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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.


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2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8480) - 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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tsd08460 (90) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Aroma: yeast, floral, clove, alcohol, Appearance: pale golden, clear, hazy, minimal white head, Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, orange, coriander Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Excellent tripel

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koskela (365) - Marysville, California, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bananas and coriander come from this hazy pale blind brew. I get sweet with maybe the coriander then comes the Orange flavor and the bitterness of the peel. It's medium bodied and low carb.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gachupines (1030) - USA - APR 14, 2015
Hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma is a little bread with sharp rye. Flavor is a little floral, almost like elderflower liqueur with a bit of sharp rye in the finish. Interesting. Wife: 3.3

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartzluke (109) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 13, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bottle into stemmed tulip glass. Moderate pour produced a slight quickly-dissipating half-finger head. Color is orange to golden and. Opaque. Nose is fruity with some yeast and wheat. Mouthfeel is fairly creamy and moderate body. Taste is citrus, wheat, yeast, hay, and a little bit of a rye bite. A good, but not incredible beer. I’d happily drink this with dinner.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pumpkin87 (85) - - APR 13, 2015
Pours hazy yellow straw with small-medium off white head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is lemon and grass, light coriander. Taste shifts to orange and cereals with floral and herbal notes. The first impression is that this isn’t much of a Belgian impersonation, but it opens up nicely with aeration. Orabelle benefits from a satisfying mouthfeel, depth without too much heaviness. Overall, not bad for an American attempt at a tripel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patricks110 (1930) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
Very enjoyable. Pours a bright golden straw colour with a thin off white head. The aroma is zesty and floral with citrus and grassy hops, floral and fruity esters and light coriander and clove style spice notes. Crisp and clean with a full body and heayv toasted wheat malt. Full flavour with a heavy mouthfeel and coriander spice throughout.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosskyle (47) - - APR 3, 2015
Yellow gold hazy color. Lemon citrus aroma. Citrus sweet initial flavor. Finish tastes a bit off. Ok beer for a summer day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
slaws1230 (4) - - APR 2, 2015 does not count
Finally found this in a variety 12 pack, excited to try the other beers as well. I have heard great things about Orabelle, and I am not disappointed

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (836) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2015
Cloudy gold, no head. Nose is oats, citrus, and yeast. More sweet than bitter. Middle is melon and malted grains. Finish show some alcohol and light hop bitterness. Interesting.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MicheleStitches (3) - - MAR 29, 2015 does not count
Got this brew on tap, poured in a tulip glass at Brix in Greeley, CO. Yellow-gold in color. Very cloudy, hazy, not at all transparent. Good carbonation with lively bubbles rising from the bottom of the glass and nice lacing. Very pleasant aroma, fruity, sweet, hints of floral and spices. Lively, crisp mouthfeel. Sweet, complex flavor with a yummy Belgian funk. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed this beer & would definitely have it again!


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