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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopfemandli (107) - Zug, - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle. Brown/deep ruby with big persisting tan head. Light aroma of sweet malt, yeast, dried fruit. Flavour is sweet, caramel, candy sugar, dried fruit, spicy hints. But all well balanced with a moderate carbonation and an adecuate bitterness. Easy to enjoy. Slightly too ’perfect’, means a bit artificial.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
blackmetal (173) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2015
Has the standard fruit/caramel Belgian overtone with a nice heavy malty composition.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (3712) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Body dark and coffee. Slight head. Nose is sweet and fruity. Lots of taste. Full-bodied. Alcy in the finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HIGHB4LL (799) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: finger tan head, amber-brown to ruby color, clear, ok lacing. Aroma: light prune, slight anise aroma, floral hops, light grassiness, caramel. Palate: medium body, average carbonation, slightly dry finish, light alcohol warming sensation. Taste: sweet caramel with prune and cherry notes that are very well balanced out by a slight grassy and floral hop character, with an alcoholic warming finish. Overall, super smooth, very desirable tastes and aromas, amazing beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (1216) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2015
Bottle at the Elm Tree, Cambridge. Muddy light chocolate  colour with a small creamy khaki head. Berries, chocolate, a touch of cedar. Full sweet taste with a bitter/sour vinous coat. Delicious bittersweet finish. Of course it’s good, but not my favourite Trappist Dubbel.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChtiBreizh (63) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 13, 2015
I really love the blond but this is way too sweet. Interesting plum, dry fruits flavours though.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lello4ever (204) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015
Questa trappista ha un colore bruno intenso e una schiuma persistente e frizzantina. È una buona strong ale belga ma non l’ho apprezzata eccessivamente per via di una elevata carbonazione che secondo me è un po’ esagerata e copre gli altri sapori di questa birra. È molto nota e rinomata per cui sicuramente in futuro la riproverò, magari mi è capitata anche una bottiglia non al meglio.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwik-lime (1459) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2015
Really smooth, sweet and malty beer with hints of fruit and nut. Very pleasant silky feel in the mouth, flavours didn’t come through quite as strongly as I was expecting though. Still an excellent beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
S_jenk (4) - - MAR 22, 2015 does not count
It looks like red ale from a Rocky Mtn brewery, but it packs a full flavor that is classic Trappist bier-brewing. So damn good and I'd say a top 5'er for me

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
blueden (27) - Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 21, 2015
One of the best Belgium beers I’ve tasted. A deep multi layered malt flavour that lingers . A world class beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjansen1310 (108) - Soest, NETHERLANDS - MAR 20, 2015
0,33 cl bottle. Dark brown, hazy brown. Starts pleasantly caramel sweet with a light bitter. With some yeast.


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