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Broeder Jacob Double Espresso

Broeder Jacob
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Stout
Wezemaal, Belgium


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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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’Broeder Jacob Double Espresso’ is a perect marriage, according brothers Johan Claes of Brewery Broeder Jacob and business man Wim Claes of coffee-roasting factory Java. This dark brown beer holds an alcohol percentage of 7,7%. The used coffee which will be mixed during the brewing, is made the Turkish way, before adding this to the process. The beer is available in bottles of 75 cl, but from next year it will be available in small bottles of 33 cl and kegs as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markschiedon (317) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 18, 2015
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. A fruity aroma, berries, coffee. The clear brown beer has a medium brown head. In the taste espresso, chocolate, blue berries, alcohol. Medium carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (1489) - ESTONIA - MAR 10, 2015
Clear brown, big beige head. Fruity nose, malt, mild roast, stale coffee. Flavor is more stale coffee, caramel, red fruit, acidic touches. Lingering booze, coffee and caramel. Not bad, but the coffee tends to get stale pretty quickly in these things. Pretty round and easy to drink. Shared by martjoobolut, thanks!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Marduk (3318) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 18, 2015
750ml bottle. Clear dark copper color. Medium size, beige head, stays. Sweet, raisins, malty, metallic notes in aroma. Metallic, earthy, malty, some coffee beans in taste. Too high carbonation for this type of beer. No thanks.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
FatPhil (9905) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2015
750ml bottle - thanks Marduk!
Smells of tinned tomatoes, metallic. Tastes of rye bread, but also very old. BB 9 months in the future. Raw and old stale metallic taste. Just occasionally I get a hint of coffee, but it’s rare, and it’s not so nice at all. Even 2.2 is an overrate. Watery palate, thinnish. So much an overrate, this is going down the drain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheFoamhead (157) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2015
Just as the aroma, the taste is also dominated by the javan coffee from Finca La Pila in Guatemala that Broeder Jacob uses to flavour this beer. The intense coffee taste blands with hints of milk chocolate and a subtle bitterness. And intetresting and pleasent mix. The whole is complex but mild and round. So you can either discover all the taste notes or just enjoy the overall experience. There are some flavours that are an perfect match with strong dark beers. Coffee is definitely one of those and the Double Espresso will bring you the proof!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rayaron (487) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle sample. Cloudy dark brownish-amber with medium beige head. Spicy aroma, dried fruits, notes of caramel, date honey and some maltiness. Very sweet flavor, spicy, yeasty, dried fruits, prune and notes of coffee, faint soy sauce notes and quite boozy. Light carbonation, medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crtalbot (3) - Beverwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
An unusual beer. Dark amber coloured. Fruity aroma with a hint of coffee. The taste isn?t as strong as it should have been (In comparison, their Double Port really has a strong port taste).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (237) - Soria, SPAIN - DEC 21, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2015 Presenta color ámbar oscuro con reflejos rojizos y abundante cabeza de espuma y buena retención en copa, en nariz aromas a caramelo, albaricoque, frutos secos y licor; en boca entrada suave y maltosa con amargor muy sutil, notas a café y especias; cuerpo ligero y carbónico medio; trago largo en una cerveza fácil de beber con pos gusto dulce y alcohol bien integrado aunque con poco cuerpo y demasiado maltosa para ajustarse al estilo stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (165) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Deep dark, brown with a slightly reddish glow. Off white head that stays. Aroma is surprisingly sweet with malts recognizable. The taste is firmly bitter, but it’s not overdone. The coffee is recognizable but not too much up front. Not bad!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZupaKino (34) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2014
Geur van frisse appel, stroop en mout. Mooi donker van kleur, stevig schuim. Smaak van iets zurige koffie.

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