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Brouwerij Corsendonk
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Turnhout, Belgium

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on tap
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RATINGS: 1697   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   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


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (1083) - Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Fruits, grapes, dark fruit, and mild roast aromas. Brown with off white head, mild lacing. Roast, dark fruit and full bodied. Great balance and good carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6200) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2016
From a 33 cl bottle. Pours a hazy mahogany with a thick tan head. Aroma of toffee and caramel. Flavors same. Lively carbonation. Smooth finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cervmagpt (656) - PORTUGAL - SEP 28, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 26B). Bottle 33 cl - Batch B 14:27 AROMA: predominant toasty malt aroma with a faint raisin note. slight peppery alcohol note. APPEARANCE: dark amber color with ruby body against light. Large off-white head with medium retention. Lace formation. TASTE: medium-low toasty, almost caramelly malty-sweet note. faint plum notes. medium-low bitterness with a malty balance. Finishes almost dry and slightly bitter. PALATE: medium-low body with medium-high carbonation. slight alcohol warmth. Smooth. OVERALL: a Belgian Dubbel not very much complex and with more muted flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EvNa (114) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 25, 2016
Bottle. Color: Very dark chestnut brown. Light brown head. Taste: Roasted malts, yeast, hints of nuts and chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - SEP 24, 2016
Originally rated on 12/5/08. A little disappointed in this one, the aroma and flavors were barely present however there were very, very faint hints and tastes of raisin, and malts but not much else. It looked nice with a very deep brown body, plenty of carbonation and a good head. Mouthfeel was smooth and the alcohol was well hidden. I liked this beer overall but the flavors should have been more assertive for such a highly rated brew. I would like to give it a second chance someday.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hauxe (415) - Butzbach, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2016
Pours chestnut brown from the bottle. Aroma is cherry soda and lightly yeasty. Taste has a dry sweetness, strong fruit notes ( mostly cherry) and a hint of caramel. Body remains on the light side. Decent stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grisza77 (556) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Brązowe piwo o obfitej pianie, która zdobi szkło i redukuje się do warstewki na powierzchni. Aromat ciemnych owoców, głownie rodzynki. W smaku lekko kwaskowe, trochę owocowe, trochę ciemnych słodów. Goryczka średnia. Ogólnie bardzo udany dubel, typowy dla stylu, pijalny.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (990) - - SEP 7, 2016
Pours golden color, clear, almost brilliant, with long lasting, very stable white creamy head (actually was untouched till last ship). Visually high carbonation. Aroma: muscat grape, some spices, florals...peaches, apples...flavor: bread, toffee like malt flavor, with spicy, floral, slightly citrusy notes of hops and grape like esters. Finish is very dry, slightly bitter, which lasting in aftertaste. Body is light to medium, texture soft, carbonation is medium.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bitek (439) - Warszawa, POLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Owoce, rodzynki, biszkopty, nuty przyprawowe, orzechy, słodka czekolada. Średnie ciało, goryczka średnia do niskiej, wysokie wysycenie.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UjoKlobasa (630) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 21, 2016
Bottle. Brown chestnut color, hazy liquid, not much of a head. Banana smell. Aroma of alcohol, banana, liquor, honey, malt. Good, but alcohol is too dominant in this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
datrael (223) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 24, 2016
W aromacie i smaku dominacja zbożowości i słodowości, nieco estrów. Ładne w wyglądzie - brązowe z solidną beżową pianą. Lekkie, przyjemne, dobre piwo, nagroda po całodziennej pracy.


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