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De Hoevebrouwers
Brewed at De Graal

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Zottegem, Belgium

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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed for and by members of Zythos branch BLES. Filtered, non-pasteurised, bottle-conditioned. Named after a Zottegems regional cookie. De "Hoevebrouwers", a young brewing couple want to start up a brewery on their farm. 1° version at De Graal, 2° at Alvinne, 3° again at De Graal


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2008
Bottle. Light unclear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, bread, dust. Flavor is moderate sweet and light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (130208)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2008
UPDATED: APR 17, 2008 ZBF2008: From bottle. Pours hazzlenut brown, golden and clear with a completely gone head. Light whiskey malt aroma. Flavour is spiced, light caramel note. Lingering light spiced and yeasty finish.6-3-6-3-13=3.1

33 cL bottle. Pours hazy orange with a fully diminished white head. Light citric and spiced aroma. Flavour is spiced and light malty, caramel and perhaps a mild chocolate note. Light spiced and yeasty finish.6-3-5-3-11=2.9

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29333) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2009
Bottled.A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The aroma is sweet and acidic with notes of malt and caramel, while the flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, leading to a dry spicy finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Courtesy of yespr. Hazy, amber golden with a lively, lacing, off-white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast and roasted malt. Medium body with roasted malt accents, some dried fruit and a little yeast. Subdued bitterness while some diacetyl and alcohol in the finish. 160408

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 17, 2008
Bottle. Clear orange coloured with a huge off white head. Spicy aroma of caramel with notes of fruits. Sweet flavour of caramel, dried fruits and fruits with notes of spices and hops. Spicy and hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2011
Bottled@Monks Café Porterhouse, Stockholm. Deep amber colour with a beige creamy head. Aroma is caramel malts, fruits, toffee and some mild yeastyness. Flavour is very similar with a slight bittery and spicy aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19380) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2010
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2011 Bottled at Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Hazy dark amber, rich head. Sweet and fruity with above medium body and rounded, somewhat spritzy mouthfeel. Slight caramel, plenty of black currant, citric finish with spicy bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 18, 2008
Bottle at ZBF08. Good malty aroma, slightly sweet. Cloudy brown colour. Small stable bubbly tan head. Some yeast to flavour. Roasted, a little grainy. All in all OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 21, 2009
33cl bottle. Enormous beige head atop murky brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some herbal, yeast, light plum. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, nutmeg, herbal, some molasses, light raisin. Light-medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11079) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 13, 2010
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours medium brown with a slight creamy beige head. Aroma is browned roast malt with leather or tobacco. Mediumbody; mild carbonation. Flavor is brown malt, herby hop, and tobacco notes. Astringent. Finishes dry, bitter, and even a little brown sugar to fight the dry. Good.


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