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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: 8-10şC)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hetyu (115) - - JUL 15, 2012
Bottle - Reddish brown body, with creamy head. Notes of caramel in the aroma, taste comes with red fruits, some sweetness and with light bitterness. Ale notes presents as well. Leaves a very smooth pepper taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lokitje (22) - - MAY 31, 2015
Nice aroma caramel, malts, looks Nice darkruby some foam taste Nice bit dry, sour, yeast mouthfeel dry

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adster (509) - HUNGARY - MAY 29, 2015
Mély, barnásvörös tónusú színben tetszeleg az Affligem főzde dubbele, visszafogott, hamar vékony lepellé zsugorodó habfonalat képezve, mely alól a jó öreg mazsolás, tejszínes aszalt szilvás, finoman alkoholos aromák röppennek fel nyomban. A megszokott stílusban, nem túl erőszakosan, mérsékelt intenzitással, ám annál kifinomultabb módon terülnek el az apátsági illatrétegek. Masszív testéhez egyenes út vezet illatának világától, vaskos kötegekbe fogott ízjegyek ontják magukból a borszerűen érett, mégis pezsdítően friss zamatokat. Egy csipetnyi karamell, kevés élesztő és egy adag gyümölcsaszalvány folyékony keverékére bőkezűen megszórt télies fűszerek rafinériája kerül, s bár a módszer unalomig ismert, az eredmény magáért beszél.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
huineman (364) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2015
Pours deep ruby with heavy tan head. Aroma is high: fig leaf, butterscotch, caramel, chocolate. Powerful yet soft. Sweetish, fizzy, pleasantly metallic. Slightly bitter long ending. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2777) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 27, 2015
300 ml bottle purchased in Greece and enjoyed in Delphi. Poured with a huge foamy head over a small brown body. Several pours needed to empty the bottle. Alcohol is not as well hidden as expected but the alcohol esters do blend nicely with the other flavors. Moderate complexity, including dark dried fruits, soft ripe fruits and pepper.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (1097) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle 30cl. Clear deep redbrown, average frothy beige head, good retention, thin layer with yeast islets remains, good lacing; sweet malt aroma, caramel, yeast, dark fruits, light banana, some mocca, bit alcohol; taste medium sweet and bitter, malty, bit toasted; medium body, oily to creamy texture, average carbonation, aftertaste sweetbitter, spicy and woody notes; overall a pleasant Dubbel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
overtheline (46) - Inverness, SCOTLAND - MAY 23, 2015
330 ml bottle pours a hazy reddish brown, light beige cap. Nice nose of sweet malt and very sweet, ripe fruits, bit of banana. Tastes great, malt and ripe fruits again which give way to a really interesting sour, warm and slightly salty finish. Good creamy mouth feel with enough carbonation to carry everything through. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (1642) - ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2015
Reddish amber, medium white head with spotty lacing. Nose is dried fruity, malty, spicy, metallic notes, probably from the yeast. Flavor is toasty malt, dried fruit, yeasty notes, coriander. Finishes with malty caramel sweetness. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (367) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2015
330 ml bottle. (6.8% ABV) Pours an unclear, deep red with a huge, frothy, tan head that laces. Sweet aroma of overripe fruit, malt, caramel, spices and yeast. Sweet, spicy flavour of overripe fruit, yeast, caramel and malt with a slightly dry finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamesie1857 (1589) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2015
330ml bottle from Belgium in a Box - Brown coloured body, slightly opaque with a long-lasting cream-colored head. Wonderful aroma - fruity and nutmeg with a hint of butter. Taste is sweet, with light bitterness, and long length. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Really nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flying_pig (1102) - SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2015
330ml Bottle in Rembrandt Bar, Amsterdam (€4.00):
This one was a surprisingly good for a beer that was so easy to find in the Netherlands, a really nice Abbey style beer that was very well balanced with plenty of sweetness coming through from the offset but thankfully never really overpowered. The beer was an easy one to drink and is one that I wouldn’t mind picking up again in future.

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