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Grimbergen Cuvée Ambrée / Double (Dubbel)

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RATINGS: 1652   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Double has undergone two fermentations, which gives this ale a chocolatey, toffee taste with a warming brandy-like finish.


3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TjerkR (1) - - AUG 16, 2016 does not count
33 cL bottle. Very weak caramel aroma. Reddish brown color with a minimal, tan head that disappears very quickly. Taste: medium sweetness, hints of caramel and dried fruit. Not very pronounced, but quite nice nonetheless. Full body, strong carbonation. Nothing too special but definitely a nice dubbel.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bmwpwr (7) - ITALY - AUG 15, 2016 does not count
Colore ambrato scuro, limpida, schiuma compatta, poco persistente. Intensità media, gradevole al naso con sentore dolce di caramello, poco carbonata, amaro poco percettibile. Corpo leggero.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nicke80 (454) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - AUG 13, 2016
33 cl bottle from tesco hungary. Pours dark brown with little head. Sweet caramel aroma with caramel and malty taste. Short sugary caramel after taste.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Turtles (1885) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle from Irma Supermarket, Copenhagen. Deep amber, medium size tanned head, good lacing. Sweet aroma, malt, honey, grains and bread. Sweet and soft mouthfeel, mild carbonated. Sweet taste, honey, sugar, caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mice (782) - FINLAND - AUG 7, 2016
Kirkas, tumma, punertavanruskea olut kohtalaisella, beigellä ja pitsiä jättävällä vaahdolla. Tuoksu kevyen maltainen, marjainen ja belgihiivainen. Maku happaman marjainen, mutta sopivasti kevyellä makealla toffeisella maltaisuudella höystettynä. Pehmeä, melko täyteläinen suutuntuma. Oikein toimiva kokonaisuus.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PlutonowyMan (449) - POLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Kolor ciemno burgundowy, wpadaj?cy w br?z z be?ow?, solidn? pian? na szczycie. Aromat palonych s?odów, karmel, ciemne owoce, ?liwki, rodzynki, cukier. Generalnie aromat jest s?odki. Smak wyra?niej ?liwkowy, karmel wycofany do ty?u, jest wi?cej wytrawno?ci. Wysycenie wysokie, pasuje, piwo jest do?? g?ste ale nie oleiste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yy0pp (1248) - - AUG 4, 2016
Bottle. Deep copper color with white head. Aroma - Caramel, coffee, malt. Taste - Medium sweetness, caramel, cherries, malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABS (883) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle from Kvickly Nexø. Dark brown with a red hue. Caramel, malt and some sugar flavour. Mostly sweet. Medium body. Medium to soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (813) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 1, 2016
On tap. Pours a clear dark reddish-brown with a medium, long lasting, beige head that laces nicely. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, dried fruit and spices. Sweet flavour of dried fruit, chocolate, caramel malt, brown sugar and spices with warming brandy in the finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jultsu (709) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - JUL 31, 2016
BBE 19.06.17. Mustanpunainen, ok semiviipyvä vaahto. Tuoksussa makeaa marjaa? Suutuntuma kuohuvan hapokas, makea, vahva, aromikas, joskin yksinuottinen. Kiva.


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