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Sierra Nevada Wood-Aged Belgian Style Trippel

Sierra Nevada Wood-Aged Belgian Style Trippel
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
Belgian-style trippel aged for 14 months in Heaven Hills bourbon barrels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mcberko (14682) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 9, 2011
On tap at Brouwer’s for Big Wood, pours a hazy copper / orange with a small off-white head. Aroma of paint thinner, boozy apple, oak and nail polish. Flavour of nail polish (?), turpentine, oak and some apple. This is nasty to be honest. The nail polish and pain thinner ruin this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (13426) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2011
On tap at Bistro BA Fest poured a hazy gold with a lasting oiff white head. Aromas of bourbon, straw, fruittiness, light oak and light vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bourbon, straw, fruittiness, oak and light vanilla with a smooth lingering bourbon finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13318) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draft. Minimal head atop clear apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, vanilla, some Bourbon, light candi sugar. Taste is moderately sweet, Bourbon/vanilla, some sour mash. Sticky medium-full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (12970) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 18, 2011
A light amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, smooth woody malt with watermelon notes, tropical fruits, nice. In mouth, a smooth sweet maple malt with bourbon notes, a bit light bodied, but nice. On tap at FoBAB 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8572) - Alamo, California, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Draft. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Yeast and light bourbon aroma with malt. Maltand yeast flavor with fruity esters and light bourbon. Medium bodied.Malt and yeast lingers with fruity esters and light bourbon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (5850) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 19, 2011
On draft at the Bistro Barrel fest. It pours orange with notes of tropical fruit, yeast and bourbon in the aroma. The flavor is balanced with some tangerine, bourbon and light butteriness on the palate. The flavors remain bright and satisfying. One of my favorites of the night.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
badlizard (5533) - Berkeley, California, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Hazy very dark yellow with almost no head. Great bourbon vanilla and caramel aroma and taste with a toasted oak finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - JAN 27, 2012
Tasted at the 6th Annual Bistro Barrel Aged Beer Fest on 11/12/2011. This Abbey Tripel pours a light gold color from the tap. Medium to large sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity and sweet, with a ton of wood, vanilla and oak. A medium bodied Tripel. The malts are fruity and sweet, orange peel and tropical. The hops are herbal. Mild carbonation. Touch of wood. Nice mix of flavors that have mellowed and blended together very well. Smooth tasting and sweet without being overwhelming. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nickd717 (4187) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 13, 2011
On tap at the Bistro -Bal Aged Fest. This was listed as being aged in Pappy Van Winkle barrels for 25 months (rather than Heaven Hill -bals), so maybe it should be a separate listing. Slightly hazy golden orange with a small white head. Great tropical fruit aroma with pineapple and coconut and some oak. The flavor is very nice too. The great base beer plays well with the barrel notes. Oak, pineapple, apricot, pineapple, honey, and coconut flavors. Nice on the palate, fairly light for the ABV with soft carbonation. Very solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2011
draft at fobab... this was the Heaven Hill version... really sweet and boring, wasn’t a fan of this

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