Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Belgian Ale
Copenhagen, Denmark


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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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SAY "OH WHAT" IN DANISH. NOT ORVAL – BUT ÅRH HVAD. Color is Cloudy amber and has a white head. The taste is peppery, malty with a hoppy finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c0fein (257) - Helsinki, - AUG 2, 2013
Smooth and light aroma. Beautiful thick appearance. Good and easy taste, not too bitter. Palate could be stronger. Overall nice summer beer at the terrace.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beachmaster (195) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Bomber into a tulip glass. Pours a dark amber, with a huge, rocky beige head that very slowly dissipates. Nose is malt with Belgian yeast notes of banana and clove. Taste is medium roast malt and faint dark fruit notes, with noticeable pepper .Finish is rather short, with a crisp hop bite. Well-balanced. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (812) - SOLA, NORWAY - FEB 21, 2015
Amber with small head. Aroma of yeast and esters. Flavor with tangy tone and malt. Easy to drink, from magnum bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Florya (534) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : hazy orange Aroma : fresh yeast, spice, fruits, floral Palate : medium body, average carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ken1 (1065) - DENMARK - FEB 20, 2015
Aroma: floral hoppy and yeasty. Flavour: A grapelike bitterness with floral notes and yeasty notes. A dry finish and a creamy mouthfeel. Colour: orange amber with a full offwhite head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer4000 (4771) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2015
330 ml bottle. Unclear orange body with a big, foamy, lacing off-white head. Very nice aroma with fruit, mild malt and quite distinct funky Brett. Fine, refreshing fruity, funky, sweet malt flavor. Nice body and long lasting aftertaste. A very nice Orval clone fine balance and a perhaps a bit more hops in the flavor than the original.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (802) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle did a side by side with Orval, and an Orval clone I made with a buddy. Ours doesn’t have the same colour where as the Mikkeller version nailed it. I will however boast that we were closer on flavour. Now the review. Pours a true copper colour, whitish head that recedes quickly to nothing, some minor clingy lace on the edges. Yeast islands left behind. Nose is spot on for Orval, crisp a little hop and spice. Tastes good, starting to sour a touch (I’ve had this longer than I should’ve for a side by side). The bitterness is nice too. Pretty damn good, but nothing beats the original.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rolfarild (39) - NORWAY - FEB 13, 2015
Copper tone with a dirty yellow head that stays as a creamy layer all the way, dense lacing. Spicy and sour aroma. Taste of spice and beligan yeast. The aftertaste is a bitt bitter, like tonic water.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andy_ (831) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Murky deep amber orange colored beer with big white head dissolving quickly leaving lacing. Aroma has apple, toffee, barnyard and resin. Flavor is yeasty and peppery with toffee and some crisp apple. Palate is only slightly sour, thicker than medium and soft but with sparkling carbonation and stinging bitterness. Finish has heavy herbal bitterness. Aftertaste is resinous, almost licoricy, yeasty and peppery, plus slightly soapy. To me it’s more modern than Orval. Anyway, a decent crisp sourish Belgian ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1400) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2015
On tap at Three Floyds. Poured amber with beige head. Funky tart aroma like a sour. Light carb med bod. Tastes barnyard very dry. Not as sour as aroma lets on.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricksta_p (1508) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2015
Aroma of fruits, malt, yeast, Brett funk, peppery notes, fresh hops. Flavour is light sweet with a wonderful moderate to medium bitter finish. I love Orval and this is certainly a nice approximation.

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