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Beerhive Tripel - New Holland Brewing Company

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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.47% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
From the label:

Little John's local bees create a wildflower-honey which lends a sweet, earthy complexity to this traditional style beer. A snap of ginger provides a refreshing finish. Pairings: Fresh veggies, soft-ripened cheese, fruit of late summer, custards& biscuits.

(Beer added by: adamette on 08-07-2010)
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Photo of zeff80
3.55/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a clear, copper color with a one-finger, white head of bubbly foam. It left some thin rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of honey and light ginger notes with some spice and grains.

T - Tasted f sweet honey with a subtle spicy bite of ginger. There is some Tripel characteristics of frutiness and yeasty bite.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry, clean finish.

O - This is a nice Tripel. I'm not sure the honey and ginger help it much.

zeff80, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of TrickkyGangsta
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

TrickkyGangsta, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of CWhite
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

CWhite, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of GTB
4/5  rDev +12.7%

GTB, Sep 01, 2012
Photo of gopens44
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

gopens44, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of lupercmda
2/5  rDev -43.7%

lupercmda, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of Satan70
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Satan70, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of bigdog73
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

bigdog73, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of Troville1990
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Troville1990, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of russpowell
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a super-effervscent orange with a sliver of beige head. Minimal head retention & lacing

S: Pears & appleskins that fade quickly

T: Follows the nose, some pineapple as well up front. More pears, slight boozeyness & honey dryness, not really getting any ginger here. Finished dry with green apple skins & a touch pineapple & white grape juice

MF: Medium bodied, fairly light carbonation, this skews a touch sweet

Drinks easy, but nothing special

russpowell, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of roadies
4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

roadies, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of rudy0908
4/5  rDev +12.7%

rudy0908, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of Tone
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, amber color. 1/2 inch head of a white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight yeast, alcohol, and spice (all spice?). Fits the style of a Tripel. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation. Tastes of yeast, sweet malt, slight biscuit, alcohol, slight spice, and a hint of citrus. Overall, good appearance, mouth feel, and body.

Tone, Aug 03, 2012
Photo of daledeee
3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A rather different name and then I found out it was brewed with honey.

Poured very nicely. A dark brown body with medium head and some lacing.

Right away there was some good fruit without picking up the glass. Brown sugar or honey and caramel are present. The nose got weaker as the beer aired. The fruit seemed to go away.

Taste is sweet with a pretty good malt kick. Some spice and apricot finish out the mix for me. This beer is on the heavy side. Pretty rich. Very drinkable though. Oh yes, average carbonation.

daledeee, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of bigmoose125
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

bigmoose125, Jul 12, 2012
Photo of amishbooze
4/5  rDev +12.7%

amishbooze, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of pentasyllabic
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

pentasyllabic, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of nrombes
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

nrombes, Jul 05, 2012
Photo of Tracker83
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Tracker83, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of warnerry
3.28/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a beautiful clear amber, bordering on mahagony, with one and a half fingers of light tan head. Head has decent retention before fading to a cap, with small amounts of lacing.

S - A surprising amount of apple in the aroma, along with candi sugar, some yeast notes, a bit of grape and faint spice. Doesn't smell like the most traditional tripel, but not bad.

T - Belgian yeast up front, with apple, honey, grape, some candi sugar and dry spiciness mixed with ginger and apple cider on the finish. Definitely not very traditional, and the finish isn't really that appealing, but still an interesting twist.

M - Medium mouthfeel with a sweet start followed by a dry, somewhat earthy finish.

O - I appreciate the attempt at something different, but there any number of more traditional tripels that I would rather have. Glad I tried it, but probably wouldn't have this again.

warnerry, Jun 24, 2012
Photo of Dyerseve
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Dyerseve, Jun 01, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Eriktheipaman, May 23, 2012
Photo of Zaphog
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Zaphog, May 15, 2012
Photo of danp14
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

danp14, May 11, 2012
Photo of antoines15
3/5  rDev -15.5%

antoines15, May 01, 2012
Beerhive Tripel from New Holland Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.