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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This authentic Abbey Ale is based on the recipe perfected centuries ago by the monks of Abbey du Val-Dieu.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alex60 (182) - - APR 13, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - belle couleur jaune, mousse qui s’efface vite, amertume présente mais agréable, gout de citron et rafraichissant, bière agréable à boire

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2252) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2016
Bottle from Bacchanalia, drunk at home. Straw-yellow with a decent covering of white head. Icing sugar, yeast, and a gentle suggestion of allspice flood the nose. Sweet taste without being too sweet, although there is only a suggestion of hop at the end if the sip. Lemon drops and vanilla on the aftertaste. Enticing and certainly worth drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (647) - PORTUGAL - FEB 24, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 25A). Bottle 33 cl - Batch 13:07. AROMA:medium-high malt aroma with a grainy sweet backround. moderate esters resembling pear drop. slight alcohol note, almost solventy. APPEARANCE: gold color and clear. large white moussy head with very good retention. some lacing formation. TASTE: initial malty sweet flavor predominant with grainy notes on the background (low intensity). esters with very faint presence. low bitterness but with an almost dry finish.some solvent notes detected on retronasal. PALATE: medium-low body with high carbonation. slight alcohol warmth. fizzy. OVERALL: a good belgian blond with a fruity and alcoholic presence, complemented by a sweet malt character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (3702) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 11, 2016
backlog, light blonde golden colour. nose is citrus, watery, lemon zest, malts, cut grass, ok for a blonde

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PapaCanard (72) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Mousse légère et persistante sur une bière blonde un peu trouble. Belle amertume. Petit goût de citron pas désagréable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrNosha (1589) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 20, 2016
33cl Flasche. Gelbes Bier, luftiger Schaum. Es riecht nach Getreide und Citrus. Fruchtig im Antrunk. Dann Süsse.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrol (235) - - JAN 20, 2016
The color is a clear yellow with a white head. The flavor is very fruity with banana and lemon notes. It is malt, honey with a dry bitterness . It has a good palate.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BenWesthof (196) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Recommended by a friend. Overall taste is fine, though it does not have a deep palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (1394) - Hammel, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle from G&B, Hammel. Pours golden with a white head. Aroma and taste is malt, fruit, grass, some spices, lemon, yeasty. Creamy mouthfeel. Fruity finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (7970) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2015
Bottle from G&B, shared with the in-laws, Hammel, DK - Golden fuzzy pour with nice white head and lacing. Aroma and taste is fruity, wheaty, chalky, some lemon zing, minerals, light yeasty, overall not bad.


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