RateBeer
overall
18
6
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We crafted our single-style abbey ale with select roasted malts, a hint of Belgian sugar, and a touch of wheat for a rich, caramel flavor and a wonderfully smooth toffee finish. Itís perfect for those chilly winter days.


1.7
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fontjt (77) - Louisiana, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Dark caramel color. Sweet at first taste. Taste of caramel with a bitter finish. average carbonation. Thin texture

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cheap (4054) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2014
mildly sweet perfumey arom, makes you take notice. a darker iced tea colored beer with no haze. yes, some sweetness on the first taste too. not too many ill effects in this beer except that it may be a little too sweet, almost cloying but not quite. seems to want to let you know that it is more than 5% in alky content. i guess iím surprized that i havenít tasted this yet but i think i got it mixed up w/another one of a hundred blue moon spinoffs. decent co2, makes this a little more acceptable on the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmcgavin12 (490) - Madison, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Pours a copper with one finger of quickly disappearing head. Aroma is malty with hints of caramel and a bit of toffee and spice. Taste is quite weak a bit sweet with a lackluster finish. Overall for an Abbey a poor showing but still enjoyable to drink

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
floydslip (173) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Decent-looking mahogany colored beer with a thin fizzy off-white head. Weak flowery nose with a hint of sourness and spice. Flavor is one-dimensional with a mild sugary sweetness and not much else of note. It has a fizzy carbonation and light mouth feel that fail to add any depth or complexity. Fairly monotone and forgettable beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (6279) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle. Holy crap, could the brewer give less of a rats ass about making this an abbey-style ale? Mild raisin and nut in this, and it isnít offensive, but itís completely half-assed. Whatever.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
jbuskirk (443) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Mountain Abbey could be worse. Itís simple but the malts are sweet enough. However, thereís one little problem with Mountain Abbey. Namely, THIS ISNíT AN ABBEY ALE. No Belgian yeast. No fruity hops. No dark color. Funny, seems like Blue Moon isnít even trying. Probably because theyíre not. This isnít supposed to be an Abbey ale. This is supposed to make craft enthusiast wannabes THINK theyíre drinking an Abbey ale. Sad thing is, itíll work on some people.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (9090) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2014
Bottle @ home, picked up at Supermarket Liquor Fort Collins. Pours a reddish orange appearance with a light brown head. Caramel, banana, nutty aroma. Kind of chewy, toasted caramel malty, light candy sugar, slightly fruity, nutty flavor. Bleh.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chicagobears (419) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Decent looking amber colored ale. A very sweet flavor full of caramel, brown sugar, toffee, an nutmeg. A spicy finish that is very short. Too sweet for my taste but nothing really offensive. Calling this an Abbey ale is a gimmick though.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
thebos (35) - Eatonton, Georgia, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Somewhat malty aroma, still smells of yeast. Clear copper/amber pour from bottle light tan head. Feels thicker than it looks, not great mouth feel. A little pasty after film remains in mouth after swallow. Taste okay, slightly malty, more yeast like the scent. Gets a little better as you drink it.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lawman834 (226) - Texas, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Clear amber with virtually no head. Malty and grainy. Not very complex. The finish is a bit off with a metallic tinge. Nothing special.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 8 9


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50