Westbrook Apple Brandy Barrel-Aged Tripel
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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GothGargoyle (1421) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle pour at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014. Very cloudy dark orange, kind of like unfiltered apple juice, with a small pale head. Aroma is apple juice, apple brandy, honey, stone fruits. Medium bodied, fruity on the palate with a slightly floral finish. Taste is apple juice, pear, not much else. Perhaps this really is just apple juice??

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1478) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
CBC 2014 Pours foggy golden low white head Aromas of citrusy fruits, sweet fenols, banana Taste is sweet with notes of coriander, sweet fruits, bread

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2229) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2014
Pours hazy amber with low white head. Aroma of apples, brandy barrels, light green grapes. Taste is big apple sweet, not very balanced, sweetish finish. Body. Is lught to medium and creamy. Average carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 3, 2014
Tap at the Copenhagen beer festival... Hazy amber... Thin white lacing... Soft cheesy fuuk nose... Mystybfruirs... Sweet apples... Light fruits... Oddly nice in tge balance

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
italarican (1484) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle shared at the Foothills bottle share... thanks for setting it up, Mike! Blonde pour. Thereís some definite apple brandy, but itís fairly oxidized. Dry and loads of carbonation. Off.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (728) - - APR 15, 2014
Bottle 75 cl. Comes as a massive and violent gusher leaving less than 50% of the original content left in the bottle - so be warned! Pours a cloudy, opaque orange with a thick, off-white head. Heavy Brett aroma combined with some wood and apricot. Medium body, very soft on the palate - smooth even. Has a harsh sulphurous note, again wood and apricots with some funk on the side. And also quite a bit of bitterness in the finish. A rather messy brew - in so many ways. 150414

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 7, 2013
I never saw this beer hit the shelves in Georgia. Luckily, it was on the shelf of the Porterís Cellar. Pours light amber with solid, lasting white head. Scent is booze, caramel, and fruit. Taste is sweet with earthy barely bitter finish. Light-medium body with mild carbonation bite. Bottle - The Porter - Atlanta, GA

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (6156) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - NOV 9, 2013
11/9/13. Bottle thanks to Adam at Sweet Grass. I wasnít aware this was a sour... is it supposed to be? HUGE hiss when I popped the cap and a solid plug of foam slowly started coming out the neck of the bottle. Really super hazy orange pour with floating particulates under a giant, tight, fluffy off-white head that sticks and coats the glass. Hopefully this was intentional, I guess? Wow, this is a strange brew... Weird aroma, definite Brett in there, and a fruity aspect to boot, but definitely a cream and marshmallow aspect as well, combined with a sugary caramel aspect, it sincerely reminds me of dulce de leche ice cream and also símores. Hmm. Taking a sip I get more of that caramel aspect, combined with coconut and buttery vanilla, it reminds of tart, fruity pina colada that went really heavy on the vanilla, coconut, and cream. Strange. More sniffs and sips and the buttery cream aspect keeps pounding at my senses and a booziness pops through. Possibly an infected batch or bottle, not really in a good way. The infection blended with the brandy is really goofy, on purpose or not in this case.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2489) - Athens, Georgia, USA - NOV 8, 2013
April 2012 bottle at the Sweet Grass Dairy Westbrook tasting. Pours a hazy golden yellow with fluffy off-white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of boozy oak, Belgian yeast, grainy biscuit, and sweet brandy. Taste follows, like a big glass of sweet bready yeast. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rbrazell (1702) - Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle from Sweetgrass at the Westbrook beer dinner. Hazy deep gold with bits of sediment a a fluffy white head. Aroma of Brett funk, wood, leather, brandy and touch of candy sugar. Sweet in the entry with apple brandy starting to show through more with more funk and oak. So easy to drink for the alcohol. Great beer.

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