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

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637 Ratings
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Ratings: 637
Reviews: 385
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.36%
Wants: 48
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-06-2002

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Ratings: 637 | Reviews: 385
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3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Had this on 2014-10-18 in Columbia, PA

A - Mildly-hazy golden-yellow with a big 3-finger white head and mild lace.

S - Melon, pale malt, flowery yeast. Sweet and appealing.

T - Follows the smell with melon and malt sweetness, herbal with a hint of white pepper, touch of lemon and grass and a reasonable amount of bitterness in the finish, which dissipates quickly.

M - Medium body and excessive carbonation. Perhaps there were enough residual sugars in the beer when bottled that additional fermenting happened. In any case, the excessive carbonation scrubbed the flavors away too quickly and was distracting.

O - I like the flavor and aroma, which are appealing and well balanced. Definitely a flavor profile I enjoy. I'll definitely try this again and hope for less carbonation.

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4.56/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.33/5  rDev +6.7%

Review from 21OCT12. Had originally placed this under Achel Extra Blond in error....

Early October, 2012... I settled into a bar seat at Café De Knijnspiep after some shopping for some serious drinking. Started with three bottles of this nice Tripel, 0.33l at €3.75 per...

My small chalice was filled with a medium golden, slightly flat bier. It was still a vibrant hue, with a creamy white head. Topping was fluffy and lasted well, with decent lacing. Nose is nice and fruity, with super tropical fruit present. Body was medium, and the feel was light and airy on the tongue.

Had a nice crackery, doughy sweetness, and was dry and crisp through and through. Had lots of tropical fruit, with white grape skin, apple, pear and some peppery spice. At the finish there was a healthy amount of spicy, yeasty notes. Really nice, yes indeed! Zum Wohl!!

4.33/5 rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5


Bierman9, Oct 21, 2012

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A-hazy gold color with a large white head that faded slow and leave a good lace around the glass
S-lemon, spice, malt and hops
T-lemon and spice with a good hop bitter aftertaste that fades back to a spice finish
M- medium carbonation and light body
O-a good mix of spice, and nothing overpowering

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