Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Brugge, Belgium


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RATINGS: 448   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Bottle; Unfiltered. Keg.
Brugse Zot Dubbel is a dark brown beer, inclining towards ruby red. It is brewed with six special varieties of malt, which give the beer a rich and distrinctive aroma. One can discover the scent of honey, almonds, chocolate and brown sugar. By using the Czech Saaz hop from Zatec, the beer has a complex palate of roasted malts and a distrinctive flavour. Brugse Zot Dubbel is known to leave a warm glow in the mouth with a bitter and hoppy finish, leaning towards liquorice and coffee roast. Bottle conditioned.

Ingredients: water, barley malt, sugar, Saaz hops, yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FrankZappa7 (432) - GERMANY - DEC 23, 2015
23-12-2015-Flasche-0,33L. Braun, große, feinporige lang anhaltende Krone. leicht hefig, Rosine, malz. Weiter Trockenfrüchte, Karamell, Malz, Hefe, Röstnalz.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - DEC 5, 2015
Een must van te genieten als je in Brugge bent, een zacht smaak, ideale schuimkraag.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Boutip (5795) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle: Poured a clear light brown color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of candi sugar and light caramel notes is tamer than I was expecting. Taste is also a standard mix of candi sugar and light caramel malt notes. Body is lighter than expected with some good carbonation. Sub-standard example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (3203) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2015
33 cl bottle, shared. Hazy, cola-brown with a big, bubbly lightly tanned head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, fruits, yeasts and faint liquorice. Taste is light sweet. Medium body with a creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finishes slightly dry with yeasts and caramel malts. Pleasant Dubbel.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salwal (307) - GERMANY - NOV 14, 2015
Pours brown with beige head. Head is extremely stable, it won’t go away... Nose is Metallic yeasty and malty. At First carbonation is high but quickly gases out in the mouth. So mouthfeel is rather tickeling. Taste is nuts, hazelnut grainy and finishing in a dry grassy weedy hop flavour. Definitly a good beer..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gaelic (142) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 13, 2015
Brown coloured dubbel with a beautiful, strong light brown head. Small bitters a d sweetness of dried fruit. Not a very long aftertaste, but very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (1291) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2015
Quite a decent dubbel. Fluffy tan head, coffee, cocoa, prunes and raspberry jam in the nose, tastes like dark chocolate, raspberry jam, prunes. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CraftBeerNick (1834) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2015
Bottle at Pizza place in Bruges, 28th October 15. Thin brown clear. Aroma is sweet malt, slight caramel. Taste is sweet, thin, slight metallic, caramel. Not great

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Poele (11) - - OCT 20, 2015
bottle. Sweet, very malty. Virtually no head, very dark body ( nearly black). Light bitter, malty. Lively carbonation, dry texture, light to medium body, Not what I am looking for in a dark brown beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Woc (101) - BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2015
I wanted to like this one since I like the ordinary Brugse Zot. But I don´t know, something is not right. It´s kind of sweet but bitter and doesn´t really have the taste at all, all at the same time. Weird aroma. Great head and color. But still. Cannot give higher mark.

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