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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
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielyabu (1395) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - MAR 30, 2014
small offwhite frothy head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. muddy thick dark reddish-brown body. aroma: moderate malty, caramel, dark chocolate, mild coffee, raisin. if: heavy sweet. ff: heavy sweet light acidic bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. Dulçor delicioso de uva-passa. Menos alcoólica que o padrão do estilo. Dulçor traz também toques maltados. Foge da concepção do estilo, o que não evita que seja uma deliciosa cerveja. Leve amargor balanceia perfeitamente o dulçor inicial sobrepujante. Leve acidez (lembrando ameixa fresca) surgida na segunda metade da cerveja também ajuda a balancear bem o dulçor. Bem no final da cerveja, a acidez cresce um pouco, ficando um pouco azedinha.190 s

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Passewaaij (323) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
Donkere roodbruine kleur, amper schuim. Ruikt lekker, wat zoetig. Smaakt te zoet, nasmaak is wel prettig. Prima dubbel

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
t0taln00b (6) - POLAND - MAR 29, 2014 does not count
Aroma: at the first smell lots of alcohol, I mean LOTS. After a minute, some fruits, raisins, strawberry marmelade. Deep brown color, foam reducts into zero. Taste. Oh well. Alcohol again, medium bitterness with easy, pleasing finish. I can taste some coffee, especially dark bread. Beer was quite water-ish (?) and fizzy. It’s hard to tell do I like it. You should try it as a curiosity.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
g_georgiou (419) - CYPRUS - MAR 23, 2014
Murky brown body with a beige head. Sweet aroma with some dry plum and raisins. Some chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, lightly bitter. Some spiciness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomekk1978 (1164) - Ząbki, POLAND - MAR 19, 2014
Barwa: czerwona/głęboko miedziana, lekko zmętniona. Piana kremowa, drobno pęcherzykowa, umiarkowanie gęsta. Dość szybko opadająca i pozostająca tylko na ściankach. Wysycenie niskie. Aromat: alkoholowy, estrowo - owocowy (rodzynki, suszone śliwki, wiśnie, jabłka) oraz fenolowy (goździki, może lekkie perfumy), na koniec nieco ciemniejsze słody. Smak: słodycz z owocową kontrą (głównie wiśnie i śliwki), do tego lekki karmel. Brak alkoholu czy chmielu. Kolejna propozycja z Emelisse nie prezentuje się niestety zbyt dobrze. Jak na dubbel jest moim zdaniem zbyt czerwona (choć barwa jest w sumie bardzo ciekawa) i za mało czekoladowa czy choćby karmelowa albo rodzynkowa w smaku. Przyzwyczaiłem się bowiem do piw "podwójnych" w stylu belgijskim. Do tego sprawia w smaku wrażenie jakby szorstkości. Z pewnością nie tego się spodziewałem.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (13065) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch nach getrockneten Früchten, Hefe, Karamell. Geschmack hefig, Karamell, Früchte, leicht gewürzig.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sureshpa (352) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2014
Aroma: Caramel, bit of red fruit, light dried deeds Appearance: Brown red, light sparkly, creamy off white fine foam bubble head, fine full lace, little haze Taste: Caramel, little liquorice, bit of roast/toast, light dry sparkly finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bamsen78 (4690) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy dark copper brown with airy but stable light tan head. Clear aroma of caramel malt, coffee and fruit. Sweetish flavour of caramel, malt and fruit, with pleasant, bitter notes of coffee beans and hops, ending rather dry and rough. Discernible alcohol presence. Nice. Neither too sweet nor sour. A decent Dubbel, that’s it.

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EspritBulles (10) - - FEB 18, 2014
Bonne couleur brune. Odeur d’alcool assez forte ce qui gêne pour une brune. Au palais note de caramel et malt grillé amertume faible Une bonne bière mais pas mémorable

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABT_S54 (322) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
33cl in a Delirium Tremens glass. Pours a hazy brown colour with a moderate beige head. Nicely proportioned flavours with distinctly Belgian tone. Classy and understated flavours - more comparable to Wetsmalle dubbel than Prior 8.


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