Brewed by Grain d’Orge
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Ronchin, France


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RATINGS: 707   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   EST. CALORIES: 390   ABV: 13%
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Bottle (13% abv) and can (11.8%): Filtered.
Ingredients: Water, Barley Malt, Wheat, Rice, Sugar, Hops.
Alcohol content lowered in 2002 from 15% to 13% when brewery changed name from Jeanne d’Arc to Grain d’Orge.
"The dark amber coloured Belzebub offers an intense alcohol flavour with a strong supporting maltiness."
The 11.8% version is canned in Holland.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gururyan (597) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Just a boozy gimmick, as expected. Reminds me if the hot sauce trend of the 90's where heat trumped flavor...same goes for this abomination. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
venom666 (328) - Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 27, 2014
Amber color. Very alcoholic on the nose. Much better taste, sweet malts, balanced with the strength of alcohol. Soft, with some hoppy influence of at the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (849) - oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 1, 2014
Botella de 25 cl en la Abadía de león en 20-04-2014. en el momento. Color ambarino con espuma blanca poco persistente. Aromas de cereales dulces y poco mas. Cuerpo intenso con bastante sensación, alcohólica. Paso por boca bastante denso y pastoso, generando espuma en todo momento. Sabores maltosos y cereales con toques dulces ligeramente de frutas maduras. Buena, aunque bastante plana sin sabores intensos o destacados ya que el alcohol lo enmascara todo, sobretodo cuando coge temperatura. Ya van varias botellas, la primera en Ponferrada en julio de 2002 y esta vez ha sido la menos impresionante, ya hay mas, afortunadamente, donde escoger que por aquellos años.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beertholomeus (752) - California, USA - APR 23, 2014
Pours a golden orange color with a short lived white head. Fruit, sugar, yeast, malt and spice aroma. Yeast, malt, sugar, fruit and spice flavor. Light body and average carbonation. Very sweet with a sweet fruity finish with just a slight alcohol warmth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tfredvik (1098) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 14, 2014
Clear, pale amber body with a small, off-white head that is fairly short-lived but it laces the glass well. Quite strong and dry aroma of pale malts, Belgian yeast, fruits and spices. The taste is absolutely not dry, it’s very sweet malty with a quite long-lasting moderate bitter finish. Strong malty sweet flavour of pale malts, Belgian yeast, sugar, corn flakes and lots of alcohol. Almost full-bodied, oily texture, moderate carbonation.
[25 cl bottle, 13%, enjoyed 8 months before BB date, from KaDeWe Berlin, courtesy of my Mother in law]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Renobob (616) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Ca attaque fort sur l’alcool et ça continue. Difficile d’apprécier d’autres arômes. Finale matée. Sans intérêt mis à part que ça saoule vite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear pale amber color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty spicy toffee aroma. Sweetish malty spicy toffee flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy toffee finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mmahut (934) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 17, 2014
Pours clear pale body with no head. Aroma has lots of alcohol and malty background. Taste is high sweet malty, low bitterness, earthy. Body is full, low carbonation.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
tricksta_p (1007) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 7, 2014
Aroma of malts, sugary, alcohol. Flavour is sickening thick sweetness and unpleasant strong alcohol. Of little worth to me, I just don’t like strong boozy beer with little in the way of aroma, not to mention the sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7089) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein orangegoldenes Bier mit wenig Schaum. Geruch sehr malzig süß, fruchtig, alkoholisch. Geschmack süß malzig, fruchtig, trotz des hohen Alkoholgehalts sehr gut zu trinken.

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