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RATINGS: 340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Abbey Ale honors the ancient tradition of monks who perfected the art of brewing beer to support the monastery and the brothers with their "liquid bread". We offer up our support and thank them with a 25 cent donation to St. Joseph’s Abbey with every bottle of this heavenly brew. Dark in amber color, the aroma of caramel, fruits and cloves invites you to contemplate the creamy head of this "dubbel" or double ale. Abita Abbey Ale is a malty brew, top-fermented and bottle aged to rapturous perfection.

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3.2
fonefan (49293) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2009
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, orange - mandarin, raisin, plum, spicy - cinnamon notes, moderate yeasty, berry - fruity. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091123]

3.4
yespr (45425) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
22 fl oz bottle. Pours dark deep amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is fruity and roasted caramelish. Fruity and light phenolic flavoured. Light bitterness showing through. Dry phenolic finish.

3.4
Ungstrup (37561) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a light tan head. The aroma has notes of spices, lots of mango and other fruits, as well as lighter notes of malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of cinnamon, pumpkin, fruits, alcohol, and malt, as well as some notes of yeast, and other spices, leading to a dry spicy finish.

3.2
joergen (28106) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Cloudy orange brown coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and spices. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel and spices with notes of dried fruits and hops. Spicy finish.

3.3
anders37 (26605) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2010
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty dark fruity and caramel aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty dark fruit and caramel flavor. Has a sweetish malty spicy dark fruit finish.

3.7
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 17, 2011
[email protected], Stockholm. Deep orangeish amber colour with a mediumsized pale beige head. Aroma is wood, caramel malts, mild raisins, some slight sweetness from the alcohol and also has some slight toasted notes. Flavour is quite similar in a nice balance, but also has a slight spicing to it.

2.9
omhper (25108) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2011
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Lightly hazy copper colour, faint head. Caramelly nose. Sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Completely dominated by caramel, with slight notes of marzipan and citrus. Growing late bitterness. Correct, but lacks depth.

3.4
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Pours a clear amber with an of-white head. Aroma of dried fruits and yeast. Solid body, dried fruit and brown sugar with a yeasty edge and a whiff of phenols. Strange spicy edge. No bitterness. Not exactly a grand Dubbel. 231109

3.2
Travlr (24667) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Hazy dark amber color, medium off white head. Aroma of caramel and light spice. Taste is similar with a hint of fruit. Plain.

3.6
bhensonb (15190) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 21, 2009
Bottle from BevMo. Dark orange copper color with a multifinger, fine beige head. Aromas of yeast, spice and roasted caramel. Medium plus body with coarse carbonation. Flavor is malty, clove spicey and a bit veggie/herby. Though not exactly dry, it is somewhat astringent. Finishes dryish, with malt hanging around, and seems a bit mapley or dark fruity. The funniest part, I think there is funk turning up after awhile. Maybe it’s some kind of herb. Overall though it’s decently tasty and complicated.


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