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Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Kamperland, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
330ml bottle: Unfiltered
ABV as of 2014 is 7.5% - has been reported as 6.5 and 7%.
Brewed with Pils, Munchener, Cara 350 and Candi sugar. Hallertau and Saaz hops, and Belgian yeast.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
corkyrory66 (1120) - BELGIUM - FEB 1, 2016
Double de 7,5% abv, pour 17,3° plato, avec seulement 18 ebu. Levure de Westmalle. Exemplaire d’un an environ. Couleur brun roux moyen (ebc 45). Clarté nette. Bulles fines à moyennes, partout, vives. Mousse brun clair, fine, stable à 2 mm. Arômes de malt torréfié, tarte aux prunes, pointe de figue, de nougat et de massepain. 1ère bouche très souple à l’entame assez maltée, avec du candi. Arrière-bouche assez dense pour une double, douce, longue. 2ème avec malt cara et choco, pointe de candi, belle rondeur. Arrière-bouche très agréable, soft. 3ème au malt un peu plus marqué, et quelques fruits. Arrière-bouche très équilibrée, pas naïve du tout. Longueur avec un développement assez impressionnant pour une double, fruits mûrs, malt, mais quelques arrière-bouches un peu plus légères. Jambes marquées. Levure douce, fine, un peu épicée, très grande ligne. Alcool bien, très correct pour une double, il soutient le tout. Finale un peu en dessous, même si on y trouve une pointe de liqueur. CONCLUSION : double très douce, voire même un peu softy … mais elle est très bien faite, et dans son style elle mérite toutes les louanges, très probablement grâce à la levure de Westmalle ...

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stijnemans90 (37) - - JAN 22, 2016
Mooi dubbel bier met een duidelijk aanwezige smaak van geroosterde mout. Licht koffieachtig, notig. Zoetigheid met een hoppige afdronk. Lekker bier.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Antonio369 (50) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2016
33cl bottle, served in trappist chalice. Poured a brown with a with a small beige head that disappeared quickly. Aromas of malt, hops, cotton candy, strawberries. Tastes of malt, hops, caramel, fruity bubblegum, strawberry. Drinks very smoothly. Medium body with a bittersweet finish. Overall a quite average dubbel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimonBlok (105) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2015
33 cl bottle at home. Pours hazy brown with big beige head. Aroma: very malty, coffee, butterscotch, grape, dried fruits. Taste: high sweetness with low bitterness. Finish has notes of nuts, grapes and apricot. Texture is slick. Carbonation is average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuspoenari (430) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Dark caramel look with a very fine head that gives way to an even finer lacing. Smells like a Belgian ale aright, with dark fruit and strawberries and caramel and all that. The taste follows through, with caramel, toffee, strawberry jam and a bitter hop aftertaste. Decent dubbel, I’d say.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (328) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Dark brown with a ruby glow. Off white head. Aroma of fruit and malts. The taste is nothing as expected. It starts mildly bitter and develops into a frenzy of fruits, spices and bitterness. The aftertaste leaves a glow of alcohol.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2015
Nogal een zware smaak voor een dubbel, de kleur zit goed: donkerbruin, voldoende schuimkraag.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (1588) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2015
Lekkere bruisende dubbel met beetje kauwgomballen zoetheid. Backlog from 2015/01/31.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patjeadam (143) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2015
A little sour in the nose. First sip shows the rich malts, some dried red fruits, a little sugar, some hidden spices and a very nice little bitter aftertaste. It has not that much carbonization and it is a little sticky. Very well done dubbel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy (iOs)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (4099) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle from Damian. Quite good beer executed true to style. Lightly hazy brown colour and a soft head with moderate duration. Rich malty character with dried fruits and caramel flavours, only subtle yeasty spiciness and bitterness in the background. Balanced and relatively easy drinking for a 7,5% ABV beer. Alcohol hidden well.


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