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Brewed by Brasserie de l’Abbaye du Val-Dieu
Style: Belgian Ale
Aubel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 470   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This authentic Abbey Ale is based on the recipe perfected centuries ago by the monks of Abbey du Val-Dieu.

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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VoodooBear (49) - San Juan, - MAR 11, 2013
Presentation: Stubby 11.2 oz. brown bottle, served in an oversized wine glass. Appearance: Cloudy, pale gold color. Develops a two finger bright white head that goes down but remains all the way to the end. It leaves some great lacing. Smell: The scent is sweet, fruity, mainly banana. There’s some nice herbal and malt notes, as well as some yeast in the background. Taste: A fruit flavor is dominant. It has spice and herbal flavors that make for a very complex and appealing package. There’s alcohol and a tiny malt sweetness at the end, with some bitterness to balance everything out. Mouthfeel: It’s smooth, creamy and medium bodied. It has mildly high carbonation that’s not overwhelming but still present. Overall: Very drinkable and complex. It has a lot of flavors and scents, but also a simple sweetness, balanced perfectly by a hint of bitterness and an alcoholic character, that just make it a great beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
vinivini (1790) - BELARUS - MAR 25, 2017
Clear golden, tall fluffy head. Aroma: Belgian yeast, malts, corn. Medium body. Sweetish taste. Solid malt base. Phenolic yeast. Low bitterness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
GemmeDeReve (64) - FRANCE - MAR 21, 2017
Bière blonde trouble, légère couleur de pêche, avec une légère mousse blanche, odeur pas trop importante, un peu métallique. Assez pétillante, pas trop de goût le palais est métallique, pas exceptionnelle, ça reste de la bière simple

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
evannell (892) - Kraków, POLAND - FEB 27, 2017
Aromat lekko psujących się owoców; trochę jabłek, jakieś kwiatki. W smaku tak w miarę pospolicie; jak pod sklepem. Drożdże narobiły trochę przyprawowych nut, bardzo miłych. Czuć, że tak miało być. Dobre piwo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TrefwoordPunk (1072) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a cloudy light yellow eith a medium foamy white head and an aroma of sweet malts, green fruit, lime, yeast, citrus hops vanilla, caramel and peach. The taste is medium sweet and slightly sour.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dawid007 (47) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 31, 2017
Kolor: Żółto-pomarańczowy, lekko mętny Aromat: Mandarynka, białe owoce, białe wino Smak: wytrawne, białe wino, białe winogrono, mandarynki, całkiem pijalne jak na belga, pozostawia w ustach winny posmak

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
basjansen14 (204) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2017
Prima bier, geen hoogvlieger. Smaak is wat abrikoos, zoet en wat zurigs. Lekker licht biertje voor bij de maaltijd.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gehbe (385) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - NOV 20, 2016
Cloudy golden with a huge white head. Aroma is dominated by yeasty notes, along with a bit of spice, zest and honey as well as some barnyard and vinegar notes. Fairly sour although sweetness still plays the top note, finishes with a light zesty bitterness. High carbonation, light body, slightly milky texture, very drinkable. Refreshing but too yeasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Keukeman (109) - BEST, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2016
33l bottle at a terrace in Den Bosch, hazy blonde colour beer with thin soapy head. Genuine taste, not really special but tastes legit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syfher (364) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 28, 2016
Bottle of 33cl, in a Trappist glass; from the fridge. Very refreshing Abbey Ale. Really good. It’s maybe not the beer with the special taste you are looking for, but it has that "true taste" that will be enjoyed by all.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (627) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 5, 2016
Golden orange, trüb mit schöner weißen Schaumkrone. Malzig, hefig, leicht zitrusfruchtig, etwas trocken und bitter.


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