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We started with a Trappist Triple yeast culture and carefully blended Belgian pale barley malt with traditional malted wheat and oats to produce a delectable golden ale. This special brew is aged 12 weeks creating a fruity nad refined taste with a huge bouqet, light body, and a very smooth, non-bitter finish. Best served at 55 degrees F.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2004
Pours a deep amber color with a thin, fizzy, sustained white head. The aroma is sweet, fruity, and spicy. Fairly light bodied, but wants to fizz up in my mouth. Kinda of an apple, pear, and spice (nutmeg?) flavoring. A tingling, but not bitter, fruit finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubslang (438) - Kentwood, Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2004
Reddish orange with a medium sized tan head. yeasty aroma of bananas and other fruits. Quite carbonated and sweet, overly so in my opinion with apples, bananas, and other fruits, with some spiciness. An ok trippel but a lttle too much on the sweet side for my tastes.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - SEP 16, 2004
Pours a clear orange, small white head that leaves quickly. Aroma is fruity, and somewhat yeasty smelliní .. Very carbonated, Flavor is very sweet, very sweet, then fading to bitter. Very full- mouthed taste to it. I am liking tripelís more and more...

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5153) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 23, 2004
UPDATED: APR 3, 2005 My bottle was slightly more than 1 year old. The body was a very cloudy and murky amber. The head is medium and seems very heavy. The nose has ginger, nutmeg and bananas. The taste has bananas, apples and a little bit of black pepper. The finish has an alcohol burn. Thin mouthfeel with little complexity. I have had worse tripels.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2004
Clear amber color, small white head that fades to nothing. Sweet aroma of wheat, pears, light banana, and watermelon. Flavor is very wheaty and pretty sweet with a peppery mix of fruit (apples, pears, candy watermelon). Rotting apples especially show up in the finish. The taste is ok... but Iíd still have to say its too sweet. Slightly sticky mouthfeel, and it leaves an alcohol burn in the belly.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2004
No head whatsoever.Nice golden amber color with just a few streams of fizzies trailing up from the depths.I am having a hard time finding this Huge Bouqet they are talking about,mustaí left it in the bottle.It does have a slight floral scent not like a Real Belgian Tripel but not bad or anything.This actually has a nice fullness to it,not light or thin at all.The finish isnít very tasty, fads fast.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JK (4835) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 9, 2004
Malt aroma. Light red appearance. Flavor of sweet fruit. High abv is not noticeable in the taste. Lightly spiced. An ok effort but needs more balance and less sugar.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2004
Amber Coloring. White Head. Hops. Fruit. Not too bad of a taste....Had better Abbey Tripel styles though.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
igneous1 (1507) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - APR 28, 2004
deep golden color, head is beige and lasting. aroma is very caramelly and buttery, not true to style, but still nice. flavor is virtually the same with a bit of fruitiness...the alcohol is basically completely hidden. quite sweet...and numbing to the tongue. if iím rating it on itís trueness to style, iím deducting points...but i donít rate that way.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2004
Slight fruit aroma. Body is a combination and bread and yeast with a touch of fruitiness. A very interesting brew.


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