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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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
avw1982 (95) - Giessenburg, - NOV 18, 2012
33cl bottle @ home. Just a average blond beer. Good head which slowly dissapear. Average taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (298) - - APR 18, 2015
Pours a hazy amber body with a large lasting head. Yeasty aroma. Creamy taste with malty tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ChtiBreizh (49) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
I never had a better blond than this. It is completely flawless. After a while you could get tired by Westmalle but not by that one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (791) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: finger white head, golden color, cloudy, Aroma: grassy, lemon, Belgian yeast, bready, light alcohol aroma. Palate: light body, alcohol thinness and warming on the end slightly, low to moderate carbonation. Taste: sweet fruit with light lemon and caramel, going into a slight grassy hops profile with light bitterness that gives way to a stronger alcoholic nature. Overall, very enjoyable, hops with the alcohol balance this beer out very well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hesiodus (27) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 7, 2015
Some fruits, alcohol, spicy, looks golden, clear, with white head, taste sweet bitter, fizzy carb. enjoyed this beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (245) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 5, 2015
Honigfarben, fast klar mit starker Schaumbildung. Leicht süß, recht bitter. Insgesamt gut.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nasmith003 (139) - Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2015
Light clove aroma with a slight yeast hint. Staw color. Nice balance between malt and hops with a clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (933) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2015
Aroma of cloves and fruit, pours a cloudy gold color with a well laced white head. Medium body, creamy feel with a taste of clove and fruit with a pleasant Belgian yeast finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1079) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, full frothy white head. Medium fruit head. Medium body with a light allspice flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3069) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - APR 1, 2015
33 cl flaske fra Bierzwerg.de. Sprudlende, klar gyllen kropp med en håndbredde høyt lyst skum som krymper, former noen topper og etterlater et spredt mønster på glasset. Deilig søt belgisk alegjær pirrer nesa. Tørrere enn forventet i munnen, men likevel søtlig og krydret med deilge gjærtoner tilstede og en passende alkovarme som varer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hallstein (220) - Skogn, NORWAY - MAR 22, 2015
Pours a nice clear blonde color with a nice fluffy white head that sticks around. Amazing lacing! Aroma has belgian spice, lemongrass, spicy hops and freshly cut grass. Smells quite good. Flavor has a some alcohol presence with a big fruitiness and flavors of bread and some dusty yeastiness. Quite a good beer, though not the best trappist blonde i have tried.

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