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RATINGS: 500   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Samuel Adams New World Tripel: Pale gold in color, this ale is big, flavorful and complex. A special Belgian yeast strain adds tropical fruit and spice notes to the crisp dry ale, while Saaz hops add a subtle herbal note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1395) - Maryland, USA - APR 24, 2016
Caged corked bomber into snifter glass, clear golden amber color with plentiful light tan head. Aroma notes of malt sweetness, tropical fruitiness, light Belgian yeast funk and tad oak. Taste adds green apple, light Belgian yeast spices, some more oak, vanilla and caramel. Medium-heavy body, moderate-heavy carbonation, dry, lively with light oak/fruit finish. A pretty solid tripel, maybe a tad on the flavor light/boozy side.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mintzmeet (445) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 22, 2016
Dark yellow color. Actually nice Belgian trippel. Normally I don't like this type of beer, but this one has enough spice and thickness that I like it. 10%. Nice hearty brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4059) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 4, 2016
Bottle @ Fresh Thyme / Newport KY --- Aroma of malt and fruit. Hazy medium amber color, white frothy head, bands and blobs of lace. Taste is malt and spice with fruit that sweeps through a medium carbonated swallow on the way to light hops, followed by more spice. Big, heavy in the belly, works well, but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fordest (2455) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - FEB 23, 2016
From the bottle shared with friends at poker. Pretty nice triple. Lots of fruit and some malty sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_est_deus (1147) - örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2016
Dimmig, halm gul, färgat skum. Doft: Örter, gräs, tydlig citron kola, humle, barr, korn. Stark 7:a. Smak: Söt malt, burk persika, söt apelsin, gran, frukt kola.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
echudy (151) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Sweet, sour and malty aromas are all present. Nice deep amber color. Has a bitter but nice flavor up front, with a smooth after taste that's not too strong or bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (5339) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Total Wine somewhere in Fairfax: light amber with a frothy pretty white head. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, and some tree. Taste is kind of sweet. Bourbon barrel is most definitely present but it does not overwhelm the beer. Alcohol is not overwhelming. Not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Xevious (78) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Bought this at a specialty beer shop and it was a good choice! Pours a dark golden color with a fluffy offwhite head that had some rather impressive staying power with some lacing. Smells of apple, yeast and some kind of tropical fruit. Tastes very strongly of Belgian style yeast with tropical fruit and oddly enough I swear there was a hint of bubble gum. Just a dahs of vanilla as well. Mouthfeel is heavy, a bit like watered down motor oil which is a hallmark for a fine beer. This kind of specialty beer is exactly why brand loyalty is so difficult for a complex person like me to keep! Samuel Adams hit a home run with this one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (889) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2015
A really good Samuel Adams beer...love the bottle style...lots of flavor..solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1684) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Pours a clear deep golden with a gigantic eggshell colored head. The head dissipates with a soap sudsy look. Belgian golden ale nose with spice muted by the oak barrel. Moderately heavy mouthfeel with a slight carbonation burn. Vibrant flavors. Drinks like a Belgian strong ale with the bubblegum and spiciness of a tripel. Some tropical esters.

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