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The Rose - The Black Abbey Brewing Company

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 42
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Black Abbey Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: khargro2 on 12-28-2013

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 42
Photo of Homegrownbeerbro
3.93/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap at Homegrown Taproom in Nashville. This has quickly become one of my favorite beers and the fact that it is made in Nashville is even better. Everything Black Abbey does is great. Pours a light golden color, light floral but malty smells. Nice puffy head with some thin lacing. Nice malty almost sweet taste with the fruity/banana finish. Very well balanced beer and very easy to drink. Finishes smooth and has just enough carbonation to be very refreshing still. I love this beer and have yet to try something from Black Abbey that I haven't. The brewery and people are awesome! (595 characters)

Photo of Shadowfax1796
4.13/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is one of my favorite beers. It's very unique in its taste and make which is what I think the people who made it wanted. A unique beer like Nashville. Its a great beer that my whole family will very willingly drink which is not always common. A nice golden color with a hint of red. Citrusy but not overpowering. Recommend to anyone who likes a good Belgian or is willing to try something cool. (399 characters)

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.92/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

this beer is so good, way better than its ratings, and one of my favorite beers from tennessee. it was billed to me as a belgian blonde rose, which, aside from being a contradiction, also means its not really a witbier as listed here, or at least not like any i have ever had, although i can definitely see there being a healthy dose of wheat in this. i love the color, pinkish red light, still golden in color, but with beautiful accent colors and a tall and lasting belgian type head on it. the nose is sort of like a witbier i suppose, although i certainly dont get any coriander and if there is citrus in here its slight. i like what the grain does with the yeast here, relying on each other for flavor and nuance. the yeast is belgian in nature, but not loaded with fruity esters or heavy spice overtones, instead taking on a rather mild complexion, but distinct nevertheless. the grain is layered and ranges from rich and earthy to crackery at times. i could drink ten of these easily, and wish i had enough time to do so in one sitting while i was down there. just a lovely beer, and who says blonde ales cant be exciting? this one absolutely is. i was impressed with these guys, dying to check out the brewery next time. (1,228 characters)

Photo of FickleBeast
3.91/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at flip burger in Nashville. Nice banana aroma. Pleasantly sweet with fruity yeast flavors dominating.

Solid, sessionable Witbier, no complaints here. (163 characters)

Photo of BigBry
3.75/5  rDev n/a

This was Black Abbey's rotation when we visited the Beer Sellar in Nashville. Draft pint.

Arrived slightly hazy, blonde color, short white head.
Some floral hops smell.
Refreshing taste. Had a hard time nailing anything specific down. On Black Abbey's website this is
described as a Belgian style blonde, but there wasn't the tradition Belgian yeast or spice.
I see it listed as a Witbier here. Obviously one of the hybrids that doesn't fit a specific style.
Wheat malt taste was evident.
Thin body, good carbonation, fresh and light. (540 characters)

The Rose from The Black Abbey Brewing Company
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