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Abbot Ale | Greene King / Morland Brewery

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3.65/5
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666 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greene King / Morland Brewery
England, United Kingdom
greenekingbeers.co.uk

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,447
Reviews:
363
Ratings:
666
pDev:
14.79%
Bros Score:
4.09
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
85
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 666 |  Reviews: 363
Photo of MrDis
3.36/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beginner2
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Photo of FCox143
3.51/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
2.51/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Amber color, clear. The head is the strong point of this beer, ecru, compact, very dense, long.
The aroma is a strong foundation malty, slightly caramel, with subtle notes of fruit.
Taste: here definitely much more caramel maybe even too much, again delicate fruitiness well and it would be enough.
Gentian delicate, soap. Low saturation.

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Photo of AlexFields
3.63/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Allegue04
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sexmortus
5/5  rDev +37%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Martine
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JPNesker
4.23/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

It's got one trick but does it very well. Color suggests a very heavy body but in reality its pleasantly light and crisp. Still a malt bomb but pleasant hop/caramel notes on the finish. Superb!

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Photo of tomcostello
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4.04/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cask ale pumped a rich golden amber with a 1/2 inch of creamy tan head that recedes to a solid cap. Aroma of caramel and candy...trace toffee. Taste of creamy caramel...sweet full bodied.

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Photo of Electros
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bf_89
3.69/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BumpkinBrewer
3.84/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jera1350
3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fortyfield
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sherillc
4.23/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stevoj
3.41/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice smooth bitter here(.5l bottle). Taste of toffee, aroma of butterscotch and caramel. Nice copper color with small creamy head. Mouthfeel hits the spot for this style. Imagine the tap variety would be a little creamier, but good effort here...

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Photo of Zylod
3.99/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesGrove
3.93/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of barryjg
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide8425
4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Fantastic example of an English Pale. Had on cask at a restaurant in Philly but it made me feel like I was at a pub in London. Earthy, bready, creamy and delicious.

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Photo of RQuigley
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This English Pale Ale is in a 500ml can, 5%
Not a bad beer. Surprisingly creamy with a fruity and hoppy taste. not strong. This is a beer I think would be good as a draft. Will have to look for it.

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Photo of educorgan
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.16/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Abbot Ale from Greene King / Morland Brewery
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 666 ratings
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