Candi | Old Dominion Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
196 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
olddominion.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by nmann08 on 11-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
196
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.77%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
83
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 196 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of mikeg67
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle. Pours deep golden with tall, long-lasting, creamy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is peppery yeast, pale malt, spices and ripe fruit. Body is full and crisp. Herbal hops, alcohol, Belgian yeast, candy sugar, bready malt and peaches fill the mouth. Finish is long and spicy. Excellent brew.

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Photo of Sagardjoshi
1.94/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 3 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I tried this beer thinking I was trying a new Belgian Tripel. But, I was disappointed. It was not like any other Tripel I have had till date. It did not taste like a high quality beer. It tasted cheap. I won't be a customer again.

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Photo of deg
3.14/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I poured the beer into a chalice. There was no head. The color was a nice golden color. I couldn't smell anything. The few flavors I could taste were good. The flatness of the beer wrecked it for me.

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Photo of BB1313
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled on 12/2/16. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours golden with nice clarity and bubbles racing upwards; fluffy white head that falls leaving great retention and sticky lacing. The aromas are basically what you would expect from the style. The yeasts do their thing. Lots of banana and bubblegum. Sweet malts are there along with some subtle cracker notes. The flavors seem to follow the nose. The yeasts shine along with a solid malt backbone. More fresh banana and bubblegum. Hints of pear. Some very subtle black pepper and spice notes in the finish. There's a mild sweetness to go along with a mild bitterness. Slightly earthy. Some mild alcohol notes in the finish, but it's not hot or boozy at all. Mouthfeel is nice. It's on the lighter side of full-bodied with active carbonation. It's very crisp, fluffy and smooth. Dangerously drinkable.

This is a very nice tripel. It has just about anything you could want in the style. Very enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of 71CrazyOtto
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle dated 3-7-17
Pour a slightly dark for a traditional tripel and carbonation could be better but lacing was good.
Not a lot expected tripel smells coming off this one but I would say the usual ones are there just muted.
Taste is excellent and dangerous easy drinker, almost a session beer.
Ingredients of this beer must be pure because my hangover was light for the amount of this I drank compared to a lot of other tripels I have had, and I have consumed a lot of different tripels in my life.
Overall a solid beer.

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Photo of dcotom
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FrancisM12
3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Timtac
3.57/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Soprano2386
3.65/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BIGPOPPAS
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a dark golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of fruits, malts, yeast. Taste is malts, alcohol, light fruits, a touch of spices. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer, but a bit on the boozy side.

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Photo of sisterofba
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mississippi
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tdm168
3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TAisaBAlla
3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tohibii
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Noelito76
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisHanna
4.07/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave1999
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harrisjohnson
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hophugger
3.3/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Candi from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 196 ratings.
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