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


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jerre (2799) - Waregem, BELGIUM - JAN 2, 2007
Bottle, 33 cl. Tasted this first at Zwevegem in august. Since than ill tasted this many times. Golden yellow color with a cloud in the middle from the yeasties. Aroma was a mix some spices and floral notes. F lavor was solid, some spices, some sweet fruity, honey ?, and a nice dry and hopped finish. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4336) - Georgia, USA - DEC 8, 2006
Hazy golden color. Yeasty aroma, smells like doughnuts! Tastes of lemon and straw. Kinda plain. Very dry and very well balanced. Not a lot of sweetness of bitterness. Just very dry.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jason (1703) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2006
Bottle. Pours a cloudy foamy head that stays. Very blond look. Taste is decent. Missing some flavor but well balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (22603) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2006
Bottle. Hazy yellow coloured with a white head. Aroma of fruits and spices. Flavour of fruits and spices.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (14436) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 1, 2006
Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma is yeast and gruit. Taste is yeast, fruit and malt. Good finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stouby (3872) - Holbæk, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2006
Bottle at home. Golden with a large white head, ok lacings, unclear. Aroma moderate/heavy malty (fruity). Flavor moderate sweet and acidic; like a Belgian wit. Light and watery body, lively carbonated.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wiseblood (700) - Clarksville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 19, 2006
Hazy old gold color with a fluffy white head. Yeasty, doughy malt and lemon aromas. Citrusy and light with sweet lemon flavors. Finishes quick with a dry, musty, lemonade-like fade. Crisp and tart, but needs more substance.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cchubb (74) - Minneola, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2006
750 bottle. Had never heard of it, but it was on sale, so it went into the case. Cloudy straw golden color with huge head (especially the second pour) that lasted until the end of the glass. Light and uncomplex with a subtle aroma of straw and spice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14423) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2006
unclear yellow with white head. Spicy aroma and taste. Some fruit & yeast as well. Medium carbonation and medium filling body. Finish is pleasant and lasting! OK Blonde!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3483) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 24, 2006
Hazy gold,large lasting white head.Fruit esters in nose.Sweet,lightly yeasty, fruity flavor,faintly tinny. Gassy, has good lace.Not one I like


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