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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Tribute Tripel After countless water testing and system checks, Tribute Tripel was the first beer to be brewed at Neshaminy Creek Brewing. Overall, were really happy with the way the rampup on this beer turned out. We feel its very true to style of a classic Belgian Tripel, a Tribute if you will The 9.3% ABV is very deceptive, so dont underestimate this beer. Sometimes American brewers have a tendency to use far to many spices in this style and dont rely enough on the yeast to do what it does best, and for this style, thats hugely important. The bitter orange peel and coriander add a citrus flavor and spice note that help this beer finish on the dry side. Were hoping attenuation will be a tad better on the upcoming batches, because in my opinion this style can never finish dry enough, but overall the first batch of Tribute finished quite well and so far the feedback has been great.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
egajdzis (6186) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Hazy orange color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of spices, green apple, citrus, toast, yeast and alcohol. Taste of citrus, green apple, spices, earthy yeast, lightly tart dry finish.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2853) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2016 Draft at Misconduct. Mostly clear dark gold pour. White foam. Fizzy carbonation. Only faintly Begium. Strong citrusy blonde ale. Honeycomb. Tangerine. Mango. Plantain. Balanced but not deep.

1.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (5417) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Tap industry public house. Pale, smells a little tart. Thin creamy head. Quite strong on the uptake. Volatile. There is no doubt this is a high alky brew, does not hide alky well. A little sweet and almost cloying, wew. Finish is the same as the middle.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Drank from a twelve ounce can. Has a nice sweet malty but slighty boosey nose. Nice smooth maltyness with a finishing boosey touch, nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (3191) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Pours a light gold with no head. Aroma of banana esters and sweet malt. Taste follows. Not my style but tasty for what it is.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (6432) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 8, 2016
12 oz. can purchase at Liquor Outlet Wine Cellars, Boonton, NJ. The aroma is as expected: yeasty, fruity, bananas and mild spice.

I sampled this right after Gouden Carolus Tripel. (maybe not fair to this brewer) Taste was correct. Yeasty banana, mild pepper and dried fruit with a slight spiciness and dryness for the texture. The ABV is not exactly hidden, but not too obvious either. The element that felt off was the body. Body was thinner and just a touch off. A touch overly sweet. Still all things considered, decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow color. Aromas of yeast, some fruit and spice. Taste is yeasty and medicinal, can really taste the alcohol in this one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SteveOrz85 (226) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2016
On tap at brewery in Croyden. Served in large snifter like glass. Thin head disapears quick. Little to no lacing. Beer is a clear golden color. Head is white. Aroma is yeasty with light fruite notes such as pear. Taste is medium sweet with very little bitterness. Notes of pear some faint citrus. Medium bodied beer with light to average carbonation. Overall a pretty solid tripel. Enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (4143) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 25, 2016
On tap at Moonshine - Philly. Less than stellar appearance, soft creamy head. Subdued nose, but taste brings it back to center. Musty, herbal, floral, buttery mix. Body just a shade thin. Decent tripel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11774) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
On tap at Neshaminy. Poured a clear golden color with a small sized head. Fruity, spice with a lighter citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Pours a very hazy, dark burnt orange color with tangerine edges and a one finger white head that slowly settles into a thin, lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lace left behind. Slightly spicy aroma with bready yeast and estery light fruit notes. Some pepper, clove and faint earthy hops followed by apple, pear and booze. Pale malt backbone with hints of bread and biscuit. Medium bodied with a slight creamy texture and a strong zesty spice presence up front that lingers over the bready yeast, light fruit notes and alcohol into a slightly dry finish. The spices are a bit overpowering with lots of pepper, clove, coriander and possibly some ginger. This takes away from estery fruit sweetness a bit but theres still some vinous fruit, apple and pear flavor. Strong yeast component with banana and bread character before fishing with strong alcohol sweetness. Not hot per se but lots of alcohol flavor.


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