Orval Trappist Ale

Abbaye d’Orval – Orval Trappist Ale 6.2%

Abbaye d’Orval – Orval Trappist Ale

Orval is a dark golden ale, with an orange marmalade aroma. It is a green hop and bitter orange tasting ale, with woody and green leaf notes and a light sharp-sour background.

Orval is brewed at the Abbey d’Orval in Belgium. It is fermented and dry hopped, then bottle conditioned with a specific special yeast – Brettanomyces.

The brewery was founded within the Abbey in1931, to finance the extensive refurbishment of the abbey. The Orval Ale recipe was invented by Pappenheimer, a lay worker and master brewer from Bavaria, employed by the monks. It carries the official destination of “Authentic Trappist Product” and is a particularly famous trappist ale.

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