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RATINGS: 1306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doghair (278) - Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Slightly cloudy golden with big white foam. Malty yeast aroma with some citrus and a little hops.Taste is smooth malty hops. Some Belgian yeast and toast as is it warms. Flavors are clean and bright. Overall all excellent beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edsspoon (704) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2015
Bottle - hazy golden with a huge fluffy white head. Aroma of cloves, wheat, yeast and a little alcohol. Taste of cloves, earth, grassy and slight sourness with yeast and light bitterness in the finish. Soapy, dry mouthfeel with low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (300) - - 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

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ChtiBreizh (50) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (792) - 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.

3.8
   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

3.5
   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.

3.5
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (934) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike5326 (1081) - 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

3.5
   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.


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