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Ampleforth Abbey
Brewed at Little Valley

Style: Abbey Dubbel
York, England

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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Bottled.
Derived from a 17th century recipe is a dark coloured and full bodied Abbey beer, in the Belgian Trappist style, with a fruity malty flavour.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llkc (426) - århus, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2014
duft: krydret. sødme. nelliker. lidt appelsin. smag: ikke så meget smag som duften desværre. lidt rugbrød- lidt kedelig. eftersmag

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rauchbier (3616) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle, from Tesco. Deep chestnut brown, thin short lived off white head and gentle condition. Full sweet fruity nose with hints, some slight chocolate notes as it warms. In the mouth its quite muted with a low earthy, plummy fruitiness and a slight citrus tang, finish is slightly bitter with hints of plum skin and a little earthiness.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (7752) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, dried fruits, toffee and yeast. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yngwie (13693) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. It’s a hazy dark amber to brown body and a small, dense light beige head. The aroma is cellarish and with dark fruits and dark sugars. Some paint thinner too. The flavor has dark dried fruits and dark sugars, with some paint thinner and alcohol. Rather thin on the palate, with a pleasant carbonation level. Some paint thinner in the finish too, but the dark sugars and dark dried fruits dominates. Nothing special going on here, not at all. 140808

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (5887) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma of malt, some fruitiness, yeast and alcohol. Flavor is sweet and malty with some warming alcohol, thinner, caramel and dried fruits. Medium body, average average carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DennisKirk (160) - DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle 0,3 litre. This is not my kind of beer, aroma is quite good, tho too strong for my nose and so is the taste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (21072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle at Borup. Clear red-brown coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits and licorice. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and licorice. Sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31470) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours cloudy brown with a small tan head. Aroma is herbal, caramelish and phenolic. Mild metallic. Bitter, roasted malty and light fruity. Dry and roasted malty finish. Phenolic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Borup (5944) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
33 cl. bottle. Brownish colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, caramel, spice, dried fruit, alcohol and yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Niller (707) - Hammel, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from Hammelhus. Pours amber with a tan head. Malty taste of dark fruits, caramel, some chocolate, some spice. Smooth mouthfeel. Light bitter finish.


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