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Tribute Tripel - Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company

Tribute TripelTribute Tripel

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BA SCORE
86
very good

69 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%


Brewed by:
Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rfgetz on 07-23-2012)
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Gavage

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: pours a cloudy light orange color with a 1" head that falls quickly to a spotty surface covering.

Smell: lemon zest, yeast, and a bit of alcohol is detectable by the nose.

Taste: caramel, fresh doughy bread, yeast, grass, lemon zest, a bit of pineapple, some fruity sweetness, and a moderate bitterness make up a well balanced beer. Alcohol is defintely noticeable and mildly warming.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp to start, less crisp and dry at the finish. Aftertaste is long lasting here.

Overall: a decent tripel that is slow sipping and mildly refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 20:21:20 | More by Gavage
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very hazy, dark burnt orange color with tangerine edges and a one finger white head that slowly settles into a thin, lasting ring.  Streaks of soapy lace left behind.

Slightly spicy aroma with bready yeast and estery light fruit notes.  Some pepper, clove and faint earthy hops followed by apple, pear and booze.  Pale malt backbone with hints of bread and biscuit.

Medium bodied with a slight creamy texture and a strong zesty spice presence up front that lingers over the bready yeast, light fruit notes and alcohol into a slightly dry finish.  The spices are a bit overpowering with lots of pepper, clove, coriander and possibly some ginger.  This takes away from estery fruit sweetness a bit but there's still some vinous fruit, apple and pear flavor.  Strong yeast component with banana and bread character before fishing with strong alcohol sweetness.  Not hot per se but lots of alcohol flavor.  

Serving type: on-tap

02-05-2013 03:26:13 | More by corby112
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I purchased this at Stone Grille taproom in York, in their bottle shop called BrewTaGo, 22oz enjoyed chilled with tenderbranson69 from a cordial glass.

The color is a very hazed sunny golden with thick cream with fine bead and lasting retention, lace clings like foam. The smell is very good nice malt with a slight spice not from the yeast and mildly sweet essence perhaps candy sugar with light alcohol. The feel is excellent, the alcohol is restrained with malt being the star and yeast adding dimension with moderate carbonation and light sweetness in the finish.

The taste is great, lots of belgian yeast adds clove and some light banana with a gentle dried fruit flavor and malt sweetness is full in the middle with a tinge of candy sugar tip and mild peppery hop accents the yeast with only a smidge of alcohol warmth in the finish which is mostly dry. Overall I really enjoyed this -a very good take on the style by this American brewer.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 14:09:02 | More by Slatetank
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a bomber of this for 7 bucks from the house of 1,000 during their bomber sale. Into a stone pint glass.
A - Very carbonated giving me a 1/2 inch of sudsy head that lasts quite a while. Color is a somewhat hazy bright yellow.
S - Smells of spicy hops, light fruity yeasts, some lemon, and grassy hay.
T - A very fruity Triple indeed, getting some apricot, honeydew, and grassy hops. Very dry and Belgium in nature with stingy alcohol esters and fresh squeezed lemon.
M - Medium to heavy with noticeable alcohol and bubbly carbonation.

Overall I have had smoother Triples and I really like fruity takes on the style. Not bad overall for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2013 04:26:15 | More by DrDemento456
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from growler into a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer pours a hazy orange –copper color with a tiny bubbly head. The head fades very fast leveling only wisps of foam on the top of the brew

Smell – The aroma is of a bready and yeasty base mixed with lots of lighter fruit aromas of orange and quite a bit of banana. With these aromas is a sweet bubblegum smell as well as a nice spice aroma giving, when mixed with the rest, a sweet and delicious aroma overall.

Taste –The taste begins with a bready and slightly more dry flavor upfront. With these flavors is a large presence of yeast and a little bit of lighter fruit flavors. As the taste advances it sweetens with the fruit flavors of pear, apple and orange growing stronger. While this occurs some clove and pepper comes to the tongue as well with an alcohol taste which begins to creep into the taste. The alcohol gets stronger and strong to the end where it is joined by a bit of a grapefruit hop and some herbal hop flavors to leave a boozy, slightly burning and lightly hopped triple flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is on the just thicker side in its creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average to just above average consisting of little prickly bubbles. The body and carbonation are quite nice for the style with it nice complementing the yeasty, fruity, and estery flavors of the brew.

Overall – A little too boozy and burning at the end to be a top notch triple. The flavor profile was rather nice beyond the alcohol flavor though making it a good brew to try at least.

Serving type: growler

06-16-2013 02:45:17 | More by Darkmagus82
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4.33/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a glowing orange color, light haze with thin cap of bone white bubbles, sticky lacing. Big pungent whiffs of tropical and citrus, candy sugar, light breadyness, moderate spice. Taste brings orange rind, fruity grapefruit and orange juice, residual sugar, moderate notes of corriander, light breadyness. Lightly bitter, sweet and fruity but finishes a touch dry. Quite taken back by how enjoyable this beer was. ABVs hidden well, and while not necessarily true to style with all the sweet fruityness, it was enjoyable for every sip.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2012 13:28:56 | More by rfgetz
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

very hazy rustic orange glow with golden high lights. About a finger of white head. Banana and hay on the nose.

