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Broeder Jacob Double Espresso

Broeder Jacob
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Stout
Wezemaal, Belgium


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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
’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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (5983) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 21, 2016
33cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a thick white head. Belgian yeast, chocolate and some coffee. Toffee sweetness. High carbonation. Toffee, caramel and chocolate in flavor. Somewhat complex brew, but the carbonation making it tough to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PeatyPete (843) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2016
Dark brown color with yellowish head. Aroma of roasted malt, a little chocolate. Taste of sweet malt, dark fruit and licorice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlazerT (444) - POLAND - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle. Teku. Deep brown/reddish with big, semi-densed, lighlty brown head. Perfect lacing and head retention. Strong malty backbone aroma, medium belgian yests, after few whiles in the glass you can feel nice coffee aromas. Slightly boozy character in the backgroung. Neither coffee acidicy nor bitterness. Great. In overall it’s more like the triple with coffee added than stout. Nice coffee flavours perfectly fits into this beer. Highly drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (1069) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 7, 2016
dark mahagony red, almost black liquid with yellowish head. aroma of caramel, hay, coffee. taste med sweet, light bitter, light sour, toffee. light body, light feel, average carb, long sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2763) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 5, 2016
Bottle from a friend. Brown color, beige head. Bittersweet taste with citrus, toffee, nuts, earthy notes, ripe fruits and malts. Bittersweet finish with citrus, earthy notes, toffee, ripe fruits and grass. Excellent Belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopverdju (474) - BELGIUM - FEB 28, 2016
Van ’t vat. Donker amberkleurig tot bruin bier met beige schuim. Geur: zoetig geroosterde mout en ja, wat koffie. Smaak: romig zoetig – bitterig, mout en wat koffie. Weinig koolzuurprikkel. Best lekker, maar stout?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
fugitive (1841) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle. Color cloudy brown with small white head. Aroma malt, roasted, coffee. Taste coffee, herbal, roasted, malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjogro (2202) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 18, 2015
Bottle at Doerak, during Nederlandse Bieren Festival Delft. *No comments* Backlog from 2015/06/28.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (594) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle from Dranken Verheyen in Poppel. The beer very dark brown to black colored and pours a large and stable cream colored head. In the aroma subtle notes of coffee. It even has some fruity hints of apples and pears. After a while some chocolate is noticable. The taste is full and rich which clear coffee and cacao notes. In the background a rich and soft fruitiness which makes this beer well balanced. The finish is pleasant with a decent bitter espresso and licorice tones, that you continue to enjoy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (637) - - NOV 10, 2015
Lekkere dubbel, maar weinig espresso smaak. Ook geen koffiegeur en zelfs Suus proeft het er niet in

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