Brewed by Brouwerij Emelisse
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Kamperland, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5510) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2011
28/08/2011 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 9/6/12 (2011-412)

Little cloudy red brown to purple beer, beige creamy head, pretty stable, somewhat adhesive. Aroma: fruity, caramel, dried fruits, sweet cherries, chocolate milk, strong alcohol, raisings, bit vinous even, wood. MF: little carbon, very thick creamy texture, medium body. Taste: roasted malts, mocha, bit of caramel, fruity, touch of banana, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: citric acidity, alcohol playing on the tongue, more caramel, dry bitter ending. Spot on! This beer combines the typical caramel sweetness and dried fruits which are key for a dubbel, but also keeps it interesting enough through the sour and bitter hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3173) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 9, 2012
Typical plum and alochol dominated dubbel. Aroma and flavor. Medium light tan head. Opaque brown color. Tried with Dave at the brewery in April, 2012.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
subcombicio (167) - Marghera, ITALY - AUG 11, 2013
Richiama chiaramente lo stile di abazia, pur mantenedo il carattere e la luppolatura che contraddistinguono questo fantastico birrificio.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielyabu (1308) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ZodiacM (189) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2014
Roodbruin biermet witte schuimkraag. Geuren van mout, caramel, hop. Smaken van mout, caramel, noten, kruiden. Een zoet-bittere smaak met dito afdronk en een wat olie-achtige textuur van het bier zelf. Bijzondere dubbel en lekker!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
goozen (3136) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2006
Bottle, drunk this dubbel at the Mug in Middelburg. A red-brownish beer with a thick head and a aftertaste with some herbs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pyrmir (3673) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2013
330 ml bottle. Aroma with loads of plum, apricot, alcohol. Taste reminding more of plum wine than beer, a bit tangy and alcohol. Nice beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (8035) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 3, 2013
33 cl bottle thanks to Ingo! Sampled on March 1, 2013.
No BB date seems to be marked. Label state 7.5% ABV.
Clear copper color, tan head. sweet, grainy, some alcohol, raisin scent. Sweet, light roasted, grainy taste. Gariny aftertaste. Medium to a bit spritzy mouthfeel. Also a bisquit aftertaste. Low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maupie (927) - Roosendaal, NETHERLANDS - JAN 22, 2003
It is a nice red-brown colored beer with a sweet tast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5465) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - FEB 3, 2003
Brown color, slightly cloudy. Thick creamy head, medium lasting. Malty aroma, bit metallic. Thick body. Lasting malty flavor. Good double, but nothing special.

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