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Achel Extra Blond - Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse

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Achel Extra BlondAchel Extra Blond

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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 50
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse visit their website

Style | ABV
Tripel |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: hopdog on 11-14-2008

(Achelse Zomer 2004)
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Bottle from the abbey during our recent trip to Belgium. Served in a Trappist Achel glass.

ours a clear golden-yellow with a nice white head. Light lacing and a thin collar throughout. The nose brings some clove and fairly-strong alcohol. Surprisingly (and happily) the flavor doesn't have any alcohol at all. Good clove character and light bubblegum. A bit of sweetness and mild fruit. Body is medium with good carbonation and a strong yeast presence. Good clove and spice. Overall, quite tasty and a very nice tripel.

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Achel Extra Blond from Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse
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