Brewed by Stift Engelszell Trappistenbier-Brauerei
Style: Belgian Ale
Engelhartszell an der Donau, Austria


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RATINGS: 347   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oelbas (196) - DENMARK - OCT 7, 2014
Tåget orangegylden med et stabilt cremefarvet skum. Duft med maltsødme, mørke malt og en svag antydning af belgisk gær. Smagen er gyldig af malt og lidt chokoladeagtigt. Mørk malt er tydelig og medspiller i en markant men difus bitterhed, der hurtigt forsvinder i en kort eftersmag. Ikke nogen stor trappist men ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (3436) - Georgia, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Pours a dark coppery Amber with a very thick and fluffy buff head. (The damn gnats that have been plaguing me for days sure like it!) Strong, fruity aroma has notes of pear, Apple and banana, plus caramel and sharp alcohol hints. Bold, fruity flavor pleases with apple, pear, bready, caramel, and subtle banana and nuty tones. Texture is smooth and fairly fizzy, if a little thin. Those lucky monks!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sreddy (1) - - OCT 3, 2014 does not count
A decent Belgish Ale with a very nice color. It has a bit too much of an alcohol taste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4746) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle - Malty notes, stone fruit and some raisin. Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Lots of fruity esters, stone fruit, plum and some sugars. A little bitterness and booze in the finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Syfher (80) - Brussels, BELGIUM - SEP 30, 2014
Good dark beer, great taste. The palate may appear to be a little bit pasty, but very good in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HopfenWeisse (1126) - - SEP 27, 2014
From chimay chalice. Murky brown color with small lasting head. Aroma is dark fruits, fruity, malt. Flavor is dark fruits, bitter, sour, dry.Was expecting bit more, but still pretty okay beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cuso (4963) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle from my daughter, many thanks. hazy dark amber color with thick off-white head. sweet malt, caramel, honey, Taste sweet malt, honey, spices, herbal notes, bubble gum, yeast, light hops. Good, better than Gregorius.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crlnts (317) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 18, 2014
Off-white lasting big head, deep orange slightly hazy. Nose is sweet, spicy, honey. Carbonation soft. Light bitterness. Not too complicated. Pleasant but not very lasting taste wise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (562) - CROATIA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle; pours amber with a large tan head; aroma is sweet with dark fruits, honey, malt, and some spice; taste is also sweet with malt, dark fruits, and then becomes more tart towards the end; finish is bittersweet and dry; decent Belgian

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkmagus82 (1784) - - SEP 15, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 6-19-13- Poured from bottle into a chalice glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazy and murky brownish amber color with a one finger tan colored head. The head has a decent retention, fading over time to leave a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell- The aroma is of fruit and biscuit with lots of cherry and plum. Along with these smells other aromas of a honey and a decent presence of a yeasty aroma bringing with it spice of coriander, pepper and clove. Taste –The taste begins with a biscuit malt flavor mixed with darker fruits of cherry and plum. Unlike in the nose not much honey was detected in the taste, but instead the sweetness came largely from the fruit flavors. More toward the middle a tartness and yeastiness began developing on the tongue along with some spice of coriander. These flavors take the taste to its end where the tart and more tart flavors get more potent leaving a biscuit and fruity tart flavor to linger in the mouth. Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is on the thicker and chewier side with a carbonation level that is on the average side. For the tart flavors of the brew a slightly thinner body may have been slightly more appropriate although the medium carbonation level was a nice balancer of the tart and the biscuit flavors that were simultaneously present at the end. Overall – An alright dubbel but nothing too out of the ordinary here in my opinion.

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