rangerred (782) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 22, 2013
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
330ml bottle into a goblet.
Pours a slightly hazy medium orange with a half finger fluffy white head. Excellent head retention with just a little bit of lacing on the sides of the glass.
There is really a whole lot going on in the aroma. Lots of Belgian spicyness along with some peach and orange. marmalade. Strong notes of caramel candy and lightly toasted bread. More earthy than I was expecting.
The flavor doesn’t seem quite as complex as the aroma but it is still quite enjoyable. Bread mixed with peaches and orange throughout with a lot of banana and clove up front. Hops are nearly non-existent which is appropriate. Some caramel sweetness but it is restrained with a somewhat drying finish bringing up the end. No hint of alcohol whatsoever.
Overall, a really good tripel with quite a bit going on. I really love the number of nuances in the aroma and flavor. This is a really interesting as well as refreshing beer to drink.
Osprey87 (915) - London via, WALES - DEC 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle BB 2015. Golden orange, highly sparkling with a very big foamy white head. Looks pretty good, like tripels tend to. Smell - sweet malts, candyfloss, slight grape juice and that generic spicy yeast character that many of these beers have. Body is medium, foamy. Carbonation is a bit spritzy on the tongue but not as much as the sparkling appearance suggests. Taste - sweet and malty, biscuity, the alcohol is quite prominent in the flavour but mixes in really well in the dry aftertaste. Not much else to report about the flavour. Overall, this is a solid, if unspectacular, tripel.
Claves77 (126) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Chunky, foamed, but poured without head. Almost apple-ly. Complex flavor tip of mouth.
AgentAle (99) - - NOV 25, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma:Fruity aroma with some sulphur notes
Taste: sweet fruity taste with a well balanced hopiness, the full mouth bitterness fades pleasantly
Appearance: cloudy orange body with fruity sediment , very frothy head on pour
andriesradu (303) - ROMANIA - NOV 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl bottle. Pours murky orange with a big, but fast diminishing white head. Citrus, yeasty, and some sweetness/honey in the aroma. Flavor is spicy, light bitterness in the second part, oranges, some very light notes of chocolate(??). Carbonation is soft. Nice mouthfeel
daverosenthal (1) - - NOV 20, 2013 does not count
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Two finger length head. Hazy yellow orange glow. Very smooth champagne like carbonation due to bottle conditioning. Vanilla notes with a touch of caramel fruit tones.
ectuohy27 (474) - ESTONIA - NOV 18, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Excellent tripel, perhaps best fresh when purchased in Belgium itself--lovely bright carbonation blends well with a bit of fruit on the hops and a yeasty, alcoholic, deep finish
Bryanvdv (294) - - NOV 15, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Fles gedeeld met rikstar. Goudkleurig troebel bier. Aroma is zoetig kruidig. Smaak is zoet met zuur in de nasmaak. Body is redelijk.
rikstar (349) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fles gedeels met bryanvdv, typische Belgische tripel, aan de zoete kruidige kant van het genre. Licht gebrande mout met beetje hop, kaneel en suiker in de geur. Smaak neigt naar appeltaart alcoholwarmte.
budedou (68) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - NOV 14, 2013
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A good Tripel (the same as St Bernardus Tripel!!) but not a special taste.
A good moment :)
zvikar (2517) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 25, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks troubles. Pours yellow hazy with a small head, aroma of vanilla, malt, cardboard, lots of sweet fruits, smells old, flavor of honey, plums, very old, medium bodied