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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Award winning golden Belgian.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3324) - Livermore, California, USA - APR 21, 2011
On tap at PP Carlsbad. It pours golden with a lasting white head. The aroma is sweet and spicy with lots of ripe banana, vanilla, a little clove and yeast in the finish. The sweetness reminds me a bit of vanilla ice cream. Overall, very sweet and spicy but tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11085) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 19, 2011
A: The pour is a pale yellow color with a large white head on top. S: Very heavy on the esters and phenols. Banana, white pepper, and clove are prominent aromas. There is a touch of straw and grass. Pale cracker malts and yeast are also present. T: The flavors are much the same. Mildly sweet with some cracker malts and bread. Pepper, grass, banana, and spices are there along with some yeast. A light fruitiness comes out as it warms up a bit. M: Surprisingly light in body with a fairly high level of carbonation. O: Not one of my favorites. Too phenolic and not much sweetness at all.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lagunitasfan (1313) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 13, 2011
On tap at Stone 1/11/11. Yum yum yum, gimme some! Light golden amber in the glass, with the slightest haze. Thiught it was a bit light in color for Belgian strong. Taste is lovely. Lots of bright citrus and subtle spice. Not overpowering in any sense. Well balanced, sharp and clean. Yummy.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dukefan (214) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2010
One of the best Belgian Trippels I have ever tasted. Citrus, sugar and coriander all present but blended perfectly together.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8510) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2010
Tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Very pale, perfectly clear golden pour. The nose has a bit of spiciness and fruitiness compared to the attenuation. Slightly honeyed sweetness on the nose along with a touch of grassiness. Softly sweet through the middle and a lightly earthy finish. Nicely balanced if, again, a little bit simple.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4557) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2010
West USA trip 2010. On tap @ Pizza Port Carlsbad. The aroma has citrus, yeast. Slightly hazy, yellow-copper coloured beer with a white head. The taste has bitterness, citrus, yeasty/earth, some bready malts and some spices. Pleasant mouthfeel. Good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9223) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Lightly cloudy gold pour, white head. Aroma is spices, banana, cloves, yeast and wheat. Flavor is sweet malt, banana, clove, nutmeg and yeast. Damn good.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2010
(on tap at carlsbad). Pours straw yellow with white head. Aroma of grass/hay, yeastiness and bananas. Taste is sweet-ish. Light bodied with low carbonation. Smooth finish. Pretty good, sessionable beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4500) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Tap at Carlsbad. Pours a lightly hazy golden with a medium creamy/bubbly white head. Aroma of spicy Belgian yeast, toasted malt, banana, clove and candi sugar. Flavor of toasted malt, earthy notes, Belgian spicy yeast character and some fruity notes. Lots of bready pilsner malt. Abv well hidden.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 7, 2010
Clear golden, corporate apple-juice hue..frothy, sporadically lace-inducing white suds atop. Clove and banana yeast esters in the nose..strong spicy esters..estery flavors too...clove-like, banana, with a sweet grittiness underneath...one-dimensional...and unfortunately I hate that belgian yeast driven strong trippel like dimension. Forever pass.


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