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Trappist Achel 5° Bruin - Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

34 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 34
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 14
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 03-01-2005)
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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

06-01-2014 03:03:28 | More by Amalak
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South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

05-15-2014 02:27:11 | More by henryclay_
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New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-03-2014 23:03:15 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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BJSmit

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-31-2013 23:56:08 | More by TGS
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BWED

Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev -2.4%

Poured into a chalice, from a 330 ml bottle.

A- Brown body. Some amber highlight shines through. Slightly turbid. Great pillowy, meringue-esque head, with a light tan color. Rings of lacing get left behind.

S- Dark roast, caramel, chocolate covered dark fruits.

T- Caramel, booze, and just a bit of the dark fruit are picked up.

M- Medium bodied, and pretty sweet. The booze twinge keeps the beer in perspective.

O- Sweet and boozy. Very nice.

12-13-2013 13:17:43 | More by BWED
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Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -20.5%

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Massachusetts

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TheDoctor

Quebec (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +1.5%

A:
Pours an almost-clear amber red-brown with a gloppy pile of creamy tan head. Great retention; beautiful lacing. Nearly perfect.

S:
Yeast and minerals with a lot of cherries and dark fruits with a touch of spice.

T:
Rich and sweet dark fruits mixed with hints of nuts, caramel, hard water, and doughy yeast. Malty and fresh on the whole.

M:
Creamy and rich with really crisp, strong carbonation. Chewy but medium bodied.

O:
Good, but certainly not the most outrageous Belgian brune on earth. All in all, it is a solid beer but is nothing too mind-blowing. It defends itself well and could be a good introduction to the style. Solid beer, beautiful to look at but all the rest of it is neither amazingly good not even slightly bad.
Would have again, worth trying if you get the chance.

10-12-2013 00:40:23 | More by TheDoctor
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Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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Trappist Achel 5° Bruin from Brouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse
90 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.