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Abbey Normal Wine Details

Description: Belgian Abbey Dubble Dark amber-brown ales with a rich malty flavor and aroma that gives way to some hoppy dryness in the finish. Full, malty body. Aromas and flavors are derived from unique yeast strains. Dark Candi sugar is added during fermentation for added alcohol and flavor. It is brewed with Belgian pale, caramel, aromatic and chocolate malts & American Santiam & simcoe hops.

Varietal Definition
Abbey Ale:
A fruity, strong ale made by secular brewers in Belgium and based on the products of the Trappist abbeys. Abbey beers began to appear shortly after the Second World War, when secular breweries took commercial advantage of the true cultural heritage of Belgium's monastery brewing traditions, and the growing success of Trappist beers. Some Abbey beers were made by genuine monasteries until the early 20th century, such as Affligem Abbey, who brewed until the First World War, and whose name now appears on beers made by the Heineken owned Affligem Brewery. Abbey beers are not a fixed style, but will tend to be a brune (a Belgian brown ale, sometimes termed dubbel), a strong pale ale or tripel, and a blonde ale or blond.


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