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Brewed by Brasserie de l’Abbaye du Val-Dieu
Style: Belgian Ale
Aubel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 390   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This authentic Abbey Ale is based on the recipe perfected centuries ago by the monks of Abbey du Val-Dieu.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adasko (267) - Poznan, POLAND - AUG 26, 2014
The aroma is malty, quite sweet. It’s a bit hazy, with big head. The color is golden. In taste it’s also malty, sweet and sour. The alcohol is delicately noticeable. It’s quite heavily carbonated. That’s rather all. Nothing else is going on in it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1105) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2014
In tegenstelling tot vele blonde bieren dat ik al geproefd heb, is dit een biertje waar wel goed wat smaak aan zit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alusmamuts (243) - LATVIA - JUL 31, 2014
Pale yellow with rich white cap. Sweet-bitter taste with specific note of "smoke".

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piero1987 (663) - Iglesias, ITALY - JUL 30, 2014
Clear blond with white head. Light fresh floral and malty aroma, light sweet with some herbal flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3219) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2014
Poured milky piss yellow with a frothy white head. Aroma of sweet fruit, lactose and pine. Light to medium body, flavour is medium sweet, lightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (3003) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle . New label , much nicer than the old version , rich on information . Had it before , but did not take notes , so in s way a re-rate , old ( ilunposted rating , from memory ) 3,5 /5 Pours clear blonde , yeast addition makes the beer a bit fuzzy . Good , fast fading white head . Aroma is yeasty , bit bitter . Taste is very typical . Sugary , bit of yeast , some bitterness . A very , very typical taste , with a bit more sugary taste than the medium . Too high carbo , but not the worst ive had so far . Rating it a bit lower since the sugary aspect is bigger than i remembered .

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
psilosophy (490) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - JUL 15, 2014
Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur dorée pale, mousse moyenne de tenue correcte. Des arômes citronnés et de céréales. Texture un peu plate en bouche. Trouvée à Roby - Menin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarcoDL (2147) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 15, 2014
Typical Belgian blond beer. Yeasty, fruity and with some mild hopping. Just like the others.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leene (11) - BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
33cl bottle in a Duvel glass. very light colour, nice white head that does not disappear quickly . aroma’s of grain, smooth body. I expected a bit more flavour from this one but overall not bad!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jonb5 (349) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
330ml bottle, poured into La Chouffe tulip, consumed during Belgium’s FIFA WC quarter final with Argentina. A: Pale golden, slightly hazy, one finger rocky head, good retention, very lively looking, lots of bubbles. S: Yeast, molasses, phenols, starch. T: Follows the nose, slightly watery, sour fruits, on the bitter side. M: Crisp, well carbonated, light body. O: A well made Belgian blonde/pale ale, at six percent its on the light side but a decent enough mid session beer.


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