RateBeer
overall
86
81
style

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The usually peaceful St. Vrain River snakes out of the Rocky Mountains, winding mischievously towards our brewery. Named after Ceran St. Vrain, an 1800’s trapper and trader in the valley, St. Vrain is our version of a classic Belgian Tripel. Light in color and lightly hopped using Celeia hops, a touch of malt sweetness contrasts the warm spiciness hidden within. What at first appears benevolent can manifest into a mighty serpent in waiting.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2007
Appears a hazy, light gold with a small white cap that slowly fades out. Streaky lacing is left around the glass. Smell is of pear, peach, pineapple, light melon, dough, and orange. Taste is of the tropical mix mentioned in the aromas with a touch of vanilla and spice coming through with the yeast to make for some interesting flavors. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, sweet up front, yeasty with tropical flavors and pear hanging on to the semi-dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jason (1681) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2007
Bottle. Thanks to weeare138 for sharing. Pours a cloudy golden body with thin head. aroma is sweet, sticky, spices, light cloves. Taste is sweet, sticky, spices come on full force. Slightly dry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9059) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2007
750ml bottle shared courtesy of weeare138. Bottle labeled 2006. Poured a medium and cloudy yellow color with an average sized white head. Aromas of bananas, citrus, spices, yeasty, and pears. Tastes of spices, somewhat fruity, yeast and citrus. Alcohol well hidden. Dry and clean finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5380) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2007 Poured a hazy golden color with amedium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus fruits, bready yeast, coriander, orange peel, and vanilla. Taste of dry, yeasty, citrus, honey, vanilla, with bitter orange peel, light hop, and some alcohol as well in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4518) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 17, 2007
Thanks to weeare138. Pours a hazy golden with a medium bubbly white head. Aroma of citrus, Belgian spices, orange, some vegetables, yeasty and doughy. Flavor of Belgian spices and yeast, various citrus, some doughy/bready malts, some light alcohol. Some lingering hop bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5695) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2007
Bottled. Hazy orange with a large, white head. Grainy cereal-aroma with grassy maltiness. Citric adn malty flavour with some alcohol noticable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11335) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2007
Bottle at Delirium Cafe, Göteborg. Hazy yellow color, white head. Malty, grainy and yeasty aroma with some fruit. Malty, grainy flavor as well, with citric notes and some alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5567) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2007
Bottle at Delirium Café, Göteborg, Sweden. Hazy pale golden with medium fluffy white head. Fruity malt aroma with yeasty and spicy notes. medium bodied and smooth. Well balanced with a light sweetness and a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Furseth (1967) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2007
Bottle at the Dellirium Café: Hazy yellow colour flat head. Aroma of Citrus,yeast,flowers,and a nice bitter/sweet alcohol nose. Flavor is almost the same, but has a nice big body,who make this beer nice and complex.A Typical Belgian beer who is made in Colorado USA. Nice!. Medium to long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3845) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2007
Bottled. Hazy yellow colout, white head. Lots of yeast going on here, with alcohol, citrus and subtle note of almond paste. Spices addded. Malty backbone, and only light sugary. Not as pronounced as the belgian tripels. Lots of dough and yeast.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 20 21 22  23  24 25 26 » 29


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50