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Beer Tour Count down #6 – A Little Taste of Heaven

6. Orval at the Orval Abbey, Villers-devant-Orval, Belgium There are five breweries in Belgium run by Trappist monks. Orval is my favorite, because it offers the most bitter, highly hopped of the Trappist beers. (Belgian beers tend to be lightly … Continue reading

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Goblet of Trappist ale in rural Belgium

Our Lady of Orval Abbey sits at the bend of a country road, deep in the woods of southeastern Belgium. Adherents of its rich, frothy, and well-hopped ale span the globe. “Orval is a world-class beer,” says David Ciccolo, owner … Continue reading

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