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RATINGS: 498   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tossmeabeer (24) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Malty palate and mouthfeel. Herbal notes. Tropical fruits - hints of papaya and lemon curd.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Solid tripel through and through. A bit less carbonated than the Old World varieties, and maybe a bit heavier in mouthfeel, too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DCLawyer (2594) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 23, 2015
750ml->trappist. Orange-copper with thick frothy white head. A: Belgian yeast, coriander, grass, citrus peel. T: spicy citrus, yeast, bright dark fruit (interesting). Decent, but touch too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
seehaferb23 (201) - - MAR 18, 2015
Really nice for a Samuel Adams. This really is its own category though. The nicest thing about this...what u smell is what u get.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bozoNZ (758) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 18, 2015
Rich apricot golden colour. I liked sudsy-good description of the head. Stewed fruits and banana candy aroma with the hunt of spices. Complex palate very rich and warming. Nice beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mfhennig (276) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2015 This has been sitting in the crawl space for over two years, the nice cardboard box has deteriorated. Poured a nice golden color with a huge off white head that took awhile to dissipate. Very fruity aroma. Flavor is fruity and sweet. I think this beer improved over the course of two years. Very excellent brew, loved it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shanebrews (284) - Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2015
This is a pleasant beer, perhaps the most approachable of the Barrel Collection project. The pour is a vibrant gold with a sudsy head and a ton of carbonation. The aroma is light. The taste displays bread and crackers in the malt and a wonderful light spice and bitterness to the finish. It is a good tripel, but Samuel Adams is a distant second in their own area to Mystic Brewery when it comes to Belgian styles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (2072) - Florida, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle cellared from batch one, so there’s not any of that herbal hop quality I was promised, but this beer is quite spicy and tropical, reminiscent of a rum cake thing you’d get in the Caribbean but without the sweetness of rum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (6974) - Utah, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle thanks to Trapped
Clear golden with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma of Belgian malts, yeast and fruit. Flavor are fruity, spices and malts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chester, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2015
2/26/2015. From bottle. Light amber with a thick white head. Sweet, buttery aromas with honey and tropical fruit. Similar flavors, sweet sticky texture, hints of alcohol and spices with a light hoppy finish.

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