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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.81/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Traditional Belgian Tripel with an American hop kick. Belgian yeast marries with American hops for a nose and palate full of fruity characters.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reggiedunlop (3217) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. Aroma has nice tropical fruits...mango, passionfruit...some peach...nectary...nice yeasty spice. Flavor follows suit...light nectary/sweet fruits, good hoppy bitterness and nice peppery spice. Mouthfeel is medium and silky with a dry spicy/hoppy bitter finish that warms subtley.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2165) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Sweet aroma. Light gold in color (though tough to see in the mug). A nice triple with a slight alcohol finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
eaglefan538 (2911) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Hazy golden yellow pour. Esters and piney citrus hops in the nose. Flavor follows, everything youd want in the style, spicey elements, phenolic character, American assertive hop finish. Mouthfeel full and yeasty to an extent and just nice. Go IH WC!
Earlier Rating: 2/10/2011 Total Score: 4.1
On draft at the Newatrk location. Pour was golden with decent carbonation, could have been a tad more hazy. The aroma was strong grassy wheat, straw, and phenolic esters. The flavor followed and the grassy hops were excellent to balance out the bready, phenolic belgian tripel base. A nice touch to their normal tripel! Mouthfeel carbonated and sparkly, good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11215) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 4, 2011
on tap-pours a white head with slightly hazy yellow color. Aroma is soft light fruit, some light malt. Taste is some spice hops, rock candy, light malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2011
Abbys Fault at Lancaster. Poured hazy dark straw with nose of yeasty esters, tropical fruit, hops. Tasted citric, slightly funky, with pineapple, solid hops, mild yeasty spice, and a bit of funk. Complex,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GMCC2181 (1515) - Newark, Delaware, USA - APR 14, 2011
On tap at newark.... Poured into a snifter, clear golden orange color, decent head. Strong lacing left on the glass. Looks really good. Aroma of sweet hops and candy sugar. First taste was like drinking kool-aid with to much poweder mix... Super sweet... as it warmed some hops came through but just way to sweet. I know tripels are sweet but this was too much for me. Smooth and easy to drink... but overall i can think of a lot of other tripels I would prefer....

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2011
20110410 tap at Newark. Bright gold with sturdy white head. yeasty, phenolic, juicy tropical hoppiness, very reminiscent of Houblon Chouffe. little bitterness. good, strong.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2127) - Newark, Delaware, USA - MAR 23, 2011
On tap at Newark Brewpub. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a one finger white head with long retention and some lace. Aroma was a lot of citrus and floral hops with some sweet fruit in the back. Flavor follows the aroma with some mild graininess in the middle. The alcohol is well hidden keeping the flavors balanced throughout. Mouthfeel is medium to full in body, with a light bubbly creamy sensation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pineypower (2540) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - MAR 2, 2011
Cleaning up my notes....from about a month ago. Pours out a nice clear golden color with a small white head. Aroma is of sweet apple, light spice and a touch of citrus hops. Taste is complex, sweet apple, pear, some light spice notes and a little bit of lingering alcohol and citrus hops on the finish. Big fan of the Americanized Tripels.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11636) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2011
Draft, Wilmington. Lightly hazed apple juice body with medium white head. Aroma is medium sweet, spicy, grapefruit/orange, straw. Taste is moderately sweet, straw, mango, grapefruit, some spicy. Medium body, some acidity.


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