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Brewed by Timmermans (John Martin)
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Itterbeek, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brugesí typical brown ale, matured 6 months in oak casks.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (8963) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Tasted from a 750 mL bottle purchased in Denver, Colorado. Deep black-red appearance with medium-size typical creamy head. Slightly sour, but good Belgian ale aroma. Mild Belgian abbey flavor with a medium sour flavor. Sour flavor brings with it a fruity flavor. Not the typical Abbey Dubbel- itís a sour dark Belgian ale. Interesting but again not typical.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drseusszb200 (688) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Poured purple with thin head purple brown color smelled a li sour but weakb tasted plain to start with good cherry aftertaste

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1076) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2010
Pours a dark brown color with a touch of red. Foamy dark head. Spicy fig and sausage aroma (seriously). Sweet fruit flavor; berries. Overall, itís very drinkable. If it didnít have that sausage aroma it would be great!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (4823) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2010
33cl bottle - not a dubbel - this has the sweet-n-sour with mild acidity characteristics of an oud bruin - aroma is a mix of sweetness (vanilla, caramel), acidity and fruity esters - a light funk, oak and vinegar character on a deep inhale - spritz-y, soda-like carbonation - cherry sweetness comes first - but is quickly covered up but moderate acidity/tartness - not very complex up front - however, moderate oak and a very subtle but complex earthy/funk quality eventually settles in on the palate - itís a mixed bag really, as this sort of tastes like a flemish sour mixed with cherry soda - meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2010
11.2oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of some wood, toasty, some dark fruits, and a lighter funk. Tastes of dark fruits, vanilla, a little more funk than the aroma, caramel, and some wood.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
legion242 (2169) - Richardson, Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2010
Solid brew. Not an Abbey Dubbel at all in my opinion, more of a very mild Flanders sour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2010
bottle, dark brown reddish color with thin foam, aroma and flavor is a mash of duchesse and sweet tea

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DeanF (1687) - Nunavut, CANADA - OCT 26, 2010
Pours with barely any head and a dark brown body with little carbonation. Aroma is rye bread, spices, barley. Taste is sweet mud, a bit of sour ale, some chocolate. Nice, in fact, a good sipping beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5536) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2010
(330ml bottle best by 11/10/11 thanks to bu11zeye) clearish brown/ruby with lasting fine tan bubbles. Nose of alcohol, light funk, raisin, cream, and spices. Taste of Belgian yeast, cinnamon, funky, raisin, slightly watery but creamy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2010
(330ml bottle, BB 10/11/11) Pours a clear brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of mustiness, raisins, brown sugar, and dates. Flavor of raisins, caramel, some toasted grain, yeast, and plums.


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