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RATINGS: 1485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A pale, strong, fruity, hoppy Trappist ale from one of Belgium’s six official abbey breweries. Achel 8° is hard to find even in Belgium; in the U.S. it’s up there with the rarest of beers. This blond, flavorful beer is a surprisingly refreshing brew at 8% alcohol by volume. It is lightly filtered, but still wholesomely hazy with yeast remaining and refermenting in the bottle.

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19Oracolo78 (220) - ITALY - OCT 15, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2017 Birra color oro. Schiuma bianca mediamente fine e persistente. Al naso sentori di fruttati, miele e crosta di pane. Al palato mediamente corposa con note di frutta gialla, caramello e miele. Nel finale poco amara, che si lascia bere facilmente nonostante gli 8 gradi. Un' ottima birra.

4.4
Piepenhenrich (1198) - Steinbach, GERMANY - OCT 8, 2017
Among my favorite Trappists. Nicely understated with its very unassuming label, this is one flavorful, complex, yet very well balanced composition. Flavors of yeast, grain, fruit and a gentle bitterness correspond extremely well. Brilliant.

3.7
cglans (307) - - OCT 6, 2017
33cl bottle. cloudy golden color. medium sized white head, malts, apples, yeast. medium bitterness with medium carbonation.

3.7
Bachvarov (13) - BULGARIA - SEP 30, 2017
Very strong belgian ale. Little head. Beautiful color. Very sparkling. Palate is nice but the aftertaste goes away a bit fast. Drinkable.

4.2
strap (955) - Sindelfingen, GERMANY - SEP 29, 2017
cloudy dark yellow with light head. fruity sweet, light cherries...dry finish. Solid blond ale, and easy going down for an 8-percenter.

4.1
NiklasT (81) - SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2017
Orange towards amber. Aroma spicy with fruit and yeast, typical of tripels. High in carbonation. Taste has citrus, spice and some plum. Medium sweetness, well balanced with the bitterness that dominates at the end.

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xesihma (21) - - SEP 25, 2017
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2017 Piwo wysoko wysycone. Aromat słodowy, fenole przyprawowe lekko wyczuwalne. Piana wysoka, drobna, pięknie zdobiąca szkło. W smaku słodkie, acz nie jest to słodki ulepek, lekko goryczkowe. Nagazowane jedank przytyka po wypiciu całości. Gładkie.


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