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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Wine Warehouse, Charlottesville. Pours a hazy lemon yellow color with a thin frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of dry citrus, nuts, oats, pale malts and a bit of pith. The taste is sweet malts, spice, caramel, honey, building citrus in the finish. Medium bodied, low carbonation, good balance. Solid beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8593) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of coriander, banana, wheat malt, rye, orange zest, spice and slightly herbal notes. Medium body. Finishes slightly dry orange rind/spicy rye.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8509) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 2, 2013
355mL stolen from a party. Full haze deep peach, weak white foam. Nose is phenols, plastic, diaper, sugary. Taste is butyric, papery, phenolic. Palate is spicy, chalky. Lots of sweet yellow apple.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8239) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Sample at Daily Growler. Hazy amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes gradually. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, yeast and malt. Medium to full body with flavors of bananas, caramel malt and yeast. The finish is sweet with a fruity yeast aftertaste. Above average overall.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8100) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2013
bottle. heavily hazed golden wheat body, small white head, yeast does not come out of suspension. might guess about some sour mash wheat and malt here, there’s a lot of minerals / salted lemon / dish soap / tart citrus acid in the nose, but there’s also some coriander / ginger / peppercorn notes that are affecting it. syrupy, sweet, Belgian-style golden ale, that’s about what it is. but it becomes terribly sweet and juicy - making me salivate and gleek - and the oily and syrupy sugar just sits permanently in the mouth. dang. have to say the nose had promise but the flavor and texture - goopy, syrupy, cloying - ruin it for me.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7915) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s, Blue Dog, and Craft Ale. Pours turbid "1 hour after taking a Centrum multi-vitamin urine yellow" with 1-finger white head. Nose is a lovely and vibrant medley of coriandery spice, funky yeasty malt, hopcitrus, lime, orange zest. Tastes citric, limey and orange zesty, with mid-palate coriandery spice, white pepper, funky yeasty malt, and an overall flavor profile like a 33/33/33 mix of witbier, Belgian IPA, and saison, but with more oomph and flair. Well done.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7565) - Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Overused spice ocmbo but alas when it is done well such as here it isn’t the worst thing to dirnk.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6990) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 23, 2013
12oz bottle pours with a clear watery gold body that supports a bright white head of foam. The aroma offers up malts, biscuit malts, spicy Belgian yeast and a touch of lime. The taste begins with Belgian spicy yeast flowing into sweet sugary malts as well as pears, honey covered apple wedges and figs. Pretty nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6714) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 25, 2014
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a hazy bright yellow with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has light citrus, sweet grains, belgian yeast and a good amount of sweet grains. Flavor starts with sweet grains and light sweet citrus with some backing belgian yeast and light fruits.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (6575) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 22, 2013
12oz bottle, bottled 1/2/13. Hazy dandelion yellow color. Thin white head, decent lace. Orange citrus and floral nose. Awesome big zesty orange peel flavor (bigger than I’m used to from the tripel style), floral notes, light spice with a very enjoyable yeast character - not too belgian, not too little belgian. Just belgian enough. Very smooth, light crisp carbonation, lightly creamy texture, but a good, more dry finish. Zesty sweet taste, little bitterness, bit of umami. This is a fantastic tripel. Unique, tasty, easy to drink.. and $11 for a 6-pack!


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