Candi | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by nmann08 on 11-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,408
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
214
pDev:
12.4%
 
 
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11
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Photo of BlueSpader
3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EMV
3.99/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Nearly clear golden copper pour. 1.5 fingers of foamy white head... falls fast with a solid ring of lacing.

S: Light citrus, banana, and Belgian yeast. Sweet and spicy.

T/F: Light grains... sweet malts and Belgian yeast. Candi sugar, light lemon, and clove. Bananas and spice... estery. Mild hopping for bitterness and to clean things up mid swig. Medium to light bodied... zesty carbonation. The finish is more esters.

O: A solid American Tripel... an ooch on the sweet side but lots of complexity and flavor. Well done brew.

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Photo of khargro2
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First, love the pin-up label art. Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear light gold color with a small white head. The aroma is heavy spice. . . maybe nutmeg. The taste is rich and smooth.

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Photo of nice-pitch
4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stanzig44
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of generallee
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GetTheYayo
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dueserdo
2.55/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Disappointed with this one. Did not expect as much citrus taste. Nice golden color great head for the first 30 seconds, than it disappears. For a Belgian triple, it disappoints.

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Photo of csnyder83
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerDreadz
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BigMike9801
3.46/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

my very first taste of a Belgian tripel Poured a beautiful deep clear golden color with a light head that dissipated fairly quickly. The smell was very strong sweet sugary somewhere between cotton candy and Bubblegum with a hint of banana, and a little bit of caramel apple. The Taste was pretty decent with the sweetness coming through also some of the banana and I think a little bit of peach myself and maybe just a little bit of "bread". Dry finish, overall it was pretty okay, this is the first Belgian Tripel I have ever tasted. Probably wouldn't run right out and buy another one, but it was an interesting experience

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Photo of cuy50
3.57/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Trentt2
4.37/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Act25
3.77/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A) clear golden body beneath with small, short-lived head of bright white. Lacing and head are limited for a triple.

S: Big, Flowering. Sugar, phenols, cedar, tart apple, banana.

T: Big, but slightly bad candy store. Caramel, praline, sugar, fruit (and it may grow on you after first assault, with some warmth. Also brings yeasty, mineral, parchment, chalkiness that dries the finish along with bitter hop, spice and alcohol.

F: Medium bodied with a dry after-sweet edge that leaves you tangy.

O) A reasonably priced tripel try.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of denace_mennis
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mikeg67
4/5  rDev +5.5%
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 -48.8%
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 -17.2%
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 +2.1%
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 +4.7%
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 -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duvel1979
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Candi from Old Dominion Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 214 ratings