What Would Eli Drink?
Brother Davids Triple Abbey Ale (from Anderson Valley Brewing Company)

Anderson Valley “Brother Davids Triple” Abbey Style Ale

WWED Grade: A

Appearance: Burnt orange color. slightly cloudy/slightly clear. Little head that died fast.

Smell: Yeast. Malt. Sugar. Great “Abbey” smell. Kinda sweet – not so bitter, nor hoppy.

Taste: Yeah – that’s a great beer. Sweet. Yeasty. Abbey. Not very bitter. 

Drinkability: Very drinkable. Would go great with food. Medium-light going down.

Mouthfeel: Crisp. Light. Good…

ABV: 10% Ooooooooh yeeeaaaaahhhh……

Serving Type: Bottle poured in glass.


Belgian Abbey “Style” Ales have are quickly starting to find their way into a lot the craft brewery line ups. Easy to drink – pleasing to most palettes, and they really go well with a variety of foods. Roasted, bbq’d, heavy, light – whateva. If you’re lookin’ for a beer to go with…uh…food? Give it a shot. Anderson Valley knows how to craft a good brew, Brother Davids Triple lives up to their reputation – and is not a bad way to introduce yourself to the American Abbey Ale. Drink it – love it – and do it again…