overall
74
72
style
RATINGS: 640   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   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.

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5


Inveigler's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inveigler (371) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2004
Unbelievable price on this stuff. A nice Belgian tripel with all the trim and lace. Nothing that really sets it apart from other tripels, but very solidly done. I could drink a lot and at this price, why not?


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rask0lnikov (1085) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 7, 2017
330ml bottle. Thanks Martin. Pours hazy dark yellow colour. Thin white head. Sweet, caramelly, honey-like aroma. Grainy beginning. Hints of honey in the middle. Raisins. Sweet, slightly grainy, mead like finish. Honey and raisins in the aftertaste. Bit watery body. Rather medium bodied, not very good example of a triple. Bit out of balance.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
migwell (348) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 16, 2017
Yeasty. spicy aroma, flavor is fruit and yeast, sweet and spicy, rather complex but this is a fine brew, quite strong, but full bodied and flavorful enough to disguise its kick. Its a delightful, cloudy orange brew with a minimal head and no lacing at all. I would advise this brewery to rethink the graphic design of their bottle... death and the mailbox in muddy reds, oranges and greens announces something much more drab and lifeless than this superior brew. Another note: I drank this with a very spicy meal which featured a habanero pepper chopped into the mix, and it stood up bravely, and in the end won the day!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1423) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2017
Bottle at home, birthday gift from Lauren. The aroma is pear, banana, spice, raw sweet dough. Yeasty esters produce good clove and white pepper flavors. Bitter finish. Nice triple .

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kapusil (1359) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 4, 2017
0.355l bottle. Hazy orange body with a white head. Aroma of bread, toffee, rhubarb and orange peel. Taste of bread, caramel, dark sugar and some tangerine. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (3626) - CROATIA - FEB 20, 2017
Bottle, 355 ml from Beergium, shared with Max and JFK10000. Pours golden, medium white head. Caramel, some fruity notes, spicy, some yeast. Sweet. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (3638) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle from Beergium. Hazy light brown color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, yeast, ripe fruits, grass, toast, hops and earthy notes. Bitter finish with citrus, ripe fruits, hops, toast, yeast and grass. Solid tripel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (6407) - 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 (839) - 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 (249) - 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 (1634) - 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


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 64
Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5