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Great Divide Orabelle Belgian-Style Tripel

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by schillman, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. schillman

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    This one caught me by surprise, look for it soon...
    It’s always hard to crawl out of our winter caves and say goodbye to Hibernation, but this year, the transition will be easier with our brand new 6-pack seasonal, Orabelle Belgian-Style Tripel. This golden beauty is brewed with barley, wheat, oats, rye, two yeast strains, and a dash of orange peel and coriander — making it one complex and flavorful pour.
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  2. jglowe77

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    I'm in search of this. I hope it hits around me.
     
  3. tectactoe

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    Nice! GD is limited in Michigan, so ever now and then I'll drive to Toledo and I always leave with some GD stuff (usually some kind of Yeti). Haven't been disappointed with them yet. I love Trippels, so I must remember to keep an eye out for this.
     
  4. YogiBeer

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    I'm getting realllllll sick of coriander in beer.


    I do love GD though. Will try it.
     
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    Hit our shop today. Will try it soon. I love GD. Anxious for this one.
     
  6. huysmans

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    I have two reserved for me to pick up Friday, looking forward to it!
     
  7. smakawhat

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    Great Divide makes a Tripel now???

    I am all over that!
     
  8. jtierney89

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    If this beer is anything like Hades by GD I'll be buying it by the case load. I have yet to be dissapointed by Great Divide
     
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    Another beautiful label.

    I'll definitely be picking it up when I see it around. Love Great Divide.
     
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    I had this the other day. I really enjoyed it, and I'ts a great deal for a tasty 8.3% belgian beer. Did anyone else find that their bottles were undercarbonated though? Mine were nearly flat. I thnk tripels should be really carbonated (3+ volumes of co2) at least. I bought a sixer of hibernation that was completely flat before as well, but I was surprised to see a flat tripel. Other than that the beer is great though! simply spiced with a great yeast profile. It almost reminds me of a more phenolic wit.
     
  13. Ricelikesbeer

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    I vaguely remember that one too. I wonder how close Orabelle is to that one. The bomber was stronger, but that makes sense since Orabelle was released in a sixer.
     
  14. ColonelCash

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    ISO: Orabelle and Collette (which is now going to be year round)
     
  15. huysmans

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    I had my first one last night and it was fantastic. A little sweet, a little syrupy, a bit of bite, refreshing and warming, all at once. Great nose and great flavor. Been a while since I have had an Allagash Tripel, would like to try them side by side.
     
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    Yup, I poured one last night. Let the chill fade off and then dumped it into a Duvel tulip. It was like half a finger of head. :confused:

    edit: and that head faded to nothing pretty fast
     
  17. Ricelikesbeer

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    yeah and I actually noticed the same thing with Colette this week. I wonder if they are having carbonation issues or something. I find that that takes away from the experience quite a bit though. Makes it more syrupy.
     
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