Uriel (146) - San Jose, California, USA - SEP 21, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Light honey-orange color, with a almost white head that sticks around. Yeasty aromas, strongly combined with cloves. Very smooth, and sweet, turning to a gentle bite that lingers on the back of the tongue, with occasional hints of banana.
omnivore (270) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 21, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a warm honey gold with a very foamy white head that lingers for a good amount of time. Hefty yeasty smell, tinged with malt and cloves. Hits the tongue warmly, and spreads across it like butter on pancakes. Speaking of which, it’s got a bit of that buttery Belgian flavor. And by a bit, I mean alot. Leaves behind a lightly bitter flavor that makes you just want to drink more.
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2004
3.5 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle poured a nice gold color with no head and very little aroma.
Flavor is of spice, citrus, but a little to sweet. besides that this is a great tasting beer.
Boutip (4693) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle: Poured an hazy golden yellow colored beer with medium head and above standard retention. Aroma is quite sweet with some subtle spice also perceptible. Taste is a bit too sweet with too much candi sugar, which ends up covering most of the wheat. Spices are good but too subtle and again probably covered by the candi sugar. Carbonation is a bit low but body is above average. Alcohol is not discernable which is a great plus at 8%. Overall, there is too much candi sugar for my liking in this one.
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - SEP 3, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark yellow color, light head. Citrus and flowery smelling. Smooth taste with many flavors: spice, citrus, sweet..nice. Finishes well as it got better while it warmed up a bit.
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2004
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thin white head, unclear golden body. Mild aroma of citrus, yeast and hay. Flavor of hay and yeast with sour citrus notes. Fresh and typical though rather mild tripel.
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - AUG 21, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle, BBD 03SEP04 so this is almost a year old. Lots of yeast/chunks in pour, decent head, murky orange color. Nice citrus & spice(saaz) nose...Some aged malt tones as well...alcohol...some slight medicinal phenols retronasal...It doesn’t jump out of the glass, but it is aromatic. solid mix of malt, hops, yeast, corriander. It drinks well, better as it warms and breathes...almost elegant. Medium bodied. A fairly well-built tripel that has fared the last year nicely, although I’m not sure how many more it could take.
jefcon (1377) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 19, 2004
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden and intriguing in the glass. No noteworthy head. This beer excels on the palate. It is complex and grandiose, and it holds nothing back. Caramel, apple, orange, yeast, nut, and hops in excellent balance. This brew has a malt finish and a long life, from the lacing to its imposition on the next beer you drink. A very good American trippel.
motelpogo (6474) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 19, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
bottled. i thought this was really boring. generic belgian yeast aroma, light body, lots of candi sugar, lightly tangy finish
jsquire (3436) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - AUG 18, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Deep yellow color out of the bottle with a whispy white head and a sweet, spicey nose. Lighter palate than I associate with abbey tripels. Nice coriander, belgian candi sugar flavors. finish has some wood and yeast notes to it. Pleasant tripel.