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


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RATINGS: 1305   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 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (613) - 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 (12) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollerton (80) - SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle at Rotary student pub. Pours a lot of head. Aroma is mild and yeasty. Taste is also mild, yeasty and earthy. A good trappist beer,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (57) - BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2014
Mahoniekleurig bier met snel zakkende schuimkraag. Neus is moutig met kruidige toets. Mondgevoel is vol Afdronk is caramelachtig met kruidig eind.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
samzim (239) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
Scents of spice, yeast, and honey. Hazy mahogany colour. Flavour of dried fruit, coffee, and ginger. Medium body with lively carbonation. Really good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (1941) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2014
330 mL bottle. Hazy chestnut brown with ruby highlights. Brown head recedes but never disappears. Fairly typical yeasty, fruity (plums, golden raisins) aroma. Appealing, though. Mouthfeel is drier than expected, and certainly dry for the style. Taste doesn’t live up to the aroma. Good, not great.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DW78715816 (66) - Kansas, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Pours a deep Amber, aroma is malt, spice, dark fruits, hint of sugar. Taste is malt and dark fruit. Very smooth and creamy. Excellent Dubbel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ametras (481) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
330ml bottle. Hazy mahogany with a foamy off-white head. Flavors are bread, brown sugar and dark fruits with herbal and nutty notes. Medium body, lively carbonation, thin texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
seritomi (306) - HUNGARY - NOV 14, 2014
Sötétbordó, élénk gazdag habbal. Illata furminttos, pezsg?s, édeskés és fanyar. Közepesen testes, szénsavas kesernyés ragacsos végz?déssel. Kellemes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1037) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
330ml bottle
6.7% ABV
Milton LCBO Outlet #2 (Milton, Ontario, Canada)
November 13, 2014
Part of the St. Bernardus mixed pack. The beer pours a semi-translucent copper-tinged brown with a rocky off-white head. The aroma is yeast, brown sugar, plums, and roasted malts. The mouthfeel is full bodied, creamy, with above average carbonation. The flavour is sweet mal;t, caramel, raisins, yeast, and a spicy finish. A huge fan of St. Bernardus, and this is a very good beer.

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