Brewed by Brouwerij Strubbe
Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Ichtegem, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
This is the brown bodied variant, first released in 2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hamirubi (547) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 24, 2015 33cl bottle. Truly beautiful dark dubbel, which colours darkred to black. The ’hulk’ appearance has a nice, fit collar and is appealing. The aroma is tempting: mokka flavours, alcohol hints, some undefined fruit notes. Yet, the flavours aren’t that pronounced. Though I don’t really appreciate the blond beer, I adore this brown variant. Strong body, very sweet, nice taste with some sour redbrown accents, spirit-like ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DJoer (1165) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
Medium mokka white head, dark black some brownish coloured body, wine vineagere fruity smell, medium carbonation medium low bitter sweet to sweet fruity some wine way to sweet

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ForlornHope (377) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2015
33 cl bottle at home. Pours a clear red-brown colour with a thin off-white head. Aroma is of chocolate, malt and boozy stewed fruit. Taste is sweet to start with a slight bitterness. Lots of rich fruitiness, maltiness and some more booze on the palate, almost sherry-like. Pretty good, but a bit heavyweight for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8427) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2015
33cl bottle from Bier Paleis. Thin creamy off white head. Clear deep burgundy pour. Lots of sweet caramel in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (1612) - Besançon, FRANCE - JAN 1, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur ambré foncé. Biere très maltée, alcool bien present. Finale sucre candi et caramel léger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1548) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 31, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la brasserie, couleur brunasse/rubis, peu de mousse et peu d’effervescence grosse attaque sur le pruneau et sur la levure petite fin de bouche grillée et caramélisée.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MichaelAwesome (6377) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2014
Billigste Anbrauung par excellance, die vor Getreide nur so strotzt. Dabei recht alkohollastig und stark mit dem Augenmerk aufs Knallen. Keine Nuancen, keine Liebe, nur hingeklatscht.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
McTapps (6421) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle from Rudat in Dortmund. The beer has got a deep dark brown colour with an steady low head and medium to smooth body. Aroma of Belgian yeast and malt, followed by a unpleasant taste of strong Belgian yeast, malt, wheat, bread, cake and caramel. Hints of flowers and herbs. The high alcohol content is clearly tasteable and ruins the beer. Didn’t really like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berntholer (1555) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 10, 2014
creamy beige head that leaves some lacing. brown colour. aroma of dried fruits, dates, raisins, bit metallic, candysugar, quad esters, bit boozy, sweet. taste like aroma with a long sweet aftertaste and a bit bitter from roasted malts. medium body and carbonation. dobbel-trippel = quad? :) bottle 33 cl

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bicky (13) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 20, 2014
Dark copper color with a foam nice and thick. Smells like metal, some chocolate malts and a little bit burned afther a while you also got some banana. It has a nice cholate teast, a bit of alcohol, some metal and a bit bitter. Nice round but nog heavy teaste.

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