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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 254   ABV: 8.47%
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Little Johnís local bees create a spring wildflower-honey that lends a sweet, earthy complexity to a traditional style of beer (triple) with a balancing snap of ginger in the finish.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
adnielsen (9252) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 23, 2013
Bottle @ home, courtesy of jcnielsen. Pours a clear, dark orange appearance with a light brown head. Fairly floral, earthy, apple/pear fruity, honey, banana aroma. Well carbonated. Tangy, goopy/sugary, banana, fairly spicy, honey flavor. I didnít enjoy this one very much.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1354) - Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bomber. Copper color with medium head. Sweet honey upfront with a weirdly sour aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garito793 (241) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Delicious with a truckload of honey and well-disguised alcohol, distinct but still noticeably classic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4168) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Decent triple. Aromas of banana, yeast and a little bubble gum flavour which adds some funk to this triple. Floral leave with some yeast. Pours clear gold, average carbonation. On tap at Hopcat.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (3696) - Everett, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours a crystal clear light amber color with a smallish white head. Nose is a little sweet with hints of honey and spice in there. Taste has a hint of sweetness, but is remarkably light and easy to drink. One of the best tripels Iíve ever had.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 5, 2013
Bottle:   Amber, moderate sudsy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Honeydew melon aroma, otherwise very bready.   Shrubby spices up front, malty, meatly, backside shows some of that honeydew melon.   Light ginger emerges as this beer warms.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Comes across as a little sticky, but thankfully not too much.   As far as American Tripels go, this one has a mountain shrub sort of spiciness, a bit earthy and alpine region like.   Interesting, albeit a bit average.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (2948) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Tap. Amber with small head. Strong honey, mild ginger bite and extremely pleasant. Very good, unique flavor and complexity.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Isor (31) - - NOV 13, 2012
Im surprised this isnt rated higher. The ginger & honey are tasty in beer, would like to find something similar... But I doubt itíd compare

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dlbeer (809) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Tap. Orange pour with white head and a lot of lacing. Very malty flavor with slight citrus hop bitterness. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sikash (240) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Poured on tap into a tulip glass. Pours a nice clear copper color with a whited head that doesnít last too long. Aroma is floral, honey, malt, and maybe ginger. Taste is crisp, light malt. The honey does not seem to come through, but it does have a smooth finish. It hides the alcohol really well. Body is light with medium carbonation. Overall a decent beer.


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