Tmoney99 (10412) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 7, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle corked. Poured cloudy copper with an average fizzy white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate yeasty, tart citrus and earthy aroma. Medium body with a creamy texture. Medium sweet citrus flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate of moderate duration. Solid beer.
TheBeerGod (5168) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle - corked and caged. Golden body. Small but scattered white froth on the surface. Nose is fruity and sweet with light yeast notes, subtle floral aromas, and almost candy-like scents. Bit of almost a cereal-like grainy aroma as well. Taste is light honey, flowery notes, sweet malts, candyish fruits, yeast notes, and grains. Body is creamy and well carbonated. Medium overall feel and only the slightest bit of alcohol warmth. Finishes with more candyish fruit flavors, sweet malts, yeast notes and light spice. Nice stuff but nothing to intricate.
Cornfield (5437) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 26, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
The mouthfeel of this golden ale is as fluffy as its after-pour head. The aroma is a soft malt, yeasty, with lighter dried fruits and a soft citric bitterness. It tastes sweet with pale malts, tart tangerines, and sour apples, all spiced up with white pepper. The ABV is fairly well hidden throughout. Quite drinkable.
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Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - DEC 19, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Foggy gold with a thick white head. Very yeasty aroma with a citrus tinge, and a bit dusty. Taste is yeasty with a cider type note, cinnamon, nutmeg, pretty good general tripel.
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This beer pours a slightly cloudy golden color with a huge white head. Aroma is full of honey, banana, and light alcohol. Perfumey even. Flavor is very sweet with a fruity start and perhaps a bit too much alcohol in the finish.Still a solid try at the Tripel style.
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 12, 2006
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(750ml bottle, 2006 vintage) Pours a lightly cloudy orange body with a medium-sized white head. Aroma of orange peel and florals. Flavor of candi sugar, malt, light hops, and spicy yeast; a bit sweet. Could benefit from some aging.
TPaliga (212) - Munster, Indiana, USA - DEC 7, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy golden pour with thin head. Big yeasty aroma with malt back. Flavor much the same. Medium to light body. Light yeasty/banana finish.
Metalhead (627) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2006
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours slightly hazy golden sunshine with a pretty thick head into my St Bernardus goblet,served at about 50F. Aroma of sweet bread that is pretty subtle. Tastes somewhat sweet,slight citrus,hints of spice. Nice semi creamy mouthfeel. This is a pretty good beer. The drawback is everything tho balanced is just too subdued and the price. $9 a 750 keeps this from being a regular. Recommended.
biz82 (1328) - austin, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2006
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours hazy and well carbonated with a slow growing head. Yeasty, floral aroma with bubblegum, bread dough and some spiciness. Spicy and earthy, sweet and not clear in flavor. Finishes flabby, with no distinct notes, dull on the tongue. Really not bad but lacking in both clarity and complexity.
hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 corked and caged bottle. Pours a hazy golden with a pretty big off white head on first pour. Aroma of apples/pears, belgian candi sugar, and notes of ethanol. Taste of peaches, candi sugar, sweet citrus, with a fading, light tartness in the finish. Some growing bitterness in the finish as well. This beer became better and better as it warmed up.