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Brouwerij De Achelse Kluis

De Kluis 1
B-3930 Achel
Telephone: +32 (0) 11 80 07 60
Hours: 1:00pm-5:00pm.
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Opened: 1999

U.S. Importer: Shelton Brothers

Contributor: Mario Kornmesser

Achel lost its Trappist Beer status in 2021.

Updated: January 26, 2021


Beer List

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: September 1, 2003 (#5100)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Discount Liquor, Milwaukee WI
      Score: 17 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden, hazy. Big thick head. Fruity, malty aroma. Light body. Malty and really quite estery. Hints of hop flavor in the finish, just slightly metallic, and drying.

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: December 17, 2005 (#5803)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Spirit World, Omaha NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (2½)
      Brown, opaque with yeast. Thick head. Just like Rochefort 8.
      Aroma (3)
      Chocolate, spicy, ginger, apple.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium-big body. Clean fresh caramel malt. Same fruitiness as the aroma. Nice alcohol note at the end, with lots of caramel. Spicy caramel apples.
      Overall Impression (2)
      BBE November 2006.

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    Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
    9.50% abv.
    • Date: February 18, 2006 (#5844)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Liquid Solutions, Tigard OR
      Score: 17½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Thick moussy head.
      Aroma (3)
      Somewhat yeasty. Caramelly, spicy.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Big body, really smooth. Caramel, spicy, hint of banana.
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Very similar to Des Rocs Brune.