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RATINGS: 1002   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Formerly Weyerbacher Belgian Triple.
At Weyerbacher we've recreated a Belgian Trippel without limitation. We use premium Pilsener malts, candi-sugar, and yeast strains- all imported from Belgium. To be true to the style, our Trippel is bottle conditioned. This means we add a bit of candi-sugar and yeast just prior to bottling. This imparts a special effervescence to the beer, a creamier carbonation, and also extends the shelf life. The on-going fermentation inside the bottle will change the character of the beer as it ages, and you'll find it becomes dryer with age. You may want to lay down a few bottles for future evaluation. We suggest storing at cellar temperatures -around 55 degrees F- and away from light.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SkyinBrian (430) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 1, 2004
sweet begining various fruityness. apple? dry alcohol finish. an interesting beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeffin7 (613) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - JUN 28, 2004
At the ODBF. Flavor of hay, cider, and a light fruityness. The carbonatin was mild.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUN 26, 2004
Pours like a witte, very frothy and bubbly. Salty fruit aroma. Standard banana type flavor with some malt and alcohol. Decent, but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerlover82 (229) - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2004 Pours a light golden color, with fruity aroma and flavor. Thin head that vanishes quickly, medium-bodied. A little too sweet for me,this is quite a dissapointment from a great brewery.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckNaked (1230) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2004
Bottle from clarkvv: Pours a golden orange hazy opaque color with lots of small dark particles. Keeps its white head for a long time. Smells very good - yeasty, candy, sugar, malt, apple, peach, grape, carrot, coriander. Initially sweet, grassy, light fruit, doughy, with some lemon in the middle, some orange, pepper, grass, and alcohol. Finishes very dry and warming. This is the best I’ve tried from this brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (5136) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 13, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2007 2004 bottle (pretty sure). Great pour. Transluscent, bottle conditioned, rusty orange, golden-peach. Great head that does not leave, small and white. Decent lacing and fine bubbles and yeast. Aroma is wonderful. Exceedingly clean and strong of yeast, yellow apples, candied sugar, light sweet vinegar, ripe white grape skins. Wow, what an aroma. Flavor is quite good as well, though the finish is a bit watery and stale. Starts out with lots of alcohol, and a big flavor which is very reminescent of peaches soaked in cointreau. Moderately acidic, estery, and has a good dose of alcohol. For being my favorite style of trippel (estery, alcoholic, low sweetness) this certainly goes over well with me. Wow, I really like this one. 9/5/7/4/17
2006 bottle Drunk on 12/16/06.
Head is initially quite large, but rapidly diminishes to cover. Is this still bottle conditioned? Hard to tell. Seems very clear, and this bottle had rested for some time. Light/pale gold with a hint of dry grass and bronze tints (yellow-green). Very hoppy nose and flavor, actually seems to mask a good deal of the beer. Not syrupy or too sweet, but actually, rather lean and filtered tasting. Loose carbonation and a fair amount of astringency on the end. Light alcohol warmth, tons of dry phenols and very, very dry nectarine skin esters. Banana and buttery honey notes seem rather unrefined. Love the hop flavor, but that’s about all it seems to have going for it now. Score is for the current bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (10731) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2004
Hazy, medium golden in color with a small white head. Spicy and fruity aromas. Sweet, spicy and fruity tastes. Taste struck me as run of the mill and nothing too special. Fizzy body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaymobrown (1814) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2004
Too me this seemed very far from a tripel style. Tasted like a spiced marble rye. Dry with limited hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2004
Sweet banana and coriander nose. Aweful sweetness at first sip, but that fades to a spicy and very dry taste, reminded me of some saisons, but overly alcoholic at the finish. A beer of ups & downs.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 26, 2004
Art of Beer Festival 2004: Has a clouded golden color with a small white head. Smell is of spice/fruit/citrus. Taste is of light spice/fruit/citrus and finishes a little watery. Overall a bit to thin for me.

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