Thursday, December 13, 2012

Game Day Beer Review: Abita Brewing Abbey Dubbel Ale

(8.00% ABV) Abita Abbey Ale was drunk from a paper Dixie Cup on a chilly evening in Northwest Florida -- you've got to use the tools that life hands you.... Winter was definitely in the air.

The beer smelled of caramel and clove -- with the scent of cherries wafting into the air, as well. 
Abbey Ale was sweet, but strangely so in our estimation. It had a bit of a weird Tabasco/Ketchup taste going on. There was some cherry there, too, but we found the beer to be slightly unbalanced, and not the finest hour from this great southeastern brewery. B-


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