Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - SEP 16, 2004
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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...
heemer77 (5129) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 23, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 18, 2004
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2004
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
JK (4662) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 9, 2004
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
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.
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2004
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Amber Coloring. White Head. Hops. Fruit.
Not too bad of a taste....Had better Abbey Tripel styles though.
igneous1 (1506) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - APR 28, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2004
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slight fruit aroma. Body is a combination and bread and yeast with a touch of fruitiness. A very interesting brew.
jsquire (3594) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep golden color with a whispy white head. Candi sugar nose with some yeast notes. Honey sweetness with with some white wine and yeast flavors. Not very interesting for a triple.
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2004
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Sweet, bready, cake, honey, pear, banana nose. Copper peach hue. Small sticky white head, which leaves nice rings of lace. Very sweet, bubblegum, cider, all sugar, slight yeat, nice mouthfeel, but compleely lacking balance. Not something I'd ever drink again.