Creamy and medium bodied. Very dry and tannic finish. Malt sweetness with a soft fruitiness up front, faint barnyard flavors of hay work nicely as undertones beneath it all. Very earthy dry finish to balance from the hops. Again super tannic finish, Really shows how a tripel can be sweet and dry at the same time rather then one or another. Reminds me of a cleaner version of weyerbachers merry monks with a dryer finish. Not too complex but with classic tripel flavors that go well together. banana and clove, fruit, and earth.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2013 18:02:32 | More by jtierney89
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler poured into a shaker pint.

Appearance
Golden yellow with 2 fingers of white head. Good clarity with low carbonation.

Nose
Lemon, honeydew, dried hay, potpourri and caramelized grain.

Taste
Lemon, honeydew and hints of apricot. Caramel drizzled grains with notes of tangy wheat and pale candy sugars. Nice yeast profile similar to Westmalle. Subtly spicy with some dried hay, potpourri and white pepper. Earthy bitterness lingers with some grassy hops.

Mouthfeel
Light-medium bodied, smooth, dry and slightly sticky.

Overall
This is a really nice Tripel. Excellent yeast strain. Very easy drinking and rather dangerous at 9.3%.

Serving type: growler

02-24-2013 22:38:29 | More by justintcoons
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mikeg67

New Jersey

3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle. Pours hazy golden with long lasting, fluffy, white head. Aroma is of Belgian yeast, bready malt and spices. Body is full, creamy and tangy. Taste is of yeast, spices, sugar, herbal hops, bready malt and fruity esters. Finish is sweet first than becomes very spicy. Very nice brew.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 20:04:42 | More by mikeg67
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Act25

New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 oz into a .5l cylinder named Spaten.

Appearance
Perfect - Golden yellow with abundant, lasting white head. Nice haze with low carbonation. Moderate lacing. As it should be.

Nose
Wonderful nose that crosses Lemon with Honeydew, a new hybrid and attractive fruit, and then adds cut grass, hay, potpourri and bready grain. The right amount of alcohol. As a tripel should. Great food beer - in this case chinese chicken with white beans, garden romaine, red wine, garden taragon, basil & rosemary. (Come on, you beer drinkers grow a few herbs!) uber inviting.

Taste
Lemon, honeydew as in the nose, with apricot, grass, wheat. somecandy sugars balanced by yeast and hops bitter tang. Nicely spicy with hay, potpourri and lots white pepper. Earthy complexity, a true meditation beer. The more I savor this beer, the more I like it. It's a bargain. An American Tripel, who does better?

Mouthfeel
Tangy. Light-medium bodied, smooth, dry and slightly sticky/ hoppy / bitter. (alot going on and very satisfying with food.)

Overall
This is an A+Tripel. Excellent, easy, go slow at 9.3%. Meditate over this beer. (or medicate as you wish...)

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 23:51:12 | More by Act25
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Tobe


4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a glowing orange color with some haze and an off white head.

The aroma is big with notes of tropical fruits and citrus and a touch of spice. The flavor offers more of that citrus and some more fruitiness. An extremely enjoyable beer that I highly recommend tasting. The alcohol is so nicely balanced that you won't believe you're drinking this big of a beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2012 21:09:40 | More by Tobe
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JCarey

Delaware

3.61/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful, hazy golden-orange with a finger of soft white head. Lacing throughout the glass and a small cap remains. Very bright on the nose, and if you've ever had a Blue Moon you'll recognize it immediately. No maltiness remains on the nose, just clean spice and fruit. Slightly warming alcohol(9+%) on the initial sip, and remains for a while. A little soapy, just a lingering bitterness from the orange peel. The hops still come out, which is surprising for how heavy it is on the Coriander and Orange. I don't like the backend. Slightly tart, bitter, mouth puckeringly sweet. Some may like it. Tastes like an Orange Warhead, if they made an orange Warhead.

Poured from a bomber in to a Snifter.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 22:27:28 | More by JCarey
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ksiazewski

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This beer came from 15 min away from my home. It is a very exceptional tasting beer. The smell is soft and fruity to me. the taste is very potent making it very enjoyable to drink. The high alcohol content would scare most casual drinkers but I feel everyone should try this great brew. The brewery will fill a growler on weekends and even show you around. There is a lot of flavor in this beer and I cant quite explain it. I can compare it to a Golden Monkey but it has more citrus taste to it. You must try this beer if your in the Croydon area.

Serving type: growler

08-07-2012 02:59:48 | More by ksiazewski
Tribute Tripel from Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.