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Abbey Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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478 Ratings
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Ratings: 478
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 8
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Abbey Ale honors the ancient tradition of monks who perfected the art of brewing beer to support the monastery and their "liquid bread". We offer up our support and thank them with a 25¢ donation to St. Joseph's Abbey with every bottle sold of this heavenly brew. Dark amber in color, the aroma of caramel, fruits and cloves invites you to contemplate the creamy head of this "Dubbel" or double ale. Abita Abbey Ale is a malty brew, top-fermented and bottle aged to rapturous perfection.

32 IBU

(Beer added by: theboozecruise on 10-26-2008)
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gabedivision

New York

3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

poured from a 22 to a goblet

Alrighty, the app is as follows... A deep reddish brown, clear chestnut color, with a ton of visible carbonation, and a 2 finger head that lays to a tightly bubbled ring around the top. Big sugary malt on the nose, with a sour fruit scent that gives it a salty olive kinda smell, sugary raisins found all over this beer. The taste is all over the place, from sweet malt, to biscuity malts, to wild cherries, to dark fruits, back to sweet malts. Finishes very well but everything in the middle combines to a big sour climax then back to a sweet finish. Medium on the feel, velvety, sour, high carbonation yet smooth . Overall this is ok, i couldnt shake the olive taste though. Nice for the price as it was only 3 bucks, how can you beat that...?

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2011 03:11:19 | More by gabedivision
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Abbey Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 478 ratings.