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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 254   ABV: 8.47%
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Little John’s 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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3024) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 25, 2012
Sample, from a bottle, Mondial de la bière, savoured on June 7 2012; eye: coppery, clear, no effervescence, ho head; nose: malt, woody, light floral, light alcohol; mouth: woody, sprits, malt, light honey, light alcohol, woody finale with light presence of spirits, medium-full body, not much carbonation, lightly sweet, lightly sticky texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, d’une bouteille, Mondial de la Bière, savourée le 7 juin 2012; œil : cuivrée, limpide, pas d’effervescence, pas de mousse; nez : malt, boisé, léger floral, léger alcool; bouche : boisé, spiritueux, malt, léger miel, léger alcool, finale boisée avec légère présence de spiritueux, corps moyen-corsé, peu carbonatée, légèrement sucrée, texture légèrement collante; en résumé : bien

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11263) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Bomber from Liz. Pours dark ruddy copper with a transient beige head. Aroma has ginger, yeast/spice, and a touch of sweet. Med body. Flavor has honey, but it’s slightly earthy, Belgian yeasty, and definitely ginger. I think I’d like more earth and less honey, but it’s a good drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmohno (1104) - Iowa, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Cloudish orangish reddish brownish. Even has a yellow hue around the edges.Thin to no head with bits of foamy spit.Some light lacing.Mild carbonation. Aroma is nice with floral,orange,spice and a bigger sweet honey aroma. Taste is very nice with a good honey taste floral orange some spice blend with a honey sweet nectar the ginger is hard to detect but gives a general spice which lasts long through some of the bittering or finish. There is a nice tang with this on the sides of the cheeks keeping the sublte but noticable sweetness balanced with the spice. There is a good carmel note with the sweetness as well. This is suprisingly very complex and good. For a good honey quality in a beer this is up there.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mmmbeer (1250) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2012
22 oz. bottle, Vintage 2011, served in tumbler- poured a transparent brownish amber color, lively medium carbonation, white ring around the glass for a head. Aroma of honey, late summer fruit, and note of dirt. Hits the mouth with a medium body, malt is weakened but it’s made up for it by a ginger/coriander tone, middle has darkened fruit, finish is made of more of the same with some small hints of pepper. Very nicely done- makes for a good companion while I enter in ratings and corrections.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Phillies08Champs (700) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2012
plurs amber with some head that fades. nose is slight honey, and crystal malt, first sip is honey, fruity ketones and slight ginger finish. ok

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2438) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2012
22oz bomber poured into my Chimay Trappist glass. 2011 Vintage. Pours a clear dark amber with minimal head. Aroma is mostly honey with a slight nose of sour green apple. Taste is light sweet. Alcohol, honey and some mixed berries. Light bodied with a somewhat thin texture. Lively carbonation and not much of a finish. Overall, I like this beer. Nothing I would seek out but I’m glad I’m drinking this one.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drewaha (129) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Pours a reddish amber with tons of carbonation. Smells of copper. Taste is very sweet with some cherries and honey and coconut. Minimal bitterness. Nice brew but doesn’t taste like a triple.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LinusStick (2870) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Meh...nice concept but not a great beer. Aroma was decent. Sweet honey and light malt with hints of mud. Pour was disappointingly dark for a tripel. LIght murky brown with a two finger of white head. Taste was average. A tad on the sweet side with honey and caramel providing the main flavors. There is a weird earthiness to this beer that doesn’t belong in a tripel. Very strong and biting carbonation make the beer very refreshing if not very one dimensional. FInish was very weak and didn’t linger.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Damico (2614) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Pours copper amber with a small white head. The aroma is delicious, fresh honey straight off the comb. Body is lighter, tastes like a mead, almost wine flavors as well. Not very carbonated, sweet and smooth but no spiciness of a normal tripel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wmubronco1992 (624) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours amber. Small off white head. Aroma of fuit and spice. Flavor of honey and sweet fruits. Palate is solid. Enjoyed this as a change of pace. It was a well done beer. Enjoyed the honey and appreciated the thickness, My issue would be that it isn’t a great tripel. The sweet component overwhelms the spice. However I enjoyed it and would definitely drink it again.


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