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RATINGS: 1042   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A reddish-brown abbey ale brewed with dark malts. The secondary fermentation gives a fruity aroma and a unique spicy character with a distinctive aftertaste. Secondary fermentation in the bottle. (Serving temperature: 8-10ºC)


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skinnyviking (8396) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2006
Bottle. Off-white high and lasting head. Hazy amber body. Sweet and fruity aroma, peach and pears I think. Flavor very different from what is indicated by the aroma. Plums and hops although it is not a bitter beer. Interesting. Alcohol percentage well hidden.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (6978) - Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 21, 2006
Bottled(330ml). –Brownish amber coloured, small pale brown head. Sweet malty and fruity, slight spicy, some caramel and nutty notes. Pretty boring.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6591) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2006
Full sweet taste, a bit of a sour/bitter fisnish. Lots of flavor here. Port/sherry aroma, some fruit - plums and apples spring to mind. A fine beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluevegie (3070) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 13, 2006
Amber brown body with a light tan head. Initial slight burnt caramel aroma folowed up with dried fruits and spice. No noticeable caramel in the taste, more of the spices, a little bit thin although the flavour lasts the length.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerBiker (1413) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2006
[Bottle at Niels] Nice brown beer with lots of stuff. Raisins and more different fruits, malty and a hoppy finish ...or is it something else????

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 9, 2006
Bottle. Hazy ruby colour, thick long lasting head. Aroma is yeasty spice. Promising. My first few sips had a nasty metallic aftertaste to them but gradually disappeared. Taste is quite full and not to sweet. I actually think this is a very decent dubbel (and at a good price too).

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tommy8768 (120) - Litlle Compton, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 25, 2006
cloudy light brown color, head starts off promising but fades away quickly with decent lacing. Has a wine-like aroma. Very sweet taste with nut and toffee notes. Similar to Rochefort 8. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Pours a brownish red with ruby red highlights when held to the light. Head was smaller, bubbly tan that diminished and left some very slight lacing. Aroma was very fruity, caramel and toffee, sweet maltiness and Belgian sugar. Flavor of more of the fruitiness, Belgian yeast, some nuts, caramel, sweet sugary maltiness and a light lingering spiciness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Yeahitsnolan (51) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 14, 2006
Poured a very nice hazelnut color and had a nice head. The aroma was of mix of spices. The spices came alive when drinking also had a nice fruity/sweet taste that blended well with the spiciness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2006
Brownish color with nice sized head. Caramel nose with sweet malt and some ale fruits. Flavor hold more spice and caramel.


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