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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: 8-10ºC)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
asmithbeer (71) - California, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Bottle - Deep amber with big head that disappeared quick. Slight sour cherries in the aroma, hint of banana. Spicy notes and banana in flavor, ok beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gerardgathier (396) - - DEC 27, 2014
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1115) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Deep fruit and caramel aroma. Clear amber with ivory head. Taste is moderate high dark fruit and rich malt. Moderate thin mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosskie (459) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2014
Beautiful rubyvred beer with red and golden highlights, slightly opaque, with a weak frothy head. Smell is lots of caramel and heavy alcoholic fruity sweetness. Touch of toffee-apples, cloves, maybe some cumin and coriander. Taste is rough and earthy, bitter with some sourness and a subtle alcoholic sweetness. Nice fizziness. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabuzzer (104) - - DEC 22, 2014
330ml bottle. Pours red with a decent white head. Mild aroma but may have been dulled by being well chilled. Taste is sweet, fruity with syrupy mouthfeel. Like it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (959) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 15, 2014
0,3L bottle (from Wine of Galilee), BB 09.07.16. Pours dark ruby with beige head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet, dark fruits, caramel, malt, yeast. Flavor is sweet, malt, caramel, dark fruits, some metallic notes. Finish is malty with touch of alcohol. Overall: nice enough brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
didierlewallon (146) - ponferrada, SPAIN - DEC 14, 2014
Cerveza de color ámbar oscuro. Aroma a malta con notas de caramelos y lúpulos. Sabor suave a malta tostada con un toque de fruta rojas. Fácil de beber por una cerveza de abadía.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blastomorpha (13) - - DEC 11, 2014
The dark ruby color and the white head reminds me of the Chimay Bleue, but with a bit less character. The aroma is an interesting mix of yests and something spicy and herbs. The yests taste is also prominent, with a very pleasant bitterness and the beer almost sets my teeth on edge in a funny way. I liked also the fizzy sensation on the tongue. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - DEC 11, 2014
Classic Belgian abbey dubbel since 1956 but with a history dating far more back in time. Hazy bronze colour, thick light beige head; caramelly and biscuity malts, iron again like in the Blond (I assume head stabilizing agent), pear, walnuts, banana, orange peel; bitter sweet main taste, somewhat metallic, caramelly and nutty with leafy hops in the finish. Just an ordinary dubbel with an industrial feel to it, but I’d prefer this anytime over its Leffe or Grimbergen counterparts.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mjik83 (659) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** Niet mijn smaak + ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radarsock (1003) - Vermont, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Purchased in town earlier today. $6.99 for the 750 mL bottle. Pours a maroon reddish light brown with which an off-white head half a finger in length stood. Aromas of celery salt, burnt plastic, melted wax, Carapils, cotton/cheesecloth, furniture wood, and Belgian yeast. Tastes the same with the addition of ground cinnamon, sugar plums, and lime soda. An intriguing yet minorly disconnected Dubbel. Mouthfeel was like sloshing tap water around in your cheeks.

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