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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Gent, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Gruut brown beer has a deep brownish colour with a golden touch and develops a delicate and stable foam. The degustation is surprising but very pleasant. The beer has character and the presence of abundantly much taste.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJoer (954) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2012
Bought in gent @ the gruut brewery; Brown, light chestnut colour, medium mokka coloured head, sharp a touch sweet bitter herby dark smell a bit mabelsyrup like, bitter strong alcoholic herby taste, some sticky burned/caramel aftertaste medium carbonation, some liquorice hints

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thanatosti (1135) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Traverse, Utrecht. Dark brown with a nice big creme head. Malty caramel aroma. Taste is bittersweet with some noticeable cherries and chocolate. long lasting aftertaste with some alcohol warmth. Good beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (19331) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark amber brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with yeasty hints.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (4906) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2012
330ml bottle. Clear reddish brown colour with small to average, firm, frothy, moderately lacing, off-white head. Dark malty aroma has notes of dark berries, milk chocolate, decent dry, leather-like overtone. Taste is minimally sourish with dark fruity notes, plum, later dry with a leather touch, also some yeast. A composition with flavours that could do but don’t.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (3964) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 31, 2012
330ml bottle. Hazy dark copper color. Medium size beige head appears, stays. Raisins, dark fruits, caramel, malts, burnt sugar in aroma. Brown sugar, raisins, plums in flavor. Mild carbonation and smooth mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jookos (3492) - FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
bottle. brown with some reddish/amber notes. hay. nose has a good punch of caramel, sweetish malts and yeast esters. some licorice and herbal notes as well. palate is soft, thick and full, almost like a tut-gut or other malz drink. quite low carbonation. sweetish malts, some .. oak or .. twigs.. herbs. a strange vegetal finish. Overall, on the nose, a very nice belgian double/quad, but very thick and syrupy on the palate. Almost overpowering dense. Nice still, but one is plenty for sharing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 13, 2012
Flöska, courtesy of KingCecil. Unclear amber brown colour. Yeasty sweet malty caramel aroma. Ok mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, toasty malt and caramel with yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KingCecil (2066) - DENMARK - AUG 7, 2012
Bottle @ home... It pours very hazy dark brown with a small tan head.... The aroma is light roasted malts, caramel, fruits and brown sugar.... The flavor is sweet full body, dark fruits, brown sugar, yeast and light alcohol finish.....

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (3918) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2012
Hazy red-brown colour. Aroma of malts, sweet red fruits, yeast and spices. Flavour is very sweet but is well balanced with the spiciness.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
yiannnos (1095) - , CYPRUS - AUG 2, 2012
Hazy brown colour. Very spicy taste, sweet, and caramel. Interesting, but not that great.


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