Abbey Ale | Abita Brewing Co.

Abbey AleAbbey Ale
BA SCORE
3.66/5
578 Ratings
Abbey AleAbbey Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Abbey Ale honors the ancient tradition of monks who perfected the art of brewing beer to support the monastery and their "liquid bread". We offer up our support and thank them with a 25¢ donation to St. Joseph's Abbey with every bottle sold of this heavenly brew. Dark amber in color, the aroma of caramel, fruits and cloves invites you to contemplate the creamy head of this "Dubbel" or double ale. Abita Abbey Ale is a malty brew, top-fermented and bottle aged to rapturous perfection.

32 IBU

Added by theboozecruise on 10-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,699
Reviews:
230
Ratings:
578
pDev:
14.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
71
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 578 |  Reviews: 230
Photo of J08aker
4.55/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Well Balanced nutty flavor great finish

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Photo of JuanAlberto
3.48/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Fordknox
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of jzlyo
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Khocolate
4/5  rDev +9.3%

This was a great ale!

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Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Nickgiraud
3.48/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of s4s
3/5  rDev -18%

Photo of zp6167a
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of PorterLambic
4.16/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, coppery-red. A decently sized, light tan head develops before receding to a thickish film.
Smell is malty, wood, multiple fruits, light smoke. Good balance.
Taste is rich with malt, slightly green wood, a mix of light and dark fruits, some spice (mostly clove but with something else) and light smoke notes tie it all up very nicely.
Smooth, rich, with a very light effervescence. Just the slightest bit of drying but a whole lot of warming. The flavor and body are a perfect primer for the Thanksgiving feast in two weeks. Wish I had another to complement that meal. The best beer from Abita I've ever had, by a good stretch.

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Photo of WholeLottaTricks
3.84/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of DHarv
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

Not good, tasted exactly like fresh sweet feed that I put out for deer.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.92/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.72/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +15.8%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Abbey Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.66 out of 5 with 578 ratings
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