Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dull golden body with a white head. Aromas of Belgian yeast, sweet grains, light fruit. Bready malt, spices, slight sweetness on the flavor. ABV very well hidden.
Beerhammaren (1656) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
.5l bottle from Alko Arkadia. Rated at Hanniku’s cave 2.0. Pours cloudy yellow with medium head. Aroma is banana, yeast, caramel, apple, citrus fruits, grape fruits, honey. Flavor is honey, banana, alcohol, malts, floral, bread notes. Nice.
GraemeL (7) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 9, 2016 does not count
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
500ml bottle. Pours amber/orange with 1 finger of thick white head that slowly dissipates. Aroma- belgian yeast, malt & orange. Taste- fruity, toffee with sticky mouthful. Finishes bitter (little unpleasant) and alcohol taste -could be smoother. Low carbonation, could be higher. Not bad for nzd $6
anders37 (23012) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden pale orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty aroma. Fruity malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty finish.
GuideDogSaint (1183) - Xiamen, CHINA - JUN 15, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle from Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, bread and spice. Bittersweet finish. Getting better as it goes down but still lacks a little something.
E_leap (11) - Wollongong, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20, 2016
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
I really like this beer! but let me start by admitting that I’m a huge fan of belgian yeasts, and Quad beers are my favourite, so this ticks alot of boxes for me but still it will need alot more work to be compared to chimay grand reserve, or the great la trappe quadrupel, but its an excellent start!!
Colour is pale gold, belgian yeast aromas produce tropical esters, alot of toffee flavours, texture is excellent due to the ABV, but the alcohol is prominent, and it needs to be balanced with some bitterness, over all , an excellent new world beer.
BrewBoxer (2593) - New York, New York, USA - APR 26, 2016
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours a tan darker bronze color. Light head bubbles and fades away. Taste is bready and yeasty with a boozy after taste. Not bad
Quick3Beers (942) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 4, 2016
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a slightly hazy amber from a bottle, quickly dissipating white head. Slightly skunky aroma, otherwise rather fruity smelling. Big tropical fruit flavor, surprisingly but nicely hoppy Belgian tripel. Good beer.
libertine (405) - rochester hills, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours an orange amber with very little head. No lacing. Aroma is full of banana, spice and caramel. Very sweet with banana, spice caramel and light hops. Full body. Sticky texture. low carbonation. Dry finish. Average triple that is really sweet. Not a big fan.
M_Sack (620) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Deep, murky gold with a thin head around the edge. Delicious banana, caramel, clove, cinnamon, pepper and brown sugar aromas. Similar flavours with a large presence of alcohol, perhaps appropriate to style but not entirely integrated into the flavour of the beer, leaving it a little harsh. Rich, thick mouthfeel.
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GoufCustom (1614) - HONG KONG - FEB 5, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle bought at YATA in MOKO, Mong Kok.
Looks: Translucent straw golden honey colour with a thin layer of yeast sediments; Less than one-quarter finger head and soapy white foam which fades in 30 seconds; Good sticky lacing with quite fizzy small carbonation.
Aroma: Fragrant and sweet malt, with strong banana, pineapples, vanilla, strong caramel, strong honey, sugar, alcohol, phenolic, light cloves, bread, strong Bel yeast and very light grass.
Taste: Medium to strong sweet malt, with strong alcohol, caramel, toffee, banana, traces of dark fruits, sugar, strong spices, strong Bel yeast, lime, strong bitter hops and strong grass.
Body: Mid to light. Slick and slightly creamy palate.
Mouth Feel: Fairly good maltyness in a pretty thin backgraound, quite watery to the tongue. Strong booze hit first, followed by subdued banana and some dark fruity esters. Sugary sweet but definitely not cloying. Strong spicyness and strong yeast. Good limey hops to round. Solid!
Alcohol: The 9.5% booze hits you in nose and tongue right from the start, but it never came across as harsh nor warming. It is in your face but understated unlike most strong Tripels or BSAs, so this is very very easy to down without significant knock ons. Excellent!
Hoppiness: Light grass in nose. Lime, spice, and strong grass in taste. Bitterness, mixed with liquorices is strong for a lasting, close to strong astringent sweet malty finish.
After Taste: Wet. Sweet, boozy and spicy to mouth.
Comments: Compare to other Belgian Tripels, this one preserves most of the style’s hoppy and boozy attributes, yet somehow it’s a bit too watery and there’s a flesh of empty feeling about it. Other than that, it’s fruity aroma, strong Bel yeast, well-made booze and spices are the highlights. I will like it more if it’s richer and in a smaller dose!