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RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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Sawyer’s Triple is based upon the traditional "Golden Triple" style of strong ale, hailing from Belgium, and weighs in at 7.6% alc/vol. The brew is deep golden in color with a distinctive spicy, sweet and hoppy nose. Effervescent carbonation leads to a modestly dry malt character with hoppy flavors and alcohol overtones. Sawyer’s Triple was formulated and brewed by Bill Sherwood.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cirrhosis (1223) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 12, 2010
Dark brown to bright cloudy copper, nice crown on top. So much sweet wheat and zesty yeast in the aroma. Lots of ginger also comes through in the nose this is a very warm and comforting smell. Reminds me of Christmas pudding with the spices and warmth. Very smooth lots of wheat malt more ginger in the flavor lots of spice and perfect sweetness. Love this brew it be tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - APR 11, 2010
Bottle shared by OldStyleCubFan. Golden pour with decent white head. Peppery, dry-smelling hops on the noses with notes of citrus and apple. Pretty average tripel overall.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Bomber shared by OSCF - thanks, Todd! Kind of an oily looking golden pour, with a medium head. Faded hops in the nose along with the sort of tripel-by-the-numbers notes of apple and pepper. Mouthfeel is medium, not too complex at all. Tastes like shortbread a bit, along with some fruit and spice in the finish, jumbled up and not too satisfying.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3272) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - MAR 23, 2010
22oz bomber purchased at Stone. Pours lite orange with a small fizzy white head around the rim of the glass. nose is fruity, sweet, grainy, spice (ginger, cinnamon, clove). flavors are similar but exhibit the wet grains pretty highly-long spicy finish. lots of sweet cinammon as well. a Trippel? i see this is a a slighly strong belgian ale. palate is a bit too soft for a tripel as well as the ABV being low. palate seems a bit thin and doesnt realy do much here. At least the carbonation is lower than most belgian stone offerings. the finish is long-sweet grains and lite clove notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8684) - San Diego County, California, USA - MAR 23, 2010
22oz bomber thanks to OldStyleCubFan! I’ve never even heard of this beer. So what’s the story with it? Anyway, pours blonde with a decent white head. Not much retention or lace. Aroma is laden with cloves, overripe bananas. Taste is very sweet, loads of candi sugar, bananas, red apples. Dry, powdery, messy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 23, 2010
Thanks to Todd for sharing this one. Deep gold pour with a fluffy white head. Aroma is spicy with notable hints of pear and apple. Flavor is spicy; clove, nutmeg, camomile, tropical fruit and grassy hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3328) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Bottle shared by Badbeer. The beer pours a blonde color with a medium head. The aroma is fruity with some berries some currant and some camomile, a really interesting mix. The flavor is very fruity and spicy, more of that camomile comes through. Tasty

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
contagion (9) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 7, 2010 does not count
Beautiful golden color and vivacious scent. Slight sweetness characteristic of Tripel style, but not overpowering. Pronounced Eastern aftertaste - ginger, nutmeg, jasmine, but these are most apparent when the beer is fresh from a tap. Delicious.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
virtuosovii (103) - California, USA - FEB 7, 2010
UPDATED: APR 2, 2010 On tap at Stone. I’ve had this in bottles as well and it tasted just as good as on tap. This is my favorite beer. I can drink this any time anywhere. This beer was very flavorful. Mild aromas. Flavor was sweet and spicy. The taste kind of reminded me of pear, nutmeg and jasmine. Many other fruits and holiday tasting spices. I highly recommend this one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 4, 2010
Bomber - pours a light hazed bright golden yellow with a foamy white head. Aroma is fresh lemon and cardamon spices, yeasty, doughy crackery light honey, toast, green peppercorn phenolics with light fruitiness- apple, pear, apricot. Flavor is spicy lemongrass, zesty, leather and earth, not too sweet- crackery malts, toast, light honey, floral and light fruits some citrus as well- mostly clean in the end. Pretty good.


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