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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
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OH BROTHER! is one of a series of special limited-run beers in styles that are more extreme or unusual. <P>This crisp, straw-colored ale is blessed with a host of spicy and fruity aromas. We brew it from pilsener malt, candy sugar and some very non-traditional hop choices. But hey, we never said we were monks. We’re just brothers.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6939) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bomber. Dirty yellow golden pour, fairly clear, small head. Quite sweet - candied sugar, light fruit and yeast. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6934) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2012
22oz 2012 bottle. Belgian-style yeast, banana, light spice. Lightly sweet, and spicy taste. Little bitter. Alcohol is well hidden. Soft, smooth carbonation, medium body. Dry texture. Mostly clear, golden color. Little white head. Little lace. Enjoyable tripel, well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 23, 2009
Pours gold with a white head. Smells sweet with some honey hints. Tastes sweet and spicy with a grassy, perfumy, peppery finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6298) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 19, 2006
Bottle: Dirty straw in color, very cloudy, thin white foamy head, spotty lacing.   Grassy aroma, fairly floral, some fiery spices, almost like garlic.   Muted floral flavors, very yeasty/bready.   Slight citrus aspect, but its very quick.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, but leans towards the thin side.   Finishes with a touch of cereal, soft floral aspect.   Remains semi-sweet after the finsih.   Tiz okay, but not like most Belgian Tripels.   Thanks JCaprioti for the trade!


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6152) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2011
Bomber bottle aged over a year and served in Duvel snifter:

Tasted side by side with Ommegang Tripel Perfection and Straffe Hendrik Brugs Tripelbier 9°

App: Amber orangy hue with almost no head nor lace, nearly lifeless. Even with the etched glass this struggled to produce any bubbles, sort of ugly compared to the other two. (2)

Aroma: Heavy toffee, candi sugar and bready malts, plummy, pitty, almonds, herbal, flowery and even a tad meaty. Much more different than the other two, smells simply sweeter and less fruity. (6)

The taste starts with some honey and sugary components, rich layers of malt and even some marizpan. Slight pop of leafy and grassy hops before lingering clove like spice and fruit nut cereal finish. Seems actually the most rustic and traditional tasting of the three. The aging does bring out some yeasty rustic notes as it warmed but that was welcomed. (7)

Mouth Feel and Overall: Very smooth alcohol presence on the palate, lush, oily and forgiving (4) Well it has it moments and shows some tribute to the classic style, this brew can not hold up the critic nor the old school tried and tested recipe. Ultimately the biggest knock I have of this brew is this unwillingness to go for the gold, seems happy being what it is. (13)

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2009
In short: A really messy sweet beer of some kind. Really bad.
How: Bottle 22oz. Tasting session with Montreal crew.
The look: Cloudy dark dirty yellow topped by a very small white head
In long: Nose of rot, butter and flowers… what the… Taste is just weird and off. Too sweet, flower juice, buttery pie crust, honey, perfume. No need to expand on my limited notes, this is bad, really bad. Oh Brother! What the hell was that? I hope this was a bad bottle. This thing had more problems than a squirrel on a six lane highway.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TaktikMTL (6010) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2009
Bouteille de 22 oz partagée lors d’une dégustation Ratebeer Montréal chez Glouglouburp. Arôme: Légère odeur fruitée. Apparence: La couleur est blonde légèrement voilée. Présence d’une mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût d’agrumes avec une pointe d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement aqueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement sucré. (Rating #2640)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (6004) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUL 20, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2006 Clear straw color with nice lacing. Lagar yeast then peppery, musky smell. light body. Nice taste is grainy, yeasty, with an essence of oak. Finishes crisp and clean. A great triple

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5934) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 21, 2010
i really liked this, but got bogged down in the after day mess .. . stop crying! .. . golden in colour, medium sticky foam .. . ever thought about growing a mustache? .. . yeast, honey and a different spice in the flavour, but tasty .. . Aw, get your ass outta here, it’s too hot!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2009
Rating #100 of Illinois brewed beers. 22 oz bottle purchased from Party Liquors (Steger, IL). Bought on a whim and because it was in the cooler and was to be promptly drank. Pours a hazy amber hue, with bits of gold nestled into the body. Medium white head that sticks around, laces, and continues to grow as the bottle is continously poured in. Aromas are fruity and belgian yeasty spice in a nutshell, a touch of estery presence, banana and citrus, mix well with some belgian candy sugar and spice. Taste is similar, lighter bodied, but still a presence. Dry yet fruity sweetness, interesting, but not a favorite. Finishes with a bit of a remembrance of the flavor. Cheers!


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