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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Can sampled at a tasting. From notes. Bready yeast with citrus and white pepper. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BiggOnion (68) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Golden yellow color, like straw. Malty and yeasty aroma, and a nice head. Smooth and creamy, with a very slight bitterness on the finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1438) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Can. Pours a golden yellow color with a beautiful white cloudy foamy head. Nose is yeasty and spicy. Taste is yeasty, and spicy as well, with strong banana and cloves. Very tasty and delicious. Finish is dry, and ends with some fruity sweetness. Quaff Score 8 / 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1394) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Pours a hazy golden orange with a white head and aroma of yeast and spices. Taste is of strong spice up front, with yeast, dried fruits, bananna, and cloves leading to a spicy, long finish. Nice Belgain, very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Pale yellow pour with a solid foamy white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, spice. Taste is creamy, yeast, candi sugar, spice. Very tasty beer. Nice lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2009) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Hazy golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of yeast, nice spice/coriander, & floral; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, fruit, hops, clove, and citrus; Nicely balanced; Pretty enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1249) - Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Cloudy golden orange. Medium to large fluffy white head, mostly dissipating. Aroma is sweet, yeast, lots of spices, fruity, citrus, tropical. Medium body. Syrupy. Sweet, moderate bitterness, some boozeyness. Somewhat earthy bitter in the long finish. A good enough beer but the standard its up against is very high. Provided a nice ’kick’ on a warm summer day at the beach.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
miahac (6) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - AUG 23, 2013 does not count
Another amazing beer from Tallgrass. I want to meet the guy who mastered this chemistry of taste and intoxication. When to to the liquor store and see the tallgrass mix pack has the rooster as its featured beer, I will always pick it up. I am usually a bitter fan but the citrus. assault combined with the unapologetic high alcohol yeast in the Rooster is just enough to leave you in a wonderful state of waiting for the next Velvet Rooster.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aholmb1 (96) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Appearance: super nice white head when poured, stays in tact for a long time, dense head, translucent cloudy yellow color with a hint of orange Aroma: smells amazing, very strong smell of sweetness, berries Taste: this beer has alot flavors, caramel, sweet note of fruit, but bitter at the same time Palette: this beer has some bitterness, the flavor also moves up into your nostrils, very strong flavor but very tasty Overall: I enjoy this beer, if you do not like a really strong flavor beer then this would not be for you, it has complex flavors and is very interesting ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5705) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Yellow pour with a white head. The aroma is full of yeast, wheat, biscuit malt and sugary sweetness. The flavor has some wheat, yeast, pepper and biscuit. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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