Abbey Ale | Abita Brewing Co.

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Abbey AleAbbey Ale

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

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

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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2.95/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Nose was instantly sweet, lots of floral and earthy notes, a little more than I thought it should.

Color was deep amber/brown...looked amazing

Taste was as a thought, sweeter than I was hoping for it tasted...well cheap honestly not like a true abbey ale...there was one flavor also that didn;t seem to belong, not sure what, some kind of flowery or herbal taste.

Not a true abbey ale in my opinion but still an alright beer in general.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Deep reddish brown with a nice two finger white head that fades relatively slowly, decent lacing on the glass.

Smell: Dark fruit, sweet malts with raisins and plums coming to mind. A bready character as well and a typical Belgian character.

Taste: Quite sweet with dark fruit, bread and some belgian yeast hitting the tongue. Some spice in there as well.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and creamy with well-hidden alcohol. A solid sipper and not too heavy.

Overall: I don't have a ton of experience with Dubbels but I liked this one. One of the better beers I've had from Abita.

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Abbey Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
3.66 out of 5 based on 578 ratings.
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