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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,412 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,412
Reviews: 2,119
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 214
Gots: 418 | 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.

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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3.76/5  rDev -10.5%

Luiscorreia, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

pharmerdoc, Aug 27, 2014
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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.

tyjudd, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.8%

jordanimal, Aug 26, 2014
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ananh, Aug 23, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -38.1%

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5/5  rDev +19%

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shiznit7, Aug 16, 2014
Orval Trappist Ale from Brasserie d'Orval S.A.
94 out of 100 based on 4,412 ratings.