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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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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pilgrimoutlaw (888) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2012
Bottle pours pale golde with foamy white head. Bread, banana, cloves. Moderately sweet and trailing bitterness. Mild trailing saltiness. Body is lively. A very nice golden belgian.


4
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 (306) - - 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.

4
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.

3.7
Keukeman (167) - BEST, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2017
.33l bottle poured a slight cloudy amber to golden beer. High carbonation, thick frothy head with nice persistence. Nose is grainy and yeasty, hints of lemon and malt. Taste is well balanced, subtle sweet taste and slight bitter aftertaste. A slightly sour and fruity finish aswell. Palate is nice, mouthfeel is medium thick and crispy. High carbonation is not unpleasant. Great abbey blonde!

3.7
GhostS (488) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - SEP 13, 2017
Aromă ușoară, cu drojdii belgiene în prim plan, malț proaspăt, pâine albă, fructe verzi necoapte și ceva ierburi verzi. Gust ușor amar, puțin și plăcut dulce (caramelă, ceva fructe caramelizate și flori), drojdii belgiene, malț și ceva plante medicinale. Bună.

2.9
Hinaros (11) - BREST, FRANCE - SEP 12, 2017
Une robe dorée surmontée d'une belle mousse blanche un peu persistante. Un nez un peu trop léger à mon goût houblonné. Des notes d'agrumes allant du pamplemousse au citron, une amertume trop brève et on finit sur des notes douces de miel. Une bonne bière dans l'ensemble mais qui m'a déçu.


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