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Abbey Ale - Telegraph Brewing Company

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Abbey Ale
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 8.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Telegraph Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: mactrail on 11-06-2012)
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raulazzer

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-12-2014 03:48:28 | More by raulazzer
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Kinetic Brewing Company in Lancaster, CA.

Pours a clear light copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, dark fruit, spice, and Belgian yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with dark fruit and spice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: on-tap

02-25-2014 04:08:41 | More by UCLABrewN84
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dertyd

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

02-21-2014 19:09:49 | More by dertyd
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VashonGuy

Washington

2.89/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

I like Belgian beer, and I like Belgian dubbels a lot, so I was happy to try this new-to-me beer on tap. It looked perfectly good ... typical medium brown color, a little head, etc.

But when I tasted it, I was sorely disappointed. This beer did not taste like any Belgian dubbel in my experience.

Its aroma and flavor were missing in action, almost. Instead, I just got this sensation of stale alcohol without anything positive going on. It reminded me of college days when roommates would get drunk on cheap beer ... that's what the aroma seemed like.

I don't know if the beer was old and stale itself. I had it on draft at a place where I've had many beers, and I've never seen any problems there, so I doubt it was a dirty lines problem. I think it was just a mediocre beer.

I drank about half my glass and poured the rest.

Serving type: on-tap

02-19-2014 22:32:25 | More by VashonGuy
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ste5venla

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-20-2014 20:19:55 | More by ste5venla
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%

01-16-2014 04:40:47 | More by foxyaardvark27
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Beermazter310

Nevada

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-16-2013 21:46:02 | More by Beermazter310
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t0rin0

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-26-2013 23:12:26 | More by t0rin0
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mactrail

Washington

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On tap at Beachwood in Seal Beach on Aug. 24, 2012.

Brownish amber in the big chalice. Attractive clear color with a decent foam. Quite nicely carbonated.

What is that sweet fruity flavor? Passion fruit nectar? Pears? Nutty, like buttered pecans with some grain flavors. Some biscuity malt to go with the tart fruit. Malty but not heavy bodied. Pears and pecans is my final answer. Totally different sort of Belgian flavors. Not like any other Dubbel in my experience. Quite drinkable if you like some mystery in your mug.

Serving type: on-tap

11-06-2012 06:14:00 | More by mactrail
Abbey Ale from Telegraph Brewing Company
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