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Belzebuth - Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)

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BA SCORE
78
okay

409 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 409
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 18.42%
Wants: 13
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)
France

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  13.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 01-17-2002)
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Reviews by AccidentalKate:
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AccidentalKate

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4.35/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Gold with amber tints. crisp, nearly clear. A white head that lasts several minutes.

Aroma: sweet and malty, with citrus in the background. There's a small hint of hops, but it's below the other aromas. Just about the stereotypical aroma for a Belgian Pale Blonde ale.

Taste: Sweet and malt, but it doesn't leave a cloyingly sweet aftertaste that you get with some overly malty brews. Hint of toffee on the finish. Just the slightest bit of bitterness on the back of the palate. And then the hit of alcohol brushes your nose at the end. Very pleasant beer.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body, light carbonation. Judged against the criteria of the BJCP, the alcohol hit is a weakness, but hey, I like it.

Drinkability: A very nice beer that borders on great. The mouthfeel could be a little more present, and the high alcohol content does make this less than a standard blonde ale. However, if I were to submit this for judging, I'd throw this under the speciality beer category and take a chance there. This is a good, nearly great beer, but should not be considered the standard bearer for strong blonde ales.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2009 01:57:25 | More by AccidentalKate
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Belzebuth from Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)
78 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.