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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 309   ABV: 10.3%
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A Tripel in the Abbot style, famed for its powers of seduction. Brewed with German Pils malt and imported Belgian Candi Sugar. Light in body, golden in color, dry and spicy. On tap only on the first Friday of each month and only at Phoenixville. Now available in 750 ml bottles.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (1900) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Poured from 750 ml bottle. Hazy, golden-straw color with an enormous near white head and loads of thick lacing. Five minutes after the first pour, a lingering head still fills half the glass. Aroma of lemon, bread, spice, yeast, stone fruit and toasted malt. Taste of lemon, tangerine, bread, pepper, other light fruit, spice and toast. Yeast is there too, but it expresses itself in tones of fruit and spice rather than a heavy yeasty taste. Medium body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (5647) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle, caged and corked. Dark golden, this has a towering head of rough and tumble foam that is slow to give up its dead. The aroma is of tropical fruit and a hint of smoke (a seemingly odd but fun pairing). This is a bountiful drink ... pineapple, mandarin orange, and just a twist of yeast. Beautiful. (#5546, 6/8/2014)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (3194) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Pour is a hazy yellow with a average white head. Aroma is citrusy bitter with a dry pils malt. Flavor is butterscotch, lemon juice and pear juice. Finish does have some alcohol heat with a bit of candied fruit. I don’t know what they were going for here or if this is just a bad bottle(the cork was almost impossible to get off) but this was far from a good triple. No real yeasty esters or flavorful hops.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jesperhammer (2865) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2014
14-FEB-2014, bottle @Ulkløbben meeting, @Michael. Golden, clear with lasting, lacing White head. Aroma is sweet with yeast, spice, toasted malt. Taste the same. Full body, soft carbonation, too sweet. A bit strange but mostly just too sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1593) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Clear amber pour with a splash of foam. Nice spicy Tripel. Full and fragrant. A bit harsh alcohol wise. Tripel notes are proper but simple. Not overly complicated, but a nice full take on the style.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
callmemickey (2696) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Hazy golden-orange colored body, medium sized white head, spotty lacing. Bready malts, with stonefruit, clove, and light citrus. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, fairly sweet, starts to get cloying after a few sips. Not capturing the style right.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2095) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Nice spicy tripel, just a touch of tanginess, some floral notes, clear golden body with active carbonation. Decent fluffy head shrinks to small lasting head. A tripel with a little bit of bite.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (8442) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 14, 2014
750 mL bottle from Beer Run. The cork was a real bitch to get out. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a medium sized fizzy white head. Fair head retention. Aroma of yeast, candi sugar, cotton candy, candy apples, stone fruits, a faint bit of tart citrus. The taste is dry pale malts, tart fruits, tannic notes, yeast, strong spice in the finish. Medium bodied, lingering spice, moderate carbonation. Straightforward but well made.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (721) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
A very pretty clear yellow-orange color, almost looks pink in dim light. Aroma is floral, lemon, berries, pine, and malt. It is almost similar to a sweet white wine in smell. Taste is slightly bitter, slightly sweet. Medium body. The alcohol lingers just so...nice touch.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwmiller16 (93) - Delaware, USA - JAN 10, 2014
750ml bottle. Pours light amber with a lot of foam. Nose is sweet and fruity. Spicy on the palate finishing with dark fruits. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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