Nose has sour apricots grated against musty old cellar barrels, fully saturated oak staves, bushel of ripe peaches, burnt caramel and brackish water.
Palate is fully loaded with citrus peel, grapefruit pith, peach peel, sour oak chips and tart apple cider.
What a performance today, just outstanding, amazing color, really improved with a couple more years of hiding.
2011-2012, 375ml, 6% ABV — 5 days ago
Ok normally I don’t post beer here. But for this time only....
Many of you will know but this beer played an important role in the aging of beers development.
I cant hardly imagine a beer that develops so well as Orval. From dark yellow to amber in color and more toffee notes yet still firm bitters. — 2 months ago
Want to feel worldly? Don’t know where Belgium is but want to pretend? This is for you. — 11 days ago
Beautifully balanced sour between barrel aged, and a kettle sour. Light and full of flavour — 25 days ago