Brewed by Gengoulf
Style: Belgian Ale
Villers-devant-Orval, Belgium


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (23671) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Bottled@fonefan. Hazy yellow colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is spices, some yeast, fruits, toffee and mild sugary notes. Flavour is very mellow spices, fruits, toffee. Slight burn to it, but very nice and balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (7742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 19, 2015
33 cl bottle @ Sankt Hans Tasting. Ulfborg
. Aroma has cereal, some hayish malt and mild apricot tones. Flavour has alcohol, cereal, apricot, grain and some soapiness. Quite grainy and phenolic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (14809) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light fruity and yeasty. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 190615

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (15393) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are grass, straw, malt, yeast and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1800) - PORTUGAL - JUN 2, 2015
33cl bottle. Slightly hazy golden colour with an one finger white head. Spices, malts, citrus and yeast in the aroma. Average lively carbonation and medium body. Taste is medium sweet with some bready notes. Overall, a nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (3670) - BELGIUM - APR 13, 2015
UPDATED: APR 14, 2015 Rating from a sample in very bad condition (the remains of a bottle which had leaked during transport...). Loose, off-white head disappearing quickly due to the loss of carbonation, colour a murky ochre blonde. Very estery aroma, not unpleasant actually, but clearly fermentation a bit out of control, as is often the case with these Wallonian micro brews; I’m sure this would have been a huge gusher if it had survived the trip in better condition. I get overripe peach and pear, gooseberry, some banana, candi sugar, caramel candy, wet hay, aniseed, straw, white pepper, dried orange peel, dandelion. Fruity onset, berries and pear, less sweet than expected based on the aroma, soft and supple mouthfeel again suffering from the loss of carbonation due to the leaking; yeasty, with agreeable caramel malt sweetness underneath, spicy notes, cloves, finish medium long and dry with some peppery and earthy, ’deep’ hop bitterness, not unpleasant and providing balance; some powdery yeastiness also lingers in the throat and retronasally, I get quite a high dosis of spicy, almost aniseed-like phenols. I liked this, too bad it arrived in such bad state at my tasting table, but it seems promising, so I will surely try a new one when I get the opportunity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11643) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 6, 2015
Bottle, bought @De Molen Beershop. Pours clear golden with a large, frothy, white head. Great duration. Aroma has bready, doughy malts, hay, sugar. Medium carbonation, fine creamy and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour has dusty, doughy malts, light caramel, some citrus, fat. Light grassy bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4949) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - MAR 25, 2015
Pours clear blonde, big white head. Smell is dry hay and spices. Waaw, extremely overcarbonated...Taste is bitter , some funky yeast ... Is it because of the location ( and the fact I know where it has been brewed ) or does this really taste very damn simmilar to orval? Not like its actually the exact same taste, but its very comparable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (12257) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2015
Trübes strohgelbes Bier mit einer ordentlichen weißen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht hefig, wenig bananig, würzig, Citrus. Geschmack hefig fruchitg, leicht bananig, Citrus, Gewürze, leider etwas viel CO2.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wekker84 (2004) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle a golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts citrus fruits spicy and hops flavor malts spicy citrus pineapple fruits and bitter hops

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