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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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During the fermentation of the first batch of this Abbey-style dubbel, the yeast «died» and was «resurrected» by brewer Chris Cashell. This beer is not unlike those that certain Belgian monks have been brewing since the 16th century. Made with five types of barley malt and lots of sugar, this beer is quite strong and flavorful, without being too sweet.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34434) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle 75cl.
[ Trade by CaptainCougar ]. Clear medium amber color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, berry, brown sugar notes, moderate hoppy, orange, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20091024]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2009
Botle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours an almost clear amber with a lively firm off-white head. Aroma of dried fruits and a little yeast. Medium body, sweet dried fruits, brown sugar and yeast. Decently hopped for balance. Pleasant. 241009

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16460) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a clear ruby amber color with a small off-white head. Has a sweetish malty spicy yeasty aroma. Sweetish malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a sweetish malty yeasty spicy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13535) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2009
Bottle, 7.0%. Refreshing CO2 aroma. Hazy amber colour. The flavour is caramelly, nicely sweet. Has a little rough bitterness in the finish, but that rounds off the beer OK. Tastes like a Belgian beer all right.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13224) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2010
Bottle, 75cl corked, courtesy of fonefan. It pours with lots of microfloaties. Dark orange-golden body and an off-white head. Fruity-sweet nose with alcohol and some white sugar. Sweet, caramel flavor with a nice spice profile. Alcohol and fruits as well. Some bitterness in the finish. Warming, fizzy and full-bodied. Overall a nice beer, but the alcohol is a bit too evident, and it could use a little less carbonation. 091024

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2004
(Draught) Pours a clear copper with a medium-sized white head. Aroma is hoppy with some alcohol and sweet malt. Creamy palate. Flavor of hops, fruit and alcohol.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11353) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2003
Hazy amber body with minimal off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, herbal hoppy, nutty. Taste is herbal hoppy, nutty, medium sweet, light otange. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2010
750ml bottle-thanks jtclockwork for sharing-pours a light tan head and copper/amber color. Aroma is caramel-medium malt, secondary earthy/herbal. Taste is herbal hops bite, toffee/caramel-medium malt. OK effervescence. Taste improves as it warms, less of an edge.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/16/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear amber, thin fine tan head, touch of lace, light sweet fruity aroma, sweet fruity flavor with dark fruits and a bit of chocolate, some candy sweetness in the finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (10653) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 10, 2010
A: The pour is a nice amber color with a short lived off-white head. S: Lots of different sugar influences in the nose in the form of toffee, caramel, and candi sugar. A mix of different fruits as well, such as pears, apples, plums, and perhaps some banana. Slight spice (clove) and yeast notes, too. T: Again, lots of sweet malts and sugar notes along with a definite Belgian yeast character. Some dark fruits, pears, apples, caramel, and candi sugar along with just a subtle spice flavor. M: A medium body with a high level of creamy and smooth carbonation. D: This was pretty good. I didn’t have incredibly high hopes after having some other canned Belgian style beers (Siamese Twin and Monk’s Blood), but this one exceeded expectations.


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