Achel Extra Blond - Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse

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Achel Extra BlondAchel Extra Blond

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BA SCORE
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10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 44
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 2.05%
Wants: 51
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse visit their website
Belgium

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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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. (520 characters)

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This beer is specially brewed to honor the 75th birthday of Abt Marc Gallant. It's a topfermented blond ale, bottle conditioned.

RLB only brought 1 bottle to the Tripel Fest at egajdzis place, but being this one made up for quantity - thanks RLB!

Poured a cloudy golden color with an averaged sized white head. Aromas and tastes of citrus, fruity, and light yeast. Hops come through in the tastes as well with some caramel. Lightly sweet. Some alcohol comes through in the aroma but is well hidden in the taste. I really enjoy Achel's beers and this one was not a let down. (581 characters)

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Achel Extra Blond from Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse
91 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.