Great Lakes Tripel Dog Dare
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.55/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Inspired by the rabble-rouser and mischief-maker in all of us, Tripel Dog Dare is a bratty little instigator. Can you handle it? Come on, take a sip. We dare you, you chicken. It takes a special kind of person to appreciate the bold complexity of a Belgian-styleTripel. Is that a challenge youíre willing to walk away from? Of course not, you brave adventurer. After all, unlike sticking your tongue to a frozen flagpole, engaging in a violent game of red rover, or chucking snowballs in a frosty battle royal, sipping Tripel Dog Dare offers a much more satisfying reward.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2819) - 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 (4059) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 29, 2014
on tap @ Drakeís / 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (852) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2014
Burnt orange color with medium off-white head and minimal lacing. Aroma is malty and yeasty. Flavor has light fruits, nice spice and yeastiness, with a strong amber malt. Oily mouthfeel, thick, with a slight alcohol tingle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
joshwoodward (575) - - APR 22, 2014
Had a glass on tap at Alexandriaís in Findlay. Meh, Iím not a big fan of the style, but this was ok. Too boozy and sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2931) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 18, 2014
Aroma: Bubblegum, Fruit Esters, Bready Appearance: Amber/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Decent Lacing Taste: Apple, Bubble Gum, Pear, Mild Vanilla, Mild Yeast Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Slightly Boozy, Slightly Drying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7627) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 18, 2014
Some coriander and decent balance here. Pours blonde with good head and lacing. Finishes with a little sweetness. Good medium body, medium palate. Belgian floral yeast is light here. Tap at RFD.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1789) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 15, 2014
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: Hazy ruddy amber body with a firm and creamy light tan head.
Aroma: The aroma is sweet with bubblegum and banana being the most prominent. Hints of clove linger in the back with a touch of vanilla. I like the ester profile here, very fruit, but strong.
Taste: Sweet flavor with bubblegum and banana coming through strongest with a mild clove finish. Lingering on the finish is a light prick on the tongue and a dash of floral bitterness.
Palate: Full-bodied with sharp carbonation.
Overall: This isnít a real stand-out tripel, but itís darn good. Iíve drank a bunch of this over the past two days, a sample here and there, and each time I enjoy it. This is much worth a try if you like the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (11348) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
Draft. Nice spiciness, clean but yeast, light esters, good malt honeyness, one of the better ones made in the us.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (1112) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 12, 2014
On draft. Cooper color with little head. Fruity aroma. Bitter taste. Spicy, peppery and fruity taste. Good combination. Solid Tripel

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
salvaticas (596) - - APR 10, 2014
On tap at Ashley's. Aroma is not that great, pretty stale. Taste is good though, mild but robust. Nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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