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Spencer Trappist Ale - Spencer Brewery

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90
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514 Ratings
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Ratings: 514
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 80
Gots: 93 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
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Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
America's first Trappist beer.

Our recipe was inspired by the traditional refectory ales known as patersbier ("fathers' beer" in Flemish). These sessionable beers are brewed by the monks for their dinner table and are typically only available at the monastery. Spencer is a full-bodied, golden-hued ale with fruity accents, a dry finish and light hop bitterness. The beer is unfiltered and unpasteurized, preserving live yeast that naturally carbonates the beer in the bottle and keg, and contributes to the beer flavor and aroma.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-27-2013)
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

I don't know too much about Belgian Pales but this is definitely one of the better ones Ive had. Has a ton of that spiciness you'd expect and Is very fizzy and dry. Taste a little orange and banana and some other fruit notes. Very enjoyable and very glad that America now has a Trappist offering!

MWilcox20, Sep 04, 2014
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Spencer Trappist Ale from Spencer Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 514 ratings.