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

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,415 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,415
Reviews: 2,119
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 214
Gots: 421 | 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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Photo of Bluesman2383
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Banana on the nose and then malty goodness. The only thing about this beer I did not like was the massive head foam I got from the bottle like Triple Karmelliet. Otherwise, a great beer all the way around.

Bluesman2383, Sep 14, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -9.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Poured from bottle. Aroma of citrus with a hint of herbs. Appearance is cloudy amber with significant white head. Light bitter taste. Medium to light body, with a texture that is hard to pin down, and a dry finish. A very complex beer.

Nightwing, Sep 13, 2014
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Orval Trappist Ale from Brasserie d'Orval S.A.
94 out of 100 based on 4,415 ratings.