Brewed by Brouwerij De Ryck
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Herzele, Belgium


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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Bottle conditioned and filtered keg.
Ingredients: Hops, malt, water, yeast, sucrose, spices.
Named after the original name of the brewery - De Gouden Arend (the Golden Eagle).
Arend Double has a warming sweet caramel flavour in combination with a subtle bitterness of hops. The full-bodied aftertaste turns this beer into a modern top fermented quality product.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (9562) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Hazy copper brown, big off-white head. Aromas of green apples and light spice. Sweet malt taste, more apples. Sticky finish. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EddyBeer1 (1058) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 9, 2014
Brune tirant vers l’ambré, effervescence moyenne, col beige clair qui tombe vite. Caramel léger, sucre candi, mini amertume et... pas grand chose d’autre!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17284) - P´Castle, GERMANY - JAN 17, 2014
leicht trübes bräunliches bier mit schöner schaumkrone. geruch malzig süß, alkoholisch, leicht fruchtig. Geschmack fruchtig, hefig, alkoholisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (6372) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2013
Pours clear , light brown , big white head Sweet spices , some earth in the smell Taste is sweet , bit green hops , some bitterness , some earthyness . Nice .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JefVerstraete (2952) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - DEC 5, 2013
Gusher! Dark brown, creamy white foam. A lot of carbonation. Unbalanced beer. Aroma of caramel and dark fruit. Bit sweet, medium bitter. Not very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (4032) - Radom, POLAND - OCT 29, 2013
Bardzo dobre piwo, ktore rosnie w oczach. Chodzi mi oczywiscie o piane. Spora i drobinkowa metnosc, kolor ciemno rubinowo-bordowy. Piana niebywale trwala. Aromat sliwek i innych owocow suszonych. W smaku slodkawe ale nie przytlaczajace. Lekka wytrawnosc daje sie zaznaczyc na finiszu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thanatosti (1501) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2013
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. Hazy orange brown with an off-white head. Malty aroma with lots of herbs. Nice full flavour with a taste that matches the aroma. Creamy mouthfeel. Nige dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jd7h (44) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 2, 2013
Intriguing aroma, which hints at the enormous amount of spices including in this beer. Palate and look are below average. The color is unconvincing murky orange instead of the beautiful caramel I hoped to encounter. The taste is that of sweet and sour orange, together with lots and LOTS of spices, but not the preferable kind. The review below me sums it up pretty well. The taste reminded me of some funky still-riping mead-with-pepper I tasted last month.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suprchunk (2964) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Dark amber colored pour. Small off-white head. Little bit of lacing. A spicy aroma. Sweet flavor of malt and spice. Mostly a hop spice, but not bitter. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (8211) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2013
33 cl. bottle @ home. Procured @ Willems. BBF 12/2013. I love the escutcheon label design – even if I suspect that the beer inside is going to be average at best, I cannot help but to get exited about anything bearing an escutcheon. The sucker pours a copper brownish amber with some beige bubbles quickly separating like islands and vanishing. Smells like cough syrup, overly sweet semi-jagermeister herbs, liquorish, even more spices and biscuit, candy sugar,… am I supposed to drink this or take one tablespoon with each meal? Taste is thick cough syrup, candy sugar syrup, liquorish, very sweet spices, rum cake, wowza, I am not sure as to what this sweet concoction is? sweet metals, copper, medicinal herbs, very thick, coffee, almost hint sour,… I am not sure as to what this concoction is but I am intrigued. Carb. is too explosive & body a touch too light. Get out of here :)

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