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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is made with one grain and 4 Belgian yeasts, a deceptive golden color, and a malty palate lend complexity to this Belgian Trippel Ale. ABV = 10%, IBU’s = 31, OG = 23.1 P

The three headed Hellhound of Greek Mythology, that stood at the gates to Hades, lends his name and three heads to this elegant, full bodied Belgian Style Trippel Ale. A deceptive golden color and wonderful malty palate bring bold complexity to this big brew.

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TomDecapolis (4636) - Milton, Delaware, USA - APR 22, 2009
Hand bottle via a growler thanks to hopdog. So based on Steves rating this beer was hand bottled via a growler over a month ago. Pours a lightly hazy golden amber with a large creamy off white head that left sticky lacing. Aroma of pears, green apple, tripel spicy notes, pepper, bready pilsner malt and what seemed to me to be a healthy does of citrusy/floral hops. Flavor of bready malt, Tripel spicy notes, great yeast/fermentation flavors, apples juice, pears, pepper, candy sugar and some citrusy/floral notes. So not only did this bottle last the growler fill and hand bottling...heck it even still have yeast drop out and sticking around on the bottom of the bottle! Thanks Steve.

3.4
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 22, 2009
(draft) Clear apple juice body with small off-white head. Aroma is meidum sweet, spicy hops, clove, some candi sugar. Taste is moderately sweet, spicy hops, light dough, faint alcohol. Medium-full body, holds alcohol pretty well.

4
Cletus (6368) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 13, 2009
Courtesy of hopdog. Pours copper with a nice white head. Smells of spice, candi sugar, caramel, some molasses. Tastes sweet and juicy with a dry finish. Enjoyable.

3.7
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2009
Growler acquired in trade with Beerman6686 (Growler Swap) - thanks! Poured a medium and slightly hazy golden color with a smaller sized white head. Aromas of bananas, fruitiness, some yeast, and spices. Tastes of bananas, the same overall fruitiness (apples), spices, and some candi sugar sweetness. Alcohol content hidden. A solid, American made, Tripel.

3.7
Beerman6686 (6611) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2008
Pours a nice golden color with a white head. Aroma was filled with spices, cloves and banana with a nice yeasty character. Flavor was a bit subdued, but not watery just really drinkable and hid the alcohol very well. A great Tripel.

3.5
MoDog (928) - Griffith, Indiana, USA - AUG 17, 2008
On tap at the Winking Lizard downtown Cleveland and served in a tulip. This beer poured a dark amber with a thin head of off-white foam that quickly disappeared. Not much lace. The aroma of the beer was made up of orange peel, some caramel, spicy yeast esthers, and a whiff of alcohol. The flavor was much the same with some additional pepper and clove. Mainly lightly bitter orange peel and caramel. The mouthfeel was full-bodied and tongue coating. Light carbonation. A pretty nice tripel.

3.8
Jvittorio4187 (255) - Boardman, Ohio, USA - JUN 11, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2008 Pours a lgiht gold with a thin white head. Aromas of corriander, bannana, and yeast. Tastes is spicy with same of aromas. Finish is slightly dry, bannana and spices linger.

3.5
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Draft at Maxs taphouse. Tap list said 10% abv. This thing burned a bit on the way down. Aroma was sweet and spicy with a touch of yeast. Flavor was nice. had alot of spice and sweetness to it, but the alcohol bit on the end was a bit rough. over all this was a good offering

3.4
nimbleprop (8761) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2008
Sampled at Max’s Taphouse in Baltimore. Pours a transparent gold with a thin, cloudy white head. Aroma is malty, spicy and yeasty with some grass. Flavor is all spice, clove with candy, yeast and hay. Finish is chalky and thick. Solid tripel.

3.5
BuckeyeSammy (617) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - APR 21, 2008
apricot amber, great lacing. Thin white head. Aroma of bubblegum yeast and sweet citrus. Bitterness and alcohol prsent on theback end. Could be more balenced. Citrus and yeast dominate the first taste. on tap at the winking lizard in cleveland.


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