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Broeder Jacob Double Port

Broeder Jacob
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Wezemaal, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
Beer enriched with port which comes from the Quinta Santo Antonio in Régua in the Douro valley, and has aged for five years in oak barrels. Refermented in the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (1981) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 20, 2016
dark reddish brown colour, medium sized dense beige-ish head; aroma and taste of dried cherry, raisins, grainy and herbal notes, hints of dark chocolate, cheese and wood; I don’t know...not bad at all, but somehow still not my cup of tea

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (1346) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 20, 2016
Bottle@ deTolly, Tartu. Pours (dark) brown with small brown head. Aroma: malty, wine notes, yeast, slight roast and brown sugar, Taste: sweet with some sour notes, yeasty, brown sugar, alcohol. Medium to full body. Drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MetalMurphy (351) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 14, 2016
bottle @ antwep. dark brown colour, heavy body, bitter and sweet taste, malty, quite good belgian beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8590) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 30, 2016
Draught. High creamy off-white lasting head. Pitch black body. Dusty malt coffee cream caramel aroma. Mild fruity cocoa vanilla flavor with little hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long sweet cocoa finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (5132) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 1, 2016
Bottled. 33cl sample. The aroma has caramel, raisin, hint of grass, some red fruit. Clear, brown-red coloured beer with thin, off-white head. The taste is moderate sweet, has red fruit, bit chocolate, raisin, caramel. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBHansen (685) - Køge, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016
Bottle @ Wordenskjold. Appearance: pours clear red-brown with ok short off-white head and lacing. aroma/taste: brown sugar, light chocolade, berries, prunes and some spicy notes. palette: strong malty and fruity aroma, average carbonation, medium to full body, medium to high sweetness, balanced by a medium bitterness, average duration and an oily texture. Overall: nice strong ale, with a lot of berry/port notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (2075) - PORTUGAL - MAR 22, 2016
33cl bottle. Clear brown colour with a nice tan head. Poor retention. Liquorice, dates, caramel and biscuit in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium body. Taste is sweet with fruity notes. Sweet dry finish. Overall, nice but dull beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thompson (580) - - MAR 17, 2016
Bottle @ the guild... small off-white head.. opaque dark brown colour... smell sweet fruit y raisins.. sweet maybe overly ripe fruit.. dont notice much else to sweet it rules all else..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1841) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle. Color dark brown with huge head. Aroma malt, roasted, bread, spicy. Taste malt, alcohol, roasted, dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (12799) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Keg at The Delirium Cafe, Brussels. Very dark brown with cream head. This is initially quite sweet, there is a fruit cake character, with raisins / sultana notes. The darkly roasted malts show through, chocolate roasted, full and tasty with just a bitter edge. Overall a well brewed beer with lots of depth. Good stuff.

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