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Green Flash Special Cuvee Trippel

Green Flash Special Cuvee Trippel
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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Hops: Styrian Goldings
Malt Bill: 2-row, Sugar
Spices: Ginger, Coriander
Brewer’s Notes: Lemony, ginger, zesty, good effervescence. Light sweetness, subtle spiciness, lighter bodied than our regular Trippel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (1016) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 7, 2014
On tap at Harry’s Hofbrau. Very sweet Belgian candi sugar with moderate spice and restrained wheat malt. Clear gold with no head. Taste is massive candi sugar, overpoweringly so. Medium thin mouthfeel. Alcohol warmth moderately strong. Missed the plot a little here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (10514) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Draught at the Tasting Room in San Diego. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Malty caramel aroma, yeasty, citrus, grapes, gloral, spicy notes. Malty caramel flavor, spicy, yeasty, grass, red apples, grapes, citrus, biscuits, some toffee. Drinkable with alcohol well hidden, but kinda sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skmikeg (900) - Poway, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Pours af dark orange with a one finger off white head with decent lacing. Aroma is of candied belgian yeast, ripe fruits, sourdough bready, sweet malts, honey, and some banana. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma with some earthy notes and fruits. Has a medium-full body with a creamy mouthfeel and a slightly dry, medium finish. Overall, a pretty nice Trippel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3744) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Gold in color with a good sized white head. Aroma is of white pepper, fruity yeast, ginger, citrus, light cream soda and a hint of apricot. Taste is of Meyer lemon, pepper, ginger, light herbal notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarkMagus (472) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Pours a clear golden amber color with a sticky white head. Aromas of bubblegum, banana, seriously estery stuff, a bit of sugar, and some biscuity malts. Flavors were primarily sweet and estery, but with a very slight touch of woody earthy bitterness. Mouthfeel was perhaps my favorite part, being silky and sticky, it was very appropriate to the style. Clean finish, alcohol is present, but it’s an easy drinking bigger beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagunitasfan (1313) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 28, 2012
On tap at brewery on June 22, 2011. Much brighter/stronger pour. Nose is much more spiciness. Taste is big burst of flavor. Corriander. Alcohol warming. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Terminus (3239) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 26, 2011
tap at brewery-pours lightly hazy orange with a small fizzy white head and no lacing. nose is sweet, with sugar and lemmongrass. Sweet alcohol flavors are actually pretty well balanced wbut with a bit of green apple flavors, which brings it down a bit. decent but not great-long grainy finish shows that the beer needs a little work .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - JUL 28, 2011
On tap at Green Flash: Pale amber, slight haze, fluffy off-white head. Aroma is floral witha hint of bubble gum and mint leaf. Flavor startstropical fruit followed by peppery spice with a dry lightly bitter finish. Medium body, lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 13, 2011
On tap (doesn’t seem extremely different from the normal tripel). Pours with a clear golden hue with a fluffy white head that leaves decent lace. Aromas are grainy, a bit candish. Tropical fruit, esters, pear, light phenols, candi sugar. Flavors are a bit on the sweeter side of things. Ester forward, banana, pear, apple, light phenols (clove, light pepper), candi sugar, a bit sticky. Lightly grainy malt. Lively bubbles, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Couldn’t get much information on this other than it’s not the regular Tripel. A: The pour is a clear golden color with a fluffy white head. S: The nose starts off with sweet sugar and fruits with a lot of white grape notes. There are plenty of pale malts and candi sugar. There is a bit of banana in there, too. T: There is a really nice banana flavor along with a mild spice, white grape and pears. The spice notes are mostly in the form of cloves. A bit more sweetness and substance from bread, candi sugar, and yeast. M: Medium in body with a medium to high level of carbonation. O: Green Flash has some misses, but this one was really quite good.

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