Orval Trappist Ale

Style: Belgian Pale Ale (Blonde), Belgian Wild Ale, Belgian Specialty
Alcohol: 6.2% ABV
Brewery: Orval
Country/Region: Belgium

Product Description:

The Brasserie d'Orval is one of only seven breweries in the world officially entitled to call themselves an “Authentic Trappiste Breweries”. The brewery belongs to the monastic community of the Cistercians which restricts production and is this able to pay particular attention to producing beer and cheese of the highest quality. The income from the brewery is used for charitable works and to help maintain the historical monastery.

Orval is carefully brewed from malt, Bavarian Hallertau and Yugoslavian Styrian Goldings hops, yeast and candy sugar and undergoes limited secondary fermentation in the bottle. The aroma and flavour are highly complex and suit the discerning drier palate. To fully appreciate a unique quality beer such as Orval you will need to try this beer several times and make sure you follow the recommended serving temperature and use correct glassware.  

Tasting Notes:

Majestic amber clear colour, with a medium-small light tan-yellow, long lasting head that makes minimal lace on the sides of the chalice. The aroma is highly complex including a grassy straw yeastiness, spicey ginger/corriander, and celery. It's definitely the lightest and driest bodied of all the Trappistes and one for the developed palate. Classy balanced medium bitter aromatic hops and lightly sweet malt, robust young citric spicey gingery flavours and crisp clean bitter dry finish. Can be paired with almost any savoury foods, especially cheese, or anywhere you would use a dry white or a light dry red wine.

This product is usually available, subject to the operating speeds of ships, wharfies, truckies and customs! Send us an e-mail or place an order and we will advise on current stock levels.

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You can buy Orval Trappist Ale in the following pack sizes:
Pack Description Price Qty  
Single (1 x 330ml Bottle) $7.50
4-Pack (4 x 330ml Bottles) $24.99
Carton 24 (24 x 330ml Bottles) $125.99
Remember, we can usually fit up to 20 beers into each delivery carton. Want to try the above beer but not sure what else to choose? Why not try our special Summer Pack. If you would like some help making your choice, why not contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff who will be happy to make some suggestions.
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