Abbot Ale - Greene King / Morland Brewery
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Reviews by DoctorStrangiato:
4.75/5 rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured a 500-ml can into a large stein.
Appearance - Clear amber ale with a wicked 1/4-inch foamy head. Looks amazing.
Smell - great malt aromas with detectable maple and chocolate undertones.
Taste - surpremely balanced flavours of toffee, caramel maltiness with a slow rolling even-out on the tail. Minor bitterness and a lightly roasted hoppy flavour at the very end.
Mouthfeel - extremely smooth and creamy effect. Doesn't get much better.
Drinkability - this strikes me as highly drinkable wiuthout ever being boring. The only risk I could think of is how rich it is... something to savour in due moderation.
Serving type: can
12-21-2008 21:15:14 | More by DoctorStrangiato
More User Reviews:
3.33/5 rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Pours a clear coppery color with a hefty and quite solid just off-white head,
The aroma is quite weak and pretty neutral, only small hopy are detectable.
The taste starts sweetish and fruity and following this after same time there is a pleasant bitter taste.
The finish is nicely bitter with that feeling staying with you for some time.
Very nice and very drinkable. Thumbs up.
Serving type: bottle
03-22-2014 15:58:24 | More by MarkoNm
3.63/5 rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
500 ml can purchased from LCBo for $2.10 CDN. Served well-chilled into a pint glass.
Appearance - Clear copper color. 1.5 fingers of frothy white head with good retention time. Some bubbles are rising to the top. Nothing spectacular beer, but a decent looking brew.
Smell - Dark fruit and molasses predominantly not a lot else and the aromas weren't terribly strong wither. What is there is pleasant but a lot of straining needed to pick up the aromas.
Taste - Lots of sweet ripe fruit that has been candied in molasses. Dark fruit. Exactly like how you would expect it to taste given the nose but with a lot more intensity and deliciousness.
Mouthfeel - Velvety smooth and a bit syrupy (but that works with the molasses flavors). Low carbonation but still rather dense feeling beer.
Overall - Nice brew that pleasantly surprised. I could see myself buying a few of thee again.
Serving type: can
02-11-2014 05:14:26 | More by DenisKolkin
Abbot Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 506 ratings.