RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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. Josephs 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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
aletales (73) - , Oklahoma, USA - AUG 11, 2009
Aroma is of baked fruit and is it clove? The appearance is great with a nice rich amber body and a persistent off white head. The flavor is excessive. The fruity sweetness dominates to cloying and is replaced by a spicy clove or cinnamon flavor that does not balance well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Pours a nice cola colored brown. Aromas of malts, fruit, and a touch of spice. Has flavors of chocolate, caramel, and a touch of wood. Kinda thin in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ByTheirLimpin (321) - New York, USA - JAN 23, 2016
From a bomber. Amber with a fine bubbled foam head. Mouth feel is lacking, but the profile is right. Thick and sweet. Lips are sticky after the first few swallows.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theOptimator (385) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Aroma is rich sweet malt. Appearance is medium brown clear with medium off white frothy head. Taste is deep malt sweetness, bread crust, plum, minerally, bit of hop bitterness and roast. Palate is medium full. Sweetness lingers. Overall a nice dubbel. Deep malt flavor works, but more complexity would make this better. Not my favorite style, always wishing the dubbel just went the extra mile and became a quad.... but still a nice dubbel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
I didn't take any extra notes when I tried this beer for the first time but I'm gonna try it again and update my comments. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oscbert (1291) - Lincoln, California, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Rich malty melanoidon malts, caramel, raisin, toffee, bread, prune, clove like spiciness Pours a murky brownish amber color with big creamy yellowish white head that last Bready malty flavor caramel, raisin, slight smoky roastiness. Medium full bodied, medium CO2, lingering bready caramel finish Very enjoyable dubbel. Easy to drink yet complex enough to keep you interested ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Found at wal mart in foley, AL.Very nice light brown color. Aroma is malty and a little fruity. Flavor follows with a yeast character. Smooth medium body. Creamy texture.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bnwokedi89 (106) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Nutty flavored beer with a strong almost smokey-like aroma. Deep auburn caramel color with limited clarity. Very cloudy appearance but not as deep colored as a Guinness. Medium carbonation with zero head at the top of the beer. Deliciously smooth finish that invites a second sip. Abita Abbey Ale is worth a try! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (461) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark amber with a nice tan head. Bread, cloves, and caramel aroma. Creamy medium body. Bread and dark fruit taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ctplt777 (530) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2014
This ones pretty good. NIce sweet aroma and taste. The color is really nice as well. Ive had this a bunch of times on tap and in the bottle and its aways been pretty solid. It has a really good bready sweet taste which makes it easy to drink. Overall good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madchemist83 (272) - USA - OCT 15, 2014
Aromas of dried fruit, bread and toffee. It gets a little lost in the carbonation. Copper with off white head. Same notes in the taste. Some spice as well.

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