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RATINGS: 605   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
A strong, full-bodied Belgian Abbey-style beer. The traditional yeast strain that is used imparts a rich array of spicy and fruit-like flavors. The prominent clove and melon notes are complemented by the sweetness and alcoholic warmth of the beer. The appealing color of glowing orange makes this brew irresistible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1482) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle. Poured a orange gold color with small head. Aroma of clove, spice, orange, belgium yeast. Spicy clove and belgium yeast flavors in taste. Slight fruit notes. Medium heavy body. Maybe too much clove or spice to this. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GenDV138 (5714) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
12 oz bottle at the DC Local Tasting. Hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of light funk, yeast. Tastes of citrus, herbs, spices. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (7349) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 17, 2014
12oz bottle pours a hazy gold with some cloudy, white head. Nose has rotting tropical fruit, spice, yeast, candy, a little peachy. Flavor is creamy, peach, apricot, tropical fruit, candy, mild spice. Fairly creamy finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
closey22 (1632) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Dark gold with lasting foamy lacy beige head; aroma is lightly malty sweet and Belgian yeasty; Flava is rich- a blend Belgian yeast sugar malt and hops; feels hick chewy foamy luscious; finishes dry yet malty tangy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8899) - Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle revisited since I didn’t rate this in the past. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet malts, ample fruity character, pear, some citrus, spices, with some alcohol heat. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2251) - - MAY 18, 2014
From BA review on 1-29-12 - Had on tap served in tulip shaped glass Appearance – Pours a haze orange/golden color with a nice white head. The head fades slowly giving away to the very slightest bit of lacing. Smell – Yeasty and sweet are the first detected; yeast cake and sweet fruits of orange and a bit of tropical mango and some banana are present. Then a bit of bready maltiness works its way through the aroma, with the whole aroma rounded out by a light alcohol/boozy aroma. Taste – The taste is very similar to the smell only in a different order. As opposed to the aroma, the first taste detected was a bit more breadiness with some biscuit flavor. The yeasty flavor, present throughout, stays while the bread flavor fades giving way to a sweeter taste profile of mango, orange and banana. Like the smell however the whole taste experience finishes with a nice mild alcohol flavor rounding it all out. Mouthfeel – A nice creamy body with a good level of carbonation. A good slow drinking/sipping beer; perfectly matched to its alcohol content. Overall – While not the best Belgian triple I have ever had, very enjoyable none the less. Nothing stands out, but nothing brings it down; overall moderately balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3842) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Not overly impressed with this one, head was on the weak side, light aroma and taste. I compare all tripels to Karmaliet, so it’s in some tough company. Decent but not outstanding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbeer (710) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Golden yellow-orange with small white head. Aroma yeast, citrus, malt. Medium full body, lightly carbonated, minimal alcohol. Flavor yeasty bread, grass, faint orange/lemon. Not sure this is the best example of a tripel but as a beer works pretty well anyway.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle from craft ale house. Pours clear orange with a medium sized white head that dissipates rather quickly. The aroma has banana, bready notes. The taste is fairly dry, banana, clove.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Bottle. Poured a clear golden orange color with a small slightly foamy white head. Aroma is nice light hops, some malts, and alcohol with some sweet sugar character here. Flavor was alcohol, booze, sweet cereal notes - yeast. Enjoyable.

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