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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7312) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Bottle pours a murky amber mess with a thin tan head of foam. The modest aroma has dried malt syrup sticky pine resin and a touch of light skinned fruity esters. The taste is similar and starts almost neutral before it rockets into resiny pine hops and then the pine fades and leaves just the bitter hop resiny notes and a sticky malt thickness behind. This big ass beer seems almost restrained / mellowed with age, possibly. Nice sipper for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6564) - Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a hazy orange amber with a small, rapidly disappearing white head. The aroma was sticky citrus, sweet caramel, herbal notes with some alcohol coming through. The flavor had sweet caramel malt, sticky citrus, ripe fruits, earthy, with the alcohol showing a bit. I can’t really place it, but something about the combination of everything didn’t completely work for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10045) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Amber pour with an off white head. Aroma is sweet, yeasty, honey and some very faint hops. Sweet, yeasty flavor, apples, candy sugar, sugar cookies.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7183) - Sacramento, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle from Beer Revolution. Pours copper with a huge fluffy beige head and a fruity aroma. There is a tart fruit and toffee flavor with a dry bitter soapy finish and an alcohol trail.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oRos (1293) - sacramento, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Color is burnt orange. With fluffy off white head. Taste is hoppy at first with a bitter finish. There is belgium yeast flavors in this one too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (11582) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured cloudy orange copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with excellent lacing. Very complex fruit, citrus and small alcohol aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy complex sweet flavor with medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a solid beer that exceeded my expectations.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (7958) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Sample from a bottle, shared by Alexsdad06. Half hazy amber color. Thin off-white head, little lace. Caramel malty taste, little on the sweeter side. Bigger body, light carbonation. Hides the ABV very well. Little grainy toasty malt. A nice one to sip. Pretty impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaBier (5160) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle sample as a bonus beer at the Evil Twin tasting at Blacklick Wine & Spirits on 10/4/12. Clear copper pour with a thin off-white head. Aroma of banana, caramel, brown sugar, clove and pepper. Malty flavor with banana and peppery yeast before a spicy, semi-sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6238) - Indiana, USA - OCT 11, 2012
750 ml bottle to snifter (thanks alexsdad06). Looks good; a cloudy orangish brown with white lacing. Smells solid; perfume, citrus, and spice. Tastes similar with a rye-ish tingle on the back of the tongue. Average on the palate. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whalescreams (9) - scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 18, 2012 does not count
Smells like a Belgian triple and its initially tastes like one but finishes with a bitterness of a dry hopped ipa. It moves from one to the other quite well with a nice balance in the middle. As I sputter out

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