Abbey Belgian Style Ale | New Belgium Brewing

Abbey Belgian Style AleAbbey Belgian Style Ale
BA SCORE
81.4%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 2,223 Ratings
Abbey Belgian Style AleAbbey Belgian Style Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our award-winning Abbey stays true to tradition with an authentic Belgian yeast, six malts and a guarded recipe.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,316
Reviews:
775
Ratings:
2,223
Liked:
1,809
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
12.22%
Alströms:
4.49
 
 
Wants:
229
Gots:
355
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,223 |  Reviews: 775
Photo of bigox420
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of vkv822
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz : tulip
Best By: Sep.22 2013

Clear mahogany red with a foamy off white head and nice lacing.

Banana, light bubblegum, clove and spice. Really inviting.

Banana bread, faint clove/spice.

Medium- body, light bubbly carbonation.

A very well done Dubbel. I'm generally not a huge fan of the style, but I really enjoyed this one and would enjoy having it again.

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Photo of HazardousBrewer
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of wo87810
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of fivetime
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Hawksfan79
3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Glass: Snifter

Appearance: Brown with ruby highlights. Thin bubbly white head.

Aroma: Spiced, ginger, clove, cinnimon, and a slight banana aroma.

Taste: Clove, cinnimon, belguim yeast, slight sour finish.

Mouthfeel: thin, light bodied, nice mellow carbonation.

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Photo of pmno2
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Spaghett
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of tmcarter23
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of MordorMongo
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of KhangGarrett
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of StubFaceJoe
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Mgm54
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type - 12oz poured into a pint glass.

A - a nice deep brown, like a dubbel should look like. slight brown tinge in the head.

S - sweet malt dominates the smell, not much else here, but it does the trick for this type of beer

T - Again, sweet malt is the main taste here, with slight bitterness that comes out in the end, and lingers a bit. slight citrus and lemon comes out in the end.

M - very smooth, and you can feel the malt here

O - malt bomb, very good and artfully balanced. Must try.

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Photo of TheMarkE
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Everything a Belgian is supposed to be: dark fruits, banana, chocolate, caramel, coffee and roasted malts. Perfectly balanced and complex, and still very smooth. I sacrificed my last bottle to a pot of chili, I think it’s time to reload.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of jadedlilmonkey
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of Jamiee
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of SweJon
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Glopez
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of jmccullough108
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of RxLeyland
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of klmcmachen
4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Abbey Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 81.4% out of 100 with 2,223 ratings
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