GMCC2181 (1608) - Newark, Delaware, USA - NOV 17, 2010
Bottle picked up at SL. Pours a yellow color, with a big frosy white head. Tart aroma, with some bready maltiness. Beer temperture was on the warmer side 55 degrees. Taste is intially tart, then a sweet candy sugar comes through on the tounge. Little to sweet for my taste, but not bad at all. Body is on the lighter side. Overall: I expect hoppy beers from stone and the rest of the CA brewers... so even though this isnt bad just a little let down. Wouldnt buy one again. punkrkr27 (903) - Berkley, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2010
Golden pour with a 1-finger, white head. The aroma is sweet, musty, and yeasty with lots of boozy fruit notes, bubblegum esters, banana bread, and a strong vinous note from the grapes. The flavor is sweet and yeasty upfront with lots of bready malt, some honey, and a hearty dose of Belgian esters. The finish is heavily influenced by the grapes and has a very dry, tart, white wine character with some herbal and floral notes lingering in the aftertaste. The body is sticky, medium full with lots of effervescent carbonation. sblakey (15) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2010 Collins Pub, Seattle. Light body for a triple. Floral, almost soapy. Leaves oily texture in mouth, lingering aftertaste. badnewsbeers (2312) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2010
bottle. clear, golden pour with minimal and fading white head. aroma of a typical triple, with hints of citrus, circus peanut, banana and clove. flavor is pretty similar and slightly soapy, with added herbal tea, florals, and a slightly cloying honey finish. some white grape in there as well. this style is beginning to bore me. 50belair (3617) - Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2010
Tap at the Coffee District. A wacky belgian strong ale with funky tart spices and belgian yeast.
Nalu (217) - Washington, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Tap @ Parkway. Clear gold pour with a white head leaving a fine, heavy lace. Very smooth mouth feel, but ultimately just a medium body. The tripel/sour/infused ale natures all mix together and make this one hard to describe. Banana, ethanol, chocolate, white grape, apricots and singed sugar flavors. Maybe my palate isn’t developed enough, but this one is a bit much for me. I have a bomber I will cellar and crack down the road. Ibrew2or3 (8607) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Bomber pours gold with nice nearly bright white head. The aroma fairly smooth with modest levels of sweet banana, sweet pears, spicy yeast, some lemon like citrus, a bit herbal spiced green tea like and then a bit perfumy. The taste is pretty soft and smooth and offers up banana and pear then moving into yeasty spices, cloves, a faint pepperiness as well as a touch lemon grass and faint acidity. The yeast seems to coat the mouth creating a near creamy pillowy finish. I’m not sure where this is going with age but it is pretty darn nice right now. DialSquare (4987) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Bomber from Liquor Loft. Murky gold pour with a thin off-white head. Spice and yeast aroma with grapes and a floral vibe. Bread, clove, wine, white grapes, sweet malts, and citrus in the taste. Finishes dry and lightly peppered. Texture is low carbonation, medium and oily. Strange brew. jeremytoni (3058) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2010
From a bottle poured an amber color with a small amount of head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a lingering finish. hopscotch (11051) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Draft… Hazy golden ale with a small, creamy, white head. Great retention. The nose delivers floral chamomile, spicy phenols and fruity esters. Full-bodied and silky with stinging carbonation. The flavor offers sweet honey and white grapes, light acidity, pear and mild clove. Bittersweet, spicy, floral finish.