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Abbot Ale - Greene King / Morland Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

557 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 557
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.79%
Wants: 18
Gots: 29 | 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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3/5  rDev -17.8%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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5/5  rDev +37%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Subliminal64, Apr 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

OrestesMethuon, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

RockinRob925, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

DaveMiller, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Knoxrb12, Apr 03, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
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.

MarkoNm, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Iaido, Mar 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

davemarc87, Mar 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

bunta, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

tbone64, Mar 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

CameronCheung, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

Luiz0930, Feb 14, 2014
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3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

DenisKolkin, Feb 11, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

avisong, Feb 11, 2014
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AlexFF65, Feb 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Schmoog, Jan 23, 2014
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Nordbier, Dec 24, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

ygtbsm94, Dec 18, 2013
Abbot Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 557 ratings.