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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
Orabelle is brewed with barley, wheat, and rye. This Belgian-style tripel is a golden beauty. Its two yeast strains, orange peel, and dash of corriander impart suprising complexity and richness to this delicate ale. Donít let ORABELLEís nature fool you, this is one flavorful brew. Watch out, sheís a charmer- one sip and youíll be in love.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keanex (1640) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottled December 13, 2012.
Appearance: The body is murky pale straw through the edges and orange through the center. The head is thin, but dense, it reminds me of fluffernutter.
Aroma: The aroma is a well balanced medley of oranges, banana, and spice of rye and cloves with light vanilla, a slight hint of alcohol is noted upon swirling.
Taste: The intro is orange packed, with an orange juice vibe to it slightly outshining the malts. The mid-taste adds light banana, spicy rye and pepper notes with a touch of vanilla as orange juice cuts through, but is somewhat balanced while the finish adds mild cloves and lingers of orange juice.
Palate: Medium to thick bodied, full texture, soft carbonation.
Overall: This would be a better beer if they used less orange peel. I feel like they blended orange juice with this, it throws the balance off.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (3571) - California, USA - FEB 6, 2013
6 Feb 2013, bottle. slightly murky yellow, faintly hazy, lacy thin head. nose is big bananas, coriander, sweet belgian yeast. med/thin body and mildly fizzy. belgian strong ale yeast and alcohol, bananas, oranges, some faint coriander. slightly dry/dusty, maybe even vegetably finish. shame it doesnít live up to its delicious nose!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4117) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Poured from a bottle into a wonít glass. Pours a translucent gold with a foamy white head. Aroma is esters, fruit, some light grain. Taste has a velvety sweetness and smooth fruity finish. Pretty good tripel overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (4074) - Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2013
12 oz bottled 5 weeks ago. Pours golden-orange and hazy with a white fluffy head that sticks on the glass. The aroma is yeasty, oranges, spices, herbs, fruit. Light to medium body with a grainy texture and soft carbonation. Zesty fruit flavor balanced well by the two yeast strains and wheat. Very smooth and drinkable with dry finish. A fruity tripel with great balance and flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1985) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Aroma of nice floral, citrus, and noticable yeast. Pours orange hazy with very small head. Taste is nice at first. Nice floral, capers, and apricot. Finishes a bit dry and bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12410) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle. Poured hazy golden color with an average frothy white head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex spice, citrus and yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium citrus bittersweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Pours a hazy yellow with very little head. Coriander on the nose, with cheesy notes, both of which pursue thru to the finish. Some orange exists, but the aroma and body overwhelmingly remind me of refried beans, though in a good way if you can believe it. I honestly donít know how you can classify this as a trippel, with the exception of itís ABV, but Iím enjoying it nonetheless.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
That1Guy (2106) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - FEB 4, 2013
12 oz bottle pours a hazy orange with almost no head. Aroma of cheese, sweat socks, a little puke, and Belgian yeast. Flavor is yeasty, a little light fruitiness, and a really metallic finish reminiscent of sucking on a penny. Pretty gross.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
MattH (673) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy gold pour. Quickly dissipating white head aroma of orange and spicy yeast. Flavor is spicy with a little banana. Finish is spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4959) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Draft at Surf Taco. Poured a cloudy straw yellow body with a smaller foamy white head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, sugar, some tropical fruit and grains. The body is fuller with soft carbonation and a sweet finish. Flavor of yeast, fruity and lightly sweet with some cereal and grain. Meh.

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