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


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RATINGS: 334   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Bottle; Unfiltered. Keg.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtronSeige (530) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
goozen (2886) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3148) - 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.

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

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (8314) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (7323) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 15, 2011
Nice brown color, could have been a little darker. Normal smell and good taste. Palate very good. ABV prefect for this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1272) - Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2013
75cl bottle. Clear brown with huge head. NOSE : tart, toffee, raspberry, yeast, candy, cooked fruits. SIP : medium body, decent carbonation with creamy texture. Sweet tart flavor on the start with a background of burned caramel and malts. The burned taste becomes more and more bitter. Very complex fruit notes mingle well with black chocolate like feeling. Further on it develops some more bitter, earthy flavors and some more raspberry like sour twist. It’s like there are two separate layers of flavors that don’t mix yet they play well together. Hop are revealed in the end with floral nuances. The bitterness in the aftertaste is more like a burned coffee and apple seed and clove. OVERALL : I didn’t expect that at all. It’s by far one of the most exciting Abbey Dubbel I have ever tasted. Smooth texture and complexity from both malts and hops is quite unique. Nice one.

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