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

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RATINGS: 4352   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hansvf (944) - - JAN 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2015 Bij Arjan. Dik schuim. Heel klein beetje zurige lucht. Troebel donkerblond. Niet heel sterk van smaak maar wel erg lekker. Herzien, omlaag van 4.0


5
cropsy (3) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2018 does not count
One of the most flavorful brews that I have been fortunate enough to try! My go-to for a nice, solid Belgium Ale.

4
MiguelEtc () - Mostoles, SPAIN - FEB 4, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2018 Como una Karmeliet pero más seca, y al más de sabor a rebozado. Pero en plan bien. Aunque no mejor que la karmeliet. No comas nada mientras la bebes.

3.6
ansalon (4302) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2018
Pours hazy amber with a low off white head. Aromas of caramel, gooseberry, green grapes, farmhouse notes. Taste is herbal and floral with light honey and bready notes and mineral and esters. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

5
trossfletcher (5) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 30, 2018 does not count
This is my all time favourite beer, if I really had to choose only one. Love the complex phenolic profile.

3
Berech (21) - Casatenovo, ITALY - JAN 28, 2018
I don't know, this beer is interesting for sure, a classic none the less. But i can't put myself to really like it. I find it filing and corny after a sip or two. Positive: it's very nice to look with it's big head and a nice colour, it has a unique aroma.

3.5
dchad56 (586) - - JAN 28, 2018
Bottle - good pleasant aroma. Slightly cloudy amber with large white head. Good palate. Very nice tasting - slight yeasty, slight like a wheat beer. Good finish. Enjoyed.

4.2
s.s.csommelier (1) - - JAN 27, 2018 does not count
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2018 Cerveza belga de las mejores de su estilo,de las mejores de su estilo,buen sabor y aroma.

3.5
rf0263 (28) - - JAN 26, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2018 Mi aspettavo onestamente di più. Un po' troppo particolare, può non piacere. Voto personale 7.0/10

3.3
NateH10s (104) - Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2018
2015 33cl bottle into Orval glass A - lightly hazy orange, with very long lasting white head A -barnyard funk, sour cherries T - heavy sour, no sweet, mild bitter P - full body, slick thin texture, lively carbonation, very dry hoppy finish O - enjoyable different Trappist if drunk slowly and with foreknowledge that Bret was added, lambic like with dry mild hoppy bitter finish

4.4
djcampbell (432) - Moravany, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 23, 2018
Vynikající pivo, které mně velice chutnalo, akorát škoda, že jsem ho v degustaci neměl mezi prvními. Dobrá, plná chuť, silný říz, na belgické ale piva nezvykle vyšší hořkost, což pro mě bylo celkem originální zkušenost, a příjemný dozvuk s jemnou krémovou pěnou.


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