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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5754) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
750ml capped bottle pours a pale amber orange color with a 2 finger white head that has some decent retention and lacing. Aroma is fruity and floral with some yeasty notes. Taste is a fruity and malty sweetness with a citrusy and floral hop bitterness. Medium bodied with generous carbonation leaving a nice tingle on the tongue. Easy drinking brew despite its huge 12% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taverner (1100) - San Ramon, California, USA - APR 12, 2014
Not horrible, not bad. But, not really different than any other Belgian IPA. Lots of hop profile, and a very dry flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (2378) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle pour dark gold with orange highlights. Nose dank hop and some Belgian candy sweet,overall mild nose. Taste bubble gum sweetness, light spice, dank hop. Mid palate sweetness with late grainy malt. Light spicy bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5686) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Big beer. Bubblegum lemon pine and very fruity overall. Wheaty beer taste that I don't like. Poured from 22oz bottle from Blackwell. Overall enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2014
1/17/14. Shared at Proof by Tim, I believe. Orange pour with a small khaki head. Rich aroma, sweet, resiny hops, fruity, citrus and orange peel, sweet caramel and maltiness. Flavor is basically on par, a touch sweet and malty for my current tastes, plenty of fruitiness from the hops, dank. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (9610) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottw86 (1167) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rbrazell (1698) - Florida, 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - 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

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