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Brewed By: Brasserie d'Orval S.A.

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Number of Ratings: 2022

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Brewed In: Belgium

ABV: 6.90%

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Orval Trappist Ale

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Tasting Notes

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rsd profile picturersd - October 6, 2014
10/4/14. Princeton. Public store. Nice Belgium. Would like to try again bc I had other beer bf it
spark540 profile picturespark540 - September 7, 2014
Golden straw color with frothy head that bubbles up aggressively. Distinct hop flavor with excessive carbonation. Almost sour with no distinguishable flavors and bitter finish. Kind of a let down for such a well known beer. This is undeserving of the Trappist designation.
SWittick profile pictureSWittick - September 2, 2014
Hoppy, not sweet. Not bad
thedopefiend profile picturethedopefiend - July 19, 2014
Too carbonated and a little bitter.
boltach profile pictureboltach - June 20, 2014
Super carbonated, super bitter like grapefruit - pass and not my thing
FlyinHawaiian profile pictureFlyinHawaiian - June 5, 2014
Yeasty, citrus, funk, and weed. That sums up this beer. You either love it or hate it.
Whisky Delta 94 profile pictureWhisky Delta 94 - May 30, 2014
Pale orange in color with a sharp nose, intense hop flavor, pungent hop finish and a long dry aftertaste. This beer is very complex in aroma and flavor with a unique mouthfeel. This beer is not for everyone, but is highly regarded among beer afficianados. Orval is one of the only true Belgium Brewing Monasteries
Rebel Rocketman profile pictureRebel Rocketman - May 14, 2014
Hugely carbonated, mountains of foam. Pale and very clear. Very clean flavor with a subtle hop bite; fruity nose and fruity, sugary aftertaste.
kiersten profile picturekiersten - April 22, 2014
I try and try, but still not in love with Belgium ales. This one is a bit spicy, quite bitter with a bite, stringent. A small amount of fruity sweetness on the nose. It is extremely foamy!
aaf145 profile pictureaaf145 - April 18, 2014
Not impressed and I absolutely love all the other trappiste brands I've had so far.. It is really light for 6.9%, however a strange lingering spicy, hoppy, and bitter combo. 2 stars
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