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Brewed by Stewart (UK)
Style: Abbey Tripel
Edinburgh, Scotland

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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Brewed to celebrate the 8th birthday of Stewart Brewing - an 8% Belgian-style tripel


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuartyboy (701) - SCOTLAND - DEC 6, 2012
Strong sweet beer with flavours of plum and raisins nice hop and malt balance and very smooth to drink with a strong alcoholic kick

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AshtonMcCobb (2803) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 9, 2012
50cl bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours a hazy orange with a thin head of lace. The nose has pineapple sorbet with some coriander or even rocket leaves. The taste has dry green leafiness, with a long tangy citrus note, the sorbet thing again. The palate has a medium to full body with a big tangy texture and a long tangy finish. Overall, a really good tripel, which could be Belgian.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3158) - NORTHERN IRELAND - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle at home from alesela
full bodied hazy amber with lacing of white head, creamy wheat body, fairly bitter, citrussy, peppery yeast

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerCast_Rich (1891) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 21, 2012
[cask at Cloisters Bar, Edinburgh] Pours a hazy golden orange with a thin head. Aroma of sweet, Belgian yeast, coriander and orange. Lots of coriander on the flavour. Soft and sweet, before a bitter snap of a finish, which features alcohol, coriander and something sweeter reminiscent of pumpkin. Very nice indeed [06122012]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (1500) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 11, 2013
Aroma: Pear drops, freshly cut oranges, banana and bubblegum.

Appearance: Murky amber/mahogany body with a thin off-white head than quickly disappears. No lacing.

Taste: Orange, pear, coriander and spice. Quite sweet and yeasty. Interesting flavours.

Palate: Thin to medium body with an oily texture. Soft carbonation.

Overall: A very good take on the classic Belgian beer. Very easy drinking for its 8% ABV. Just lacking a bit in terms of head and body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3959) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 1, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2013 Re-rate 26/09/13 - Much as I remember, less bubblegum, more spices. much nicer. Got one left! Original 01/02/13 - 500ml bottle from Appellation Wines, Dalry. Pours a surprisingly dark orange, good head & lacing. Aromas of yeast, coriander and butterscotch. Slips down nicely for 8%, but some lingering buttery notes, along with citrus and Sorachi Ace (the bubblegum referred to on the label I guess?). Finish is short and sweet. Unusual for the style. Might get a higher mark after ageing for a bit, tasted a bit too fresh to me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WeissGary (285) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2013
Interesting Scottish take on a Belgian Tripel - it has a light floral aroma, golden brown body with an off-white head, unmistakeable Belgian style strong fruity highlights in the taste, quite strong to the taste but somewhat mellow with malty highlights. Would be a good beer to give any enthusiast of both Scottish and Belgian beers, or someone you want to get into them! Worth a shot!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (2463) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. This is a dark amber beer with layers of caramel, spicy fruit, cloves, candi sugar and a warming spicy, earthy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (7183) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle from Deeside Drinks Emporium. It pours deep amber with a medium off-white head. The nose is wood, earth, herbal, raisin, banana, subtle smoke and caramel. The taste is caramel, wood, earth, herbal, metal, candy, banana, wet leaf and some spice with a dry, lightly warming finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Hides the alcohol well. An interesting, well balanced brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dr_Butty (87) - SCOTLAND - DEC 16, 2012
From the bottle pours deep coppery brown, a little hazy. No head to speak of. A bit of bubblegum and fruitin the aroma. Intially slightly sweet with some citric notes which develops to a distinctly bitter finish. A Scottish Belgian Tripel, brewed for Stewart’s 8th anniversary as a brewery and worth seeking out.


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