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The Bruery Batch 300 Tripel

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Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Abbey Tripel
Placentia, California USA

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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Grant Phillips was the winner of our Batch 300 homebrew contest and rightfully so. Grant came down and helped us brew his recipe for an oaked tripel brewed with the ever so popular Citra hops.


CLevar's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CLevar (377) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Bottle with the MN crew. Thanks guys! Pour is a clear honey gold, with a billowing white head that fades to really nice lacing. Aroma is citrus and wheat, peaches and other white fruit, a touch of white wood. Taste is some white fruit, wet wheat, some spices and citrus. Not bad.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (921) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 14, 2013
Sampled at Dr. Bills tasting at falling rock. Pours a light straw yellow with large white head. Peppery and light fruit taste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SDalkoholic (2089) - Linda Vista, California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
On tap @ Toronado: Poured a glowing yellow hue that was hazy while a thin delicate layer of head rested on top. In the aroma, a scent of girlie perfume along with a squeeze of citrus perhaps grapefruit comes through nicely upon the nose. The taste is pure yeast with a heavy serving of spicy Belgian yeast that showcases a mixture of spices such as clove, ginger root, and a dash of pepper or green herbs. Definitely an Abbey Tripel that stands out from the rest.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (1749) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2013
The appearance of this beer is really good with a hazy, pale, orange color to it. The head is a great white hue with a good amount of carbonation and a long lasting lacing on the glass. The smell of the beer is outstanding because it is something that I’ve never experineced before with a great blend of citrusy orange, mild hoppiness and a lingering grapefruit smell, an outstanding blend. The taste blows you away with a mellow sweet orange that transitions into a mild grapefruit then into a hoppiness and mild oakey flavors. The mouthfeel hangs around with the sweet ornage and grapefruit that slides into a bitterness of the hops. Overall, this is one of the best beers I HAVE EVER TASTED because it is so original with the mixture of flavors. If you haven’t tried this beer, go GET IT.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle from Bruery Provisions in 2011. Aroma and flavor of light straw, Belgian yeast, light sugar, and some Citra characteristics. Palate was moderate mouthfeel and very smooth from start to finish. Great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Glouglouburp (5929) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 29, 2013
In short: A fruity and surprisingly dry strong Belgian blond ale with a bit too much phenols and plastic.
How: Bottle 750ml, almost one year old, bottle sent to me by nicks6217, thanks Nick
The look: Cloudy blond body topped by a large white head with medium retention and leaving lots of lacings on the glass
In long: Nose is very phenolic with typical blond Belgian ale fruity esters piercing through. Taste is like chewing on a soft piece plastic, some oak, banana peels, fruit salad, more plastic, honey, dried light color fruits, bubblegum, acetone sensation, whip cream, tropical fruit hops. Finish is quite dry that the after-taste has alcohol warmth and plastic. Not sure what happened here, some good things going on in this beer but that plastic taste just didn’t go away even after letting the beer breathe for a while. And to think I traded for that boring beer, honestly I’m starting to think that looking at the ratebeer trade forum is the biggest waste of time of all the things I have ever done 54 times today.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kbutler1 (1345) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy opaque orange color with a white head. Some lacing as the head settles. Orange, some biscuit, melon, and slight oak. Medium mouthfeel. Sweet upfront with a slight bitterness. Citrus notes, malty, and light caramel. Decent.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (153) - Bend, Oregon, USA - OCT 21, 2013
This one has aged pretty darn well. Citra hops bring some tropical fruit and the belgian yeast brings powerful fruity esters and some nice spice. Glad I didn’t just crack this one fresh as all of the flavors seem really well integrated and the alcohol is undetectable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madmitch76 (13397) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
4th November 2011
Hazy orange - amber beer with a big fluffy white head. Light crispy palate. Delicious fresh orange and pink grapefruit which has a bitter follow through. Touch of aniseed. Whisper of creamy oak. A little creamy malt. Finishes semi dry with a carbonated sting. Comes across as more IPA than Tripel but who cares? Great beer! A little more oak and this would have been up in the stratosphere.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (5878) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2013
750 ml bottle from STLWill. Pours a cloudy orange color with a finger of white head. Notes of oak, apricot, sugar, caramel, canteloupe, and tangerine. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, malty mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Good tripel. Held up well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanfolty (1780) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - AUG 8, 2013
August 8, 2013 - bottle via trade with Josh a while back. Clear orange pour with nice head and some lacing. Aroma was fruity, wood, spice and caramel. Taste had a bit of the sweetness from fruit and malt, but was dominated by the wood and spice rather quickly. The finish was a slight dry citrus bitterness. Medium body with some carbonation. I am typically not a big fan of tripels, but this worked for me.


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