Abbey Belgian Style Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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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
Ratings:
2,218
Reviews:
773
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
12.19%
 
 
Wants:
228
Gots:
352
For Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark red-brown pour with a raisin quality in the smell and a toasted caramel taste, subtle coriander and clove, lots of fruity yeast and a little bit of warming alcohol in the spicy finish.

Great carbonation and mouthfeel--impressive dubbel, especially at this price point! I will definitely buy again.

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

Bottle purchased at Happy Harry's Grand Forks, South, BB Sep 2012. Poured into a Perfect Pint Glass ~5C

A: Copper, clear with a two finger pale head that laces very nicely.
S: Initially light barnyard, then develops into a pepper / funk sort of pairing. Nice...
T: Hints of chocolate underneath layers of raisins. Some clove / pepper plays well in there along with the dried fruit. A little too light on the flavours though.
M: Good carbonation, coats the mouth well. Finishes with the fruit sticking to the palate.
O: A really nice beer with good "belgian" character... Just more Belgian-ness (is that a word?) is needed to crank this up to great.

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Abbey Belgian Style Ale from New Belgium Brewing
4.02 out of 5 based on 2,218 ratings.
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