Papsoe (25113) - Lyse RÝdovre, - JUN 16, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle 75 cl) Light brown beer with a small, collapsing head. Classical Dubbel with a refreshing dryness to it with some underlying and very pronounced chocolate-notes. Yummy - I prefer my Dubbels not too sweet, and this is perfect in that sense. 270997
Trappist1 (236) - Diest, BELGIUM - NOV 4, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown, small white head. Some chocolate (powder), mocha in the nose. But also some hints of fruits (blue berry?) Taste: chocolate, small hint of caramel, initially sweet but get a bitter tone right in the end. Slighlty dry finish. Well balanced, beats my expectations!
Sten (575) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - AUG 13, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown beer with a beige head and lots of sediment. Strange medium sweet, sour and malty nose. Flavour is sweet, chocolate, yeasty and malty. Starts of pretty strong but in the end itís losing itís character and body. (Bottle 33cl)
tderoeck (3647) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
11/IV/2012 - 33cl bottle from De Hopduvel (Gent) @ a random hotel in Folkestone - BB: III/13 (2012-344)
Little cloudy red brown beer, small light beige head, unstable, little adhesive. Aroma: caramel, sweet overripe banana, quite some mocha on warming up. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little sweet, caramel, some mocha, ripe banana, sour berries. Aftertaste: mocha to coffee, little sour, bitter hops. I like it even better than the original one!
JorisPPattyn (7550) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Small brownish-tan head over dark red-brown beer. End of bottle solid yeast. Fruity, vinous, even acetic nose; also bready, caramelly, melanoidin-laden malts. Sourish, lactic (rather than acetic) acid and other (dark) grains in the taste. Sweet malts - or molasses - present, but dominated by the strange sourish flavour. Some spices & ester, yeast-induced. Sweet peanut/nogasyrup retronasal. Medium bodied; better carbonated than it looks. OK, decent Walloon brown, but not more than that.
BoBoChamp (4734) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 27, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33cl, at 7.5%Vol, as Caracole Brune, from De Hopduvel Gent, complex brew, malty and slightly roasted/fruity, balanced, cloudy, good head, nice brew
Theis (12166) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Kulminator - thanks to the american frinds for the night !!! Cloudy brown - offwhite head. Fruity, berries, roasted, malty sweetness, medium sweetness, dusty, a bit spidersweb. Oldness. A bit boring.
AskForJenny (1006) - Ontario, New York, USA - APR 24, 2006
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is a good beer, but I do not feel like I got a good value for what I had to pay to get it. It was sweeter than I expected, and there really wasnít the head or lace I have come to expect of the Belgians. I am certain it would be better on draft or fresh from the brewery.
jaymobrown (1588) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2002
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark like brown sugar. No real head. Tasted like sweet caramel apples dumped in molasses and soaked in whiskey.
ravidesai (940) - Bombay, INDIA - MAY 22, 2002
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
brown amber colour. hazy and translucent. thin short lived head.
nose of malts and caramel. sweet taste with only a hinbt of banana and figs
little or no hops
this was labelled la caracole artisanal belgian brown ale at 9%abv.