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RATINGS: 1482   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 Zeus’s 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TEJA (2121) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2015
Fine and lasting white head. Clear solid golden color. Nice light fruity yeast aroma. Fresh dry nobel taste. Medium body and big carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tightslice (817) - Redwood City, California, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is sweet banana, floral, spicy. Taste is mild banana, some spiciness. Very sweet and mildly artificial. Not a fan.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Goblincat (399) - Petersburg, Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Smooth but really boring. The flavors seem suppressed and not as complex as a Trippel should be. I was hoping to be impressed, but really wasn’t.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vjohans (669) - SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle Candy sweet, coriander, a bit funky. Sweeter than a typical Belgian trippel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ozzy70 (576) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 6, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2016 12 oz. bottle at home. Pours golden. Aroma of malt, fruit and spices. Taste fruity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (3743) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pour is clear golden-orange with a big white head and sticky lacing. Big spicy aroma - coriander, white pepper, grassy, slightly herbal, lemony, doughy, and basil. Taste bring a lot of black pepper, musty, Belgian yeasty, herbs, some biscuit malt, citrusy, and grassy with a spicy finish. Full mouthfeel with high carbonation. Easily one of the best American-made Tripels out there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (3993) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 8, 2015
12 oz bottle poured a clear, light amber with a smallish but long-lasting white head. Aroma - coriander (perhaps too much), clove, toasted grain and yeast. T - flavorful; some fruity sweetness up front, but still more bitter than expected, especially in the finish and aftertaste; plenty of spiciness but still seemed lacking in complexity. M - smooth and somewhat thin (as expected for style); medium carbonation imparts some crispness. O - I tend to have a love/hate reaction to tripel style ales, with a good number being unappealing and a minority (usually Belgian) being well above average. This one is in the middle ground but still not my cup of tea. {revisited and review tweaked in Sept. 2012]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
minutemat (3841) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2015
330ml bottle from Saveur-Biere.fr. Pours hazy blonde with big white head. Perhaps a little creamy and fluffy than I imagined. Certainly much sweeter than a Belgian tripel, even coming across more like a wiessbier, with additional vanilla and marshmallows coming through. Ok, but a bit fluffy for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (5152) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Good example of a domestic trippel. Perhaps not as refined but does have some of the civilized qualities. Perhaps a little metallic on the nose. Would be better without the coriander IMHO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
leghorn99 (205) - Livorno, ITALY - JUN 28, 2015
Si presenta nel bicchiere di uno splendido color dorato brillante; la schiuma è scarsa, bianca, ma lascia una leggera allacciatura sul bordo del bicchiere. Al naso sprigiona molteplici aromi: il coriandolo e il luppolo, che danno un tono piccante; mentre il lievito emana profumi di banana e di chiodi di garofano. All’alzarsi della temperatura, si avertono odore di pane e di esteri fruttati, così come sullo sfondo, di leggere note erbacee. In bocca ha un attacco speziato di chiodi garofano; il gusto si riflette perfettamente in una classica Tripel di stile belga; con lievito, coriandolo, luppolo e malto, che ben miscelati insieme lo rendono possibile. Dotata di buon corpo, e di una carbonazione decisa; l’alcool è evidente ma non ne altera il gusto né la bevuta. Ottimo il finale leggermente asciutto e dal piacevole amarognolo.

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