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

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RATINGS: 342   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Bottle; Unfiltered. Keg.


Rockspeny's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rockspeny (15) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, - SEP 29, 2012
Tried on draft in unfiltered version at the brwery. looks like a dark ale should, lovely sulphur cream head. Begian character to the smell, along with red berries, malt, caramel. Very smooth malty fruit flavour with red winegums, just right balance of sweetness, very satisfying and drinkeable. No aftertaste I can remember. Not as memorable a beer as the blonde.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darrennelson12 (412) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
AT the brewery; pours a brownish/amber color. Not alot from the aroma. Taste was somewhat sweet, though the alcohol definitely came through on this one. Overall, an OK beer but not nearly there best

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (709) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Gifted 330ml bottle. Pours a reddish brown colour with off-white head. Sweet caramel aroma. Taste also caramel, brown sugar, noticable alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OllieBBommel (1088) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle@home Appearance: clear ruby brown with beige head. Aroma: caramel, malt. Taste: medium bitter-sweet. Palate: smooth, medium lasting bitter-sweet body, medium CO2. Overall: nice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdb84 (101) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2014 Bottle. Pours a slightly red cola colour with strong foam head. Aromas are hearty and sweet, everything is in there: subtle sweetness of kandij (rock candy), triple-like yeast, barley wine, small hints of raisins and cherries. Deep whiff gives off a little salmiak. Very well balanced. Taste is very earthy, sensation resembles liquid whole wheat bread/rye. Salmiak is relatively strong, flows into a nice bitterness with slightly boozy aftertaste. With some of the stronger Trappist beers, you only care for drinking a single one (due to the overwhelming taste). Not this one. Great bear to have all through a hearty winter meal.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
triskaideka (137) - Killarney, IRELAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle at home - pours copper with off white head. Fruity, yeasty aroma. Taste is of malt and fruit cake.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentKabel (204) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 11, 2014
A dubbel style beer like so many others. This one is very smooth and no flavour ever gets on top, very balanced, but also a bit boring. Nothing that makes this one stand out. Its slightly roasted, faint caramel taste and a smooth finish. Nice beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Dark successor of Brugse Zot with a light yellowish beige, mousse-like head on a dark chestnut robe. Aroma of bitter chocolate, hazelnuts, figues, plums, vague spicy notes. Malty, dryish taste, dried fruits, ending in a grassy hop bitterishness. Very cliché dubbel.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 6, 2014
Een dubbel is normaal een bier met goed wat smaak, dat is echter het geval niet bij deze. Jammer

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Icedwarf (325) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2014
Rood bruin bier met veel schuim. Smaak is licht bitter en droog, bessen en banaan, echter niet erg intens. Valt tegen en lijkt niet op een Abbey Dubbel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Christian (11119) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2014
On tap at Christian Firtal. Red copper colour with a big off-white head. The aroma has tropical fruit, caramel, dark sugar and a bit of phenolic yeast. Dry fruity flavour of dried fruit, tropical fruit and winegum, with bready malt and caramel


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