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RATINGS: 605   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Our Summer seasonal, Trade Winds Tripel is a Belgian-style Golden Ale with a Southeast Asian twist. Instead of using candi sugar (typical for such a beer), we use rice in the mash to lighten the body and increase the gravity, and spice with Thai Basil. The result is an aromatic, digestible and complex beer made for a lazy summer evening. (ABV: 8%, IBU: 25, SRM: 5, Release: Summer, Format: 750 mL bottles)

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flylikeabanana (179) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle pours a reddish-gold with a thin white head. Retention and lacing are lacking. Sweet herbaceous aroma with hints of pear, pineapple, apricot, and apple. Silky smooth mouthfeel. Tastes like a Belgian golden ale: fruity Belgian yeast, pepper, lots of citrusy fruit. Don't get much of the basil or rice, but there is something different and smooth about this beer.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
creppyiceman (622) - POLAND - JAN 17, 2017
(bottle 1 year old) Aroma:orange,pineapple,banana. Appearan white head. Taste:sweet,flavour of banana and pineapple,sweet malty finish. Palate:medium to full body,medium carbonation. Overall:Ok-ish but the sweetness really makes it hard to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
msbernac (2226) - Krakow, POLAND - JAN 15, 2017
Botrtle Aroma-orange, juice Appearance- golden, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, lightly sour, lightly bitter, Palate-medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-not bad

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (8203) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2017
Clear deep golden hue with a thin sticky white head. Bright estery funky Belgian hay nose with a light tree fruity undertone and a little grainy chewy funk. Smooth but large palate with a bit of Belgian blonde malt, a smooth gentle pepperiness and Belgian estery funk and a kiss of tree fruit. Very nicely done, complex and approachable and clean.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5840) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 31, 2016
A yummy beer, this is tingly throughout. Wouldnt be able to identify the basil, but the beer is light and airy. Nice enough

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2987) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - DEC 18, 2016
Nose is spicy (must be the basil), yeasty, with some caramel and a hint of funk.Hazy gold with a big, pale tan, glass laciing head. Flavor is lightly sweet caramel and yeast with a hint of background bitterness. Tastes much better than it smells.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VamboladeTolly (1732) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 7, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear golden big fluffy-sticky head. Aroma: lagerish, malty, weak hay, light berries, a bit souris, juicy, raw banana. Taste: medium sweat, herbs, weakly sour, hay, not sweet candy, Medium body. Not a typical Tripel but really interesting and balanced taste. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
manomarnypopis (57) - POLAND - NOV 23, 2016
Żłte mętne, dość długo drobna piana. Ziołowe, mięta/bazylia ale tez dużo a-la amolowej ziolowosci syropowej. W smaku podobnie, srednio kwaśne, ziołowe, ok

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mesjasz (1233) - Lodz, POLAND - NOV 21, 2016
Sampel at Chmielarnia. Note of basil and mint in aroma. Taste is light sweet, slight bitter. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (1874) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Bazylia głwnie w aromacie, klasyczny, przyprawowo - owocowy fajny tripel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (2461) - Warszawa, POLAND - NOV 20, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Trade Winds Tripel by The Bruery at Chmielarnia Marszałkowska Takie ziolowe, niespecjalne, ciut nijakie ale pijalne. Jakies jasne owocki i przyprawy tez.


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