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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Westchesterco (1471) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2014
On tap at space bar in falls church va it is a cloudy yellow orange color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is a strong bitter grapefruit with a tart finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (4779) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2014
On draft at Spacebar in Falls Church, VA. Pours a cloudy orange gold with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors ofbutterscotch and tropical fruits. Smooth, but somewhat boozy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
patricks110 (2184) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 29, 2014
Holy booze and hops. Pours a dark orange and gold with a beige finger of head. The nose has alot of caramel and toffee with big hop and citrus notes as well as Belgian esters and citrusy zest notes. The middle has mild toffee, caramel and acidic hop notes throughout. The finish is boozy and has a lingering acidic hop note that clashes with the alcohol. Not incredibly well balanced and the hops far outweigh the malts. Nice spiced notes and yeasty esters work well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (186) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Pours a nice orange color with a white head, very citrusy aroma and flavor. Tropical fruit notes as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1369) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle to tulip Flowers, grapefruit, resin, pine, grass, and a hint of nutmeg. Red tinged amber with a thin creamy, but mottled off white head. Lots of funky hops and bitterness right off the bat, which is then slammed with some caramelly sweetness that doesn’t quite balance with the hops. But that soon fades, leaving a lasting bitterness that grows with each sip. There’s also a vein of sourness at the end. Yes, this isn’t traditional, and it is interesting, but interesting doesn’t mean good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (8488) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle - Sweet Belgian yeast, grass, spice and some booze. Copper with a rich beige head. Stone fruit, boozy sweetness, bittering hops and a sweet bitter finish. Not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7483) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Another beer that seemed like they just threw some shit together to see what sticks. Not bad, but not good. Really didn’t know this was a "tripel" ipa. Kinda sweet, kinda sorta hoppy. Hey - it did cover the abv exceedingly well."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ljthiessen (805) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Tons of tropical fruit aroma, some soft citrus. Flavour is an intriguing mix of Belgian yeast and big IPA hops and maltiness. Doesn't quite come together, but a tasty and intriguing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1347) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Big bottle. Poured a cloudy tan orange color. Head disappeared quite quick. Aroma of candy sugar, caramel, citrus hop. Caremark malts with some Belgium spice and some citrus hop. Kind of syrupy and old tasting. Ok. Low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1299) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12% really? Incredibly drinkable at that abv. Aroma has very good Belgian spice & booze. Taste is almost as clean as a saison. This one will definitely sneak up on u if u aren’t careful!

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