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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Catholic monasteries were historically major centers of brewing and learning, and their educational model eveolved into the modern university. Two Roads brewers and some beer-loving professors in Sacred Heart University’s biology department collaborated to brew this beer in celebration of that history. It is fermented with a yeast strain from a centuries-old monastic brewery currently operating in Belgium. This Abbey Single is brewed to be distinctive in flavor, yet approachable and refreshing.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (424) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - APR 16, 2014
Authentic Abbey blond (although low in ABV for the style). Yeasty with light citrus, some banana, apricot and apple. Refreshing.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ROBC3366 (620) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Small off-white head atop hazy apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, spicy, some orange, light straw. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit/straw, spicy. Light-medium body, light effervescence, somewhat dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (4913) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Bomber. This is hazed and golden with a white head that leaves nice lacing. I smell pale malts and a little yeast. An odd hop bitter flavor to begin. Then a little yeast follows and that first flavor subsides some. After that black pepper is noted. I keep tasting just a bit of buttered corn. More sugar than anything Belgium. This is uninspired even for a Blonde.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thornecb (4371) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Pours gold into a tulip. Bright white head with medium retention recedes leaving scant sheets. Sourdough and citrus aromas. Medium bodied with sourdough and marshmallow upfront turning to slight band-aid in the dry bread finish. Taste becomes unpleasant as it warms.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rocbyter (1896) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Moderate yeast aroma. Cloudy yellow color with a large white head. Very mild bitter beginning with a sweet middle that fares slightly in the finish. Light palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3889) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 16, 2014
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours cloudy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, pale malts, floral hops, and light spices/fruits. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not a bad beer but not the best of its style.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3258) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 22, 2013
lemon head, thinnest white ring, moderate lacing. Bubblegum ester nose, light lemon, moderate wheat. Bubblegum and banana flavor, estery throughout with muting carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4847) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2013
22oz bottle pours a lightly hazy yellow with some soft, white head. Nose has candy sugar, some white grape, apricot, lemon, light yeast. Flavor is well balanced, malty, chalky, grass, hay, light fruit. Clean finish. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radagast83 (4566) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Poured a slightly hazy yellow color with a wispy white head. Aroma was light, sweet pear notes. Flavor was sweet, apples. Some black pepper.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
craftycarl21 (2221) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bright golden. Dry grain, citrus hop, peach. Crisp, well attenuated. Quite tasty, nice effort.


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