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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
eruizgarcia (252) - - AUG 5, 2012
UPDATED: APR 11, 2015 Pours a thick looking yellow with minimal head. Sweet taste of banana followed by light floral hops, but not especially coriander. I was hoping for the coriander to really stick out. Very well balanced. Thicker than I expected, pleasing palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (3347) - 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 (3012) - 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 (2504) - 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 (4572) - 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 (115) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tapthis (173) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Pours a darker yellow with no head and minimal lacing. Good carbonation. tastes of yeast and coriander/clove. smells of coriander and a sweet malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mensch (280) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Yeast and coriander on the nose. Fruity flavors and just a little too sweet for "old" belgium. But still awfully tasty. Peach, orange, a bit of peppery spice. I’d rate it a lot higher w/out the coriander.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lesifflebiere (1475) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 14, 2015
Blonde jaune foncé, avec une mousse rare et une allure tout à fait innocente. Notes un peu surprenantes de miel et de maïs, en nez. La bouche, elle, est plus convaincante : pêches, melon de miel, malts blonds reposant sur une amertume discrète mais bien présente. Le coriandre est discernable. Le tout est assez convenu, elle est bien bonne mais ce n’est pas un produit-phare de cette brasserie.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PartyFowle (634) - - JUN 10, 2015
Draft. Bright golden hue with perfect clarity and a large, fluffy head of pure white. The aroma blends banana, pear drop, pink peppercorns, clove, honey and a hint of vinegar. The flavor has all these, though in more subdued form and with added malt character -- crackers and honey. Body is medium-light; carbonation is moderate and fizzy. Not terribly complex, but passable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
YigSvartka (219) - Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 27, 2015
Transparent gold with a negligibly sized white head. Unassuming aroma containing notes of honey, malt, spice, yeast, and caramel. The taste is significantly better. Interesting smooth and light body despite being a tripel. Flavours consist of malt, yeast, caramel, vanilla, and honey with a partially dry hopped and sweet finish. Certainly not a favourite, but a mid ranked tripel.

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