Orabelle Belgian-Style Ale | Great Divide Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
725 Ratings
Orabelle Belgian-Style AleOrabelle Belgian-Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Tripel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TMoney2591 on 12-31-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
725
Reviews:
160
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
10.54%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
118
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 725 |  Reviews: 160
Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of heyheymdn
3.44/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.71/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soupyman10
3.69/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akolb
3.74/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma: Coriander dominates, with yeast and pepper in the background. Also wheat, orange, and green apple. Complex and surprising.
Appearance: Hazy straw. Sub-par head.
Taste: Slighly tart. Orange, bread, pepper, coriander. Tastes almost like New Belgium's Snapshot. Finishes with a rindy bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Moderate bodied. Easy drinking for the ABV.
Overall: A unique, orange-dominated tripel.

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Photo of jeff1973
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rderedin
3.3/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Craftncrazy
3.32/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyantheReformer
4.13/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of americancontrarian
3.82/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of williams7187
4.43/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of khargro2
3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dankjohn
3.25/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of McBraniel
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LXIXME
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucnifter
3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AGoodStout
4.35/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 81tillinfinity
4.18/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barczar
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is spicy, with notes of clove and coriander accented by pear and green apple. Very estery.

Flavor is a little less exciting, with a lightly toasted malt backbone not providing the sweetness I'd expect. Fairly dry throughout, with a lightly bitter finish.

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Photo of KM_Seahawk
3.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Idoitforthetaste
4.49/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

This Belgian Triple is opaque golden orange in color and pours well with a strong head. Starts off well with classic Belgian triple flavor with floral hints and an orangey finish. The 8.3% ABV is well masked with the intense flavors and great balance. Its a seasonal release so if Belgian is your style, this one is a bucket list beer for y'all.

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Photo of cindyjeffsmith
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

look: hazy golden. Modest white head that mostly dissipates leaving just a film.
smell: bready yeast and somey=thing like white pepper. Maybe some coriander.
taste: flavors come together quite differently than the nose. some slightly floral citrus and just a hint of spices. Quite tasty.

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Orabelle Belgian-Style Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 725 ratings.
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