Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 27, 2006
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Golden hazed nectar. Cirtus and some yeast flavors. Good hop and fruit malt finish. Great tripel.
dnas2 (705) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled, Peterborough Beer Festival 2006. Cloudy and straw coloured, with no head. Hint of apple inthe scent, lots of apple and malt in the mouth. Very carbonated, and very dry.
waolsen (1375) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
golden pour with froth white head. nice carbonation. spicy hoppy aroma. spicy dry finish. very nice
RoyceH (1198) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 25, 2006
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, Peterborough BF 06. Hazy straw appearance, thin white head. Aroma is hoppy bitterness, apple, tannin. Rather carbonated, slightly sweet. Hides alcohol well.
KAME (160) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2006 Pours a cloudy amber color, with a full off-white head and good lacing. A thin head lasts until the last sip. Aroma is a complex mixture of smoked citrus and yeast. Flavor is moderately bitter from beginning to end, with a long finish comprised of light hops and alcohol. Very fruity and complex. Mouthfeel is very dry, and definitely requires some lip smacking to take it all in. A very good tripel.
Sanchex (224) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2006
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
I can appreciate this is an excellent example of an Abbey Tripel but difficult to enjoy in a fun kind of way. More like the enjoyment of making it through an intricately complex, detailed, well-written novel. Very sweet and spicy but lands on the palate like a ballerina. Definitely worth tasting. Cheers!
hefegrizzly (5) - Oregon, USA - AUG 21, 2006 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a golden lively color, with a solid head. The first waft revealed little aroma, however a more full inhale followed up with a sweet and spicy smell, like spiced cookies on an autumn day. Very dry, a slight fruity hint enters the palate but then slowly retreats into a yeasty pale taste that is generally pleasant.
Jerre (3223) - Waregem, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 13, 2008 RE rated : 11.4.’08
Bottle, 33 cl.
Hazy darkgolden color with a creamy head. Aroma was smokey with a little of caramel.
Taste was alcohol, fruit, malts, and a little yeasty, spice. The mouthfeel was dry and tingly. Good.
smoosh (536) - New Albany, Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle - very nice aroma. Almost cider-like. Tart - bordering on sour - and fruity. Golden body with a soft, white creamy head. As the discription claims, it is strong, dry and spicy. Very soft on the palate, as well. This is a beautiful beer!
pineypower (3075) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - AUG 20, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Thanks to my secret santa for this. Seen it many times in the store, but never bought it. Pours out a nice slightly hazy golden color with an attractive fluffy head. The aroma is of some fruit, yeast and some spices here and there. Very nice mouthfeel with a complex flavor. Sweet fruit fades into some yeast with a touch of spice maybe some pepper and corriander. Little alcohol on the finish. Very solid beer