1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Abbey Belgian Style Ale - New Belgium Brewing

Not Rated.
Abbey Belgian Style AleAbbey Belgian Style Ale

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,758 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,758
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,758 | Reviews: 718 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jizdepski:
Photo of jizdepski
jizdepski

Louisiana

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

bottle into pint. poured aggessively for a thick, rocky, tan head. beer has little retention but some nice lacing. its a darkish red/brown, but fairly transparent. im getting belgian yeast, malts, and clove on the nose. taste is malty up front (caramel sweet), some earthy yeast qualities, with an underscore of spice that becomes more prominent towards the middle and finish. some fruit sweetness underneath that reminds me of cherries. finish is clove like and medicinal, and a bit warm. for an abbey its not all that complex, not getting much of the fruity sweetness that i expected based on other abbeys i've had. mouthfeel is nice, not highly carbonated and about medium bodied. certainly not thick. this is one of the easier drinking abbeys around, drinkabilility is certainly a strong point for this one and i enjoyed that. overall a pretty good abbey, not the best but well worth a go.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2010 01:36:43 | More by jizdepski
More User Reviews:
Photo of MaxPowers
MaxPowers

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-02-2014 02:36:42 | More by MaxPowers
Photo of TheWillMitch
TheWillMitch

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-01-2014 07:23:41 | More by TheWillMitch
Photo of Jcarter1221
Jcarter1221

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

08-01-2014 04:03:34 | More by Jcarter1221
Photo of Mark-Leggett
Mark-Leggett

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-30-2014 15:58:21 | More by Mark-Leggett
Photo of Clemsontiger81
Clemsontiger81

South Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-30-2014 02:14:39 | More by Clemsontiger81
Photo of andyek
andyek

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +25%

07-30-2014 02:14:28 | More by andyek
Photo of MarkCraven
MarkCraven


3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-28-2014 02:50:37 | More by MarkCraven
Photo of ygtbsm94
ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-27-2014 17:41:58 | More by ygtbsm94
Photo of KyleSweetsema
KyleSweetsema

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

07-26-2014 23:34:58 | More by KyleSweetsema
Photo of IrishTank
IrishTank

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-26-2014 11:22:16 | More by IrishTank
Photo of bresniker
bresniker

California

4/5  rDev 0%

07-26-2014 03:52:33 | More by bresniker
Photo of Tyecko
Tyecko

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

07-25-2014 16:23:40 | More by Tyecko
Photo of Keepnitrl
Keepnitrl

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-24-2014 16:08:12 | More by Keepnitrl
Photo of Faroveryonder
Faroveryonder

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-23-2014 16:59:10 | More by Faroveryonder
Photo of thufflife
thufflife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-23-2014 16:19:01 | More by thufflife
Photo of magictacosinus
magictacosinus

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-22-2014 03:56:37 | More by magictacosinus
Photo of Hrodebert
Hrodebert

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

07-21-2014 03:44:50 | More by Hrodebert
Photo of wsr602
wsr602

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

07-21-2014 03:18:35 | More by wsr602
Photo of Smileitsfreetobehappy
Smileitsfreetobehappy

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-21-2014 00:39:08 | More by Smileitsfreetobehappy
Photo of hooliganlife
hooliganlife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-20-2014 17:46:16 | More by hooliganlife
Photo of tylerrash
tylerrash

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-20-2014 03:38:37 | More by tylerrash
Photo of Kettle1
Kettle1

South Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-20-2014 01:32:49 | More by Kettle1
Photo of Lymardi
Lymardi


4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

07-19-2014 23:07:29 | More by Lymardi
Photo of KrittyKratz
KrittyKratz

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

07-19-2014 15:09:22 | More by KrittyKratz
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Abbey Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 1,758 ratings.