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

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RATINGS: 363   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeyPeters (10) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2013
Delicious bitterness, well balanced. Some mix of coffee and cacao there. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1697) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 29, 2013
Draught at bar. Dark brown color, white head. Bittersweet taste with malts, chocolate, fruits, earthy notes and bread. Bittersweet finish with malts and fruits. Very nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Abijen (1402) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2013
Pours a brown-red color, clear liquid with a very minimal head. It smelled like red wine and cherry. Tasted a bit bitter with a light body, thin watery texture and an average to lively carbo. Overall a mediocre beer

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1406) - WALES - MAR 18, 2013
Apr 2012 - Marketed as an abbey ale, but tastes more like a dark lager. Very mild, a slight ’watery’ taste like you get with lighter beers. Alright, but wouldn’t rush to buy again.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SimplySike (809) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2013
33cl. Bottle. Pours almost clear ruby, brown with white head. Aroma dark fruit, caramel. Taste sweet. Mouthfeel thin. Not that great.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 10, 2013
Bouteille 330ml. De couleur ambrée foncée et semi-voilée. Nez de levures fruitées (raisins, notes de prunes, de cerises noires et de pommes), malté de caramel toffee légèrement sucré et rôti, léger de sucre brun (notes de sucre bonbon) et avec des notes épicées (coriandre et clou de girofle), Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen et une texture très légèrement crémeuse. Goût de levures fruitées aux petites notes sûres (léger de raisins aux notes vineux, notes de prunes, de pommes, de poires et de cerises noires) aux notes boisées et avec une légère touche épicée (coriandre, notes de clou de girofle et de poivre) lors de l’entrée en bouche suivi d’un goût malté de caramel, léger de toffee rôti, de sucre brun avec des notes de sucre bonbon et de mélasse puis finalement vient se rajouter un goût léger-moyen amer de houblon floral et d’alcool très doux. Post-goût long, légèrement amer d’alcool doux, de houblon floral avec un léger goût de levures fruitées (moût de raisins aux notes vineuses et de prunes).

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thegreenrooster (3175) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pour is a dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is a nice dark fruit with a bit of fruity yeasty ester. Flavor is equal. A decent dark malty, dark fruit with a bit of fruitness from the yeast. Nothing to make it stand out but its decent and a beginner beer to dark Belgain styles.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5676) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg. Brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, yeast, dark dried fruit and spice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jolo (877) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 24, 2013
Bottle. A light hazy dark amber colour with a small head. An aroma of furit esters and caramels. The taste is medium sweet and light bitter. A complex and well balanced beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (321) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2013
Hazelnootkleurig bier, nauwelijks blijvende schuimkraag. Sterk aroma van appelstroop. Smaak zoet/zuur.


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