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RATINGS: 833   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
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It’s an unassuming road leading to the priory. Here, off the corner of two intersecting roads, dedicated monks have been making beer for over 150 years. It’s always been a simple life – the kind that requires they brew only enough to sustain the activities of their monastery In the silence of passing seasons, they pray, they brew and retire in a solitary existence behind the sheltering walls. They live a most interesting life. Most likely one we wouldn’t sustain. Nearby, each summer, the trellised fields spring to life as rows of resinous green cones are trained toward the heavens. Rumor is some monks love these hops and being surrounded by budding yellow aromas and the leafy pungent fields inspires them. Since we weren’t sensible enough to locate our brewery near hop fields, we can only offer this blond ale in celebration of our Abbey brethren and their steadfast Devotion.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11429) - Kristiansand, - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle. Golden-orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is citrus, malt, spices, peaches. flavour is citrus, malt, fruit, spices, hop, peaches. Nice beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Broncowaldon (41) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Perfect Belgian!! Nice clove notes, great balance with head and carbonation, slight fruity esters, great beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerdedDave (626) - - JAN 11, 2015
on tap at Eulogy in Philadelphia; cloudy amber color; spicy aroma; bready malt with notes of corriander, citrus, and pepper; fairly bitter and hoppy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2596) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Poured from bottle, pours a hazy yellow with a fizzy yellow head and some spotty lacing, the aroma is yeasty with a touch of fruit and lemon grass as well, the flavor has a musky front end with some yeast and fruit showing in the finish, smooth mouthfeel, ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (2339) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 18, 2014
750ml bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 18-12-2014.
BBD: 10/04/2016.
In short: some bitter golden ale.
Pours hazy bright golden with nice whiet head. Short head retention, some lacing. Citrusy, sweet aromas. Medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is herbal, citrusy, moderate bitterness, some sweet flavours. Enjoyable, but nothing remarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (2069) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On tap at Stone Escondido. Pours a hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is yeasty and wheaty. Smooth. Really nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (3702) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; clear light amber pour with a massive frothy white head, apple aroma, taste has light lemon, apple, sweet candied fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (7103) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bomber from Binny’s in Schaumburg, IL. Slightly hazy light gold pour with a soapy white head. Aroma is yeast and hay with some lemon. Lighter bodied that drinks pretty clean. There’s a mild dryness to the finish that adds another dimension as well. Solid brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonnyguns (1090) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow straw colour with a small off white head. Nose has lemon peel, hay, spices, Belgium yeast and candied sugar. Very appealing. Taste is nice balance of spicy belgium yeast and lemon peel/citrus. Good balance of fruit and yeast. Juicy mouth feel. Nice sweetness in the bitterness. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Tap at Armsby Abbey, Ho Hum Dee Dum this is a very basic belgian, like an ugg boots and pumpkin spice latte white girl its just basic. not a huge amount of any type of flavor slight bready finish. simple sometimes is good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (1229) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2014
750ml bottle at home shared with friends. Pale orange with a full slightly off-white head. Medium body with low carbonation. Medium sweet- and bitterness. Peach, spices, hay, grass, citrus and herbs. A nice full flavoured ale.

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