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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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samtrillo

California

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%
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.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 04:43:04 | More by samtrillo
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

01-29-2014 19:18:55 | More by Schmoog
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cambabeer

Florida

2.83/5  rDev -17.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 16:05:39 | More by cambabeer
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

01-23-2014 18:13:03 | More by DRTBrewster
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AnthemOfTheSun

South Dakota

3/5  rDev -12.3%

01-10-2014 08:05:31 | More by AnthemOfTheSun
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -12.3%

01-09-2014 14:08:00 | More by NonicPanic
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +17%

12-26-2013 20:36:11 | More by Jason1337
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-15-2013 03:59:24 | More by LXIXME
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

12-09-2013 17:58:10 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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FLima

Brazil

3.31/5  rDev -3.2%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2013 02:14:54 | More by FLima
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-23-2013 02:27:51 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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Yello5

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-18-2013 03:49:06 | More by Yello5
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12.3%

11-17-2013 02:24:54 | More by brandonld23
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metter98

New York

2.91/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear dark golden yellow in color with some hues of amber and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with delicate lacing on the surface and a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of apples and malts are present in the nose along with some slight hints of sweetness.
T: The taste starts off like the smell but as soon as it starts warming up, moderately strong flavors of alcohol are noticeable in the finish and the aftertaste. Some notes of Belgian candi sugars and associated hints of sweetness are perceptible.
M: It feels a bit more than medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation with a little warming from the alcohol.
O: This beer doesn't taste nearly as strong as its alcohol content, but seems like a Belgian-inspired version of an American Malt Liquor and something you drink to get quickly buzzed.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 03:13:03 | More by metter98
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -5%

11-03-2013 18:13:04 | More by JAHMUR
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vgarneth

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This beer was a special order for a customer that changed his mind, so it was sitting in the warehouse waiting to be picked back up from the vendor. Another customer inquired about this beer and I remembered the product from the initial request. Amazed that we even able to get it, let alone have it in the store, the customer purchased the case and gave a pack to the store to try. I must admit that this is an interesting beer from the French. It doesn't appear to be much of anything special from the pour or nose; however, it reminds me of a delicate Pinot Noir from Burgundy, France. Elegance in an 8.4 fluid ounce bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 03:54:32 | More by vgarneth
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dcmchew

Romania

3.25/5  rDev -5%

10-31-2013 11:26:18 | More by dcmchew
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gwiedman1

New York

3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

10-27-2013 20:09:28 | More by gwiedman1
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sasdragon

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-26-2013 22:54:29 | More by sasdragon
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johnny29er

California

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-25-2013 03:36:51 | More by johnny29er
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5%

10-03-2013 16:36:05 | More by Kmlund
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Beermazter310

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

10-02-2013 20:18:14 | More by Beermazter310
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Illos

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

09-28-2013 07:03:12 | More by Illos
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Soto

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -5%

09-20-2013 05:28:09 | More by Soto
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DruC4

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

09-16-2013 02:08:09 | More by DruC4
Belzebuth from Brasserie Grain d' Orge (Brasserie Jeanne d'Arc SA)
78 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.