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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Arriving at 9% ABV, its 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
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 Hills best beers.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (6231) - 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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
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 dont care what anybody says. This is one of the best friggin American Tripels that Ive ever had, if not the best. If it wasnt for the hefty price, this would be in my fridge at most times...unfortunately, its 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5945) - 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
closey22 (1728) - 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!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
TaktikMTL (7180) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 25, 2005
Verre de dgustation (provenant dun ft) au Belgium Comes to Cooperstown 2005 (Cooperstown, NY). Arme: Odeur de crales et de caramel. Apparence: Couleur dore fonce. Mince col mousseux. Faible densit des bulles. Fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Got de caramel et doranges. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est plein avec une texture mince. Arrire got de caramel. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. (Rating #233)

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (12873) - 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jasonp (1577) - 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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2570) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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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