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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 39   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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The Three Chopt name comes from a nearby colonial era trail marked by three hatchet marks on a tree. LCCBís Tripel is a non-stopped hopped version of a European classic. We use American grown sterling and New Zealand Grown Motueka Hops that help impart a lemon and lime characteristic with a hint of tropical fruit. Multiple hop additions throughout the boil create a textured, full flavor.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3168) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Pours cloudy dark golden color with white head. Doughy and fruity aromas. Belgian yeast flavor with sweet tropical and citrus fruits and some spices. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1227) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Nick shared a bottle at the house with Brian and I. Snifters. Pours a fairly cloudy yellow-orange with a large pillow head. The lacing was quite nice. Aroma is light fruits like lemons, pears, and hint of apple with some sweet candies and Belgium yeasts. The taste is fruity up front with lemon and pears and then transitions into a rather hoppy, bitter finish for a Tripel. The Belgium yeasts are somewhat present but not overly done. Well balanced and fresh tasting. Active carbonation and body is light to moderate. The finish kind of pops you with hops. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2454) - New York, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Cloudy golden pour lots of head from bottle. Spices, fruits and sugar. Pretty decent trip.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (5417) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 10, 2014
750ml bottle pours a very hazy, deep bold with some lacing, soapy white head. Nose has a lot of tropical fruit, guava, pineapple, honey, candy sugar, yeasty, some pear, a little melon. Flavor follows right along, loads of fruit, melon, guava, pineapple, quite yeasty, almost a bit chalky, some pear, some candy, a little bubblegum, some lemon, some orange. I didnít get a ton of hop. Perhaps a little limey character from the Motueka. Full bodied, peppery, chalky finish. Liked this. I would get more of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7787) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 6, 2014
750 ml bottle. (Shenandoah Hops) Staunton, VA. Slightly cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Hops, fruits, sweetness, mild yeast and some malt in the aroma. Strong hops, moderate bitterness, alcohol, yeast and malt in the flavour. Strong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3494) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of a kind soul... shared in a location remote of my dining room.
Pours a very hazy yellow with a decent head and some nice lacing on the glass.

The aroma is peppercorn, some flowers, and plenty of honey. Itís got a little fruit and spice as well.

The flavor is pear and candied fruit. Itís got peppercorn and lavender with a mild bitterness. Overall itís got more sweetness than I would care for in the style, but itís certainly got a flavor profile suited to a stylistically appropriate and enjoyable Tripel.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (14468) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle shared by Ed, thank you sir! Hazy golden yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of peppery mixed spice, fresh hay. Taste has subtle citrus, spice, raw bread dough. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (1364) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Aromas of honey, citrus, clove. Clear orange-amber with a lasting white head. Some sweetness, fruity, spicy. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (9992) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle thanks to Jcwatts. Pours orange gold white head. Nose/taste of bready malt, lemon, toast, tropical fruit and boiled hops. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davey101 (727) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 11, 2014
750 ml into a tulip, huge thanks to Max! Pours a clear dark amber with a few fingers of wispy white foam. Nose is wheat, light floral hops, yeast esters of banana and clove. Almost smells a bit sour/tangy. Similar taste, fruity with a solid black pepper back bone with a little caramel. Lingering coriander and some booze warmth. Finishes crackery and dry, refreshing and delicious. Overall a solid tripel, a style that I rarely drink.


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