Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Watou, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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This name became a reference. This beer is mostly pointed out with its product name: “a Paterke”. This “Paterke” is a chestnut coloured dark beer with a high fermentation (6.7 alcohol content) and a full taste.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bdunhill (250) - Brussels, - NOV 5, 2012
This Abbey Ale proves why Abbey’s are renowned for top quality. On the poor you get a nice seasoned and nutty aroma with a chestnut color. The taste of this fine Ale supersedes the aroma (which is already amazing)! It has a full body with a flavor of roasted nuts and a lingering palate that drives you to sip after sip! Perfect for a nice cold winter day!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tonypreto (115) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2014
11.578 oz bottle poured into chalice. Great aroma of Belgian yeast and fruits. Pours a dark ruby tinted dark brown with an off white head that dissipates rapidly, but stays thin for the long haul. Very light and slightly carbonated, easy to drink. Flavors of yeast and some fruit notes with a great finish. Low abv for a Belgium makes this a go to for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (480) - Xiamen, CHINA - DEC 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Beer Station, Xiamen. A gusher even after cooling in the fridge for a day. Pours hazy dark brown with a lot of foam that dissipates to a thin off white head. Aroma of malt, toffee and Belgian yeast. Sweet finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1028) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Advent Calander for December 5th. Deep chestnut brown colour, with thick off white head. Berry and fruit aroma, the taste has this too, with a touch of yeast. Very well balanced. Bitter, sweet and sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (640) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (675) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 3, 2014
Draft 0.15l at St.Bernardus stand at Horeca Expo Ghent Belgium 2014.Pour it dark color with medium white head.Taste and aroma of sweet fruits, malt, Belgian yeast,maybe some caramel.All together good compact brew.Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RhetoricalAns (368) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
330 mL bottle. Mahogany pour with a tall sandy head, lots of sticky lacing. Aroma, is yeasty, sweet, fruit. Taste of dough, sweet toffee and brown sugar. Medium carbonation, semi dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adster (437) - HUNGARY - NOV 29, 2014
Gesztenye barna szín, cappuccino-szerű és hosszan tartó habréteg; ilyen egy vizuális téren tökéletes belga apátsági dubbel. Szinte ontja magából a pikánsan élesztős, fűszeres, almás, pirított magvas aromákat, mely összetevők mesterien elevenednek meg az első kortyok során, tejes-tejszínes, enyhén kókuszos és vaníliás, tehát messzemenőkig krémes szerkezetben. Az alkohol szinte láthatatlan, a pörkölt maláta édes alapjain felépülő karakter lebilincselően elegáns, nagyszerűen kiegyensúlyozott, megnyerő modora markáns, ugyanakkor mindenféle szerénytelenség nélküli. Pont olyan, amilyennek a típus egyik mintapéldányának lennie kell.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1136) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle from variety pack from LCBO. Aroma of sweet malt. Sweet malty taste too; pretty nice. Good dubbel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (633) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
Pours deep brown with a two finger mushy moustache making cap. A really nice sipper that offers swirls of caramel & dried fruit, with a slight leafy finish. Pulled from the LCBO 6 pack sampler & it’s another winner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PauloAG (28) - BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2014
330cc bottle. Cloudy ruby brown. Creamy persistent head. Very fruity and yeasty, fruity aroma. Nice body with a dry finish. Very good beer.

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