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Broeder Jacob Double Espresso

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Broeder Jacob
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Stout
Wezemaal, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crtalbot (2) - 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).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Excalibur123 (191) - Soria, SPAIN - DEC 21, 2014
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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (126) - 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!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZupaKino (25) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2014
Geur van frisse appel, stroop en mout. Mooi donker van kleur, stevig schuim. Smaak van iets zurige koffie.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (697) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 8, 2014
Draft 0.25l taste sample with tdoreck at Broeder Jacob stand Horeca Expo Ghent Belgium 2014.Pour it dark reddish color with medium white head.On the nose coffee. Taste and aroma kicks start with a strong coffee flavour, but after little bit disappointing watery.Not good complexed.Erwin and tim told me first batch was amazing.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caesar (5324) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
Bottle from Mitra Bunnik, BB 27.11.16, large sample. Bit hazy amber to copper color, medium frothy off-white head. Aroma is quite spicy, clove, licorice, bit toffee, caramel, bit stale malt. Just a tiny hint of coffee. Just your typical spicy belgian dark ale. Sweet and spicy yeast in taste. Medium carbonation, thin to medium body. Boring like all Broeder Jacob beers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZodiacM (146) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2014
Een mooi donkerroodbruin bier met een mooie cremekleurige schuimkraag. De geur is vooral mout met hinten koffie, gedroogd fruit en drop. De smaak is licht gebrande mout met een zachte koffiesmaak (verrassend, want gezien de naam double espresso had ik dat sterker verwacht), gedroogd fruit, drop en specerijen. Een lekkere zoete en lichtbittere stout, fris zelfs.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - NOV 25, 2014
Coffee stout with beige, dense, creamy head, very stable and a bit cappuccino-like, over a very dark wine red beer, almost black. Interesting aroma of candied dates, meat broth, coffee powder, caramel, liquorice and red cabbage. Candied onset, raisins, candi syrup, soft carbonation, smooth, thick and full mouthfeel, deep caramelly and chocolatey maltiness, yeasty, leafy and somewhat citrussy hops in the finish as well as brandy-like alcohol and a touch of roasted coffee bitter, but more subtle than I had expected.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (1356) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
Aroma of roasted malts, caramel, coffee, herbs. Flavour is sweet with a light bitter finish. A bit too sweet/herbal, would have liked a heavier coffee character.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Franksv6 (277) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2014
Unclear dark brown beer with a big creamy head. Taste is a lot of coffee, caramel, chocolate and a little bitter. More than a coffee beer a stout beer.


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