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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The usually peaceful St. Vrain River snakes out of the Rocky Mountains, winding mischievously towards our brewery. Named after Ceran St. Vrain, an 1800s trapper and trader in the valley, St. Vrain is our version of a classic Belgian Tripel. Light in color and lightly hopped using Celeia hops, a touch of malt sweetness contrasts the warm spiciness hidden within. What at first appears benevolent can manifest into a mighty serpent in waiting.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (3673) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
660ml bo. Pours hazy gold with a small head. Aroma is grainy straw. Taste is sweet and grainy to start with a yeasty straw finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1590) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Pours a bright banana yellow with a small white foam head. Aroma is sweet honey and spice. Flavor has more emphasis on the sweet honey. Crisp and refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jackafholmes (1012) - - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle from archer road beer stop, sheffield. Hazy pale yellow with frothy white head. Aroma is all clove, banana and sweet spice. Sweet and spicy, not much contrast for balance, quite sickly after a half. Medium with oil and nice carbonation. Not very drinkable to be honest.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (10077) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle sample from old notes. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor have pale malts, bread, yeast, citrus and banana, mild sweetness, dry finish, decent enough triple though nothing stands out, but not one of my favorite styles.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (2145) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2014
Pours light cloudy yellow with fairly low white head. Aroma of yeast, honey, light grass, dough, light spices. Taste is balanced honey sweet with some coriander and yeast. Fairly straightforward and easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Funknmilla (743) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2014
2006 Bottle Conditioned-Rating from 2-28-2010 Corked bottle-pours dark golden with a little off white foam-yeasty spicy nose with apples-it has a nice body to it-light with a touch of creaminess-spicy fruits in the flavor with a hint of clove and banana-it has an excellent candi sugar sweetness on the finish-the finish is actually the best part, some apples show up there too-as it opens, I get some peaches and a little cinnamon mixed in there....it aged well!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (3698) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle shared by Jeff. Thanks man. Golden body with an inch of white head. Aromas of yeast, floral hops, bread, alcohol, fruity esters. Cracked pepper and yeast with moderate sweetness. Warming finish. Decent, yet a definite notch below the tripels of Belgium.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (11673) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 11, 2014
"Yeasty and hides the abv well, especially on the nose. Fruity flavors of plums and orange on the nose and flavor. Dry, sweet, finish. Pretty nice brew."

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (4372) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 23, 2014
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Nearly clear golden amber with a thick rim head, streaks and dots of lace. Good looking brew. Taste is sweet toffee malt with heavy carbonation in the palate that moves to light hops for a sparkling finish. Solid, enjoyable, but somewhat timid for a Tripel.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (6237) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Vinous celery aroma. Clear golden, medium head. Funk and lemon zest, peach underneath. Not boozy. Good, for a style I dont like very much.


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