Abbey Normal | Sun King Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States
sunkingbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by robwestcott on 07-10-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
12.73%
 
 
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of LittleLo
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of poogas
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Photo of JamesS
4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Red Lion Grog House, Indianapolis. I found this to be more of a Belgian style red, rather than a pale ale. Poured a very nice copper color and a wonderful amount of head, with some very nice lacing. Nice deep malty scent, with a great extra sweetness at the end. Excellent flavor, nice maltiness up front with a nice spicy Belgian yeast flavor at the end. Went down very sweet and was awesome with curry-dipped fries.

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Photo of RoyalT
3.38/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - This is a clear but pretty yellow in color with a good, retentive head.

Smell - There is some yeast to this nose but it is very faint. I can also get some spicing, maybe white pepper, but again it is very light.

Taste - The yeast comes out mildly at the mouth and now I have a sense of bubble come. The flavors aren't bad here but are understated for the style.

Mouthfeel - This is light in the cheeks but lacks that tingly feel of a traditional BPA.

Drinkability - This went down well enough but wouldn't order again.

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Photo of robwestcott
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

grabbed at the brewery a couple days ago and poured cold from the growler a deep dark coppery amber to a sun king shaped pint with a full finger, off-white head leaving a thin bit of quickly receding lace after each sip.

big aroma of belgian yeasts and a hint of banana and spices.

fruity, sweet forward, big belgian yeasts, spicy after, cloves and a bit of pepper?

medium bodied, big carbonation, creamy smooth.

very refreshing, enjoyable, low abv, thumbs up.

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Abbey Normal from Sun King Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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