Transylvania Tripel | West Sixth Brewing Company

BA SCORE
54.8%
Liked This Beer
3.61 w/ 31 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
West Sixth Brewing Company
Kentucky, United States
westsixth.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DavidRose on 01-28-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,739
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
31
Liked:
17
Avg:
3.61/5
pDev:
15.79%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kybeerdrinker
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cwd
3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Elneely88
4.09/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cwkash
4.5/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eziel
3.68/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed from the growler via Jungle Jim's in a snifter. This nice tripel pours a hazy golden amber color with a moderate head of white foam that settles quickly to a thick ring, thin pool, and light sudsy lacing. Nose is sweet candy malts, pears, apples, and light yeasty bread notes. Flavors follow the nose with honey touched candy sugars on the front and apple/pear notes on the sides. Middle of the taste is yeasty bread malt that fade in the back to a subtle herbal hop note mixed with grain alcohol flavors. That said the alcohol is well hidden with low carbonation that finishes with a light grain note. A good tripel made in Kentucky. Nice.

Cheers

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Photo of tykechandler
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of edhizdeid
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of target88
3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mrfrancis
3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GTJayG
3.64/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of khargro2
3.79/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerme626
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.78/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a somewhat hazy, golden-yellow color with a one-finger, bubbly, white head of foam. It left minimal lacing. It smelled of grains, caramel and good spiciness. There are some peppery notes, too. It had a strong yeasty flavor with a spicy bite. Nice sweet caramel maltiness and a peppery spice. It was crisp and sharp.

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4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

Photo of dcisco44
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of PassMeAZima
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of barczar
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy light golden with a frothy ivory head that lingers.

Pear, clove, and muted green apple are supported by lightly bready malt and Belgian yeast character. Floral notes add complexity.

Flavor reveals more perfume-like notes, accompanied by pear, banana, and booze. The bready malt character is on the sweet side, finishing slightly peppery, along with ethanol.

Body is moderate to full, with comparatively low carbonation and significant alcohol warmth.

Alcohol overwhelms. Esters are somewhat unusual, but definitely beyond the realm of a typical tripel.

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Photo of craft_shannie
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of fellowrs
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of moarmare
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of jkball01
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Nolen12
2/5  rDev -44.6%

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Transylvania Tripel from West Sixth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 54.8% out of 100 with 31 ratings
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