Oakes (19426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2003
Cheers to Kimchee for getting this rarity! Pale, bright yellow. Fruity aroma (apricot, peach, pear) with marshmallow. Sweet palate is fruity (pear, peach), vibrant textures and flowery esters. Well-hidden alcohol. Slightly tart in the finish, with lemony notes. drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 9, 2004
A spicy triple that doesn't really drift too far from the norm. The beer is just loaded down with Belgian yeast, which definitely dominates the flavor, but there are little whisps of coriander or curacao or something of the sort. Slightly musty, but totally yeastified. Lubiere (14254) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2004
Nice brown coulour with a nice bubbly foam. Spices and alcool aroma with some light hops. Banana, pinenapple, and sweet malts marry well together, with alcool warmth and rich body....very pleasant beer. Lagunitasfan (1323) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 1, 2008
22 oz Bottle from Stone. Light amber color. Sweet and spice on the nose. Yeasty, fruity, spicy. Very Belgian tasting, but not stickily so. Clove, nutmeg, vanilla> Not amazing, but not bad either. Ernest (7889) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 28, 2003
Head is initially small, fizzy, off-white, fully diminishing. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is moderately malty (toasted grain, bread, cookie), lightly hoppy (flowers), moderately yeasty (cobwebs, mold), with notes of sugar, pineapple, clove, and alcohol. Flavor is heavily sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is moderately sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. The usual Stone small/dying head and dullish body makes the appearance a little depressing, but the aroma and flavor balance are decent. As I worked my way through an 8oz pour, the syrupy sweet quality eventually became overbearing, so there's no way I could ever stomach an entire 75cl bottle of this.
vector (163) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2004
A good cause, but a medicre beer. I *really* like the stone beers I've had because they are so outlandish in their liberal use of hops and other flavorings. Sawyers is just boring when put up against stone IPA or arrogant bastard. This beer pours a clear garnet with almost no head. Mild hop flavor, sweet malts. Dry mouthfeel. Bannana notes on the aroma. Could use about 10x more ingredients. I'm hard on this beer because I like other Stone beers so much. austinpowers (2831) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 12, 2004
Typical tripel with considerable spice notes. Peppery at times. Lots of alcohol kick that should have been better hidden behind malty sweetness, IMHO. Very little hops. I’m underwhelmed, but agree it’s well-crafted for the most part (as is everything Stone Brewing touches). To give them their due, at least Stone TRIED to brew a tripel. TomDecapolis (4636) - Milton, Delaware, USA - APR 2, 2008
Thanks to hopdog for sharing this one! Pours a lightly hazy golden orange with a smaller bubbly white head. Aroma of mixed citrus, tropical fruits, tea and some ligh tripel spices. Flavor of light Belgian yeast esters, peppery notes, some various citrus notes and apricot. Oxidation has set in on this one and I think has impacted this beer negatively. It was nice to give it a try but it has passed it’s prime. rusty (1547) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2008
On tap at stone bistro
Pours a golden yellow color with a nice white head. Aroma of yeast, esthers, spices. Flavor is artificial fruity, banana, spices, yeast, citrus and malt but it seemed a little off for me. Still a decent brew, make sure to support the cause and pick up a pint or some bottles if you’re ever at the Stone Bistro. bb (9790) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Bottle. Amber beer with an off-white head. Big bubblegum aroma with some yeast and malt. Sweet malt flavor with some yeast, light spice, and a bit of earth. Medium body. LIngering malt, light spice, light yeast, light bubblegum, and light earth.