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

1,936 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,936
Reviews: 727
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 148
Gots: 180 | FT: 1
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

hmmm not so sure about this from the get go.

appearance. I expect it dark. Like black dark but its not. dark cooper in color. Large two finger head that looks really nice. The head disappeared quickly.
smell- Lots of hops. Yep it smells like the hop room at a nice brewery.
taste- hops and bitterness.
mouthfeel- very active little to much activity for me.
overall- I guess I don't match others on this....It was ok but nothing more then that. honestly I didn't finish it....

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle with a date of 02 Sep 12.

A-Very heady-pillowy tan that sticks to pint glass while drinking. A crystal clear reddish-brown amber color.

S-Bubblegum/banana ester belgian yeast is the dominant aroma. Sweet malts come out stronger as the beer warms.

T-Dark sweet malts with yeasty taste. A bitter long finish.

M-Body is thin for dubbel-could use a stronger malt backbone, alcohol end bite is a little too obvious.

D-Average

O-A great dubbel for the price. I'm glad New Belgium makes this beer as this style is a go to beer during the non-summer months. Not as good as some other more expensive dubbels out there due to lesser body/mouthfeel and stronger alcohol finish but a really nice beer to drink in place of many alternatives. Another solid beer from New Belgium-what a great brewery.

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Abbey Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 1,936 ratings.