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

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RATINGS: 413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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.


paulvanpelt's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (444) - Reusel, - JAN 18, 2013
Hazelnootkleurig bier, nauwelijks blijvende schuimkraag. Sterk aroma van appelstroop. Smaak zoet/zuur.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sjogro (1572) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 2, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2015 33cl Bottle at home. Brownish, caramel, nutty, dried fruits. Backlog from 2014/09/07.
Zacht van smaak, beetje koude cappuccino met een snufje zout. Backlog from 2014/12/25.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen2 (2463) - NORWAY - NOV 28, 2015
Backlog. Bottle shared with JMD at HNB 11.05.13. Clear copper. Aroma of prunes and dark caramel. Light bitterness, dark chocolate and caramel in balanced taste. Some bitterness lingering on in aftertaste. High drinkability.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scooterbub (936) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - NOV 15, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours a hazy, dark brown with a one inch tan head that lasts. Taste is of roasted malt, banana, sugar, caramel and some hops. Similar taste. Has a creamy body with a slight bitter finish. Easy tp drink a rather enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2852) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2015
Flaska från Beergium. Bärnstensfärgad med en del jästsediment, högt krämigt skum. En lätt dubbel eller kanske mer åt en belgisk amber. Relativt lätt med balanserad sötma. Lätt kryddig, lite jäst, pomerans, blommig och lite söt torkad frukt, lätt höig beska. Drickvänlig och riktigt trevlig

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackisle (1522) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kermis (8508) - The Hague, 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4817) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (3995) - 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.

2.9
   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.

3.1
   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


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