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Val D'Or | Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

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Brewed by:
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
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Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by weeare138 on 03-06-2011

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Ratings:
4
Avg:
4.35
pDev:
5.98%
 
 
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4.42/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appears a hazy light gold with a a fluffy white head that slowly fades into a gentle cap. Scattered streaks of lacing are left arond the glass. Steady streams of co2 quickly rise to the top.
Smell is of grassy, earthy, mushroom, funky brett, wet hay, a glass of old sugar, and refreshing bitter citrus.
Taste mimics the aromas with a tart, dry floral flavor that is superb. Yes...saison-esque with funky tartness and country farmhouse essence that I haven't encountered in too many domestic beers. Tim & Matt, very well done!
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, effervescent, tart, and dry.
Damn fine beer that I hope makes several returns. Shadows of Orval flow from this beverage and I can't wait to get another taste.

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Val D'Or from Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant
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