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RATINGS: 291   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This authentic Abbey Ale is based on the recipe perfected centuries ago by the monks of Abbey du Val-Dieu.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (3822) - Holbæk, - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle at home. Hazy light yellow with a large white head, nice lacings. Arome medium malty (caramel, notes of cloves), light yeasty (fruity). Flavor medium sweet, mediun bitter and soicy. Medium to full body. Rellay nice.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (652) - - DEC 20, 2014
33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 7% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: goudoranjekleurig met kleine witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: Belgisch gist, licht kruidig, zuurtje, fruitig als sinaasappel Conclusie: lekker biertje, maar minder kruidig en donker als gedacht bij een kerstbier. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5788) - ITALY - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle Oro velata schiuma media discreta persistenza naso fruttato speziato frutta sotto spirito lieve cereale poco amara non molto secca levgera nota floreale

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1257) - PORTUGAL - DEC 17, 2014
33cl bottle. Hazy orangish amber colour with a small white head. Yeast, spices, caramel, esters and herbal hops in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is not as complex as the aroma but as well interesting with more sweet notes than bitterness. Overall, a very nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5536) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 14, 2014
330ml Bottle - Amber in colour. Orange peel, apple and spice in the aroma. Fruity, tangy and spicy taste with orange peel, ginger, biscuity malt and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcogrind (53) - Milano, ITALY - DEC 12, 2014
A nice belgian tripel for xmas with dry malty notes from the nose to the taste, grains, wheat, some esters, balanced. Nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lux_edwards (133) - - DEC 9, 2014
Large frothy head misty deep gold pour medium carbonation aromas doughy yeast bread dried fruit citrus spice the flavours grape really nice touch yeast richness spice cinnamon nutmeg orange lemon a sweet malt some gingerbread it has an enduring sweetness some floral caramel a very crisp ale the finish with good spice floral and fruit hop mix this is a classy ale very pleasing on the palate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1389) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2014
Oranje gele kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt fruitig, kruiden, mout. Smaakt beetje fruitig, snoep, kruiden. Beetje veel koolzuur.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2463) - BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2014
Deep bronze coloured Christmas abbey ale with yeasty and estery character, spiced (coriander seed), fruity and sweetish taste, malty, caramel with spices and herbal hops as well as warming alcohol in the finish. Cliché, but very decent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ABT_S54 (203) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
75cl bottle shared in a Delirium Noel glass. Pours a light brown colour with quite a bit of residual yeast. Aroma is quite subdued with mostly estery notes being present. Taste is very well balanced with juicy sultanas and a nice closing bitterness. Overall a solid Belgian effort but nothing (other than the perfect balance) to make it stand out above others.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopfenWeisse (1146) - - NOV 23, 2014
Hazy orange amber brown color with mediul head. Aroma is belgian yeast and fruits. Flavor is candy sugar, malt.


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