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Lupiline Koriala

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

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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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".


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2009
Draught @ ZBF 2009, St.-Niklaas, Belgium.
Unclear medium yellow color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, moderate to light heavy hoppy, citrus, fruity. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and shell bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090307]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2009
75 cL bottle at DHVL Gardenparty and Bierfestival 2009. Pours hazy yellow with a huge yet slowly collapsing white head. Aroma is mild spiced and wheaty. Light wheaty flavoured, mild coriander bitterness and dry spiced flavoured. Vague citric note. Dry and bitter flavoured finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 10, 2010
Draught at ZBF 2010. Hazy orange brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Fruity aroma of caramel, spices, hay and yeast. Fruity flavour of caramel and spices with notes of yeast. Spicy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 16, 2009
Bottled (thanks fonefan!). Hazy pale nutbrown colour, huge creamy white head. Aroma is citrus fruits, some yeast, mild sweet malts as well as quite grassy notes. Flavour is quite earthy yeast as well as some citrusfruits, mild alcoholic sweetness and some quite spiced notes. Smooth to drink. Long alcoholic and grassy finish and aftertaste. Pleasant.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2009
Bottle @ Vilvordia Bierproef Festival, Jette, Brussels. Pours a slightly hazy yellow golden color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy citrus aroma withsome hints of yeast. Fruity malty and slightly spicy hoppy flavro with some hints of citrus. Has a fruity malty slightly spicy hoppy finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2013
23rd January 2012
Hazy amber beer with a big bubbly white head. Light dry palate. Watery pale malt, insipid spice. Tiny bit of citrus. Dry finish. Dull, dull, dull! And too dry. Nice label though!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15169) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 31, 2010
Bottle at home ... golden yellow ... big bubbly white head ... sweet lemon and soapy yeast .... juicy lemon sweet hop ... little malt ... little salty linger ... some pine hop.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14128) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAR 20, 2009
Sampled at Zythos 2009. Hazy pale gold, thin lasting white head. A lovely hoppy peachy good hoppy jaunty beer. Best hoppy beer so far of the festival. Good peppery hop.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14104) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 24, 2010
Bottle @ Willems, Belgium. Pours hazy orange with a creamy lasting egg white head. Nose is exotic. Orange fruit , spices and hops. Flavor is yeasty and spicy. A bit of alcohol. Full bodied. Dry end

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13798) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2013 Draught at ZBF09. Coriander aroma. Cloudy dark yellow colour. Very small stable white head. The flavour has a good lemon flavour with clean lemon peel bitterness. Also a little light malt to balance. Well-balanced. 6 3 6 3 16

Bottle, 7%. BB 2010, 2.5 years ago. Sweetish caramelly aroma. Clear golden colour. Small white head. The flavour is yeasty with a quite rough bitter finish. Did not benefit from the years in my cellar.


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