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

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common

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common

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RATINGS: 882   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShivanDragon (1518) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 28, 2014
rood/bruin helder met schuimige bruine kraag. aroma van stevig mouten, caramel. smaken zijn matig sterk, licht bitter, sterk, redelijk donkere fruiten, pruim, rozijn, licht bitter, aardse tonen en caramouten, medium body, dun en glad van textuur, goed op elkaar afgestemde smaken, mooie alcohol in de body, en een goede basis van zachte caramel/aardse tonen. best een redelijk bier

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daje (2170) - NORWAY - APR 23, 2014
Bottle at Bru Pub, january 10th 2014. Clear dark amber body, big beige head. Aroma of belgian yeast esters, raisin, caramel and toffee. Taste is lightly roasted with red fruits, candi sugar, instant coffee. short malty finish with spice notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6067) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 18, 2014
As dark as they come. Rich, bittersweet, herbal, raisins. But there is too much sugar to make this memorable. There is a lot of lovely juicy goodnss underneath the sweetness here.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jvhemert (330) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2014
AROMA: bread, cherry APPEARANCE: amber, clear, white foam, frothy, TASTE: lightly sour, lightly bitter, PALATE: light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, Overall: not too special, bit too sour, no real character to it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (185) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 11, 2014
the flavour is caramel and fruity with shades of red wine... the taste is rather rich, with notes of plum, dark fruits, spices and, a little bit, chocolate... aftertaste is dry and bitter... nice dubbel...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fabioanselmo (175) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - MAR 28, 2014
Aroma maltado com toques de caramelo. Aparência tipo bock com belo corpo e bom laço. Sabor caramelado com percepção de torra. Bom amargor no final. No geral, um belo conjunto.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (1896) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 20, 2014
330ml bottle somewhere in time. From old notes.
In short: average dubbel.
Pours dark mahogany with frothy off white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Malty,caramel, spicy and liquorice aromas. Medium body, some crispy texture, average carbonation. Taste is caramel, liquor, malty, some spicy. ALcohol noticed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maakun (557) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2014
UPDATED: APR 11, 2014 As ’Alsem’s dubbel’. Very dark brown with red hue, full off-white head. Caramel, light spices, fresh brown bread, some fruitiness. Taste is medium sweet with tart fruitiness and light bitter finish. Medium bodied, nice carbonation and light alcohol presence. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - MAR 6, 2014
Pours a dark brown. Light aroma of caramel. Taste is of sweet caramel and some dark fruits.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Finn (4134) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
Flaske 0,33l fra Vinmonolpoet, Tromsø Langnes. Drukket hjemme 3 Apr 13. Mørk rødbrun. Veldig høyt - litt farget luftig skum. Står som betong. Nydelige kniplingsfiligranser. Beskjeden amaltaroma med antydning til frukt. Myk munnfølelse. Smaken har et visst krydderpreg. Blir syrlig & litt tørr etter hvert. Litt uklar siste kvelling med sedimenter igjen i flaska.


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