Abbey Belgian Style Ale | New Belgium Brewing

2,214 Ratings
Abbey Belgian Style AleAbbey Belgian Style Ale

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

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

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look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Produced a finger, and a half of beige head. The beer color was a dark amber, but still translucent.
The smell was bold, and of banana, dark fruit, and wood.
The taste was similar with a hint of hops, and tartness. Medium mouth-feel, and upper-medium carbonation.
Very good beer!

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

New Belgium Abbey has a very thick, beige head with lots of heavy, fluffy lacing left behind, and a clear, copper-brown appearance with an enormous amount of suspended particles floating about- but, no clouds. The aroma is of spicy banana bread, cocoa powder, confectionery sugar, figs, and hard candy, and the flavor is of spicy, cinnamon yeast, bread, cocoa powder, pecan shell, and sweet malt, with very little, in any, bitterness involved with it. No alcohol shows up, whatsoever. The mouthfeel is light and watery, which surprised me, and New Belgium Abbey finishes crisp, refreshing, and highly drinkable. This is very nice, and I rate highly. Get some!


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Abbey Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
4.02 out of 5 based on 2,214 ratings.
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