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

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common

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RATINGS: 881   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
birrabona (209) - - FEB 16, 2013
brown color with amber reflex. coffee , resin . good balanced. smooth but not sweet. fine dry. full body for an high alcohol level. one of the best bruin easy to pair with meat.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wvhoran (158) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown color, huge head. Malt aroma with caramel, touch of musty hops. Smooth with caramel, a little sweet. Decent, but unexciting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danev76 (478) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2014
Light fruity aroma with malt tones. Cloudy brown colour with slightly too much head. Weird fruit flavour, tart and citrusy with malt finish. Light body with low carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 6, 2014
Zeer lekker donker bier. Een lekker volle smaak. Dit is een van de hele hele goede donkere bieren dat ik al gedronken heb

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
markschiedon (194) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. The aroma contains peaches, chocolate and alcohol. The unclear dark Ruby red beerhas a medium off-white head. In the taste liquorice and coffee. High carbonated.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle from Det Bette Ølhus. Clear dark reddish brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, dark fruit and yeasty. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and moderate bitter finish. 240714

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (760) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Deep dark brown nearly black with decent tan head. Very faint aroma overall, malty, light sweetness, some roasted and caramel malt character. Sweet, malty, some mild dark fruits, roasty, mild bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jojojam (65) - Ohio, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours a dark amber color. Nice lacing. Subtle dried fruit on nose. Very soft mouthfeel. Taste is somewhat subdued nothing really stands out. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yy0pp (494) - - JUN 26, 2014
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Melkart (282) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - JUN 26, 2014
Malt smell and taste. Softly sweet and complex full body. Medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
StoutHead (611) - DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
75cl. bottle. Pours a hazy red color with a huge off-white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, dates and sugar. Taste of malt, caramel, dried dark fruits, bread and sugar. Medium to full body and above average carbonation. Sweet with a long malty aftertaste. Very good dubbel, nothing fantastic but what it does it does quite well.


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