Brewed by Brasseurs du Monde / Le Picoleur
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada


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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (33246) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2011
From tap at Broue Pub Brouhaha. Pours hazy dark orange with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Phenolic and spiced flavoured. Bitter and dry finish. Simple yet good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10654) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
A clear dark brown ale with a thick lacing brown head. In aroma, a smooth perfumey malt with grassy notes, light molasses. In mouth, a herbaceous malt with light grassy extract, Belgian yeast, coriander, oily mouthfeel, light alcohol warmth. Tasted at Bières des Neiges et Vins d’Hiver, Fev. 17 2012.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10462) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of coriander, carmel, cocoa, fruittiness and light molasses. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of carmel, toffee, cola, fruittiness, coriander and light spice with a crisp lingering toffee/coriander finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8262) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 1, 2011
My Bottom Line :
This Dubbel is the setting for the synergistic relationship of earthy cocoa, candied fruit and peppery hop flavors, all evolving in a frothy mouthfeel perfect to showcase pleasant intricacies.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A beautiful head of foam recedes into the ruby red (colour is thus a tad lighter than the usual Dubbel).
-Flavor intensity is delicate, which is perfect for this highly drinkable brew.
-This might not be earth-shattering within its category, but it is highly harmonious and enjoyable throughout.
-The nose is more singular than the flavor profile.
-Leafy hops accompany earthy cocoa impressions into the finish.
-Flavor profile is balanced from beginning to end.
-Body is lean (not too sweet, yeah!) and the residual sugars are well levelled with the carbonation’s medium-high intensity.
-There aren’t enough dark malt flavors for my personal tastes in the style.


   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blankboy (6364) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2011
Draught at Bistro L’Autre Oeil, Aylmer. Pours a hazy orange-copper with an average size mostly-lasting fluffy off-white head. Yeasty aroma along with some light candi sugar, caramel malt, fruit and floral notes. Flavour of Belgian yeast, caramel malt, light spices, some alcohol, candi sugar, fruit and light hops. Lightly bitter, slightly harsh, dry finish. Medium bodied. Nothing great, just a good Dubbel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6177) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 2, 2011
En fût. Verre de dégustation au Saint-Bock (Montréal, QC). Arôme: Odeur d’épices avec une pointe de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de raisins et d’épies. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de raisins en arrière goût. (Rating #3947)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4964) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle: Poured a deep amber color ale with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of candi sugar and fruity ester is quite charming. Taste is a nice balance mix between some candi sugar notes with some fruity ester and solid malt backbone with light dry fruits. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very well brewed with nice drinkability/complexity level.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
czar (4935) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 24, 2011
on tap la succursale, mtl. clear dark copper, red tint, off-white head, little retention/lacing. nose is booze, spices, caramel and bananas. taste is boozy, fruity, light pepper, bananas and light acidity. weak body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4748) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 3, 2012
Bottle. Label says "8" rather than "6" but style and ABV are the same. Huge 80% head that required waiting a while to try. Lasting yellow-brown foam on crisp copper. Aroma has some sweetness and dark malt. Nice body. Dark malt is tasty with hints of chocolate and plums, although there is an underlying sourness that seems out of place and slows you down. A hint of saltiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4722) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Smells sweet, malty. Pours mahogany. Some decent lacing and head. Tastes just sweet without much interesting palate. A little roast malt and smoked in the aroma as well. Bottle from Delires du terroir.

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