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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

407 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 18.42%
Wants: 13
Gots: 13 | 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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Mick

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3.9/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

One word, Alcohol. Aside from that it has a nice blonde/orange color. No real head to speak of. Personally it was difficult for me to judge the character of the body as the potency of the %15abv makes this one more suitable for sipping rather than drinking; definitely not a session beer. However, it appeared to be smooth. I let a second bottle chill a little longer past the recommended 42 to 45 degree-serving temperature and that seemed to curtail the alcohol sting a little. Very malty aromas blended with an omnipotent smell of alcohol. I really enjoyed it, and will go back for more, but mainly as an apéritif.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2002 06:33:49 | More by Mick
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Belzebuth from Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)
78 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.