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RATINGS: 1017   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Weyerbacher Belgian Triple.
At Weyerbacher we've recreated a Belgian Trippel without limitation. We use premium Pilsener malts, candi-sugar, and yeast strains- all imported from Belgium. To be true to the style, our Trippel is bottle conditioned. This means we add a bit of candi-sugar and yeast just prior to bottling. This imparts a special effervescence to the beer, a creamier carbonation, and also extends the shelf life. The on-going fermentation inside the bottle will change the character of the beer as it ages, and you'll find it becomes dryer with age. You may want to lay down a few bottles for future evaluation. We suggest storing at cellar temperatures -around 55 degrees F- and away from light.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2005
Poured gold, Nice tight white head. Nose has plenty of honey, and I am inclined to say sugar, could be from the description. Sweet, maybe to sweet. There is some banana and yeast. I cant say this is my favorite style, but this is well made. Creamy, lots more banana, and some clove, and more sweetness. There is also an alcohol warmness coming out, but you cant really taste it, only feel it. Again, not my favorite style, but good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2005
Poured a golden color. Aroma and flavors of sugar, honey, sweet fruit, and yeast. Nice warming sensation on finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3552) - Georgia, USA - MAR 11, 2005
Pours a golden body. Theres a good bit of spice in the aroma and a bit of sweetness. Honey makes up much of the malt profile.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Probiere (992) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2005
Huge honey smell. Huge honey taste. Slightly dryish finish. Sweet. Honey. Sweet. Is this a mead? Are you sure? Light body and sweetness is focused instead of being sugary like in Karmeliet. Very nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2005
Lots of honey here! Some spiciness behind the sweetness. Murky honey gold with a small head. Moderate to heavy sweetness with light acidity upfront shifts to a moderately sweet, moderately bitter, moderately acidic finish. Medium body, oily/sticky texture, average carbonation. The bottom line is: Not quite up to par for Weyerbacher.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bmanLS (134) - Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 4, 2005
Classic belgian spicey flavor with no head at all and an off orange color. I cant believe this has 9.3% alcohol. It can hardly be detected at all. Very nice for the style. Have one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2005
Hazy gold with a thin head that dissapears quickly. Some lacing. Aroma is bountiful with citrus and malts. Spices come through faintly with clove and coriander. Lemon and banana esters with a light grassiness. Small traces of alcohol. Coriander comes out like mad in the flavor. The bittering hops make themselves known here as well. There is a lot of citrus here as well. The malts are slightly roasty and caramel is apparent. Alcohol is sticking its nose out again. Fuzzy palate with a nice blend of hops and malts with a good backing of esters in the tail followed with alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (4157) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Bottle pours a hazy golden peach color witha fizzy white head that is rather short lived. Thin spotty lacing. A musty earth aroma that has note of apricot, peach and a bit of butterscotch. Flavor is more fruity, and spicy and has a nice sour touch as well. That distinctive Belgian yeast brings the slightly musty barnyard taste but not so much as others of the style. After only the first couple ounces this is really growing on me. Finish and feel is a bit chalky, maybe I poured too much of it. No bitterness at the end. Very pleasant. Thanks Buck Dich for the bottle

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TChrome (1457) - Bedford, Texas, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Pours slightly cloudy medium golden with a modestly retained off white head. Aroma is yeasty and much more hoppy with less fruit than I expected for this style. Also a little dust note. The initial flavor is indeed hoppy, but the finish is all fruit. Lots of white raisins and some nice dryness too. A nice tripel and another good beer from Weyerbacher. They are quite the brewery!! Thanks DocLock!!!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Hazy amber/golden color, light lacing and fairly nice head. The nose has some moderate esters with definate notes of candi sugar and spices with that nice hoppy dry tripelish bite. The flavor has a bit of alcohol kick to it with quite a sweet dose of apricot syrup. Finishes tart and fairly clean. A nice bodied triple, not the best but definately up there with some of the better ones. I think it could be a bit less sweet. Thanks DocLock!


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