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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 1386   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
330ml bottle and 500ml bottle or crock. Filtered, then bottled with yeast and sugar.
First brewed in 1987.
Ingredients: Water, Barley malt, Hops, Yeast.
"Discover this genuine dark Trappist beer with a gentle flavour, creamy head and pronounced bouquet.
La Trappe Dubbel has a deep brown colour and attractive beige froth. The use of caramel malt gives it a gentle aromatic caramelised quality. It has a rich malty flavour with a touch of sweetness. Post-fermenting La Trappe Dubbel is a smooth drink, and yet has some real body and intense flavour to it.


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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jvhemert (334) - Edinburgh, - OCT 27, 2012
AROMA: bread, nuts, woody, APPEARANCE: brown, clear, frothy, white foam TASTE: light sweetness, medium bitterness, PALATE: full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long, bitter OVERALL: one of the best among the Trappist.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Distance_Runner (62) - BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle from Smatch, Brussels, Belgium. Belgian Style Dubbel. This beer won Gold Award from European Beer Star in 2014 under Belgian Style Dubbel Category.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (871) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2014
DAA; Bottle 33 cl. Pours large, dark brown with a large frothy to creamy, fading, still lacing, tan head. Nose is heavy malt, caramel, yeast, dark fruit, ripe fruit, alchol and spice. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet, light to moderate bitter with a lasting warming, spice finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft to avarage. Smooth, alcoholic, complex and enjoyable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fkoolen (359) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 12, 2014
Dark reddish brown colour, hazy, beige nicely lacing creamy head. Dried fruits like figs and raisins, cherries, gingerbread, coffee and chocolate, liquorice, sweet and slightly roasted malty caramel and toffee. Lingering sweet, fruity aftertaste. High carbonation, but still a soft mouthfeel, good body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadylane (4) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 9, 2014 does not count
Pours dark brown/red with a large beige head. Pleasant aroma with notes of raisins, spices and maybe some licorice. Strong complex malt flavours of burnt toffee, caramel and some dry fruit. Good hop balance with a nice dry finish. Medium body - High carbonation makes it very quaffable despite the relatively high ABV.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchMark (193) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2014
Nice double. Dark red with an off white head and lively prickly carbonation. It is quite fresh and not as sweet as others I had in the style. It is even a bit light bodied and dry in comparison. Flavor has a nice balance with yeast burned malts and caramel. Very easy to drink. A beer with caracter.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
dr.dod (324) - Szeged, HUNGARY - DEC 5, 2014
33cl bottle. It is one iconic beer (or ale). It has huge beige foam with nice taste alone, but beer is much better. Caramel and coffee the first after some sweet malt, and hop at the end. Creamy, silky. There are massive alcohol in the beer, but it’s not disturbing, rather heavy bodied. Price is also heavy.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjik83 (641) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
strap (459) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - DEC 2, 2014
Nice roasted malt and sweet fruit aroma. Robust flavor, cherries, honey and roasted malts. Yeasty and pleasant carbonation. Excellent

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JLDC (78) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2014
Colour: copper-brown, with a beige head. Nose: dark (forest) fruits - apricot, plum. Hints of chocolate and raisins. Slight hoppiness. Flavours: chocolate malt returns. licorice, cough drop. Hints of caramel and spices. Finish: long, mellow, warming. Verdict: good Trappist dubbel, but not quite the finest out there.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuideDogSaint (480) - Xiamen, CHINA - NOV 30, 2014
330ml bottle from BePLUS, Xiamen. Pours hazy dark brown with a dissipating white head. Fruity, yeasty, malty aroma. Sweet finish.


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