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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,160 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,160
Reviews: 2,102
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 181
Gots: 321 | FT: 10
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.

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

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-27-2014 15:19:55 | More by Cburden
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chinacat

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-27-2014 02:12:03 | More by chinacat
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slackattack

Spain

3.3/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottled November 2013, best before November 2018.

Pours beautiful golden brown, pillowy 3 fingers of head that is persistent and leaves a spotty lace on the drink down. Nose is not overly assertive, bready notes, Belgian yeast prevalent. My first thought was that it was pretty boozy for a 6.9% beer, but I think the extremely dry finish contributed to that. Really clean taste, but not a lot of flavor if that makes sense. Bitterness throughout the drink makes it enjoyable. After it warmed a few degrees I'm starting to think that I wish this wasn't so expensive because it could be session material. Easy to drink, lots of carbonation, good summer front porcher.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2014 00:52:29 | More by slackattack
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-26-2014 20:58:59 | More by leaversuch
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huntermop

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-26-2014 19:27:01 | More by huntermop
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +19%

06-26-2014 05:23:36 | More by Jasoncolliver
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macesq

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-26-2014 03:59:00 | More by macesq
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dustinjkline

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19%

06-25-2014 23:50:39 | More by dustinjkline
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-25-2014 23:50:14 | More by PA-Michigander
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urbanchemist

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-25-2014 05:26:18 | More by urbanchemist
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dpvatty

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-24-2014 23:31:13 | More by dpvatty
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has beautiful hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice thick bubbly off-white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of tart fruit (lemon, white grapes), some grassiness, floral notes and some funk.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a light tartness, white grapes, lemon, floral notes, a slight grassiness and some definite funk.

Mouthfeel: It has a medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooths drinkable beer accompanied by good flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 23:28:29 | More by SebD
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KSMONHNYIL

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-24-2014 15:03:28 | More by KSMONHNYIL
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

06-24-2014 04:20:02 | More by DaveOB
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Dangela0402


3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-24-2014 01:12:30 | More by Dangela0402
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timotao

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-23-2014 20:33:26 | More by timotao
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hermit990

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-23-2014 03:21:30 | More by hermit990
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patre_tim

China

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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WVP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-22-2014 15:17:50 | More by WVP
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djcreepshow

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

06-22-2014 12:29:47 | More by djcreepshow
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parintele

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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KG710

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-22-2014 07:21:35 | More by KG710
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HopsSlayer

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +19%

06-22-2014 02:59:09 | More by HopsSlayer
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Wayne17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-21-2014 22:04:52 | More by Wayne17
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cbcrunch

Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

06-21-2014 12:04:10 | More by cbcrunch
Orval Trappist Ale from Brasserie d'Orval S.A.
94 out of 100 based on 4,160 ratings.