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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Dark brown in color. Thick lasting head. Fruity, sweet with a roasted, malty taste.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (962) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 31, 2014
Pours a hazy Ruby copper with a large but quick dissipating white head. Aroma is dark dried fruits(rasins, plums, and cherries), brown sugar, caramel, lightly spicy(clove like), some floral and perfumy notes. Flavour is rich maltiness, caramel, dark dried fruits(rasins, plums), mild cloves, mild alcohol, brown sugar and dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EddyBeer1 (870) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2014
Brune acajou trouble, effervescence moyenne, col beige moyen. Malts caramel, trop sucrée, notes de fruits, mini amertume sur la fin. Une déception par rapport aux autres Kapittel Watou.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (678) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2014
Medium mokka white head, brown chestnut colour, very soft coffee/cacao bitter and a bit metally smell, very sweet honey and fruity like taste medium carbonation and medium bitter some metal in the background and aftertaste, soft coffee in the bitter, a bit to sweet...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pintbypint (2593) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
330ml brown bottle. Brown pour with deep orangey gold highlights, large and airy whitish cap on top. Nose has chocolate and toasted malts. The taste has caramel, some dark fruit, chocolatey notes. Dryish end, light yeast and a little winey fruitiness in there. A decent dubbel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (833) - NORWAY - DEC 1, 2013
Cloudy brown. Aroma of dates and berries. Fine taste of hops, berries and some toffe. Aftertaste of sweet malt and hops. Refreshing and well balanced

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Moravius (456) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 29, 2013
33 cl bottle. - Dark brown. Heavy caramel and roasted malts, sweet but not cloying. Fruity and slightly earthy, with notes of redcurrants. But it’s the distinct coffee flavour that makes this Dubbel stand out from the mass of competitors. Quite bitter finish. - Characterful dubbel, one of my favourite Belgian beers.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2013
Roodbruine kleur, weinig schuim. Veel koolzuur. Ruikt zoet. Smaakt zoet, maar niet te. Tamelijk lekker.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PeatyPete (379) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 5, 2013
Dark brown color with a beige head that very quickly disappears. Smell of slightly sweet malt. Taste sweet, light bitter, caramel and ripe dark fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martinus (2798) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 3, 2013
Clear red amber colour, cream head. Light aroma of caramel, malts, light red fruits. Flavour of bitter roasted malts, caramel, dark sugar. Finish caramel, toast, brown sugar. Quite nice dubbel. (served @ Brussels Beer Challenge, Liege)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (184) - Lille, FRANCE - OCT 1, 2013
33cl glass into Tulip. Lille, France Appearance: Ruby Brown with a small tan head. Aroma: Dark breads, caramel, brown sugar, some alcohol. Taste: Sweeter. Some bitterness in the finish. Not a very complex taste. Palate: On this thin side: Oily texture. Overall, A decent dubbel. This one really opened up after it warmed a bit.


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