Augustijn is a 'living' abbey beer with 8 % alcohol by volume that had been brewed by the Augustinian fathers of Ghent since 1295. In 1982, the recipe and distribution of the beer was taken over by brewery Van Steenberge at which time the flavor was also adjusted. Thanks to the improvements that were made to the existing recipe, you can now enjoy a golden amber-colored beer with a good head. Augustijn has a hoppy flavor with a malty background. The connoisseur may also detect a light fruity vanilla flavor.