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RATINGS: 1491   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Our Trippel Belgian Style Ale (pronounced triple) opens with a bold blast of hops that slowly gives way to the fruity esters implied by our Belgian yeast strain. The Three Graces hand-painted on the label are Zeuss daughters Aglaia (splendor), Euphrosyne (mirth) and Thalia (good cheer). In the Belgian tradition of brewing singles, doubles and triples, Trippel is the strongest with the longest fermentation. Remarkably smooth and complex, our bottle-conditioned Trippel is spiced with a trace of coriander.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NNCRed (17) - Idaho, USA - DEC 13, 2005
12 oz bottle. Golden color, small white head, sparkling with carbonation. Decent flavor with some nice spices, tingly feel on the palate. Overall a tasty beer, not overpowering by any means.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
barleyPops (1142) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2005
12 oz. bottle. aroma is of a musty floral yeast. color is straw gold with a foamy white head. seemed rather fizzy but mellowed out as it warmed. creamy smooth mouthfeel with sweet sugary citrus flavors. thanks to Eric for the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RooftopRogue (423) - Champaign, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2005
An aroma infusion consisting of yeast and hops. It is maize in color with a good head and good lacing. A hearty taste of yeast, wheat, and hops smoothly roll over the tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 11, 2005
12oz bottle with a best bfore date of March 2002. Pours the colour of apple juuice at the start but blends towards a darker orange with the yeast. Minimal head. Aroma is a muted gentle sugar and yeast. Thick body with a creamy mouth feel. Flavour starts muted for the style but subtle flavours grow on you. A quarter of the way through the bottle and a nice spice is noticed. Nice but lacking a certain zest and flavour for style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - DEC 4, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 17, 2006 12oz bottle, best before 18AUG06. Pours a clear light golden color with small white head. Smells of bananas, spices, a little toast, fruity esters and some yeast. Ah, I do get a little leather--heemer77 has opened my eyes to leather in beer. Creamy mouthfeel. Taste is slightly sweet, small warmth of alcohol, small bitter finish. Full bodied, high carbonation. Fairly well balanced--good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jujubeast6000 (854) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2005 12oz bottle: strong aroma of hops and spices, smooth flavorful taste, orange peel and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rpack78 (7) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2005 does not count
This stuff tasted really strange. It tasted like it had some tequilla mixed into it. Not really thrilled about it. Word.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wolfenstein (96) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2005
Bottle. This Belgian style trippel pours a cloudy golden color with orange tints and a small, rapidly dissipating, white head. The aroma is very sweet. It has a medium body with a smooth mouthfeel. The flavor is sweet and citrusy with some yeast and fruitiness. The finish is crisp and mildly sweet with a touch of hoppiness. Very nice ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FlagstoneHill (215) - Erie, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2005
Golden color, clear, lots of bubbles. High, white head that leaves nice lace patterns. . .Some malt, bitterness is noticable, Spicy. . . prickly, spicy with hints of pepper and coriander. Sweetish finish. . . Lt to medium body. Fizzy.... ...Great flavor . The higher alcohol content is hardly noticeable. Lots of carbonation per the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nate (4200) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2005
Thanks to JL for this one. Nice Belgian yeast aroma. Earthy and yeasty, barn dust and hay. Mild citrus and some bubblegum. Good tripel-typical aroma of herbal, grassy hops and some sweet wheaty-lemon notes, too. Butterscotch amber hazy with fine particulates floating around. Thin lacing white creamy head. Medium-heavy body, good depth of palate. Medium-smooth carbonation with no burn. Starts grassy and spicy with coriander and orange peel. Wheaty with Belgian yeasties and dry hay. Good sweetness of malt with bubblegum powder dryness at the finish. Mild bitter orange blossom hops. Medium dry finish and a little chalky bitterness. Great flavor and a really good tripel.

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