Broeder Jacob
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Wezemaal, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Also as ’Xmas’ version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RW80 (600) - NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2014
33cl bottle labelled as double port Appearance:Dark brown with an off-white head of about 1 finger. Aroma:Sweet caramelised malts, sweet red and black fruit,chocolate,vinious notes,spices. Taste sweet caramel and prunes and figs, with a bit of spices, light alcohol there to round the seet palate further. Some bitternes in the finish. Aftertaste is a bit fruity with some nuts. Full body with a good (average) carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (1697) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - APR 12, 2014
Bottle as "double port" stable fluffy head, hazy dark brown colour, aroma of dark bread, caramel and chocolate cake, flavour of dark fruits, dark bitter chocolate, dark bread and caramel, quite sweet but mellow and not cloying, very smooth and easy to sip, suprisingly light for a 9% brew, excellent with grilled entrecote. Highly enjoyable

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JLPetter (8) - NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2014 does not count
Lekker zoet donker bier, lange afdronk, rijk smaakvol schuim. Je merkt niet dat hij 9% alcohol heeft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MonsterMagnet (198) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle as Double Port. Pours dark brown with a medium tan head that quickly shrinks to a thin layer. Aroma: dark fruits, bread, brown sugar. Taste: blue grapes, plums, elderberries, raisins, chocolate, caramel, hints of nuts and wood. Sweet (in a ripe dark fruit way), silky smooth, full bodied with a long honey finish with a slight tannin bitterness. Yum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (10549) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is coffee, sugar, alcohol, licorice. Flavour is coffee, sugar, alcohol, licorice, roasted malt. Full body. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Russo (1685) - Campinas, BRAZIL - MAR 21, 2014
Pours a dark brown with an off-white head. Aroma is fruity with hints of alcohol. Flavor is sweet and dark fruits notes. Medium to full body with a light carbonation, dry alcohol finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
freretoc (685) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 10, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 75cl, couleur brune foucée et une grosse mousse onctueuse, en bouche c’est un peu trop acide et sucrée avec une petite marque sur le blés tendres, pas fameux.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenH (834) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2014
brown, black, roasty, toast, chocolate, full body, oily feel, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, medium sweetness, medium bitterness,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3283) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2014
As Double Port. Poured deep, dark reddish brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of sweet berries and caramel malt. Full body, flavour of sweet, lightly alcohol soaked raisins, plum and currants. Lingering dry sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
timmwillum (65) - BELGIUM - FEB 22, 2014
Tydelig næse af portvin og anis. Brunligt tykt men halvfygtigt skum. Mørke dunkel brun farve. Smagen er sødlig men afballanceret bitter med tydelige toner af port. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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