Brewed by Brasserie La Binchoise
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Binche, Belgium


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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Also known as La Binchoise Brune with a 7.7% abv. This beer looks like it means business right from the start. It is dark red brown with a good fluffy head and has a rich spicy malt nose with a few bitter orange notes. The palate has a big hoppy bite and a rich, fruity, dark coffee character, which tries to become roasted in the finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - MAY 28, 2007
750. $7. Pours a nice hazy brown, w/ red hints, and covered by a thick frothy slightly off white head. Can’t get much in the nose. Sweet tastes filled w/ pure malt, yeast, and moose/choc. undertones. A very easy drink, that still pleases w/ malt that gets a little funky in the linger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (474) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 16, 2016
F: average, white, poor retention. C: very hazy, non-transparent, yellowish to brownish. A: malt, spicy, estery, fruity, hint of yeast. T: malty, some chocolate, coffee, dark fruits, molasses, yeasty, candy, medium body, good carbonated, very tasty for Abbey Dubbel, 0,33l bottle, Match supermarket Brussels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PietS (82) - Bergen op Zoom, NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2015
Good brown beer. Sweet, but with subtle bitterness. Well balanced and easy drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
tderoeck (7217) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 30, 2015
28/XII/14 - 33cl bottle from Amon Tchiniss (Malmédy) @ holiday - BB: n/a (no marking on the side of the label to indicate a date on the preprinted months and years) (2014-1548)

Clear red brown beer, creamy beige head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: smelly, unpleasant, rotting fruits, bit sugary, overripe banana. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: pretty bad, some caramel, bit malty, overripe banana, dirty, rotten fruit. Aftertaste: bit of chocolate, sourish, dirty, very unpleasant, some cocoa powder, little bitter, alcohol, nope, nope, this is not cutting it...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SarkyNorthener (3485) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle from wife for christmas. Very dark brown beer with medium head. Aroma of caramel and dark malts. Taste is dark bread, caramel and dark malts with a touch of spice and yeast. Bit of a gusher on opening. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (620) - ITALY - NOV 29, 2014
On tap @ Malterie des Remparts. Brown colour with thin off-white head. Sweet and flavour of caramel, notes of tobacco. Medium sweet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boxereddy (357) - BELGIUM - NOV 26, 2014
Donkerrood/bruin bier met spuitend schuim. Moutige neus met zoethouttoets. Hoppig in de mond met licht bittere afdronk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alusmamuts (1242) - LATVIA - NOV 15, 2014
Dark brown with rich off-white creamy head. Strong caramel, but too watery taste, remainng caramel bitterness, some sweetness around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Silvan7 (965) - Samarate, ITALY - OCT 13, 2014
Bottle @ home. Birra marrone con riflessi rubino, leggermente velata con schiuma beige non molto fine , ma piuttosto persistente. Aroma intenso, fruttato, di fave di cacao, frutta rossa disidratata (ribes/amarene), tostata, sui toni della liquirizia e del cacao amaro. Poco caffè. Alcool e caramello sono presenti. Gusto abboccato, poco amaro, quasi solo da tostatura, poco luppolata, cacao, frutti rossi caramello e dolcezza alcolica sono i gusti principali. Retrolfattivo di liquirizia.Leggerissima acidità. Poco corposa, poco carbonata, molto rotonda, calda. Equilibrata ed armonica.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (3861) - BELGIUM - AUG 26, 2014
Scotch-style Belgian rather than a dubbel, with creamy, regular, beige, stable head and very dark brown colour with wine-red hue, hazy. Sweet fruitiness, banana, candied cherries, apple sauce, chocolate, brown bread, buttermilk, candi sugar, liquorice, cloves all suffering under an unpleasant DMS odour of cooked cauliflower. Malty, bready taste, candied fruits, sweetish, light coffee-like roasted bitterness in the end, a bit sticky and a bit alcoholic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Copper/brown pour with a thin off-white head. Aromas of dark fruits and notes of brown sugar. Flavor is a bit thin. Not quite as robust as I was anticipating. Still a decent brew bur as good as I was hoping

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