Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Ertvelde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 960   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Very dark, coffee color - full rich body - staying head - effervescent nose - soft velvet feeling in the mouth - luscious. Malt character with a hoppy aftertouch. Monks used to fast on this type of beer for 40 days! No food, only beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SVD (1045) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle at home, brown beer with a medium head, aroma is malts, Taste is the same, some sweetness/caramel, quite watery, meh average dubbel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttoadee (1079) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Murky brown pour, thin off white head. Nose is malt and a hint of dried fruit. Bittersweet. Middle is cherries, roasted grain...a little watery.Finish is lightly sweet and carbonated. Just OK.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
dlihcsnatas (494) - Texas, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Dirty brown brew with fast fading head. Smells like a box of raisins. Taste is odd with hints at some licorice, sour bread, and something funky I can’t place. Not completely yuk but not a desired taste either. Maybe after 40 days of just this beer I’d acquire a taste for it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdb84 (396) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 14, 2015
Cola pour with frothy head. Fresh, bock-like aroma: fresh cut grass, rye, pepper, chocolate notes, almond, hint of cherry. Taste is quite cola-like, with a sweet start. Not many tastes are discernible (quite watery): some raisin hints, faint hint of chocolate, bock notes. Aftertaste is dark chocolate, sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (2024) - ALSACE, FRANCE - MAY 9, 2015
Couleur brune, légère mousse beige. Nez malt légèrement grillé, fruits noirs, levures, légère vanille. Gout malté légèrement grillé, caramel, fruité, candy, note de fruits noirs et note d’épices. Corps moyen. Fin assez rapide un peu grillée. Pas mal, dubbel qui sort de l’ordinaire.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1104) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
33cl flesje via Firma Bier Alcoholpercentage van 8% Uitgeschonken in La Trappe glas Uiterlijk: donkerbruin met mooie schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: caramel, kandijsuiker, donker fruit, koffie Conclusie: niet slecht, maar geen volle smaken ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2291) - SWEDEN - MAY 3, 2015
750ml bottle. Deep amber, beige head. Malty, spicy aroma, caramel, licorice, phenols, candied sugar, yeast, beef stock. Off-dry, medium body and bitterness, creamy CO2. Malty, spicy taste, caramel, phenols, cloves, licorice, chestnut, yeast. (2015-05-01)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (4857) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 23, 2015
(bottle) hazy ruby-brown colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of powdered sugar and dandelions, with a touch of grainy roasted malts, milk chocolate and earth. flavour is mostly roasted malts, more dandelions and some floral hops, with a hint of caramel, alcohol and lots of hazelnuts in the finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheCaptMatey (191) - Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2015
Poured a dark amber brown colour with a fluffy white head that left thin lacing. Aroma of brown sugar and caramel malts and dark fruits. Flavor of caramel, plums/ raisins, and brown sugar. Medium bodied with present carbonation. Bittersweet somewhat astringent mouthfeel leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gangstergafje (369) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2015
Beautiful dark reddish brown color. The beer pours a slightly brown soft foam. The smell had a slight touch of metal. The beer has a little touch of caramel, which is nice. The beer has some sweetness and bitterness, which is perfectly in balance. The taste is quite simple, but not bad.

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