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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. Don’t let ORABELLE’s nature fool you, this is one flavorful brew. Watch out, she’s a charmer- one sip and you’ll be in love.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (4999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2014
This one poured a darker golden color with a white head. Aroma was of candy sugar, alchohol and mild fruits. Flavor was sweet, bready light spice. meh.,

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15780) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Draught at The Lazy Moon Craft Tavern, Port Angeles
Muddy pale blond color, with creamy head. One more American attempt at Belgian Styles, too sweet, moderately fruity, including banana, and lightly spicy.
Not interesting to me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (3576) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
Une autre bouteille payée 1.99$ à Miami. Embouteillée le 27 janvier 2014. La robe est dorée. La mousse blanche est petite mais assez tenace. Une dentelle est installée. Les parfums de la levure sont typés. Le duo coriandre/zeste d’agrumes se manifeste délicatement. Les céréales de blé sont soulignées. En bouche, la levure fait pousser des fleurs. Des fruits et des épices marchent sans trop faire de bruit. Une petite banane se joint à une orange. Tout est bien délicat. Les céréales arrivent à être douces. Le corps est gonflé par les particules du blé. Son pétillement est belge. La finale est plutôt douce avec ses épices bien dosées. Facile à boire sur le bord d’une piscine.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Emeister84 (1369) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2014
Floral, citrus fruity, bready, and honeyed aromas. Hazy yellow-orange, mostly fading white head. Dry, fragrant, floral hops and bitter citrus, savory. Medium bodied, well carbonated, pretty refreshing, a slight bit dusty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2014
Nice American version of the best style! The Belgian tripple flavors are a little light but have a nice orange citrus accent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markducommun (284) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
Cloudy yellow, light tan head. Banana, apricot, very fruity. Some bitterness upfront, opens into a nice diversity of malt flavors. Lighter body than the average alcohol isn't terribly present. Very drinkable. Really well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bricktop86 (599) - Moore, Oklahoma, USA - APR 13, 2014
Hazy gold appearance with a white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, citrus and spices. Taste follows nose.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1844) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2014
Draft at Eulogy. Very hazy amber pour with some light white froth. Sweetish citrus flavors with a mild finish. Fuzzy orange pith. Need to have again.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jefcon (1451) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 11, 2014
I continue to really enjoy Great Divide’s foray into Belgian styles. Orabelle is a spicy number with black pepper, leaves, and coriander against a bright citrus aroma. Flavors are robust and earthy -- not juicy. Dry finish, plenty of malt backing from the rye, and stand-alone notes of orange zest, centennial (?) hops and cut grass.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (741) - - APR 7, 2014
2014 bottle to a tulip glass. Pours a hazy lemon yellow with a small white head. Aroma is yeasty with some orange and tropical fruits and a little coriander spice. Taste is sweet citrus and tropical fruits with some yeast and hardly any discernible bitterness. The sweetness sits on the tongue at the end. Has a sting to the mouthfeel and is semi-full and a little syrupy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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