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

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RATINGS: 964   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Josh’s translation of the French description..."Aged in the caves of Kanne, where the exceptional climatic circumstances give it a unique aroma and flavour without equal." In the U.S., the label will read "Grotten Brown Belgian Cave-Aged Ale." ABV of 6.5% or 6.7% depending on bottles.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Draught at Belgo, Camden on 30 Jul 2012. Poured a deep amber/ brown colour, with a dense off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, spice and caramel. Big malt flavours, with some brown sugar and orange peal. Finish was light grassy hop, dried fruits and brown bread.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjik83 (775) - - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 6,7% - Biertje gedronken destijds dat me niet kon bekoren - Kan me veel lekkerder biertjes voorstellen, maar kan met mijn smaakvoorstelling te maken hebben - Vandaar mijn lage beoordeling ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lobs_ols (275) - LATVIA - DEC 3, 2014
Opaque brown, medium beige head. Roasted plums, by god, those are roasted plums on the nose! How peculiar. And some caramel. Sweet and roasty with notes of those same plums. Very interesting, very nice! Finishes nice, warm and roasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1512) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2014
Chocolade bruine kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt zoet, chocolade, beetje zurig. Smaakt zoetig, chocolade, vanille. Beetje herfstfruit.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (1484) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 26, 2014
bottle sample at a festival, poured a murky brown colour with a off head. sweet malts, caramel, dark red fruits, chocolate, nutmeg, plums, pretty tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bozo_skeleton (649) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 16, 2014
Robe ruby sombre, grosse carbo, collet epais et persistant. Aromes bien fruités, cerises aigres, épices. Aurait merité d’etre un peu plus ronde, les fruits sont moins marques en bouche. Caramel sur la finale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vincentvega72 (71) - - NOV 13, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2014 Troebelbruin bier met cremekleurige schuimkraag. Beetje zurig aroma, je ruikt krieken, hop, gist. Romig in de mond. Smaken van donker fruit, kruiden, toffee. Jammer genoeg weinig afdronk.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (2619) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle from beersofeurope. Dark ruby brown beer with slightly lively medium head which retains well. Aroma of toffee, sweet malts and spices. Taste is sweet malts, brown sugar, spice and caramel. Let down a little due to a weak finish. Good stuff though.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (423) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014
Rather nice Abbey Dubbel. Pours a thick brown structure and has a very pleasant taste. I was very pleased with the slight aroma of caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mutz (672) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 24, 2014
Tap@ de Klep. Donkerbruin, beige kraag. Ruikt goed, smaakt ook wel ok, zit ergens een zurige vage kersentoon in. Niet heel erg goed opgelet tijdens drinken, dus wat wazige rating. Was te drinken maar niks speciaals.


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