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A pale, strong, fruity, hoppy Trappist ale from one of Belgium’s six official abbey breweries. Achel 8° is hard to find even in Belgium; in the U.S. it’s up there with the rarest of beers. This blond, flavorful beer is a surprisingly refreshing brew at 8% alcohol by volume. It is lightly filtered, but still wholesomely hazy with yeast remaining and refermenting in the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9280) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle @ home, picked up at Supermarket Liquor Fort Collins. Pours a murky yellow orange appearance with a white head. The aroma is quite nice. Very floral. Lemon, lilies, and minerals. Nice yeasty notes. Soft mouth feel. Somewhat chewy malts. Maybe a touch past its prime but still has some vibrant fruity and yeasty notes. Oranges and tangerines. Dull banana flavor. A bit bready. Fairly high carbonation. Quite smooth at 8%. This was very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oliodnb (334) - ITALY - JUN 3, 2014
33cl bottle. Pours light, hazy golden with a quickly disappearing white head. Light smell of yeast and sweet malts with some spices. Taste is lots of malts, belgian yeast, very light sweet fruits, noble hops. Good, mildly bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
hohops (302) - Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Appearance- golden, a bit cloudy, a big pillowy white head which hangs around for a while. Aroma- malts, cereal hints, spices, lemons. Taste- a full mouthfeel, hop bitterness, malt backbone, spices, fruity, some yeast, almost a sweetness in the middle of the mouth. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (993) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska (330 ml) från Ölbutikken, Köpenhamn (28 DKK). Maltig och fruktig med en hel del kryddiga och jästiga toner, ganska hög sötma, medelfyllig. Avslutningen är torr med fruktiga och jästiga toner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbtallguy (136) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
In fles van 33 cl. Oranje/geel van kleur met een magere schuimkop. Mooie blond bier wat je van een Belgisch biertje mag verwachten.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
sbron (228) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 31, 2014
33cl fles bij de sintbenedictusabdij. donker geel/oranje van kleur. Witte schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : fris, citrus, kruidig, koolzuur. Lekker biertje.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sfuen03 (351) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 28, 2014
Huge, white, long lasting head with golden semi opaque liquor. Fruity aroma, with banana, sugar and malt. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel. Excellent gasification, very balanced finish. Taste is weeet, with honey, caramel, licorice, cereals. Very deep, excellent balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fhoublon (316) - Lachine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bouteille de 330 ml dégustée à l’Auberge des douceurs belges à Québec le 9 septembre 2009. Bière blonde cuivrée tirant sur le roux, voilée. Col mince et crémeux, très persistant. Très peu effervescente. Odeur de levure. Très douce, très sucrée, un peu amère en finale. Très savoureuse, goût de miel caramélisé, de levure. Un peu âcre en finale. Excellent, alcool bien caché, se boit bien.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
venom666 (362) - Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 26, 2014
Beer in the glass shows the classic look of a Tripel with a white gold head and an intense aroma rich in yeast, hops and some citrus. In the mouth, floral and citrus notes with a dry finish, slightly bitter and alcoholic. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1408) - Granollers, SPAIN - MAY 23, 2014
Típica blond, dolça i amb tons acaramelats. molt bona. Típica blond, dulce y con toques acaramelados, muy buena.

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