St. Vrain Tripel | Left Hand Brewing Company

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St. Vrain TripelSt. Vrain Tripel

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by cbl2 on 10-15-2006

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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of Fuzzycat787
4.6/5  rDev +23%

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

appearance: Very clear light golden. Nice enough swath of white head on the pour that mostly recedes.
smell: Sweet and sour nose with bready malts and clove.
taste: Very nice melding of all the characteristics in the nose with an amazingly easy drinkability.
overall: Man, this is a pleasant surprise. Ratings are meh....maybe I'm a Philistine and aren't dinging this for being removed from a traditional Tripel but I just think it's a damn fine brew. This drinks like a small session beer, alcohol nearly imperceptible.

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Photo of yaksurf
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of MIchael_D_Larkin
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of OKCNittany
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of DATMEM9194
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of RyanStelzner
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of bitter
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dental
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Milky golden straw, wispy lacing, slight foamy head reduces to form circular colonies of froth- reminds me of a petri dish. Colorful bottle artwork, with esoteric symbolism; just looking at it gets me excited.

S: Really fantastic. Tropical fruit, coriander, a touch of yeast and vanilla, maybe some bread in there too.

T: The yeast/hops combination pulls through here, which gives it an overly earthy/metallic note, but the (to my senses) more favorable flavors of fruit and spice are still significant.

M: Light bodied, refreshing. Carbonation is more mild than I would have expected.

O: Pretty darn good, I would prefer a few things to be tweaked, but it's their interpretation, and I can still appreciate the originality. I'll probably return.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of teak
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of boshog77
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

St. Vrain Tripel from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 260 ratings.
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