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

bottled
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on tap
available

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RATINGS: 424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 22   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.


Bontus' rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bontus (742) - Flanders, - MAR 12, 2012
Bottle, ~4 years old. Pours woody, mahogany brown, old caramelized nose, bit wooden and dusty. Still good, but rather one dimensional, a bit sweet and dull.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kapusil (1088) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 21, 2016
0.33l bottle. Hazy dark orange body, thin white head. Aroma of orange zest, dark sugar, toast and some floral hops. Taste of orange zest, caramel, toast, cherries and some grassy hops. OK beer, but nothing special for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (792) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 10, 2016
F: big, off-white, average retention. C: brown with some red brown tones against the light, hazy. A: caramel malt, dark fruits, caramel, prunes, molasses, yeast, spicy, candy sugar, raisins. T: malty, not so sweet as in the aroma, fruity, toffee, yeasty, dates, dry grassy/floral bitterness, dark cherries, light caramel, prunes, metallic tones, medium body, lower carbonation, not bad, 330ml bottle from Spar in Poperinge.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (1986) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 5, 2016
hazy lighter brown colour, medium sized dense beige-ish head; aroma of dried plum and figs, toffee, earthy-banyard-like notes and some walnut; taste is the same with much less intensiveness and some rye-bready notes; drinkable, but definitely not among the best dubbels

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (6406) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Pressklubben, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Hops, fruit, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, fruit, alcohol, some hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bonkiedeaap (594) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2016
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer is dark amber colored and a stable creamy head, with average carbonation. The aroma is malty and fruity, with tones of dark fruits, caramel and brown sugar. The taste is light sweet with a light sourness from some fruits and ends with some spicy bitterness, with tones of licorice. The finish is dry and light bitter.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bill Becker (751) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - APR 14, 2016
Pours a mostly clear mahogany colour with an inch of off white foam that does okay with the lacing. Smells of caramel malt, hints of fruit like apple, candi sugar and what I sense. .Cardboard. Yep, it starts off on the sweet side with the caramel and candi sugar, gets a bit fruity and then the cardboard moves in and spoils the session. Not good. Pretty light bodied and the carbonation is fine. I couldn’t find a date of any kind on the label or the bottle; thinking this is not all that fresh. Oh well.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2734) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - APR 4, 2016
33cl bottle shared with my dad. He loved it. Basement aromas and toast. Slightly sour but metallic. Sweet nontheless. A little nutty.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Franckg (987) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - APR 3, 2016
Robe brune trouble surmontée d’un col de mousse beige et onctueux. Arômes de caramel, levures poivrées, herbes, pruneaux, citron. Bue après plus d’un an en bouteille et ça commence peut-être à se faire sentir. En bouche, ça ne s’améliore pas. Du malt caramélisé et citronné, gazon, zeste d’orange, quelques fruits sucrés séchés. Finale faisant plus penser à une pilsner... Texture onctueuse mais un corps mince. Jumelé à un léger manque de saveurs, ce n’est pas super.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (3959) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAR 27, 2016
Bottle to glass. Dried fruit nose, lots of plum and raisin. Murky reddish brown pour with small white head. Taste follows with a creamy mouthfeel yet a dry finish. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nybol (1269) - DENMARK - MAR 21, 2016
Het Kapittel Pater er en Abbey Ale, der som de andre ale i denne serie kan spore deres historie tilbage til klosteret i Watou i 1629. Øllet har en lidt sødlig smag, som bl.a. skyldes malten og de 2 varianter af humle. Øllet er mørkt, fyldigt og har en lang og lidt bitter eftersmag, som dog er behagelig.


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