The appertif, Orval Trappist Ale, had the boozy flush of a wet horse. Not a bad beer to get a diner out of the starting gate at the 2006 World Beer Cup awards dinner at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle on Friday night.
All of the beers served were previous World Beer Cup medalists. Here are my beer-and-food tasting notes:
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