Cask Aged Tripel - Rockmill Brewery

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89
very good

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4
pDev: 18.5%
Wants: 13
Gots: 19 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Rockmill Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hoptometrist on 10-17-2011)
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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Pours with the thinnest layer of head which instantly dissipated and was in no way present while drinking. A sparse bubble of active carbonation shows up occasionally. The color is a muddy orange/brown, looks like a glass of apple cider.

Smell: Orange peel and booze hit on the front. Vanilla, earthy spices, and coriander comprise the body. Cloves, banana, and medium bodied fruits show up on the back end. In the end though a rather untamed alcohol heat wins out in the end.

Taste: Pears, cinnamon, toffee, and oak all greet the drinker. Plenty of boozy heat on the body drowns out some banana and cloves accents. Vanilla and some dark fruits shine on the back end with round herbal spices. The boozy punch of the body fades some on the back end to a low roar.

Mouthfeel: Lots of boozy sting. Some pleasant whiskey dryness is left behind. Carbonation of this brew just killed me, being completely non-existent.

Overall: I really do not know what to do with this brew. Red flags flew as a got a barely audible *pop* as I opened the bottle. No carbonation throughout is so odd, especially for the style. Some interesting whiskey flavors shine but there is so much booziness it burns through. This is a new brewery to my area so I'll give them another do, but this is an odd one for sure.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Thanks for the second time tonight to fiver29 for this, an extra in a recent trade. 375ML bottle split with my wife as we warm up our livers for the Great Taste.

The pour is orange pulp orange with widely scattered bubbles that number less than three score & five. The nose is bouncing around on me, elusive as an ugly redhead. Bubblegum? Belgian sugar? Tons of sweetness, but in & out. Strange.

Cask Aged Tripel is drier than Charlton Heston's powder. My mouth, my palms, my armpits, the carpet, & the toilet are all air-dried in the instant this hits my inner skin. Beyond that, it's strange. Belgian yeast, dehydrated candied sweetness form the base, but that's it for the tripel. Flippant remark of vanilla arrives late. Heavy from the lack of carbonation: half the small serving will be enough for me.

Feels like this beer has had the volume turned down to 4. Other than the dryness, it's muted, the flavors flat. My first taste of Rockmill has left me cool & indifferent. Not bad, but mediocre is a reach.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very hazy pale golden yellow in color. It poured with a short white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of apricots and peaches are present in the smell; these become stronger as the beer warms up and some whiskey also becomes perceptible.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of golden fruit but toasted oak and vanilla from the barrel aging become noticeable,and particularly stand out in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. The finish has some warming from the alcohol.
O: This beer starts off smelling like a tripel but really gains complexity in the taste as you start getting the whiskey barrel aging. It is a lot more interesting to drink compared to other beers in the style.

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Cask Aged Tripel from Rockmill Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.