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Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Purnode-Yvoir, Belgium

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RATINGS: 330   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
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Appearance : dark colour, clear, fine and generous white head. Flair : rich with a scent of coriander and liquorice. Taste : full mouthed, heady, pleasant aroma of the typical special malts. Remark : tasting between 8° and 12°C. Typical beer for the end of the year. High range beer to taste together with family or friends.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
neur0 (887) - GERMANY - DEC 13, 2013
(Flasche) Es hat eine dunkelbraune Farbe mit einem leichten rubinroten Einstich, scheint filtriert mit einer fast weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist karamellig, Wallnuss, etwas hefig, Der Geschmack ist etwas sirupartig, mit Eierlikör, etwas harzig, mit etwas dunklem Malz und zudem recht prickelnd. Im Nachgeschmack bleibt dieses warme, cremige Gefühl des Eierlikörs zurück. Sehr weihnachtlich für mich ;)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (796) - USA - DEC 13, 2013
Drunk from 33cl bottle. Slightly spiced dark traditional Christmas ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rugamu (103) - SPAIN - DEC 10, 2013
Buena cerveza sin mucho gas, lo que hace que la espuma no sea muy persistente. El aroma no está muy presente y no se percibe mucho. Deja sabores ligeramente afrutados y acaramelados. Tipica navideña. Repetiré sin problemas.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GRM (2960) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
Brown bottle, 33 cl, best before 23/09/10, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on December 9 2013; eye: dark brown with a ruby hue, nice beige head that turns into a thin sheet, average lacing; nose: malt, caramel, light spices, light alcohol, light fruity; mouth: malt, caramel, light spices, slight alcohol, light fruity, finale in malt with presence of maple sap, medium body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, lightly sticky texture and a bit thin; overall: correct FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 33 cl, 8,1 %, meilleure avant 23/09/10, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 9 décembre 2013; œil : brun foncé avec une teinte rubis, bonne mousse beige qui se transforme en une mince couverture, dentelle moyenne; nez : malt, caramel, léger épices, léger alcool, léger fruité; bouche : malt, caramel, léger épices, très léger alcool, léger fruité, finale en malt avec présence d’eau d’érable, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement collante et un peu mince; en résumé : correct

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (1017) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2013
Pours a dark brown with a foamy beige head. Aroma of malts, brown sugar, yeast, dark fruits, caramel, some spices. Pretty sweet with a spicy finish. Not bad at all.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mothroy (74) - - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle at Home. Little aroma. Rich, ruby, brown in colour with a nice creamy head. Very sweet with loads of malt and fruit, not cloying but with a remarkably refreshing character throughout.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (1031) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 30, 2013
brown colour with ruby notes, significant beige head, which, unfortunately, collapses quickly; excellent aroma of figs, some apple, biscuit, and caramel; taste of malty sweetness, roasted sugar and fruityness; it would be much better if the taste was as complex as the aroma

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
javilluendas (13) - - NOV 29, 2013
20 lt., 33 cl. y 75 cl.l Aspecto: color oscuro, espuma blanca, fina y generosa. Estilo: rico con un aroma de cilantro y regaliz. Sabor: pleno, aroma embriagador y agradable de las maltas especiales. Nota: Degustación de entre 8 ° y 12 ° C. La cerveza típica de finales de año. Cerveza de alta gama. Grado de alcohol: 8,1% vol. - Maridaje: Caza, carnes rojas, carnes picantes, quesos fuertes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (320) - FRANCE - NOV 27, 2013
Pours a dark amber color with a big tan head. Aromas are caramel, orange, biscuit and wood, with a hint of spices. It reminds me a bit the taste of "Picon bière". Very sweet finish. Well balanced beer with great spicy aromas. A nice christmas ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (669) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2013
Vintage 1983. So this was a long shot really. Very fruity aroma and flavour with sugar sweetness and some spice. Some notes of cellar and wood. Very low carbonation, but not bad at all.


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