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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (766) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 1, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Hazy honey gold color topped by a brief white head. Faint yeasty citrus malt nose with hints of smoke and coriander. Complex bittersweet wheat malt flavor with earthy, yeasty notes. Mid taste is a mix of lemon peel and bitter hops with a touch of white peppercorns and cardamom. Finish is bitter and dryish with peppery notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3550) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Total Wine, Fairfax 12oz: Pours a golden body with a white head. Aroma is banana, coriander, sugar, and pale malts. Taste is somewhat sweet, with a slight hoppy tinge. All in all, this is a pretty run of the mill tripel. Good, and smooth, but kind of boring. Nice fizzy carbonation if that floats your boat. Alcohol coverage is perfect.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6251) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2013
Draft at sb. Pours a cloudy medium gold with a fizzy white head that lasts until you take a sip and break it. Bright nose with pleasantly sweet green apple esters. Creamy medium body with fizzy carb. Green apples and a bit of sweet cream on the mid palate. Pleasant and drinkable if a bit more forward and less layered than classic belgian examples.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (2283) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle from Village Wine and Spirits in Athens. Estery, light peach, sour pineapple aromas. Hazy light straw color, littl head. Nice fruit initial, with some orange peel / mid goes a bit too sugary, some cereal, some coriander / smooth cookeish, floury final, with residual bitterness. Medium body. A deeply flavored blonde tripel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3879) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Bottle as shown. Pours a cloudy orange with small white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is citrus and orange peel. Medium mouthfeel with sweet orange and light crisp finish. Easy to drink, refreshing a good tripelfrom Great Divide.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3923) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Tastes like a strong blue moon, big Belgian flavors, decent. Pretty good stuff

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (1836) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2013
Pours hazy gold with not much head. Sweet with yeast and coriander, though doesn’t strike me as overly "Belgian tripel". Still, very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3629) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a cloudy yellow gold with a whte head. Aroma of orange. Sweet orange and coriander flavors. Slight bitter finish. Nice tripel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drdisque (569) - Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2013
On tap at Bangers & Lace. A bit spicy and bready for a tripel. Bright flavor. A little bit acidic and carbonated on the finish. Not bad but not really a standout in this genre, even by American standards.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7077) - 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.


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