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RATINGS: 2048   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Deep burgundy color with a big, fluffy head. Complex fruit aromas with a layered sweetness (honey, then caramel, then toffee) with a hint of licorice and chocolate. A big, rich, abbey-style ale that dries out nicely on the finish.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
asmithbeer (70) - California, USA - NOV 4, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2012 Deep red/amber pour with nice frothy head. Aroma is full of honey with a little bit of caramel. Flavor is nice and complex, some mild dark chocolate and sweetness. Decent dry finish. Very good Belgian!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3484) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is caramel, fruity esters, some oxidation. Flavour is cherry and other red frtuits, caramel and some liquorice notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1230) - Florida, USA - APR 16, 2014
A touch of alcohol in the nose, sweet bready character with notes of honey, like pumpernickel bread with honey lightly spread on it. A little fruity. Very drinkable for the style. Nice beer in a style I tend to not care for.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gonzoforbeer (19) - Coram, New York, USA - APR 11, 2014
Great Abby ale gorgeous dark color only surpassed by its great taste and aroma ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anthony850 (208) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2014
In a bottle a good tasting abbey ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RevBFG (15) - - APR 9, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine. Deep burgundy pour with fluffy white head. Smells if toffee and tastes just like dates. Delicious, complex beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (201) - CROATIA - APR 6, 2014
Tap, reddish brown pour with an off white head, sweet taste of caramel and honey with some light chocolate notes, nice balance, very good beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rumproasts (2588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
bottle. brown with two finger head. sweet malt with caramel and toffee. dark fruit and chocolate. nice solid complexity. very well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Helsdon (49) - - APR 4, 2014
A big bottle shared with my brother-in-law. Pours with a persistent, fluffy tan head with lacing. Rich red-brown colour. Smells of malts, raisins. Tastes of malts, sweet, and Belgian yeasts.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reberiii (263) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 4, 2014
Huge carb. Hop bitter up front, cherry middle, hoppy bitter finish. Malty molasses nose.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (672) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2014
750 ml bottle pours a reddish brown color with a nice white head. Aromas of brown sugar, dark fruts, banana Belgian yeast. Full bodied, delicious.


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