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Wedge Abbey Ale
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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A Fruity, Rich, Monastic Style Beer. Amber/Topaz colored with a generous long lasting fine bubble head. Truly a Meal.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15641) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy deep amber color, beige head. Aroma of lightly spiced brown bread doigh. Taste is boozy and lightly spiced. Nice body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11454) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 20, 2010
1L bottle-pours a foamy tan head that laces and copper color. Aroma is sweet medium malt-roasty/toffee, secondary earthy hops. Taste is sweet medium/dark malt-cocoa powder/roasty/toffee, secondary earthy hops, yeast, raisin/prune.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2009

Date: April 17, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery
Appearance: muddy dark red, frothy beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet and fruity aroma, light spicyness
Flavor: rich malt flavor, dark caramel sweetness, lots of fruity esters, just a touch of spicy phoenolics adds depth and a bit of balance
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 6, 2009
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a reddish caramel brown with a small head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, candi sugar, peach and pear. Taste is coffee, candi sugar and pineapple. Full bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (8434) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 19, 2014
Draught at the Wedge, Asheville, NC as Belgian Style Abbey Ale. 8%. Pours slightly cloudy copper coloured with a tiny off-white head. Caramel sweetness, yeast, mild bitterness, hops and sugar in the aroma. The flavour is sweet malty with some hoppy bitterness, sugary sweetness and mild yeastiness. Not very Belgian. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5480) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 6, 2010
OK, I rarely say anything is too hoppy, but this wasn’t really like an abbey ale. Reddish copper, with a thin ring of foam Smell sweet and amlty, but the flavor is more like, I dunno, a standard brown ale with some Belgian yeast or something. Tasty, but kind of odd...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5410) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Copper with tan head and lace. Light brown sugar and bread on the aroma. Bread brown sugar and Belgian yeast. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 24, 2010
Tap at Wedge- Nice overall- seemed restrained- I thought it was going to be too fruity or too phenolic, not so. Pours a nice light amber with a thin head. Aroma is nice- biscuit and toasty malts, light honey- very light restrained fruitiness- pear and light raisin, yeasty and doughy but nice. Flavor is yeasty, restrained phenolics- light leather hints, toast, biscuity, light caramel very light fruits, and relatively clean- easy to drink too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4716) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 16, 2015
Draught at brewery. Orange body. Some sugar and sweet malt followed by a bit of caramel. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3960) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2009
Pours a dark hazy orange with great tan head. Aroma is sweet, and even some bubblegum. Flavor is a little spicy and yeasty. Velvety body. Not bad at all, I was actually rather impressed with this one.


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