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Orabelle - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

478 Ratings
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Ratings: 478
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 13
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 12-31-2012)
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Finally! A Begian Style Tripel that does not break the bank. I have a bottle of La Trappe in the fridge, one of my favorite Tripels, but that set me back $12 for a bomber which is $6 for a glass of beer. Great for a special event, but where is the common man's Tripel? Dry Dock brews a good one, but it is still $6 for a bomber and not always available. New Belgium comes close with their Trippel, but it has a bit much coriander for my taste. So I jumped at the chance to try the Great Divide Orabelle when I saw the six pack in the beer cooler for $10. The color is a cloudy peach with a thin head and little carbonation. Belgian yeast and bready sweetness come through the aroma. So far so good. The flavor is big on apricot with a touch of honey. Very light pepper touches the finish to make for an outstanding Belgian Style Tripel. Thank you Great Divide! (The Great Divide Colette is worth a try as well....)

iSip, Jan 05, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up based on a recommendation and wow it is good!

A: Rich cloudy golden color.

S: Really good! Floral, sweet, hints of banana and a bit of lemon.

T: Follows the smell, a tangy sweetness but very mild. Belgian yeast, banana, honey, lemon.

M: Very smooth, the easiest drinking triple I'v had.

O: Wow this is a great beer! Extremely easy drinking for 8.3%, but it is not lacking taste either. One of the best triples I'v tried!

TokyoCO, Jan 07, 2013
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Tulip
App- Great unfiltered golden hazy wheat
Smell- malttastic, yeasty, citrus tones
taste-malty, ester, goodness
mf- maybe a little more carb is needed

overall- A lot of hop punks and beli snobs rated this beer way to low. I drink(and rate as my fav bev) a french canadian tripel all the time and this one is so close to it. Great Divide listen to my praises and keep making this beer, I LOVE IT!

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Orabelle from Great Divide Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.