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I liked how the bare limbs of the weeping willow and the thinning autumn foliage framed the Art Deco statue of the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus at Orval. 95 more words
I love old copper brewing equipment. It’s fun to photograph because you can really capture the rich tones of the metal. Additionally, you can see the patina of age as well as the signs of use. 150 more words
Westvleteren 12 is a world classic beer and one that’s often lauded as the “best beer in the world.” It’s also one of the hardest beers to get since it’s only available at the Abbey’s gift shop and cafe or through the monastery’s special release days. 372 more words
Style: Brett-Spiked Belgian Pale Ale
Bottled On: 09/25/2014
Brewery Notes: “Orval beer is a high fermentation beer. The ageing process adds a fruity note, which strikes a subtle balance between the beer’s full-bodied yet complex flavour and bitterness./ The beer was first brewed in 1931 and owes its unparalleled taste to the quality of the water, the hops and the yeast used. 499 more words