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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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4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
john_henry (122) - - SEP 13, 2013
This is brewed by a small brewery with a brew length of only 100L. The brewer still works in the lab at Orval, and uses the yeast from there for this brew. Along with the Orval yeast this beer utilises Citra hops. For me this is the most exciting Belgian beer being brewed at the moment. Perfect pairing between esentialy an Orval and Citra hops, very exciting. However, not for you hop heads, whilst there is a clear hop presents, we’re not talking massive, very well balanced. If you get chance to get your hands on this, snap them up.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2014
Donkere giudkleur met enorme witte schuimlaag. Weinig aroma, moutig. Smaakt heerlijk zacht, goede bitter. Lekker!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LomYst (617) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 5, 2013
Wellbalanced taste... light on exotic fruits, chouffe like hops... Like chouffe, ore bitter but a bit lighter (not 2% though)... surprisingly good

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (852) - LATVIA - JAN 29, 2014
Yellow, cloudy with rich white cap. Sour on top of tongue,.lightly bitter afterwards.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (4507) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TrappistenOli (320) - Bern, SWITZERLAND - OCT 10, 2013
Blond, würzig im aroma, starke rezenz, typisch belgisches bier, leichte bittere, würzig, gut ausgewogen ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (3580) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
Clear golden colour, white head. Aroma of yeast, straw, light banana, malts. Light sweet flavour, malts. Light bitter, malty finish.
(from 33cL bottle @ Emelisse terugkomdag. Shared by tderoeck, thanks!)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (9810) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4181) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2014
Bottle @ tht. Aroma is fruity and floral notes, some notes of spices. Flavour is dry fruity, floral and peppery notes. Some malt, touch of yeast. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (10083) - 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.


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