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Orval Trappist Ale - Brasserie d'Orval S.A.

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Orval Trappist AleOrval Trappist Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,259 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,259
Reviews: 2,105
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 195
Gots: 363 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Brasserie d'Orval S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is 6.2% when released in Europe, US labels say 6.9% due to labeling laws.

Many agree that the somewhat unpractical addition of this sometimes undesired yeast strain is what grants Orval its age worthiness, not to mention unique aroma, making it a one of the few beers worth cellaring.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 09-18-2001)
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tyjudd


4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Pours a hazy orange. The head is intense. Previous reviews of a stout head is understated. Tried to control the pour to limit head but to no avail. 4/5s of the glass was full of a thick, slow eroding head. The nose was of orange and lemon candy. Smelled delicious. Btw, the head still remains with impressive lacing on the glass. The taste was not what I was expecting. Not sure how to describe it. Malty and boozy. The finish was super dry, like a bourbon. Very good. Only wish I had another one.

08-27-2014 02:15:20 | More by tyjudd
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jordanimal

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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jgippe


3.24/5  rDev -22.9%

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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-25-2014 02:28:24 | More by BlueMoon10
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SFNC

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-25-2014 00:57:31 | More by SFNC
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Nichols33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -28.6%

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Robbie_Robertson


4.2/5  rDev 0%

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kybeerdrinker

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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ananh

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +4.8%

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Quafftastic

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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JohnDoe95


3.6/5  rDev -14.3%

08-22-2014 12:35:50 | More by JohnDoe95
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Bierleichen

Maryland

4/5  rDev -4.8%

08-20-2014 18:30:33 | More by Bierleichen
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baybum

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

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ssgunbond

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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Lucnifter

California

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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Blumstein

Spain

5/5  rDev +19%

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Mississippi

2.6/5  rDev -38.1%

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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19%

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RPH2327

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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Staplerfahrer

Netherlands

1/5  rDev -76.2%

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bird_soul

Netherlands

4.8/5  rDev +14.3%

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lucat

Italy

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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shiznit7

District of Columbia

3.8/5  rDev -9.5%

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Alabama

4.3/5  rDev +2.4%

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petewheeler

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

08-15-2014 22:07:12 | More by petewheeler
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Orval Trappist Ale from Brasserie d'Orval S.A.
94 out of 100 based on 4,259 ratings.