tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle from DeCiccos in Harrison, NY. Cisco hits it out if the park again. Pours a hazy banana color. Thick cream colored head, excellent retention. Slightly sweet and smooth tasting. Slight peppery finish. Extremely drinkable.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Pours copper with a nice, lasting white head. Smells of grass, some citrus, light spice, floral, some underlying dry pilsner malt. Tastes of pepper, spicy, earthy, dry, some grassy elements. Very enjoyable. kirk36 (223) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Great head retention, amber in color with an apple-juice touch in color, looks refreshing and pleasing. Pepper, light-weight and softer than others i tried. Purchased in Nantucket 22oz bomber.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone NogbadTheBad (4) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 22, 2012 does not count
My first Cisco brew an it's a really good one. I'm brewing a Tripel this weekend and I'll be thrilled if it comes out anything like this.
The bitterness lingers a lot longer than the malt. So the early balance doesn't last as long as I'd like. The high gravity, high ABV does not overpower. But the light color of Tripels always tricks you. This is no session beer, but not quite snifter-only like some of the more regal Belgians. Just nicely in the middle.
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Bottle. Pours a somewhat hazy golden amber with a medium to large dense and creamy white head. Big fuzzy and lemony musk on the nose, soft sweetness and candy. Long peppercorn spice on the nose as well, very interesting. Medium bodied, funky musk and a bit of sweet candy sugar. Mildly funky, warm yeast and a bit of sweetness. Sweet and toasty, musky. Lingering funk and toast. Lovely stuff. Seems to blur the line nicely between a funky saison and a tripel. Very, very nice.
superspak (5606) - Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2014
750 ml bottle into chalice, no bottle dating. Pours moderately hazy golden amber color with a 1 finger dense off white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big peach, pear, apricot, apple, light banana, honey, candi sugar, bread, clove, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of bright fruity/spicy yeast ester and malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big peach, apricot, pear, apple, light banana, honey, candi sugar, bread, clove, light pepper, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of peach, pear, apricot, apple, honey, candi sugar, bread, clove, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast ester and malt flavors; with a great malt/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth and lightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is a damn nice tripel style. All around good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast and pale malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering. changeup45 (1731) - Lake Mary, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2012
From the bottle; pours a golden-orange color with a nice off-white head. This smells a bit funky with fruity esters, wild flowers, light grassy notes, and a bit of orange blossom. Refreshing and very drinkable stuff for a higher abv beer. The flavors are well put together, consisting of straw, peppery herbs, tropical fruit, and Belgian yeast. Candi sugary notes combine with fruity esters that gives this some moderate sweetness but the alcohol bite is kept in check. A touch dry in the finish doing a nice job of balancing the sweetness. This glides along nicely. Good beer. BeerandBlues2 (13366) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 17, 2013
750 mL Bottle. Pours hazy and lightly particulate orange with a large, creamy and pillowy white head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is tropical fruity esters of mango and pineapple, pepper, soft straw and honey malt, apricot, honeysuckle, floral hops, and Belgian candi sugar. Flavor is dry biscuit and honey malt, floral hops and light bitterness, pepper and Belgian yeast spices with a dry finish. Full body and heavy carbonation. zathrus13 (1776) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy gold, with a white head. Aroma is yeast, pepper, and fruit. Flavor is fruit, pepper, malt, hops, yeast, and some alcohol. Light to medium body, and a fairly long finish, where the alcohol becomes more prominent. One of the better ones I’ve had from Cisco. MaBeer1972 (2064) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle from Julio’s. Rated from the bottom of the bottle. Poured into a tulip. Swirled in the bottom. A deep amber-orange color - darker than most tripels. Frothy white head that settles to a thick lace. Bright aroma of citrus, tropical fruit and spice. Flavor is very nice with a combination of yeasty fruit, citrus with a little spice balance. Clean finish.