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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Arriving at 9% ABV, it’s easy to identify the Bedotter as a rascal of a beer. Remarkably smooth and well-balanced, this Iron Hill tripel is brewed traditionally, possessing a distinct malt to it as well as a fruity backbone and crisp, dry finish.

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4.2
lebshiff21 (174) - Skippack, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2008
On tap in Phoenixville. This is a very solid Belgian Tripel. Banana & spice greet you in the beginning and it finishes smooth, crisp and warm. Very well balanced, one of Iron Hill’s best beers.

4.1
egajdzis (6571) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2004 Hazy gold color with a small white head and some lacing. Aroma of banana and clove. Taste of citrus fruit, some banana and yeast as well. A nice tripel style beer, although served too cold, at... surprise, the Newark, DE location. Rerate from a bottle conditioned 750 from North Wales... At room temperaure this beer really rocks, very enjoyable, amazing taste!

4.1
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2006
’05 bottle bought for $19 at the Media store but brewed & bottled at Wilmington... Appears a dense haze of golden orange with a lush white head that slowly fades out into a mild collar. Smell is of light caramel, & tropical fruit with apricot and peach being standouts in a doughy Belgian yeast mix. Jesus God...why has it taken me so long to get into this? Taste is of a pils malt base built up with sugary, caramel highlights, mild citrusy hops, and tropical fruit highlights, again showing flashes of the peaches and apricots and perhaps a touch of banana in the background. Mouthfeel is sweet, chewy, medium bodied, and semi dry much to the ranking of an excellent champaigne. Mmmm, mmmm! I don’t care what anybody says. This is one of the best friggin American Tripels that I’ve ever had, if not the best. If it wasn’t for the hefty price, this would be in my fridge at most times...unfortunately, it’s only for special occasions right now. In fact, I broke this open with my father in law to celebrate the birth of my new baby daughter. If you like Golden Monkey and are willing to spend a little more to get a little more, do it.

4.1
decaturstevo (6244) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Hazy orange pour with white head and lace. Sweet caramel and corrinader. Corriander, sweet malt, and a hinto abv. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Very nice.

4.1
closey22 (1946) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Deep golden with rimming off white head; aroma of winter green and anise?; Flava is sweet and spicy balance; feels thick yet fizzy; finishes sweet and malty with hints of woody mint
Earlier Rating: 9/5/2011 Total Score: 3.5
Light aroma. Decent lace on glass. Flavor is rich yeast and sugary. Feels thickand smooth w/touch of fizz. Finishes sweet w/ hints of spice and sweetness. Do it!

4
TaktikMTL (7798) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 25, 2005
Verre de dégustation (provenant d’un fût) au Belgium Comes to Cooperstown 2005 (Cooperstown, NY). Arôme: Odeur de céréales et de caramel. Apparence: Couleur dorée foncée. Mince col mousseux. Faible densité des bulles. Fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel et d’oranges. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est plein avec une texture mince. Arrière goût de caramel. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. (Rating #233)

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TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - DEC 7, 2005
On tap at the North Wales location. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a small white head. Aroma of belgian spices, yeast and citrus. This was very smooth at the beginning with a light burn to follow. Spices, yeast, apple, citrus and some alcohol although rather well hidden for 10%. A decent American made Tripel.

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bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2005
(Draught) Pours a cloudy maize body with a moderate white head. Aroma of malt, fruits, and spices. Flavor of malt, banana, citrus, and clove. Enjoyable Tripel!

3.9
jasonp (1581) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2004
Cloudy golden with white head. Light spice and banana in the nose. The taste is spicy, pleasantly sweet with notes of spices, clove, banana and yeast with an alcohol presence. Medium and round on the palate. Quite nice.

3.9
adrian910ss (2575) - Doylestown, PA, USA - MAR 25, 2008
750 ml bottle. Pours a golden honey yellow orange with a medium white head. Aroma of spices, banana, malt and yeast. Taste is lightly sweetened with hints of spice, banana, malt and clove. Quite nice.


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