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Trappist Achel 8° Blond - Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

603 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 43
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002)
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4.83/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pour into a brandy glass (no I don’t have a glass for each brewery). Large fluffy head about 3 inches that dissipates well at room temp 65F to a thin layer. Smells like daisies, herbs, honey…mead, lemongrass. It looks golden, golden ale, see through, like if the rivers were made of gold, it should look like this. Tastes like what an amazing beer should taste like. An explosion of flavors, medium carbonation then low at room temp. A balance of flavor and alcohol. Not a lot of bitterness. An aftertaste that makes you want more. Win

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4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a cloudy, caramel orange with a massive coarse white head that dissipated quickly to a more persistant thick cap with great lacing. A bit of a gusher, lost a quarter of the bottle, but managed to save most of this nectar. Great aroma of bready malt, Belgian yeast and spicing and nicely balanced light and stone fruit. Flavor follows with excellent mixed light and stone fruit, bready malt, nice strain of Belgian yeast, clove and coriander. Flavor reserved but nearly perfect. Medium bodied with active carbonation. A classic Belgian ale, leaning more towards a dubbel than a tripel, but just what it claims to be, a Belgian blond ale. After a week of some pretty big ales, its nice to return to something a bit reserved but beautifully balanced and flavorful. An excellent Trappist ale deserving its reputation.

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Trappist Achel 8° Blond from Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse
91 out of 100 based on 603 ratings.