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Trade Winds - The Bruery

Trade Winds

Overall: 6.0/10 by 1 dude

Dudes: 6.0/10

Trend: 6.0/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: Belgian Tripel

ABV: 6.50%

IBU: 35

Season: March through May

Have Another: 100%

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  • A: 6 | T: 6 | L: 6 | M: 6 | O: 6
  • Color: Straw
  • Poured clear with a huge, fluffy, frothy white foam. Retention is okay at best for the amount of foam with some blotchy lacing.

    Aroma is mainly full of some spices (possibly pepper) with a slight tart scent. There might have been more (I am sure there was) but that is all I really could pick out and name).

    Taste has the same spice(s) as the main attraction. There is also some sweet up front with a minor tartness near the end.

    Medium carbonation and light body that finishes dry, possibly with some oakiness.

    A good representation of the style (thank you Ed) but nothing that knocks your socks off. I split the beer between six of us and that was enough for me in one sitting. Enjoy!
  • Reviewed: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 00:21:41
  • Tasted: November 17, 2009 by scot
  • $7.99 for 24 oz. bottle