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Sawyer's Triple - Stone Brewing Co.

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Sawyer's TripleSawyer's Triple

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

135 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 135
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.94%
Wants: 43
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 10-04-2003)
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Reviews by d0ggnate:
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d0ggnate

California

4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A great beer for a great cause. I can think of no better reason to enjoy craft beer than this.

A: Poured clear amber/orange with nearly no head. Thin, off-white bubble layer faded immediately into nothing.
S: Strong candied belgian sugar smell. Sweet aroma of alcohol/brandy. Slight fruit-like, melon notes hinted at.
T: Continued sugary taste, but more caramelized in the taste. The flavors of light belgian yeast, candied sugar and rich, warming alcohol continue.
M: Very sweet and almost sticky on the tongue. Also has a palate-puckering quality.
D: I was happy to grab a few bottles upon its re-release and have marked it from my proverbial list of beers I'd like to try. With that said I thought this Stone triple was a nice representation of the style. Delicious and worthy of some praise.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2008 06:04:35 | More by d0ggnate
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Traded for a bottle or two of this many years ago, I believe this is the 2004 release.

Appearance - a slight haze to this tangerine/gold brew. A thin finger of white bubbles away fairly quickly but does manage to keep a scant cover for a while.

Aroma - sweet caramel and orange, light yeast and phenols.

Taste - starts out a bit pilsnery, but sweeter in the malts.Obviously, no bite in the hops at all some nine years later, yet the dryness of the style allows for good balance anyway. The yeast and phenols cut the sugar quite well, and the aftertaste has a really nice level of throat and belly warming. The end is easy, pleasant, warm, very nice.

Mouthfeel - crisp, thin, medium-bodied.

Overall - definitely aged longer than the recommended max of six months, but it tastes super. As a lighter tripel on the abv side,you should be so lucky to even have the option for a second or third of these in one sitting. Here's to Sawyer, may we exhibit similar courage when we need it most.

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1123rd Review on BA
Bottle to Goblet
22 oz

Purchased from Stone @WinterStorm 2012

Shared with GuruDel

App- Freshly squeezed orange juice mixed with some yellow and golds. A bit unfiltered and a bit cloudy. No real head formed but had a nice ring of bubbles. Very small amount of cling towards the end.

Smell- Standard triple notes, but a bit faded. The yeast is still there with a small backing citrus note.

Taste- It was a pretty good triple. I just dont think its aging all that well. I am glad I got to try it as I love the style, but its a bit sweet with a softer yeast note. Has a certain flavor I can't put my finger on. The flavors are seeming to me at least of pullling apart a bit.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a low-medium carbonation. Seemed a bit sweet on the finish with a little too much orange/lemon juice flavors.

Drink- I love the cause that this supports. I would gladly buy this beer again. It was good. I think I am just being nitpicky about it because its Stone and I love what they do.

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Sawyer's Triple from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.