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Brewed by Brunehaut
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Rongy, Belgium

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RATINGS: 310   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With its aroma of caramel and liquorice, this dark beer of 8% is drunk at room temperature.


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3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnygm (55) - Santiago, - NOV 1, 2010
Nice carbonation and fruity aromas. Toasted, caramel, raisins and some tofee. On palate is similar to aromas, but with some cinnamon. Unfortunately I hate cinnamon, so after a while it becomes too much.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5551) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 3, 2016
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of foamy light brown colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a softly carbonated opaque brown colored body and a thick foamy lacing. The nice aroma was vinous and brown malt. The semi-thick mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering dark malt aftertaste. The yummy flavor contained notes of vinous brown malt and dough. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
heavy (2662) - Split, CROATIA - JUN 15, 2016
Feb. ’16. A 0.33 l bottle that poured hazy brown body with huge corresponding head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, dark fruits, yeast and a bit of alcohol. Flavor was lightly sweet, malty, caramel, fresh ripe and dried fruits, licorice, cocoa and wood with only a light vinous dubbel-ish note. Quite a complex brew, with the full body. Finish was pretty long, sweet malty and lightly warming. Really nice and a tasty dubbel that evolved significantly over the style boundaries to general Belgian strong ales, but I won’t mind.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ed5388 (3107) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2016
750ml c&c bottle. Story behind this beer is a friend/co worker (Dave) passed away in 2015. He was a huge fan of Belgian beers. A few of us at work would drink some craft beers in the morning after work from time to time. This was a bottle he gave to one of our friends/co workers (Bob) to try. The bottle was placed into Bob’s cellar to drink at a later date, and was forgotten about. Months after Dave passed Bob came across the beer while looking through his cellar. He held onto this beer till our old "after work morning beer" drinking crew was back together. So on 04/08/2016 in the Tropicana Hotel in Atlantic City prior to AC Beer & Music festival we finally drank the beer and toasted to Dave! Your still in our thoughts buddy and we’re glad you were still able to be with us at beerfest in some way! Poured a hazy brown with a thick tan head of foam. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, dark fruit, Belgian yeast, with light spices. Taste mimiced the nose with some light oxidation and plastic off notes. All in all was a decent beer and glad I got to try it in Dave’s memory.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AaronTDubs (294) - - MAR 29, 2016
Dark brown color. Raisins, caramel aromas. Starts out sweet, fruity, and tart, finishes very roasty and phenolic. Licorice and espresso notes dominate. It can be very astringent with obvious alcohol. This beer needs to be consumed quite warm. I didn’t care for it, but it is a complex and interesting beer. It could pair well with rich gamey foods or dark chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SDalkoholic (2331) - Linda Vista, California, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle from Whispering Liquor: What a treat to find this 4-pack of beer since I had never seen or heard of this brewery or beer. Aroma is faint but does have an expired aroma of deep syrupy malts and a pinch of spice attributed to the Belgian yeast despite its old shelf life. The flavor is sweet but is a gloopy malt mess seeing as how this was bottled in September 2012 and it is now almost February 2016. No wonder why it was on sale for $2 cheaper. Glad this beer reached my hands but it would have been rated so much higher if it were within 2 years or so. This abbey dubbel has aged graciously but my rating is based on what I taste now and not what I imagine it tasted fresh.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EvgeniyKurilov (154) - - JAN 21, 2016
Старая запись. Пил холодны& впечатл& смазало& Хороший солодов& черносл& профиль. Сладкий, дрожжев& аромат. Среднее по плотнос& среднее по карбони& приятно& питкое, но не шедевр.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1460) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 4, 2015
Aroma is roasted malts with dark fruits like plum, raisins and some apple. Light clove and yeastiness. Taste is akin to Aroma with a full roast and sweet body. Light yeastiness and clove bitterness on tip. Appearance is an attractive clear amber with a fluffy medium beige head that retains very well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7303) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle from an Antwerp fest. Poured a clear medium brown with a thin broken very light tan head. The aroma is yeast, sweet malt, alcohol. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich alcoholic, light liqourice, sweet malt, light yeast palate. Medium bodied with lively carbonation and a frothy mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5413) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2015
5/19/2011 2:35:34 PM Bottle from Ultime Atome. Nice dark amber with big head. Nose is malts, caramels and some sweet. Taste is also malts and nice fruits and caramel. Some sweet notes. Wheat too. Quite nice, really.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PeatyPete (866) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 23, 2015
330 ml bottle. Extreme gusher which ultimately only half remained. Color dark brown with beige foam. Aroma of candied sugar, coffee and dark fruit. Taste of sweet malt, caramel, chocolate and slightly spicy.


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