Orval

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alc./vol:
6.2%

Proof:
12.4°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
No age statement

Closure: Crown cap

Product of: Product of Belgium Belgium


Brewed with 2-Row malting spring barley, hops and liquid candy sugar. Orval is dry hopped with East Kent Golding after fermentation. More sugar and Brettanomyces yeast is added to induce secondary fermentation. The art-deco influenced skittle-shaped brown bottles are stored for 3 tp 5 weeks at 15°C. Read more

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 28/10/2012

Appearance

(bottled 30-Apr-12, best before 30-Apr-17) Cloudy, orange amber with long lasting thick ivory coloured head and heavy lacing.

Aroma

Malty, yeasty grapefruit and poached pears with perfumed floral aromas.

Taste

Yeasty, rich and full bodied. Pine resin hops perfectly balance sweet malty breadyness with poached pear fruity notes.

Aftertaste

Lingering white pepper spice with savoury olive breadyness.

Further product information

Barcode UPC: 5404 0014

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