RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
This decadent Chocolate Abbey Ale is a lovely trifle for your senses. Brewed with a proprietary Belgian yeast and English Maris Otter Malt it is smooth and rich. Inspired by a recent tour of Europe and brewed with chocolate we enjoyed there. Subtle Segal Ranch hops promote the rich dark chocolate flavors of this rather strong Dubbel. Best served at 48 °F. An elegant excuse to linger after dinner. -Your Friends at New Glarus Brewing Company

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madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
23rd June 2012
Opaque dark brown beer. Very pale tan head, tidy. Light palate, crispy and fairly dry. Smooth chocolate powder. Mild fruits and bubblegum underneath. Dry dark chocolate malt and mild minerals in the finish. Joins up quite well.

mcberko (17854) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 3, 2012
12 oz. bottle, sent from FullObs (thanks Brett), pours a dark mahogany with a medium beige head. Aroma is full of chocolate, Belgian yeast, some cinnamon, and dry powdered cocoa. Flavour of chocolate / cocoa powder, cinnamon and brown sugar. Very thin body, kind of watery, with flavours that become muted on the finish. Decent, but watery and weak.

Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
Bottle at Sune’s - Thanks. Clear dark brown - offwhite head. Chocolate. High chocolate. Phenolic. Yeasty. Sweetness. Roasted. Nutty. Milk chocolate. Cocoa. Apple aroma. Way too simple.

Ratman197 (14852) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of tootsie roll, fruittiness, carmel and light vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of tootsie roll, camel, light vanilla and light fruittiness with a smoth lingering tootsie roll finish.

Tmoney99 (14501) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2012
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Pours a clear brown color with an average frothy light brown head that lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex chocolate, hop and yeast aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sweet chocolate and yeast flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Interesting good brew.

argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 3, 2012
12oz bottle, thanks CaptainCougar. Small beige head atop clear garnet body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, light belgian yeast. Taste is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, light caramel, Belgian yeast.

Drake (13742) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 1, 2011
Bottle courtesy of cbfobes. Thanks! Pours a dark brown color with a large pillowy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of cocoa, chocolate, toasted notes, floral/perfume notes and a faint bit of citrus. The taste is cocoa, banana, caramel, chocolate, leafy hops, spice. Medium bodied. Not bad, but it’d be nice if the chocolate was dialed back a bit.

crossovert (12937) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2011
12 oz red foiled bottle. It pours a brownish read with a foamy off-white head that dissipates with no lacing. It pretty much smells like a bar of chocolate with a bit of soap and yeast. The flavor is more like a dubbel. Very fruity. There is chocoalte in there. It is more of a fruit tasting beer than anything. Dan usually makes good stuff but this is just frankensteinbrew right here.

jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 26, 2012
12oz bottle-pours dark amber with a disappearing offwhite head. Aroma is chocolate-medium malt, earthy. Taste is chocolate-medium malt, earthy/spice hops, musty. Interesting.

Sammy (12212) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2012
Pours very dark brown with white lingering minimal head, and some lace lines. banana and chocolate, hits the style with lots of yeast and some candi sugar. Pleasant enough though not that interesting. Cinnamon, cloves, bubble gum, malted milk.Better than I was told. Thanks for the extra, Jon.

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