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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Vanilla Tree is a Belgian-style dubbel brewed with a variety of dark crystal malts and dark Belgian candi syrup. After fermentation, the beer is aged on whole vanilla beans and toasted oak chips. The result is a wonderfully smooth, malty ale with notes of dark fruit, spice, and (naturally) vanilla and oak!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of roast, light vanilla, wood, and some dark fruits. Tastes of vanilla (stronger than the aromas), dark fruits, caramel, chocolate, and some roast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Bomber. Pours deep brown with a cream head that’s slow to show up. Weak, sweet vanilla aroma. Taste is cloyingly vanilla without any oak notes. Disappointment after a nice string of amazing finds from Westbrook.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (2823) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike. The beer is brownish orange with a small, light tan head. The aroma offers malt, apples, light spice, subtle yeast. Smells like adult apple juice. The flavor is quite a bit different, with a lot of brown sugar in addition to apple cider. Alcohol is present throughout, but ot overpowering. Overall, a decent beer but not something I would seek out again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-31-2012

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pellegjr (395) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bomber, pours a swampy cola with a rimy ivory head, lightly rummy aroma tinged with vanilla, figgy with a metallic finish, interesting

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
matt7215 (2263) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2012
bomber shared by jsprime. muddy brown. sweet dark fruit and vanilla nose. under carbonated. lots of vanilla in the flavour. to sweet for me but not unenjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9996) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle... Murky brown ale with a small, creamy, mushroom-colored head. The bouquet is a successful marriage of Belgiany dark fruits and spices, white oak and vanilla beans. Medium to full-bodied with a slick mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. The flavor provides gobs of sticky caramel blended with mocha, dates, figs and oak. Well-balanced. Finishes moderately bitter and roasty with a nice kiss of vanilla. Bottle courtesy of burg326!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5384) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Saled at anesbls tasting. Dark red brown and opaque. A small tan head is little more than a ring. Big toasty malts in the nose. Chocolate, yeast, malts, fruit all combine. Just a bit of wood. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 13, 2012
Botella. Red-brown colour, hazy, small off-white head. Aroma is sweet with dark fruit, spice, vanilla and wood. Good mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, dark fruit and spices with vanilla and wood along with dark malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel and vanilla aroma. Fruity malty spicy vanilla flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty vanilla finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strangebrewer (954) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2012
bottle. Poured dark ruby with a creamy tan head. Sweet molasses aroma. Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy. Full toasty flavour with vanilla notes. Really nice.

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