KyotoLefty (5590) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2010
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at MBGSF 2010. Deep gold, huge fine head. Very malty aroma with cracker and biscuits. Flavor is rather sweet with a little honey, not much hop presence, the yeast a little funky. Another kind of off American tripel, not all that good.
vyvvy (3422) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours hazy amber / orange with a small head. The aroma has toasted malt, light sweetness, nectar fruit, Belgian yeast and mustiness. Medium / heavy body thatís on the sticky side with light sharp carbonation. The flavor starts musty with some paper, peppery spice, nectar fruits and earthy yeast. the finish is spicy and fairly dry. Decent American version of a tripel.
Bullit (3725) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft @ New Holland Brewery. Slightly hazy golden colour, white head. Aroma is yeasty and malty, fruity and spicy. Flavour is sour malty, fruity and yeast. Sour and dry finish.
Damico (2213) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
The aroma of a sweet yeasty tripel comes as expected. The color is bright wheat, honey color with a small white head. The sweet flavors of a tripel with the signature Belgian yeast notes. I would like the alcohol notes to be a bit tamer, but it remains to be a smooth ale overall.
pourcurator (7) - USA - MAY 11, 2010 does not count
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A big malty triple like one would expect. Great Belgian yeast in the nose. Not subtle but just fine.
jredmond (4617) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2010
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from Teresaís split with pat. This beer seems to be a bit under rated imo. Lourdes a hazy orange body with tiny particles of sediment. Aroma is sweet candy. Taste is nothing crazy, but a solid triple, notes of sweet malt and breadiness.
patrickfannon (1205) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2010
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. 25.4 oz. Split with James. Pours an electric, hazy orange with a thick, creamy white head and an outrageous amount of sediment suspended throughout the body. Aroma of butter, yeast, dry hops, vanilla, caramel, grapes, and, believe it or not, actually quite clear floral notes; perhaps tulip petals. Pleasingly full bodied with a sweet, yet crisp palate that maintains a nice balance through the tart finish. Excellent tripel. Tastes very similiar to a saison.
tastybeer (1489) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - FEB 6, 2010
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pours golden, with a medium white head. Flavor is sweetness, spice, skunkiness. Not very impressed.
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
(Sample Date: 8/15/2009 Source:Other) Grainy and biscuity almost clear light straw with small white head. Very sweet and spicy with a fairly bitter finish. Medium body and mouth fell with fairly high carbonation.
branspra (293) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2010
2.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
Bottle. Pours a rather clear, golden color with minimal head. Head is frothy and white. Aromas of bananas, sugar candy, raisin, and a hint of citrus. Palate is almost flat throughout with a strange aftertaste that is somewhat lively. Almost the reverse of what a trippel should be. Flavors of bananas and raisins through most of the time, but that aftertaste is pretty skunky. I had better hopes for this beer.