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Orabelle - Great Divide Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

478 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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Ratings: 478 | Reviews: 103 | Display Reviews Only:
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carneyxii, Jun 16, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

outoffocus, Jun 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

rspauldi, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Boone757, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

appetiteforparis, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

thetimhortonsman, Jun 06, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I tend to favor Belgium style beers so I love this one! I love the golden color and the slightly sweet, yet full-flavor that this beer offers. I found it very easy drinking, but you do have to be careful of the 8.3%, it will sneak up on you! I have tried a few other beers by Great Divide, so far they have not let me down.

Beer_Betty, Jun 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Kevinpitts, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Soterios, Jun 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

kbrown, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

thinwhiteduke, May 31, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

Chucker17, May 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

archero, May 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Birdlegs, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

banger7, May 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

hiphopj5, May 20, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

GFD400, May 18, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours translucent yellow, with minimal head and apparent carbonation.
The smell is a nice bouquet of orange and banana flavors, with the coriander hitting the nose throughout. The balance of floral fruit and spice is quite pleasing.

The taste follows the nose quite well in flavors, but a slightly different profile. The spice is prevalent throughout, but the banana is a bigger player than any orange (or tangerine, maybe) in the taste. The end feel has a slight bite of the coriander and an unforeseen hit of carbonation. I am torn a bit if that is good enough.

Overall, I really enjoyed this beer as a Belgian with a slight fruit edge. I did find it quite drinkable, which might be bad at 8.3%.

cjgiant, May 18, 2014
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msanborn, May 13, 2014
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Falcone, May 09, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice, somewhat subdued tripel, with hardly any indication of it being a big beer. Not as sweet or sugary as many other tripels--it even tastes a bit dry--but the mouthfeel and creaminess are solid. Also not as spicy, but the flavors are still appealing, with a hint of peppery taste. Cloudy color, with lots of head and decent retention. Very drinkable.

Beer-A-Lot, May 09, 2014
Orabelle from Great Divide Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.