark yellow to orange with a whit ehead. Aroma was of belgian spices, candy sugar, and mild fruit undertones. Flavorw as on the sweeter side, pretty clean for an americain tripel, just not really my thang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2014
[Tap] Muddy orange color with a small cap of head. Excellent looking lacing. Aromas of Belgian yeast, clove and grainy malts. Taste includes more clove, nutmeg, vanilla, cereal grains, banana, dough, residual sweetness, toasted breads and darker fruits like plum. Nice complexity. Rich body. Originally I thought the balance between yeast/malt seemed a little off, but this beer really grew on me as I drank it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2508) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 30, 2014
growler into Le Wobbly Watou - Nose is best described as a La Fin du Monde. Grassy, fruity, spicy, Belgian candy, and citrus peel. Sweet, with a bitter finish. A great value.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (3042) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 29, 2014
on tap @ Drake’s / Florence KY --- Hazy medium orange amber, with a rim head and light streaks of lace. Semi-sweet toffee malt, a bit of wood, a bit of warmth, then a bit of bittering that yields to the malt again in the finish. A nice Belgian style ale, satisfying, full-bodied. Recommended.

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