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Bees In The Trappe - Grimm Artisanal Ales

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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.27%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grimm Artisanal Ales visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
BEES IN THE TRAPPE is a strong, elegant Belgian-style ale brewed with a trappist ale yeast and clover honey. Pale orange in color, it pours with a rocky, snow-white head. Significant carbonation lifts delicate aromas from the glass: tart apricot, raw honey, cinnamon bark, and a hint of alcohol.The flavor follows the aroma, adding crisp malt reminiscent of honey-drizzled toast. Bees In The Trappe is light in body for its strength and finishes long and dry.Here are some pictures from our 2014 brew day!

(Beer added by: GreesyFizeek on 11-10-2013)
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4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: medium amber and hazed under a tower of off-white foam

S: vague honey clover and pine resin over biscuits and grain

T: pale fruit elements in waves of bittering pine touched by honey's delicate sweetness

M: soft and smooth, with the hum of carbonation and the battering of bitterness

O: tastes like Hopslam was poured into a tripel - a bitter honey pine ale, bringing American hoppage to a tripel's elegance - absolutely worth buying

Greywulfken, Oct 26, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear golden yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that gradually died down, leaving a large but thin patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of honey are present in the nose along with notes of yeast and hints of fruit.
T: Like the smell, the taste starts out with flavors of honey but has stronger notes of yeast and associated hints of spiciness, which lingers through the finish. No alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This tripel is rather easy to drink for the style and has a nice balance between the honey and yeasty flavors. There is plenty of yeast to prevent this from being sweet.

Serving type: bottle

metter98, Oct 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.35/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- turbid gold, 2 finger head

s- yeast, honey, tart candy (smarties)

t- Belgian yeast, sweetness, honey, sweet-tart (like the candy). something solvent-ester like that I can't describe. Clove? Sorta Heffe-Tripple

m- pleasantly medium bodied with lots of staying power

o- intriguing.. I enjoyed the bottle but would not seek another. The esters did not hit my particular palate easily. I spent a lot of time thinking about whether the last hit of flavor was tart or sweet. I drink Mead regularly, both traditional and new beer- mead fermentations. This was worth @ $9 at 8.00% abv if you have an adventurous Triple oriented palate and like honey.

Jjski, Nov 21, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

laxer8811, Nov 19, 2013
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4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A. Clear, glowing honey color. 1" dense white head

S. nutty, strong Belgian yeast, Bready. Sweet

T. Bready sweet yeas, Banana, Clove, Melon, Red grape.

M. Thick, Bubbly, crisp, Dry

O. Fuck yes. A delicious beer with a beautiful delicate honey sweetness to balance the effervescence of this big tripel.

GrindFatherBob, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

deonreds, Nov 10, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

Pours a golden hazy honey gold color. Beautiful look to this one. Full and fluffy 2 inch head recedes slowly, leaving spots of lacing on the glass.

Smells like honey, Belgian yeast, tart apple, and banana.

Tastes very similar. Nice light and airy honey sweetness, banana yeast flavor, cloves, and a tart fruit flavor that appears to be apples. Lots of delicious honey here.

Full bodied, well carbonated and fizzy. Very drinkable.

A good Belgian ale from a new gypsy brewery in Brooklyn. Would love to try all they put out now.

GreesyFizeek, Nov 10, 2013
Bees In The Trappe from Grimm Artisanal Ales
88 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.