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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This beer is a Belgian Tripel that lives up to its name. Smooth and carefully crafted like a fine velvet painting, but with an 8.5% ABV this bird has some spurs! The beer pours a golden straw color with brilliant clarity. Topped with a lofty pure white head the beer has a wonderful floral nose, with subtle fruit notes. The taste is clean and crisp, with subtle fruit notes and a touch of candy like sweetness. The beer has a Champagne-like effervescent that provides a crisp offset to its sweet finish. While a pint glass is always nice, Velvet Rooster would also be at home in a tulip glass or Champagne flute. Something to crow about.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1640) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2012
Pours hazy gold with a fluffy white head. Aroma is yeast, citrus and grass. Taste is sweet with some tartness. Smooth and easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (5937) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Can. Dark yellow / light orange pour with a white head. Nose is yeast and light fruit, some floral elements. Taste is light fruit with some sugary sweetness. Decent tripel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
high_on_hops (582) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAR 13, 2012
On tap. A clear gold color with a foamy white head and lacing. It has a yeasty and fruity aroma, with a flavor that is sweet and slightly spicy and a smooth, velvety body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Can. Poured a hazy golden with a creamy white head that left light lace. Aroma of yeast, light citrus, and wheat. The flavor found citrus, Belgium yeast, and perfume. Light to medium body and a citrusy aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2012
Draught at TJs: Aroma of malt, Belgian yeast, fruit, pear, flowers, and some grain. Poured yellow/gold in color with a small, creamy, dense, white head that diminished but lasted throughout as a film on top of the beer. Hazy. Sparkling. Good lacing. Flavor is slightly sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of malt, grains, Belgian yeast, light spice, hops, light clove, and a hint of pollen. Medium body. Lightly dry texture. Average carbonation. Malt, Belgian yeast, slight spice, hop, finish is lightly bitter, slightly sweet, and dry. 8.5%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomas15 (671) - USA - FEB 24, 2012
not very belgainy but nice in its own ways. yeast isnt that prominent, slight apricot. comes off like a big slightly dryer halcyon....

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Draft 2/24/12 (Stone Canyon Pizza Zona Rosa-Kansas City)-Pours a hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, citrusy, and floral. Taste of yeaat, sweetness, and fruit. This full bodied brew is well balanced and was a surprise. Nice brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Indra (2593) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - FEB 23, 2012
16oz. can. Aroma of sweet, honeyish malt, doughy, lightly estery yeast, mild tropical fruit and a touch of spice. Clear light-medium golden color (poured clean, if you want to swirl and pour, you get gobs of cloudiness and sediment), with a lasting, fine-bubbled head. Flavor profile is gently sweet, with light honey, cake and a floral, fruity yeast bite, along with very mild bitterness and a spicy, lightly sugary finish. Smoothly effervescent and bubbly with a bit of heft to the palate, body is medium-full. Pleasant, sort of an "everyday" Tripel, which works out nicely, because a 4-pack is half a gallon of it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1140) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - FEB 20, 2012
This is a very very nice triple.. tiny bit of bite which goes away with a few sips. Golden very nice head. Nice belgian aroma. Another fine brew from Tall grass.. they are growing to be one of the best out there.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
FURLYSURIOUS (263) - Orono, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Pours a hazed golden apricot color with a finger of head that recedes to a nice fresh collar through out. Nose features malt, belgian yeast, lemon pepper, some sweet bread. Flavor is fantastic, its sweet with light colored fruits, grapes and apples, it then has a lemon tartness with sweet malt/bread. Feel is spot on. This is my favorite offering to date from Tall Grass.


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