paulvanpelt (161) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bleekgeel bier, weinig schuim. Aroma van specerijen, citrus. Lijkt op een Belgische tripel, maar geen hele goede. Mist balans in aroma. Smaak licht zurig, verder bitterzoet.
matt7215 (1927) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
355ml bottle from a Publix in Kissimmee Florida. Clear golden with a white head. Nice aged out triple aroma. Really solid true to style triple. Great for $1.33 a bottle. FLVC2 #8
RobertDale (1881) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear gold with a small white head. Aroma of yeast, fruit, grain, and spice. Taste is yeast, banana, cloves, wheat, citrus, and some alcohol. Very nice to drink and a very nice price.
alcaponejunior (349) - Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Yellow and clear with a half finger head and pretty good lace. Normally Iíd expect more head on a tripel, but it ainít bad looking.
Cloves and yeast dominate the smell, along with a little banana.
Flavor is very banana and clove, with a good portion of Belgian yeast. Itís very sweet and has a bit of fruitiness too.
Body is medium and less carbonated than Iíd expect from the style. It leaves a sweet and yeasty aftertaste.
I donít think itís on the short list of tripels for me, but itís still a pretty good beer.
chalicemaster (33) - Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Perfectly competent belgian style. What sets this apart, though, is the spice on the aftertaste - it really adds a nice kick to a familiar style. This might be the lowest priced beer of its style that happens to be very good.
Tortman18 (77) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a hazy golden, almost like a Hefeweizen, with a huge two and half finger of pure white, frothy head that dissipates slowly. Nose is very hoppy and fruity. I get a slight woody aroma, almost like water saturated oak logs. Strong grapefruit presence. Mouth is bitter with a lot of yeast and fruit. Banana is very strong, with hints of cloves and grapefruit.
citydave (18) - - APR 26, 2013
3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very appealing fruity smell. However doesnt come through in the taste. More bitter than i expected.
Lemke10 (538) - Janesville, Wisconsin, USA - APR 22, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This pours a clear, golden yellow color with a slight, white head. The aroma is yeasty with banana and citrus. The taste is sweet and refreshing with lots of yeasty banana flavor. It drinks very smooth and clean leaving behind a yeasty after taste.
Belgian22 (16) - Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA - APR 22, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I have been drinking this guy for years, along with La Fin du Monde this became my sub for actual Belgians back when I could get it for about $9 a six pack.
If I want a decent pillow top I have to put in a little effort on the pour, so that is quite a departure from most true Belgians. Aside from that and a lack of real complexity, this is definitely a solid option. Even at about 12 per pack these days, you canít go wrong now that the price of the real thing is depressingly skyrocketing. The spice on this one is what makes it a notch above the Unibroue for me.
Ed5388 (487) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Pours a clear, bright golden color with a thin white film of a head. Aroma is boozy up front, wheat, banana, clove, and spice. Flavor of juicy fruit gum, coriander, pepper, hints of clove, with a warm alcohol and bitter finish.