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Lupiline Koriala

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at De Graal
Style: Belgian Ale
Brakel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Started out life as Primula, brewed at Alvinne. After a complaint of bully Haacht, brewers Jan & Veerle took their beer to De Graal, rebaptizing it "Koriala".


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2011
@dmacs-33cl bottle-thanks to jtclockwork for sharing–pours a thin light tan head with trailing lace and yellow/gold color. Aroma is herbal, light malt-bready. Taste is herbal hops, somewhat sweet light malt-bready, yeast. Dry.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (3896) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle shared by jtclockwork, thanks James. Poured a orange/gold body with an average white(ish) foamy head. Aroma is sweet with slight notes of alcohol, yeast, flowers, dry. Flavor is drier then expected and far drier then the sweet aroma. Palate is medium to fuller bodied with a slightly foamy body. Enjoyable but overall it can improve in a few areas.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7899) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2011
Bottle shared by me at Dmac’s tasting. Pours amber gold. White head. Nose/taste of lemongrass, yeast, orange peel, apple and sweet malts. Very similar to a triple.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
brekeriet (139) - SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2011
Aroma: American citrus hops, sweet, spicy, alcohol. Large head and hazy appearance. Sweet taste. Nice beer except there’s too much carbon dioxide.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
meerbier (1468) - Pijnacker, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2011
Bottle@Home. Very nice aroma of citrus and coriander. Light hazy, pale yellow, white head, good lace. Light sweet, bitter, citrus, coriander. Medium body, dry finish. Balanced and technically very nice. Reminded me a lot of La Chouffe but better.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (11113) - Kolding, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2011
Bottle, bought @ EG.
Hazy yellow golden with a big, white head. Frothy at the bottom, creamy near the top. Lovely flowery aroma, crisp malts, mild green apple, some wine gums, light oranges. Lovely actually. High carbonation, fine creamy and lightly dry mouthfeel. Flavour is a bit weak, lots of sweet malts, light apple, oranges and a mild banana hint. Fine flowery notes and a fair bitter finish with a hint of pepper. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ambcompte (47) - SPAIN - DEC 21, 2010
Amb bon gust de lúpol, amable i poc pesada, es deixa beure molt bé. Per tenirla d’habitual!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rand (1250) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 2, 2010
Bottle 33 cl from Willems in Grobbendonk (B). Orange blonde with white head, drunk fresh, malty, spicy gently, hops. At first soft of toffy, then hop bitterness asserts itself with each mouthful. Juicy notes of honey, zest and citrus, spices, yeast and mineral salts. Final dry and bitter, slightly biting.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Abio (1550) - Waasland, BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2010
Pours out golden coloured out of the bottle. A very big white head, that holds good, and sticks nice at the glass. Aroma is citrus and spices. Not bad. Taste is sour-bitter citrus, coriander, spiced; a bit earthy-dry finish. Misses something but ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3766) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2010
Bottle from Bier Tempel. Golden orange body with tall head. Nose of citrus, orange and fruits. Taste of citrus, oranges, pineapples. Really nice. Pleasantly surprised by this one.


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