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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 41   EST. CALORIES: 247   ABV: 8.23%
The hallmark of Belgian Triples are fruity esters balanced with a dry finish that fall in the range of 7-9% ABV. And for this year’s 19th anniversary celebratory brew, we decided to create a stylistically perfect beer—something unusual considering our penchant for producing eccentric beers that defy styles or categories.

In excited anticipation of 20 years and the new brewery, we concocted this very traditional, yeast driven, dry and fruity Tripel.

Hop Variety: Bravo, Czech Saaz
Malt Variety: Two-row barley, Wheat, Oats
Yeast Variety: Achouffe

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onceblind (10320) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Hazy light golden with a persistant white fluffy head. Lovely sweet abbey aroma of hay, sweet earthy cereal, a light herbal tone like lavender or basil or something...just really nice. Flavor was the same, sweet and pale-malty with a nice Belgo yeast spiciness paired with some sort of perfumy herbal action, without being too bitter, with hay and lavender notes. Really tasty. Not very dry...not a complaint, but not what I was expecting.

robforbes (2261) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - AUG 14, 2012
pours a cloudy pale yale with a medium white head, and great lacing. smell is of pear, wheat, yeast, a touch of citrus, and some banana. taste is sweet, pear, some peach, yeast, and a some hops. ends nicely smooth.

Nikiel (879) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Bottle with Carla from Belmont Station. Pours a lightly hazy yellow with minimal fine white foam. Smells dry and lightly tart of green apple with hints of honey, wheat and alcohol. Tastes strongly of alcohol with hints of corriander and wheat, maybe some lemon at the end.

kp (10881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012

Name: Nineteen
Date: July 18, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: cloudy yellow, fine white head
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, candy sweetness, nice array of balancing spicyness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, spicy, candy sweetness, light bitterness follows the spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

umich03jm (3513) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Pours a mostly clear pale yellow color with a hint of orange. Nearly no head. Aromas of wheat, berries, peaches, honey, and belgian yeast. Taste is smooth and dry. Nice fruity and floral flavor throughout. Spicy Belgian yeast flavor is strong in the finish. Slight alcohol burn in the finish too. This seems like a solid example of a tripel but its just not my favorite style. Not bad.

BeerSensi (119) - California, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Poured from bottle hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is a nice citrus and wheat notes. Some sweetness and some spice from the belgian yeast. Nice drinking belgian.

SudsMcDuff (8468) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2012
..I think I swallowed a toothpick! .. . Pours a lightly hazed gold peach .. very very light foam .. . yeast, banana skin, bitter honey, and bitter flowers .. . has a touch of booze in the mouth, medium to long bitter finish .. . pretty good brew, if i had the funds, would love to get a couple more to age to see where it goes, i’m sure this will improve greatly .. . . Misutaa Supaakoru! Un no yoo besuto washuuuu!

anders37 (26878) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 9, 2012
Draft @ Blue Palms Brewhouse, Los Angeles, CA. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a spicy yeasty citrus aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor with weak hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty citrus finish.

superspak (5880) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2012
22 ounce bottle into chalice, bottled in April 2012. Pours hazy golden amber color with a small 1 finger foamy white head with poor retention, that reduces to nearly nothing. Small specks of lacing, and a small amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of big lemon, banana, clove, pear, apple, pepper, grass, bread, bubblegum, herbal, earth, candi sugar, wheat, and yeast spiciness. Very nice aromas with good strength, balance, and complexity. Taste of lemon, banana, pear, apple, bubblegum, clove, herbal, earth, wheat, bread, pepper, candi sugar, and yeast spices. Lingering notes of banana, lemon, pear, apple, clove, pepper, herbal, earth, wheat, and yeast spices on the finish for a good bit. Great balance and complexity of flavors; no cloying sweetness. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly slick and creamy mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with pretty much zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Tripel! Great flavor complexity and balance; and extremely smooth to sip on. Really enjoyed this one.

Braudog (6804) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Bottle. Celebrating my 23rd Anniversary on the job with a Nineteenth Anniversary beer. Pours with a fizzy appeal ... the carbonation settles into an interesting island in the middle of the beer. This drinks with a full-on Belgian bearing, fruity and creamy ... mellow pineapple, red apple, yeast. This is some delicious stuff. (#4723, 8/8/2012)

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