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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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In case you’re one of the 3 people that haven’t figured it out yet, we at Iron Fist are fans of everything unfettered by and silly notions of "tradition". So our latest insurrection is a two-for. We brewed a huge Belgian style Trippel and hopped the (expletive deleted) out of it. Being the counterculturalists that we are, we decisively chose to use the finest imported European hops we could get our hands on rather than the ubiquitous West Coast style varieties. We even threw in some varieties so new they still have that new hop smell. A robust malt character helps balance this truly one-of-a-kind brew.
Brewed for KnB Wine Cellars 3rd Anniversary.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6663) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Very hazy deep golden body with a thick towering white head. Pale biscuit malts with a touch of barley candy, tons of citric bitterness--like crunching into a kumquat!-- with herbal, medicianl notes as well. I found this one a little harsh, especially in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottw86 (1094) - Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Poured a hazy Orange color with a thin off-white head. Aroma has some tart yeast notes with fruit Taste is very smooth and creamy with lots of fruit and oranges. A good amount of hops that give the finish a nice hay flavor.

4.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Stephen_S (20) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 5, 2014
I love this beer. Belgian style trippel with some good hops but not overly done, very well balanced. The beer does a great job masking the 12% alcohol. If you can get your hands on this you are a lucky person

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rbrazell (1629) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Bottle shared at Proof. Amber colored pour with a bubbly white head. Resiny, fruity and sweet malt aroma. Flavor is similar, warm, resinous, deep maltiness and fruity. Medium thickish body with alcohol.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1153) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JAN 24, 2014
I applaud the experimentation. This is an IPA of the likes of DFH120 -- very syrupy and resiny. The Belgian yeast comes in at the back end, after the hops have faded. I've rated a lot of beers on ratebeer, and it's fun to encounter one of the likes I haven't tried before. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5470) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl - thanks to whoever brought this to Proof Friday night tasting. Dark orange pour, thick off-white head. Nice spruce-like aroma with hints of nectarines. Flavor is syrupy sweet with some grapefruit citrus notes, a touch of nectarines, maple syrup, some booziness in the back end, Nice thick mouthfeel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4115) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Great label and bomber. Hazy apricot color, thin head. Fruity, tangy, musty aroma, lightly astringent. Great label. Medium-heavy bittering, dryish malting. Complex. Warming. Medium-heavy body, long bitter finish with some absinthe mustiness. Thanks to drowland or some other buddy at the drowland-Tallahassee Winter 2014 homecoming down @ Proof.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4706) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Crystal clear golden amber, copper and bronze coloured body with a thin, nice laced tan head. Aroma of immediate belgian yeast, some pungent hops, a lot of alcohol, warm cognac, brandy and some honey - strong nose. Full-bodied; Dense malty mouthful at first with a big hop bite, some subdued fruity and yeast notes with a lot of deep resinous and piney bitterness at the end. Aftertaste shows a lot of alcohol warmth, similar to a scotch, with a deep malty and lightly dry and oaky finish - all with some honey and rather assertive sweetness. Overall, a nice, well-balanced and multi-layered beer with some nice characteristics. A bit still rough around the edges, but that makes sense, and even after a few years, I’d think this would still be showing some harshness. I sampled this 37,5 cL split bottle purchased from Super Jr Market (Best Damn Beer Shop) in San Diego, California on 07-June-2013 for US$3.49 sampled at home in Washington on 10-January-2014.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (5645) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Bottle. Big bottle. Big cap. Big pour of orange-amber. Big (initially at least) head that quickly gives up. Big, big aroma of oak and whiskey. Big mouthfeel. Big flavor of spicy wood, and resinous acidity. Big beer. A bit too big in the varnish aspects for me. (#5346, 12/5/2013)

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
nimbleprop (4809) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 27, 2013
750ml bottle pours a clear orange with some thin, white head. Nose of... barf. Seriously. Orange, trash, rotten fruit. Flavor is also barfy, rotten fruit, candy, booze. Nasty.


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