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RATINGS: 612   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8846) - - FEB 2, 2013
Oro buona schiuma persistente un po grossolana fruttata erbaceo speziata un po di lievito bella beva media secchezza amaro medio speziatura alcool piuttosto nadcosto


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (13651) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 22, 2017
75 cl. bottle. A hazy golden coloured beer with a white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, fruit, spice, hops, herbs, malt and coriander.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ffaoe (727) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2017
2+ year old bottle. light malty, faint floral aroma. gold and hazy in color with huge long lasting head. taste is lightly malty with faint coriander, herbal, and lemon flavors

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tennisjoel (1425) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - APR 4, 2017
There are aspects of this beer that are quite impressive. Namely its appearance, and aroma. The taste is alright, but the aroma is where this beer shines. Im guessing the Thai Basil is the thing that detracts. Kind of dries it out. Interesting experiment, and kind of a mixed bag overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beton (340) - Lublin, POLAND - MAR 20, 2017
Wzorcowy tripel. W aromacie świeże zioła, w tym właśnie bazylia z miętą, duża ilość słodu i kilka akcentw kwiatowych i fenolowych. W smaku bogatsze doznania. Dosyć słodkie, ciut ulepkowate, dużo kandyzowanych owocw - figi i daktyle, ciut szczypiące w usta, przyprawowe. Goryczka na średnim poziomie z akcentem kwiatowym.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sir__v (2579) - FRANCE - MAR 1, 2017
Bottle from MatC, thanks - Color: hazy golden blond beer with no carbonation and high white foam. Smell: sweet toffee caramel notes with light spicy and grassy hint. Taste: medium body with sweet toffee caramel malt balanced with sweet and spicy notes. Good finish. aromatic basil notes. OK. Aftertaste: sweet toffee and spicy. OK. Drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sokuzs1 (1140) - POLAND - FEB 27, 2017
Aroma: spicy, curry leaves, basil, anise, stone fruits, some honey Taste: medium sweet, spicy, anise, curry leaves, basil, stone fruit, honey, cereal

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (6474) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 5, 2017
Tap at Bruery, Los Angeles. Colour is cloudy deep golden with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, Belgian yeast, ripe fruits and malts. Harsh and easy.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
creppyiceman (752) - 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 (2447) - 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 (8925) - 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.


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