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

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421 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 421
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 18.48%
Wants: 13
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)

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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5/5  rDev +46.6%

CornellAquired, Apr 19, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

Jcarter1221, Apr 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

hmmmbeer10, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

mattreitz49, Apr 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

TwiggyCZ, Mar 29, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Oh my god is this a hard beer to drink. Basically it has all the fixings of a decent Belgian: wheat, banana, cloves, lemon and some malt. But it goes rapidly downhill from there. Basically, the best way I can put it is pour a small glass of an ok Belgian, pour a tablespoon of sugar in it, and then pour a shot of cheap vodka in it. Pretty much sums up what is going on in this beer. Overly sweet and super boozey, sticky and hard to drink. I'm glad I got it because this beer had always made me curious, but my curiosity has been piqued.

Samuel906, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

brandon911, Mar 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

innominat, Mar 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

GetTheYayo, Feb 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

JIMTRK16, Feb 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

Demon_Lung, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

psoriasaurus, Feb 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Evil_Pidde, Feb 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

It's a lot of marketing; trust me I have a lot of experience with American Malt Beers...this is a French equivalent of a 40oz.

I will give it credit for a slightly better taste for it's %13 alcohol content. Most American 40s top out around %8. However, the price makes this slight advantage negligible.

If you are a an aficionado of high percentage beers try it once and you'll see why you won't bother trying it again.

samtrillo, Feb 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

Schmoog, Jan 29, 2014
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2.83/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Golden body, some amber hues, very transparent, thin white head and lace. Champagne like carbonation makes it look very appealing.

Definitely smells of the high alcohol content, some sweet sugar and fruit smells as well.
The alcohol is very present in the taste and very warming. It is a little spicy to begin with but that immediately falls away as the intense sweetness of the beer overtakes the palate. Very very sweet. It has some fruitiness to it and what little hops that are present leave a nice clean feel and aftertaste. A little citrusy. All of the above, however, are drowned out by the sweetness that powers the beer.

Simply put, this just isn't my kind of beer. I think it is well executed and a good treat, but I barely finished the small bottle I had. It was just too sweet for me.

cambabeer, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

DRTBrewster, Jan 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

AnthemOfTheSun, Jan 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12%

NonicPanic, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

LXIXME, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Rand_ale_Thor, Dec 09, 2013
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3.31/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Amber color with a thin head, but with a constant retention.
Aroma is not as alcoholic as I initially expected; notes of caramel, malt, Cointreau and floral hops.
Very sweet flavor with notes of oranges soaked in alcohol, white wine, minerals, caramel and peat.
Light to medium body with low carbonation. Alcohol of13% abv feels lower.
This is much better than I expected, I thought this would be a very unpleasant experience such as a bad Malt Liquor.

FLima, Dec 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

IchLiebeBierZu, Nov 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Yello5, Nov 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

brandonld23, Nov 17, 2013
Belzebuth from Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)
78 out of 100 based on 421 ratings.