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Sharps Honey Spice Triple

Sharps Honey Spice Triple
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Formerly brewed at Sharps (MolsonCoors)
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Wadebridge, England


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Available in 330ml bottles - part of the Connoisseur’s Choice range. Previously 9.0%.
Brewed with 5 varieties of hops, barley, and wheat malts, honey from our local bees and a blend of six spices. Honey spice triple is conditioned for six months in the cellars of the brewery and for at least 3 more in the bottle. The result is a wonderfully full yet balanced beer with a complex aroma of honey, ginger and juicy grpaefruit. Perfect for pairing with cold meats and fresh crispy salads.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (9536) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 27, 2014
330ml bottle form the brewery online shop. Not normally a fan of honey beers, so quite glad it was almost undetectable in this one. Does not drink 10% either, more like 6%. Clear orange-gold, no head. Light Belgian yeastiness, light honey and coriander. Dry finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Quack-Duck (9164) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 13, 2013
bottle from Darts Farm. Hazy golden colour, mid-szed white head. Malty base, but rather thin and light. Shy hoppy touch and hints of honesy. Expected much more....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zenkis (767) - Ogre, LATVIA - AUG 27, 2013
Pours velvety yellow with huge top diminishing super fast, no lasing. On nose it comes dominant yeasty-fruity plus malt sweet, sugary a bit, touch of honey, warm alcohol aroma but not alcoholic if I can say so. Flavor is light astringent, sweet, a bit caramely with dry, min bitter from yeast. Honey like sweetness. As a strong ale it is deep fermented, dry, plus sweetened with some kind of sugar - but enough to be good implemented in flavor. Medium plus body, slick texture, soft carbonated. I liked this, but maybe someone could say it is too strong or yeasty or there is too much sugar adjuncts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alecwallace (155) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2013
Was expecting a lot for this beer based on the feedback from EBBC reviews. It poured and an amber gold and had a sparsely bubbled thin head, The aroma was very much banana and clove. To taste it then became full of apples and pears and some sticking plaster. It was quite thin bodied and dry which did make it easy to drink. The beer was nice, but not one id revisit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2613) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours a golden orange colour with a thin white head, fruit and malt aroma, the taste is bitter and crisp, with a long dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9939) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2012
Bottle. Golden with a white foam. Aromas are brown sugar with crystallized pear and spiced, floral honey. Caramel and lemon tea with spiced apple. Flavours are biscuit with spices and honey. Lemon with apple and marzipan alcohol. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (17220) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2012
Bottle at the Half Moon, Windlesham - 10/08/12. Pours a clear golden blonde with a thin wihite head soon clearing to the edges. Nose of Belgian yeasts, hop, spices. Tastes of hops, sweet, a little caramel and honey, Belgian yeast strain. Medium to fullish body with a dryish finish. Not going to match the Belgians but a decent enough beer for £4 in the pub!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
leechacks (4) - - JUN 23, 2012 does not count
Superb bottled ale, very easy drinking but very expensive to most people, buy it buy it buy it it’s ace

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (5065) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 23, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2012 2011 release at #EBBC12, thanks sharps! Sweet honey and toffee nose with some wheat spices. Quite thick in the mouth, sweet and spicy finish 2nd rate 5/8 bottle at home. Pours golden amber with minimal white lacing. bannas, bubblegum and honey on nose. Sweet up front with cloves, pepper and cinnamon. Spiky carbonation, spicy coriander and very dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (12681) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2011
Cask at the White Horse. It pours deep golden yellow, with a thin bubbly, white head. The nose is honey, sulphur, spice and lemon. The taste is honey, caramel, spice, ginger, hay, straw, soap and wood. It is initially sweet, but finishes up with lots of spice and some bitterness. Light to medium body (thinner than expected) and soft carbonation. Interesting stuff.

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