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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: 450   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.


Beltramelli's rating

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beltramelli (470) - Campinas, - NOV 29, 2007
Aguada, metalizada, leve aroma e sabor de malte e cravo. Carbonatação média e final fraco.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sinte (495) - Udine, ITALY - JUN 16, 2016
Bottle 0.33L. Hazy golden body with a large, frothy, white head, mostly lasting with some lacing. Moderate malty and light-to-moderate hoppy (citrus) aroma with notes of white fruits and spices. Moderate sweet and light-to-moderate acidic (yeasty) flavour. Light-to-medium body with watery texture; average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peb (38) - BELGIUM - JUN 13, 2016
Nez fermé. Levure, citron, légère amertume. Léger dans l’ensemble, frais. Bière passe partout.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sjorsvdg (354) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2016
Een simpel witbier, met een graansmaak, met een prima bitterheid en frisheid. Mooi bier met een dikke schuimlaag.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (594) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is yellow to golden colored and has a stable large white head, with nice carbonation. The aroma is malty and fruity, with also tones of citrus, spices and some yeast. The taste is light sweet and malty and has some nice fruity notes. The finish is light bitter and spicy and is long.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SylvainCFC (42) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 23, 2016
Robe blond clair, très limpide. Mousse compacte et stable de tenue moyenne. Nez fruité - citron, banane - et levuré léger. Amertume moyenne, peu de rondeur. Arôme de citron rafraichissant, note de miel, bouche maltée. Aqueux, léger, sec, rafraîchissant. Carbonatation moyenne.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alex60 (146) - - 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 (2125) - 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 (622) - 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 (3345) - 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 (55) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 7, 2016
Mousse légère et persistante sur une bière blonde un peu trouble. Belle amertume. Petit goût de citron pas désagréable.


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