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Brouwerij Corsendonk
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Turnhout, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1418   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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


coempa's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coempa (18) - Reeuwijk, - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle from Den Gouwen Aar @home Pours dark brown, medium offwhite foamhead, good lacing. The aroma is malty, caramel, roasty. Taste is a good balance between sweet and bitter, not too much on either side. Medium body, medium carbonation. Finish is not abrupt and only a little bitter. Great beer, for many occasions.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (117) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 24, 2014
Cervesa molt afruitada i maltosa, es nota també gust a caramel. Cerveza muy frutada y maltosa, se nota también sabor a caramelo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1217) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Bottle in The Macc. Dark amber brown with a thin off white head. Aroma of dark fruits and malts, some yeast. Flavour has some sweet malts, yeast and dark fruit, medium carbonation. Nice enough but nothing special in my eyes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RussianDragon (16) - - APR 18, 2014
Dark brown, with no light passing when backlit. Aroma is sweet and malty. Flavor is dark fruit and chocolate malt with a slight lactic finish. From notes taken at Bier Paleis, Brugge on June 6 2007.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thompson (304) - - APR 15, 2014
Bottle shared with the Benzai a long time ago at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Nice abbey dubbel: dark brown colour, smell and taste malts, caramel, nuts. Good body and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (646) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - APR 13, 2014
Aroma of malts, caramel, red and dark fruits, raisin, some brown sugar. Flavour is dark fruity sweetness, malty caramel. A very fine fruity Dubbel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (380) - CROATIA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle 330 ml at Pivkan, Zagreb. Pours dark brown with beige head. Malty and spicy aroma and flavor. Caramel. Emphasized sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (145) - ITALY - APR 5, 2014
Dark reddish brown, creamy off white head. Smells of malts, some belgian yeast, sweet dark fruits and an hint of alcohol. Taste stays on the same lines, very rich and pleasant. Light hops, sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewballs (162) - USA - MAR 28, 2014
Fair beer. Floral and fruity. Thin head. Lacks body. The wash down is one dimensional. Ok but not earth shaking .

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nilsas (987) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2014
Duft av rosiner, eik og krydder. Mørk brun, nesten sort. Dekkende skum, heng langs kant. Nydelig fruktig smak, krydder og rosin.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maarten1993 (200) - - MAR 20, 2014
Drank 20-3-2014. Nice dark with some foam. No particular smell, bit Sweetish. Tastes not Strong. Vague chocolate hint in the end. Carbonation is a bit too present. The beer is also too thin and slightly watery in the middle, between the carbonation start and the chocolate end.


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