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


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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thewolf (11394) - 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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10077) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9806) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle shared by dEnk @ The Hague Tasting. Opaque pale yellow color, huge white head. Smell slightly malts and a citrussy hint. Taste slightly malts, citrus, softly bitter. Well I’d say it might be simple but it’s quite decent. Average to medium body amd carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (7492) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2013
33cl bottle split with 77ships. BB 03/2016. Dorée trouble, col épais blanc. Arôme rappelle les épinards avec un ’mash’ du houblon ainsi que qcq notes d’agrumes. Garde un bouquet grains/froment. Palais est ici fourni en levure, avec une longueur de bouche gardant bien l’amertume des houblons, malt carapils gardant ce côté très belge. Le tout garde un sucré modéré. Profil général reste belge. Pas mauvaise, mais semblable à bcp d’autres.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (6378) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
33cl bottle courtesy of Sic1314 @THT Thick white head. Cloudy golden blond pour. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (5883) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 12, 2014
8/III/14 - 33cl bottle from Limburgs Bierfestival 2013 @ Emelisse brewery (Kamperland) - BB: VIII/2015 (2014-257)

Clear blond beer, irregular white head, little stable, bit adhesive. aroma: bit fruity, some yeast, banana peel, bready touch. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: little bitter, metallic, some citrus, pretty yeasty, grassy bitter hops, more metallic. Aftertaste: some citrus, very metallic, banana peel, nice crisp bitterness in the end. Luckily.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoBoChamp (5758) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 15, 2014
33cl, as GenGoulf, new exclusive brewery Anno 2013, thx to tderoeck!, complex brew, floral/spicy and slightly malty, yet not balanced, hazy, rocky head, nice brew

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Countbeer (5151) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2014
Bottle: Served in a Chouffe glass: Very loud plop and siz and a very big vast thick white foamy head on top of a hazy yellow colored beer. Aromas of rice, malts, rice pie, card board, cream, wheat and hints of vanilla and grains. Flavours of wheat, bitters, cream yet watery, light smoked wheat, dirty bitters, rice, earthy, unbalanced all in all! Aftertaste is bitter, wheat, herbs, dull... Low carbo, creay mouthfeel, medium unbalanced body and a creamy texture. Expectations were quite high, but I wasn’t enthousiastic in the beginning, far from enthousiastic! After 10 to 15 minutes of breathing it became a tad better bad still bad... Unbalanced! Pity! I couldn’t finish it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (5091) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 6, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2013 Thanks for sharing Sebletitje. 33 cl. bottle sampled. New Belgian brewery, located close to Orval (the brewery in the town Orval) so maybe they are using their yeast as well? Nice ancient theatre themed label. Pours a murky musty orange with little, patchy white head. Smell is sweet grapefruit, plaster, oddly seems a bit vintage, very thick, surplus of yeast, sweet malts and lightly dusty fruits. Taste is bitter esters, too much, thick layer of yeast, plaster, very light cellar notes (odd), overripe, lightly mouldy fruits, grapefruit & peach, bitter herbal in the finish, hint plastic. Body is dominated by excessive yeast. Agreable.
The breweries website is only their logo at the moment - like the old Darkthrone website.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (4779) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Poured hazy light yellow with a frothy off white head. Aroma of light spice and lactose, soft malt. Medium body, flavour of an average saison.

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