The Orval Trappist Monastery is situated to the far south of Belgium, practically on the border with France. In translation, the name "Orval" means "golden valley" and is linked to the story of Countess Mathilde, who once lost her golden ring in the valley. According to legend, it was returned to her by a fish - in gratitude, she went on to found the Orval Monastery.
When poured into the glass, this beer gleams a dark amber colour. Flavour-wise, it is extremely complex: tones of sweetness can be perceived in addition to slightly sour and bitter notes, all accompanied by hints of hops and spices.