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Brewed By: Brasserie d'Orval S.A.

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Number of Ratings: 2012

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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Rockhopper profile pictureRockhopper - January 9, 2019
Might as well drink this from a champagne flute. Effervescent, dry, with a soapy soda head. Peach cobbler aroma. Amber color. Some interesting flavor, a bit of licorice but mostly light apricot, but all pretty subtle. profile - June 23, 2017
jameslipari profile picturejameslipari - May 4, 2017
Gets more subtle with age. Expected horse blanket but got smooth goodness. Could never have enough. 2012 profile - April 12, 2017
A "young" Trappist. Tart and funky...kind of like a farmhouse more then a Belgian Trappist. White Wine-like taste. profile - April 5, 2017
Very different Belgian - not a tripel. Pours amber, lots of foamy head (pour gently). Smells and tastes like it aged in white wine barrels. Very dry finish, not a lot of esters. Would drink again. 4/5/17 Bottle 4 stars Note: bottling date on bottle: 7/13/16, drink in 5 years.
undrez75 profile pictureundrez75 - October 6, 2016
Light IPA, not too strong great smell. Light after taste
ohnoimonfire1 profile pictureohnoimonfire1 - September 13, 2016
SRM13. Dense and mousse-like foam with very long retention. Completely opaque but with medium rising bubbles. Floral but a little spunky smelling. Mouth coating body with harsh alcohol. Sharp carbonation. Flavor is very difficult to pin, floral but almost slightly sulfuric. Possible I sampled an older bottle.
mdwilson15 profile picturemdwilson15 - July 14, 2016
Effervescent. Champagne - like and very balanced.
kletis profile picturekletis - June 29, 2016
Lots of bubbles, strange taste-floral and earthy, not in a great way. Fairly bitter, fairly thin
shelleytriston profile pictureshelleytriston - June 18, 2016
Floral, almost earthy taste
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