Brewed by Brasserie dOrval
Style: Belgian Ale
Florenville - Villers-d.-Orval, Belgium


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RATINGS: 3889   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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In contrast to all the others, the Orval Trappist brewery makes only one beer for the general public. It has an intensely aromatic and dry character. Between the first and second fermentations there is also an additional dry-hopping process. Through this the beer acquires its pronounced hoppy aroma and extra dry taste.
Bottled at 5.2% abv - can go up as high as 7.2%

simoneopazz's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
simoneopazz (148) - , - APR 15, 2011
che dire? forse x i miei gusti troppo frizzantina,ma come lega l’olfatto al palato,è strabiliante,fantastico l’amaro che lascia in bocca anche dopo aver finito di bere....

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kr1zz (149) - - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from Prik en Tik Schaliënhuis Temse. Pours amber with a medium white head. Nice dry aroma, well balanced. Hoppy bitterness in the back. Wheat, spicy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beardbeerman (109) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
Subtle fraguant nose and a nice dark golden coat. Pour it slowly to prevent excess foaming because it has a massive coat that will be more enjoyable. Very balanced ale with an amazing balance between acidic, bitterness and dryness that really got me addicted. A nice crisp taste followed by a very little after taste that gives it a nice boost. Very nice product that I strongly recommend!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zwiebel88 (217) - GERMANY - DEC 27, 2014
Recht herb für einen Belgier. Karamellig, fruchtig, hefige Noten. Sehr komplex, würzig, süffig, herber Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Valdeir (15) - - DEC 25, 2014
Deliciosa cerveja trapista, leve dulçor com aspecto muito interessante, cor âmbar, espumante não persistente, cerveja não indicada para ser ingerida em grandes quantidades.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AGCostaNeves (19) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 24, 2014
With an intense amber, copper and slightly cloudy. In Trappist glass reveals a clear beige creamy lather well being bulky remaining all the time in the bowl. Its aroma has beautiful floral, fruity notes, with pretty nice and woody citrus notes. I brought, also the odor of nuts, toffee, malt, cloves. This famous Trappist has very peculiar characteristics. Very complex beer, odd, that every time I drink gives me new sensations. Its taste is bitter and dry, as well as somewhat salty. High carbonation. Just like its aroma, its flavor brought me nuts, a nice touch of toffee, malt, hops striking, spices, honey tones, a bitter end, dry, with hints of spices. Alcohol shows the guys from beginning to end it is hot. It is certainly the hoppier of Trappist beers. A Great beer, a different Trappist that delights tasters who cherish bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (782) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Bottle Aroma-grass, dark fruits Appearance-amber, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium bitterness, light sweetness, lightly sour, Palate-medium body, sticky, lively, bitter finish Ocierał-very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rein242 (12) - - DEC 19, 2014
Fles 33cl. Een straf biertje met een hoge schuimkraag die lang blijft staan. Een hoppig biertje, droog dwz weinig zoet en een lange bittere nasmaak.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
cobellig (31) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2014
This beer is well made, i just hate if for how bitter it is.Drunk it 4 times,same bitternes.not my cup of...beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (302) - NORWAY - DEC 16, 2014
0.33 flaske. Gave fra venn. Uklar gyllen med et flott hvit skum som varer. Aroma av gjær banan krydder syrlig. Smak av gjær citrus tørr antydning til humle. Middels co2.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Piair (2) - BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2014 does not count
Typical example of belgian ale... That’s m’y country. And I’m proud of it!!!

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