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Abbey Belgian Style Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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Abbey Belgian Style AleAbbey Belgian Style Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,757 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,757
Reviews: 718
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 131
Gots: 104 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2002)
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blackie

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4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: Pours a one finger khaki head. The beer is a rich brown in color.

s: Sweet, dark tree fruits pushed forward on lighter Belgian malts. Nice yeasty aroma and some banana esters. A touch of spice and vanilla. Love the interplay of sweet fruity malts with the light ethanol and yeast. Manages to be bold and rich in aroma while intricate and delicate at the same time.

m: carbonation kinda lively and on the lower side of the high range, with a fullish body that's not overbearing

t: A nice example of the style. Mainly paler Belgians with a nice dose of darker malts that bring various fruits. An interesting nutty/toasty flavor waaay in the background. Subtly hopped with a mild bitterness and a little yeasty in the finish. Good, but the great aroma led me to hope for more complexity here. Cleans up well in the finish.

d: easy enough

from babydoc for my bombing...dated best by 20APR07

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2007 03:29:54 | More by blackie
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Abbey Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 1,757 ratings.