Guldenberg Belgian Abbey Beer

This unfiltered, unpasturized Belgian abbey beer is hazy orange-rust colored with a 1/4″ head and lots of carbonation.  The bouquet reveals a

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sweet yeastiness up front, but deep within one finds a caramel note.  It is sweet in the mouth, sharp but not spicey, hoppy but not over the top, with a finish that goes from coffee to toffee to aged Gouda and back to coffee.  Nice!  The 8.5% ABV puts some warmth in the belly and in the exhale, and some hops again show up in the dryness of the finish.


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