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Brouwerij Corsendonk
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Turnhout, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 1593   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Marketed as Corsendonk Abbey Brown Ale in North America.
Launched 1982 by Jef Keersmaekers as Pater Noster. Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq since launch.
Ingredients: Caramel, Pilsen and Munich barley malts, and Saaz, Kent and Hallertau hops
Brewed with roasted malt, hence its deep dark reddish colour. It is a mellow, dark, top-fermented beer, refermented and matured in the bottle to obtain a lively, bubbly beer with a rich head


czar's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (5666) - Québec, Quebec, - JAN 28, 2013
bottle (2014 expiry) from mathieuc, thanks! pours hazy light brown with a nice light beige head, some retention and lacing. fruitiness, caramel, lot of spices - coriander, molasses and roasted caramel malts. hint of acidity and umami, relatively dry herbal-grassiness. average to soft carbonation, medium body, medium long bittering grassy finish.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZeroDome (57) - GERMANY - JUL 27, 2015
Deep brown color with a tan head. Caramel and dark fruits, matly. Balanced bitterness. Some raisin. No hop aroma. Medium-heavy body. Carbonation is balanced, too. Love it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (1710) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 27, 2015
@ Havregatan 150727. Bottle (330 ml) from Systembolaget. Malty, caramely and spicy with yeasty notes, dark fruits, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and malty with caramely and spicy notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TorbenJensen (488) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2015
Light roasted malt tones and hard roasted malt rises from the glass and during its nice foam is a hazy and almost black promising dubbel waiting. A little licorice, a little coffee, a little bitter orange peel and plenty of sweet malt notes with great burnt character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (245) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2015
The beer is beautiful, an absolute lust for the eye. The beer has a thick frothy layer of foam on top of it. The bulk disappears to leave a thin drape of almond colored foam. Really nice. The color is a deep dark ruby red. Beautiful. The smell is really nice. It is very herbal. It has some sweet fruit aroma’s, also chestnut, and mint. The smell is really special. All aroma’s give the smell a heavy, herbal spicy appearance. The taste is unique as well. Very spicy and herbal. The beer has some alcohol taste, but it complements the spicy herbal deliciousness. This beer can be surely recommended.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gaultier (936) - SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2015
@ Agards väg 14/7-15. Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity and spicy with notes of caramel, also some yeast. Body is medium, the finish is dry with notes of spices.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (651) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Tap at muddy pig. 12oz pour in tulip. Dark brown almost black with smooth white head and good lacing. Subtle roasted aroma. Dark fruit and fig with some sour funk. Finish is quick. A bit tart. Raisin. Good complexity. Definitely a bit different and good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1386) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2015
Mörkbrun grumlig öl med smutsvitt skum. Doft av torkad frukt, mörkt socker fikon och viss jästig kryddighet. Detsamma återkommer i smaken.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (496) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 10, 2015
33 cl bottle. Dark brown color with perfect foam. Aroma: raisins, caramel, yeast, a little spice like clove and coriander. Taste: well balanced, sweetness, dried prunes and raisins, roasted, caramel, esters, wine and cinnamon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agent_persik (541) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 5, 2015
Dark brown color, big beige head. Aroma of caramel malt, burnt sugar and dried fruits. Dry seet taste with mildly bitter finish. Medium body and strong carbonation. Unusually dry for the style, but nice dubbel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansalon (1829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
Pours muddy dark brown with a low tan head. Aromas of raisins, caramel, roasted malts, nuts, apple. Taste is caramel, raisins, nuts, apple. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.


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