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Abbot Ale

From the brewer

"Distinctive full bodied, smooth and mature beer, bursting with fruit cake and toffee flavours."

In Bury St. Edmunds, the home of Abbot Ale, brewing can be traced back 1,000 years. In fact, the Domesday Book records “cerevisiari” or ‘ale brewers’ who served the Abbot in the town’s Great Abbey. 

Inheriting their fascinating experience, our brewing process has hardly changed over hundreds of years. It takes seven days to craft the perfect pint of Abbot Ale. Brewed for longer, the ale has masses of fruit character, malty richness and a superb hop balance. 

Tasting Notes

Warming, Malty and Fruity. Pale and amber malts contribute to a mouth filling and satisfying 'Horlicks' and biscuity maltiness. Challenger and First Gold give a base note of herbal hop and Fuggles as a late hop contributes the main fragrant fruity and floral and spicy notes. Fermented slowly to give just enough fruity esters Abbot Ale provides a complex, satisfying and warming experience.
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    ABV

    Bottle: 5%

    Cask: 5%

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    Malt

    Pale, Amber

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    Hops

    Admiral, Pilgrim, First Gold, Fuggle

Bitterness

Sweetness

Food Pairing

Well partnered with English Cheeses, Sunday Roasts and many of our favourite comfort foods.

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Abbot Ale

500ml bottles | alc. 5% vol.

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Official Abbot Ale pint glass

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