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


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RATINGS: 429   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle conditioned.
For this sweet flavoured and dark brown beer,we use aromatic malt (for the dark colour). For abbey beer, Kapittel Pater has rather low abv (6%). The hop we use is Poperingse hop which has only a light bitter taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (2084) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
Bottle 33cl. Clear deep chestnut brown, small but steady frothy beige head, good lacing; aroma of roasted malts, caramel, dried dark fruit, light chocolate; taste is light heavy sweet and light bitter, roasted malts, chocolate; medium body, oily to creamy texture, soft carbonation, aftertaste is dry sweetbitter, chocolate, spicy notes; overall a well-balanced and pleasant Dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (11226) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2015
Bottle shared at Locus Publicus, Rotterdam. Pours very hazy brown with a medium cream head. Aroma of toffee, cardboard, malt, wort and grain. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5769) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 3, 2015
11/30/2007 1:30:49 PM Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Dark brown colour. Sweet nose. Sugary and fruity taste. Some caramel, plums, raisins and grapes. malt. A bit watery. Nice finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (4911) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2015
(Het Kapittel Watou Pater) Bottle 330 ml at home, served intoone of those tulip-snifter hybrid glasses, ABV 6% Deep chestnut brown colour on the body, clear, with a good sized and thock enough tan head on top, with very good retention. Sweet caramel smell, medicinal alcohol although this is only 6%, light toffee. Taste is sweet and it has caramel, metallic notes, some red and dark fruits. Medium thin body, low carbonation, dry palate. Okay, a bit boring.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huuug (4) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2015 does not count
An ok beer: nice dark colour but less palate than i expected (maybe because i thought i was drinking the stronger kapittel after seeing the colour): a bit of caramel and yeast, medium body, thin feel, and dull finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lokitje (163) - - AUG 16, 2015
not a lot of aroma some caramel but very faint looks dark some ruby clear little foam tastes some caramel dark malt and candy sugar but none of it tastes very strong I get some hop bitterness left behind on my palate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Batavi (354) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2015
Uitgeschonken in Gouden Carolus bokaal. Roodbruin troebel bier met kortstondige beige schuimkraag, die terugzakt tot een fijne ring, gistdeeltjes zweven onderin het glas. Zachte aroma’s van geroosterde mout, karamel, gedroogde pruimen en rozijnen. De smaak is zacht zoet bitter met tonen van; karamel, rozijnen, specerijen en Belgische gist. De carbonatie is levendig, de afdronk is droog, medium lang en kruidig. De Kapittel Pater is een mooie dubbel, met een krachtige uitgebalanceerde smaak, ondanks het vrij lage alcoholpercentage.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (3077) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2015
0,33 l bottle. BB 25.03.15 Brown color. Clear. Tan foam. Very malty. Medium - lively carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2015
330ml bottle. Quite a dark Amber pour. Clear with beige head. Aroma is weak spice, dried fruit and caramel. Sweet taste. Smooth mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bubeer (345) - - AUG 4, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2015 Matte hazy amber. Massive head, average retention. In the nose bay leaf, malt, banana and notes of thyme. Medium sweet with a bit of bitter wrapping. Medium to full body. Nice mouthfeel.

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