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


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RATINGS: 449   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.

Kita's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kita (1871) - Koper, - FEB 1, 2013
Bottled, 0.33l. Hazy dark brown color with large frothy brownish head, no distinctive lacing, but remains a lot of yeast residue. Aroma of caramel malt, strawberries, cherries and spicy hops. Taste starts sour fruity with some raspberry, too. Then followed by spicy malt, which is substantially present in the aftertaste, too. Alcohol is well hidden, hops, apparently are hidden, too. Full body, sticky texture and fizzy natural carbonation in palate. A bit disappointing, expected much more...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ulrikolsen (273) - DENMARK - AUG 3, 2016
Tap@Halvemaan. Poulsen clear reddish brown with beige head. Aroma is fruit and malty with som sweetness. Taste is light roasted and fruity with dried fruits and caramel. Finish is light spicy and semi-dry.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fules (728) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUL 26, 2016
Hatalmas, tartós, bézs hab, sötétbarna szín. Enyhe, malátás, karamelles illat. Karamelles, pörkölt malátás, aszalt gyümölcsös, enyhe likőrös ízek. Közepesen keserű és szénsavas, közepesen testes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heidbummer (196) - SCOTLAND - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown/hint of ruby with a big foamy tan head. Lots of caramel on the nose, and into the taste. Lots of malt, hint of dark fruit and figs, good full mouthfeel. I like this, but it’s not complex. It’s much bigger and bolder on draught at the brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hamilton_w (238) - - JUL 19, 2016
Caramel, herbs aroma. Brown color, big tan head. Caramel medium sweet, not much bitter, a hint of sour, alcohol notes in the finish. Medium body, not long finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (177) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 8, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2016 Huge dark tan head. Nose of candied orange zest, caramel, chocolate, raisings, brown sugar, dried plum, spice and chocolate icecrea. Medium sweet + light bitter + lighter sour, less sweet on finish. Creamy texture, high carb, very light alco warmness on finish. Lovely!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aukedebier (3) - KAUTTUA, FINLAND - JUN 12, 2016 does not count
It gives a nice appearance. Nice beige head, carbonation is good. The taste of (caramel) sugar is a bit too strong. This fades a bit after a couple of hits. Otherwise an interesting beer. But certainly not the best of Belgian beers. This brewery makes also Straffe Hendrik. Which deserves a better rating.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alex60 (184) - - MAY 29, 2016
Bouteille 33 cl - couleur brune avec mousse beige, odeur grillé, goűt sur le grillé, le malt, caramel, texture onctueuse, agréable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Trolleo (1276) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 26, 2016
Clear deep amber color, medium sized off-white to tan head. Aroma of dried fruit, lottle bit gassy with truffles. Boring and too sweet caramel taste. Thin body, average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (1218) - CROATIA - MAY 22, 2016
Reddish brown color, average sized tan head. Aroma of malts, overripe fruits, yeast, honey. Malty sweetness in taste, sugary, caramel, overripe fruits, dark fruits, yeast, light hoppiness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Nothing exciting.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
azzie (780) - Pula, CROATIA - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle 0,33l. Hazy amber color with big pale peachy head. Sweet smell, something soapy in it, flowers, cherry. Medium body and carbonation. Caramel taste, fruits, a hint of metal.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

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