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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Bottle; Unfiltered. Keg.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (645) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 20, 2013
Aroma: Pear, dark fruit, tobacco, cherries, banana, spice Appearance: Clear, dark amber body. Large frothy off-white head. Lacing Flavour: Molasses, tobacco, medium bitterness, fruity, peppery, spice, raison, Palate: Full body, high effervesence, slick mouthfeel, chewy. Overall: Very nice. I would enjoy a few more! 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 18B Belgian Dubbel

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdb84 (114) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hopsinator123 (9) - - SEP 23, 2014 does not count
Decent beer. Definitely better in bruges ... Brown in appearance with a heavy head. Think taste with Carmel flavor

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
goozen (2996) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2006
Another one from the Halve Maan, A nice brown dubbel beer with caramel, bitter taste and some corbonation onthe tongue.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BantamSpirit (18) - ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2013
Large 750cl bottle shared with the loving wife. Actually if she loved me more she would have let me drink the lot :-) She enjoyed it too much so I’ll have to get another couple of bottles and hide them. Great warming chocolate, toast, aroma. Rich and brooding, black, hazy, and very frothy. Sweet and acceptably so.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3261) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 8, 2013
Dobre piwo, piana puszysta ze az sie wylewa z kielicha. Typowa dla belgijskich piw. Kolor brazowo-bursztynowy. Lekkie zmetnienie. W smaku toffi i karmel. Alkohol ukryty i nie wyczuwalny. Finisz wytrawno goryczkowy, lekko owocowy.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LeMat (19) - FRANCE - DEC 28, 2013
Bonne bière brune. Pas trop fort en bouche, ne laisse pas d’arrière goût existant parfois avec les brunes.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Station_Master (1) - ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2014 does not count
Really nice beer. One of my favourites. It make me go yum yum in my tum. It’s a good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wolfenstein (96) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2007
On tap in the brewery in Brugge (It’s amazing how much brewery fresh beer tastes). Nutty receding head with some hints of caramel and roasted malt. I found it better than the blonde offering.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (8510) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 31, 2007
Tap at t’Biertje Brugge. Dark brown creamy tan head. Very malty aroma, earthy and slightly molassesy. Dark plummy malt but also some light vineous fruitiness behind it. Cherry, plums, and raspberry. Earthy and fruity. Well-balanced, easy-drinking dubbel.


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