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Orval Trappist Ale

Day 138: Orval Trappist Ale from Brasserie d’Orval. Style of beer is ‘Belgian Specialty Ale’. ABV is 6.9%.
Orval Trappist Ale
Day: 138 (since July 1, 2014)
Beer: Orval Trappist Ale
Brewery: Brasserie d’Orval
Style: Belgian Specialty Ale
ABV: 6.9 %
Rating: 4.0 stars
Tasting Notes: Dark orange in color with a thick white head. A sour and Belgian yeast aroma. Flavor is a citrusy sourness and horse hair. Moderate carbonation with lingering citrus.
Description: First made in 1931, and has a complex and unusual flavor and aroma produced by a unique strain of yeast: Brettanomyces lambicus. The beer is light in color, slightly cloudy, and has a large, foamy head. There is a complex aroma of leather, spice, and many other earthy components.

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