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RATINGS: 1340   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Brewed with loads of malt and Belgian yeast, Pere Jacques is a wonderfully fruity, malty ale. Pere Jacques’ complex flavors stand shoulder to shoulder with the Belgian Dubbels enjoyed in the world’s finest beer bars. At the dining table it’s the perfect alternative to a glass of vintage port.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (3869) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. 2010. Hazy brown liquid with small to medium light tan head. Aroma of bread, toast, dried fruit, light booze, earth and raw sugar. Taste is light to medium sweet and light bitter with notes of raw sugar, port wine, dried fruit and toast. Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation. Pretty nice but maybe a bit old.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
popway (152) - California, USA - DEC 27, 2014
2011 bottle. Butterscotch appearance, sugary spice yeast aroma, love that it retained some carbonation,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - DEC 23, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2014 Bottle: Dark amber-copper body, slightly hazed & topped with a thin beige film that’s rounded out by a modest ring. Aroma is largely sweet, loaded with residual Candi sugar & molasses. Wow. Super gummy, yeasty, & exploding with sweet dark fruits; prunes, dates, figs. Rolling in residual sugars. Toffee. Severely under-attenuated malt. Flavor is the same. Heavy caramel, molasses, Candi sugar, brown sugar, plum, anise, dates, figs. Slight metallic notes as well as a faint metallic twinge. Slight alcohol, Belgian yeast esters, & mild phenols bust through. But goddamn I can’t get past the heavy, gummy sweetness. So much residual sugar. Not my speed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smaynard6000 (956) - Apopka, Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2014
750ml bottle. Pours a hazy coppery color with a minimal tan head. Mostly fruity aroma. Somewhat sweet, fruity, malty flavor. Slight bitterness in the finish. Quite good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Clarkdvm (438) - Florida, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle in Fl. Light floral, fruity aroma. Pours a cloudy bronze. Delicious mixture of flavors. Hard to place but simply wonderful.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 18/20
chucklemation (1318) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Pours a dark, murky brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma is sweet dark fruit, and the flavor is similar, with a bite of alcohol. This does have a bit of a thin body, but it tastes great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DCLawyer (2443) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle tasting. Amber with small tan head. Dark fruit, sweet toffee, caramel. Can feel the alcohol a bit. Decent but not a standout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tlind2 (1554) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle, 2009. Reddish copper color, no head. Sweet, complex aroma with plum jam, juicy malts. Smooth flavor with some winy notes, raisins, malt and restrained hops. Full body, low carbonation. Reminiscent of Fuller's Vintage Ale, which is high praise. Aged with grace.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (9651) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 4, 2014
"like a hybrid BSA/dubble/dopplebock. i liked it all around. Big aroma, bready, doughy, sweet, and alcoholic, but not in a bad way. ditto on the flavor with a medium bodied slightly syrupy feel. nicely done."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottled 4/6/12. Dark amber/burnt orange. Big doughy yeast and spiced fruit aroma. The taste adds grains, rich malts, raisin, toffee, anise, and candied apple. Low carb, nice warm alcohol character, medium body, long finish. Very complex. Excellent.

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