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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Schlafly Tripel has patiently awaited joining the ranks of our bottle-conditioned Belgian-style ale series. It was the first festival ale for our HOP in the City beer festival which makes it dear to us. Tripel is hearty with a golden hue and a rich, fruity character. While this ale is light in color, it is fuller bodied than many darker ales. The characteristics make it a great after-dinner drink and a perfect complement to aged cheeses and fruity desserts. We age this ale for months before it touches a bottle, but, if you have the will power, it will improve for years to come.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7860) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 24, 2009
My Bottom Line:
A spicy and citrusy hop nose leaks onto the doughy yeast and honeyed cereals in this warming interpretation of the Tripel style.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A veil of foam covers the cloudy golden.
-I found this to be a little sweeter than the usual Tripel.
-The hop personality is also herbal throughout.
-Ginger-like spiciness is clearly tasted.


   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Blaketj80 (78) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 12, 2009
Pours carbonated and golden w/little to no head. Smells sweet and slightly wheaty, and definite hints of alcohol. Taste is extremely smooth and hints of alcohol. I really like this because it doesn’t have a harsh wheat finish and has a nice flavor profile. This is worth a try in my opinion.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4386) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 6, 2009
Appearance: Pours a hazy, golden body with a smallish, white head. Smell: Rather sweet-smelling aroma of pilsner malts awaiting a wheelbarrow full of toothsome candi sugar supported by notes of fresh fruit and, ever so slightly, some spices. Taste: Ample pils malts along with fresh pears, white grapes, and citrus glazed with layers upon layers of sweet, gooey candi sugar. Low bitterness. One small, tiny pinch of spice. Finishes sweet and fruity with plenty of alcohol warmth to invigorate the soul and enliven the senses. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: Though I’m left wanting just a bit more spice character and a slightly drier finish, it’s still a very tasty American-born tripel simply loaded with potential.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2009

Name: Schlafly Triple
Date: March 28, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy gold, wispy white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet candied malt aroma, light spicyness, touch of alcohol
Body: big body
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice spicyness, light alcohol, good balance between the malt candy and the spices
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daHammer (60) - Smyrna, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2009
A.Big belgian yeast nose, malty. Light alcohol aroma APP. Slightly cloudy, golden color. Thin whispy white head. Flavor. Malty, earthy yeasty Belgian flavors. Peppery light alcohol flavors Palate. Med-Light body. Peppery hot alcohol O. Strong belgian ale .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Pours a transparent deep golden with a small frothy white head. Aroma of sweet biscuity Belgian malt with some doughy yeasty esters. Starts with good fullness and carbonation with a sweet toasty biscuity malty flavor and caramel notes well balanced with some light fruity notes and clove spice before a semi-dry warming finish. A nice Belgian tripel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerdad (397) - Kansas, USA - MAR 24, 2009
Bottled. Pours a hazy yellow. Almost no aroma. Flavors of citrus fruit and grass. Finishes with a mild hoppiness. Personally, i would recommend most other tripels that i have had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4019) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. The smell is sweet, alcohol, candi sugar, fruits, cotton candy, and spices. The look is clear, not much of its white head. The color is yellowish. The taste is sweet, candi sugar, very sweet, and spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3779) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Gold in color and hazy with a small white head. Aroma is of grain, citrus, banana, coriander, and alcohol. Taste is of citrus, spices, banana, and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11955) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2009
(750ml bottle) Pours a lightly hazy yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of melon, coriander, candi sugar, and banana. Flavor of coriander, banana, yeast, light citrus, and clove.

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