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RATINGS: 634   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Why is the Grim Reaper holding a mailbox? Well, that mailbox is from a dead Dark Horse beer. The Grim Reaper better know as "Death" was quite fond of our classic Sapient Summer Wheat Ale. When we changed it into a Belgian Style Triple, Death thought it would only be appropriate to bring something from that beer into this beer. So he picked the mailbox, and we werent about to argue with him. You can say what you want about him, but that Death sure has a big heart. So anyway...we brewed this beer with a Trappist yeast strain so it is very traditional. The flavors are incredibly complex with notes of mild fruit and finishes with a bit of clove. Although this beer is higher in alcohol it is very smooth and finishes dry on the palate.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (2383) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 5, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2015 At Rockwells. Fruity yeasty orange colored beer. Some Hefe-weizen like qualities to the aroma and flavor of the yeast. Not bad. Serving: Tap


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (5647) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 25, 2016
Bottle. Appearance - golden with a decent head. Oily looking texture. Nose - some dried orange and lemon notes but dominated by honey. Taste - loads more honey with some well hidden fruit notes. Palate - medium bodied with a sweet middle section that continues through the finish. Overall - too sweet. It lacks the kind of tang you get in Karmeliet or Westmalle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (655) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2016
From bottle. Pours clear pale amber. Nose of resin, toffee, oranges, peaches, esters. Taste is sweet, treacle, candied fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aragh (237) - POLAND - OCT 24, 2016
Kolor brudno pomarańczowy, blotny. Obwdka piany. Zapach mocno słodowy, chleb, nektar, lekko żywica i cytrusy. W smaku dobry balans ciastowo-karmelowej słodyczy i pomarańczowo-porzeczkowo-winnej kwaśności. Alkohol jest dobrze ukryty. Piwo jest pełne, ale smak nie utrzymuje się dlugo i nie pozostawia posmaku.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kassner (1553) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2016
On tap at Stokes grill. What a great example. I hope the Belgians are happy with us. Licorice notes . Light dull.golden color. No head but really drinkable

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
martjoobolut (3410) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle (from beergium). Pours golden with whiteish head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, fresh fruits, apples, candy. Flavor is sweet and bitter, fresh fruits, candy, malt. Finish is mild dry bitter with some alcohol and lingering sweetness. Drinkability is very good, despite the abv. Overall: very good, not that complex, but well made and sweet + boozy (just as I like it).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1177) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Aroma - toffee, cherry, vanilla, fig, and some oak. Appearance - body has a hazy amber color. The head is white and about a 1/4" and settles into a layer of foam. Fine nucleation rips at the side of the glass. Taste - has a rich nutty-like nature, there is some toffee, and cherry skins. All this is situated above some Belgian yeast. There is a very mild vanilla and oak quality. There is also the classic splash of clove, coriander, and nutmeg. Palate - body is medium, the texture sticky, carbonation is average, and the finish has a slight astringency.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thunderpup12 (19) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 29, 2016
12 oz bottle. Aroma is clovey. Appearance is dark amber with slight cream head with some carbonation. Taste is banana and cloves. This is one of my favorite tripels.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dorkenstein (447) - - JUN 20, 2016
Big clove and barnyard funk, bubblegum too. Taste is clove, banana, bubblegum, sourdough, phenolic esters, clementines, and black pepper.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (549) - Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2016
At Trolley Stop tavern. In a tulip glass. Thick golden creamy. With a citrus coriander tang upfront that fades slowly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brentv (658) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 25, 2016
From bottle. Pours clear honey color with little or no head. Aroma is big on bananas and Belgian yeasts. Taste has a mild sweetness, but the bitterness is forward and lingers. Medium mouthfeel. Alcohol well-hidden.


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