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 you’re 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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zickbeer_ye (441) - 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 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9662) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Tap at the brewpub as Triple Dog Dare. Hazy orange pour with a big white head. Spicy yeast nose. Medium palate. Taste is yeast and citrus. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (11398) - 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 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 Alexandria’s in Findlay. Meh, I’m not a big fan of the style, but this was ok. Too boozy and sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (857) - 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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2869) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (5794) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (4306) - SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2011
Apr 25, tap @ The Grest Lakes, Cleveland. Sweet malty body and aroma of malts, canded sugar, raisins, dark fruits and alcohol. Finish is sweet fruity with a nice warming alcohol bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7027) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2012
On tap at GLBC as Belgian Tripel Dog Dare. Hazy orange/amber pour with a medium off-white head. Aroma of banana, orange, caramel and spices. Flavor starts spicy, then turns citrusy with orange, lemon zest and caramel before a semi-boozy finish.

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