No age statement
Category: Dubbel abbey style ales
Product of: Belgium
The St Stefanus range of Belgian abbey beers was created thanks to a distribution agreement between SABMiller, Belgium's Van Steenberge brewery and the Saint Stefanus monastery. Beer production commenced in 1784 and transferred to the family owned Van Steenberge brewery in 1978.
Sampled on 16/12/2011
Slightly cloudy, pale bronze with a huge head which subdues to leave thick creamy foam
Appealing, yeasty, malty nose with resinous clove, pepper spice aromas.
(cellar release 10-2011) Almost creamy mouthfeel, flavoursome malty palate with pronounced slightly bitter resinous spicy hops, zesty citrus and white fruit.
Malty, pine resinous finish with lingering sour zesty pink grapefruit.
Closure: Crown cap