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Abbot Ale - Greene King / Morland Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

531 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 531
Reviews: 340
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 14
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2001)
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usualpulp

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3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice amber color with a fluffy white creamy head. The head is sweet and creamy, then the hop bitterness of the beer hits, definately an interesting tastebud experience. The beer is fairly light and easy to drink, goes down easy like other nitro cans. Overall its an interesting and good beer, nice hop bitterness , but not overwhelming. Definately well balanced and smooth.

Serving type: nitro-can

05-21-2004 00:44:05 | More by usualpulp
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I'm pretty happy I picked this up today. I was looking around the LCBO for something that wasn't from Ontario and won't break the bank and picked this up out of luck. Best decision in a while.

Served from a can into a pint glass.

A: Transparent with a deep copper color. 1.5 inch head that quickly disappears. Solid lacing throughout. A few bubbles rising to the top.

S: Abbot Ale doesn't give off much of an aroma but there is something there. Has a sweet floral smell to it.

T: For me, this is where the beer shines through. At first, you get a nice sweet taste that kind of reminds me of strawberry-apple juice. Towards the middle you get something that tastes like Lyle's Golden Syrup. Finishes off with a bitter note that lingers.

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Abbot Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 531 ratings.