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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
Taking elements from two classic Belgian styles, we’ve crafted a beer that incorporates the best characteristics of both tripels and dubbels. Trubbel boasts the strength and spiciness of a tripel and the rich malt character of a dubbel. We brew this uncommon ale with a classic Belgian yeast strain, dark Belgian candi sugar, and a unique blend of specialty malts, producing subtle biscuit, chocolate, and caramel overtones. Available November through January beginning in even years only.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
reggiedunlop (3475) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Pours dark brown with a medium tan head. Aroma has some sweet dark fruit...fig, raisin, and some spicy/yeasty notes. Flavor is sweet and figgy...light earthy/roastiness. Mouthfeel is light/medium...a bit thin...with a slightly dry earthy/malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dagimp (839) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
From a capped 750 into. a Duvel tulip. Pours a dark brown with some serious off white head. Earthy, dirty aroma with sweet plums,dates and yeast. Mouthfeel is moderate and slightly slick with a good dose of carbonation. Taste is pretty Belgian with dark fruit, spices, molasses, water, minerals and moss. But it's too light. The flavor is muted for what I'd expect from this type of beer. Ok but I wouldn't really buy again if given the opportunity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (10002) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2013
750ml bottle. Poured a dark mahogany color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of bananas, dark fruits, all around fruity, and yeast. Tastes of bananas, some bread, dark fruits, and chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanscourt (972) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Black/dark brown, nice lacing. Strong malty and fruity aroma. Flavor is follows sweet. Really like the nice fruity flavors. Nice mouth fill, with low carbonation. Didn’t really notice the trippel spiciness, but the large dubble malt body is there. Alcohol is apparent as well but blends in nicely. Aftertaste is pleasant as smooth, Apparently only comes out every couple years. Best one ive tried from yards.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (3128) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Pours dark brown with a reddish hue. Aroma of grain, dark fruit, spice, and brown sugar. Dark fruit flavor with bread, spice, and brown sugar. Very nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (1004) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - FEB 1, 2013
750 ml bottle. Translucent dark brown with a reddish hue. Large creamy tan head. Yeasty toasted malt aroma with notes of brown sugar, cocoa and dark fruits. Flavor upfront is roasted malt, cocoa, banana and dark caramel. Chewy dark malt flavor comes through with more dark fruit and spicy hops. Finish is bittersweet and dry. Although it has hints of Belgian style, it is more an American dark ale. Very good none the less.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2446) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Draft at craft ale house. Pours pitch black with a small off white head. The aroma has banana, dark fruit, brown sugar, and a little booze. The taste is chocolate, banana, raisin, fig. Pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
abcfan (836) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2013
This is the best brew I have ever had by Yards. Pours deep red, almost purple in color. Aroma is sweet candy yeast and malts. Taste is chocolaty, yet fruity. Very smooth on palate, sticky finish with slight alcohol burn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lmndrsn (25) - Philadlephia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Appears nearly black in glass, small, tan head with some nice lace. Tastes like chocolate covered bananas, coffee, and malt. Really solid. After taste lingers pleasantly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (4840) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Location: Bomber from Buy Rite, 1/22/13

Aroma: A fairly sweet nose, with brown sugar, chocolate, Belgian yeast, spice, and some dark fruit
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a foamy, lasting, brown head that leaves heavy lace
Flavor: The taste is mid-heavy sweet, with quite a bit of spice as well, and some nice complexity
Palate: The body is medium-plus, it has a smooth feel with a little stickiness, and a soft carbonation
Overall Impression: This is an interesting one, and interesting is the right word, because it is probably more interesting then it is good. By that I mean that even though there’s a lot going on, which leads to a fairly complex flavor, it doesn’t all fit together perfectly. Still though, it is quite interesting and worth trying, and I like the idea of the beer and much of what is happening, so I’m a little torn. I could probably drink this one 10 times and have 10 different scores, but tonight, I settled here.

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