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RATINGS: 812   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Similar to Belgian-style Strong Pales, the Tripel is often characterized by its lighter color, spicy aromatics, and complexity. Brother David’s Triple is brewed with copious amounts of pale malts as well as Belgian candi sugar, giving it a deep golden hue, medium body and rich mouth feel. The dense head gives off aromas of candied orange peel, clover honey, pears, and a hint of freshly mown fields. The fruity esters and spicy hop flavors balance the phenolic characteristics leading to a peppery, citrusy finish.

MALTS:
Pale Two-Row, Pilsner, Munich (20L)

HOPS:
Columbus, Sterling

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a clear reddish amber with a small (less than 1 finger) white fizzy head that dissipated in a matter of seconds down to a very small collar, which created some poor spotty lacing. The aroma was of a light cereal malt and a sweet funky yeast with notes of candi-sugar, apple, dark fruit (plums and cherries) and a slight sour alcohol presence. The taste was a tad malty sweet with a mild candied apple flavor early on, becoming mildly yeasty with a nice note of dark fruit, a slight sourness and a mild alcohol tinge at the end. The flavor hung on for a decent time proceeding the swallow with a sour fruity taste left to linger well after all other flavors were gone. Mouthfeel was light in body with a dry watery texture and a lively carbonation. Overall a very unique tasting brew, one that has a mix of a Belgian Tripel and a sour beer blended extremely well giving this brew a superb drinkability and flavor...


3.7
vinivini (2377) - Gomel, BELARUS - JUL 9, 2017
12 oz bottle with alternative label. Pours foggy light amber with small head. Fat malty aroma. Big fruit jam as well. Medium to full body. Sweet taste. Corn, marmelade, lollipop, light hopping. Well let it be.

2.6
ehaak26 (518) - - MAY 16, 2017
Bottle into a tulip glass. Aroma of candied orange, yeast, and a lot of alcohol.

4.3
NiklasT (38) - SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2017 Bottle from Systembolaget, Sweden. Yellow/read appearance. Some CO2 but not very much. Fruity, caramel.Lightly sweet, but not dominating. Nice balance between sweet and a slight bitterness. I have tried this before in the US but it is much better than my recall. Excellent triple!

3.4
yy0pp (1507) - - MAY 10, 2017
Bottle. Clear pale orange color with white head. Aroma - Sweet, biscuit, caramel, bread, melon. Taste - Heavy cloying sweetness, tangerine, grain, caramel.

3
ohgawd (1) - California, USA - FEB 18, 2017 does not count
Nice to try, flavors too strong, won’t get again. I see the double is very highly rated, so I will have to try that next.

3.6
Jesper86 (133) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2017 Smell of butter, cream and a little banana. Not much foam. Flavours of pineapple, banana, peaches, orange peel. A little ginger. Could have slightly more bitterness, and less sweetness.

2
Korcz (3372) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 12, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.3
Samuel214 (1129) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 29, 2016
Flaska från SB, provning med ölsällskapet. Ca 2 år gammal. Klar, guldfärgad med litet vitt skum. Lite söt och kryddig doft av honung, bröd, sirap. Kroppen är nästan slät, mediumstor och lagt sig lite av lagring. Sötma i smaken med lite stickande alkoholtoner, honung och bröddeg. Bitter avslutning. Inte gjort sig väl av lagringen. Känns lite avslagen. Mja...

3.9
BKHansen (91) - Praestø, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2016
Flaske 33 cl. Gylden orange med et svagt hvidt hoved. Aroma: Orange, honning og koriander og andre krydderier. Smag: Krydderier, honning, gær og frugt. En meget velsmagende triple. Ps.: Må andre også få denne dejlige smagsoplevelse.

3.3
DennisKirk (264) - DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
Flaske 12 fl, en ganske udmærket triple, med sin gode aroma og jævnt kraftige smag, kommer denne triple op over middel, den ser også flot ud i glasset og har en lang eftersmag som er let bitter/ sur, som også bliver let sprittet.


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