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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 1607   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
330ml bottle and 500ml bottle or crock. Filtered, then bottled with yeast and sugar.
First brewed in 1987.
Ingredients: Water, Barley malt, Hops, Yeast.
"Discover this genuine dark Trappist beer with a gentle flavour, creamy head and pronounced bouquet.
La Trappe Dubbel has a deep brown colour and attractive beige froth. The use of caramel malt gives it a gentle aromatic caramelised quality. It has a rich malty flavour with a touch of sweetness. Post-fermenting La Trappe Dubbel is a smooth drink, and yet has some real body and intense flavour to it.


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3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
buzz_and_hum (153) - Wellington, - FEB 14, 2012
Very dark beer, with a dark brown head. Not a lot on the nose apart from sweetness and a bit of doughy yeast. Becomes a lot more interesting in the mouth; licorice and hops play a bitter-sweet tag around the full bready yeast. Lingers to a long dark bitter aftertaste. I was surprised by how nice this was, La Trappe, for me, have been a "well, if nothing better is going" brewer. But this, their dubbel, just works well.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
xik (3) - FRANCE - MAY 4, 2016 does not count
Extraordinaire ! Le goût de La Trappe Dubbel est très particulier, il y a un coté bonbon à la banane, sucré et fruité que j’adore. Très peu d’amertume, voire pas du tout, très onctueuse en bouche. Manque un poil de longueur en bouche, ce qui est normal vu sa faible amertume. Très proche de la Trappe quadruple, juste un peu moins sucrée.Une de mes bières préférées, et de loin.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidezdonz (205) - , HONG KONG - MAY 2, 2016
A 330ml bottle with a best before date of July 2016, poured into a Chimay goblet glass. It poured a deep dark brown / amber colour with a one finger beige head that dissipated fairly quickly but left nice lacing. Aromas of raisins, dried cherry, toasted malts, caramel, toffee and bubblegum. Tastes of sweet dark stone fruits of plum, prunes, raisin and cherry, grape juice, banana and a light toffee finish. Creamy, medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall a very nice Dubbel that is tasty and easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
peponi (1230) - Mainz, GERMANY - MAY 1, 2016
Aroma: roasted dark malts, belgian phenols, peachy. Appearance: deep brown color and beige head. Taste: low herbal bitterness, zesty, belgian phenols, roasted dark malts, caramel, quite dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation, roasted finish. Overall: Nice dubbel, really balanced and drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
redbeered (46) - GREECE - APR 25, 2016
bottle: pours an orange caramel colour with a tan head ....aroma of dried fruit especially prunes, malty and yeasty.......tastes of dried fruit especially raisins, caramel, maybe hazelnut, and toast.......medium sweet with a slight bitter finish....some warmth from the alcohol...would be excellent with a winter stew

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wozap (610) - Węgorzewo, POLAND - APR 25, 2016
Leżakowane, butelka do 04.2016. Gushing lekki, kolor brązowy, piana ecru, kremowa trwała. Aromta suszonych owoców, scherry, musujące i owocowe. Słodkie zaraz po nabraniu do ust następnie nuty opiekane, suszone owoce i długi wytrawny finisz.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ingogringo (10) - SWEDEN - APR 23, 2016
Rödbrun ale med vitt skum. Lätt arom av torkad frukt, dadel, hasselnötter. Fyllig sötma och rund smak av mörk kandisirap, russin och fikon. Härlig trappist.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjsint (1962) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2016
Bottle at the Royal Standard, Cambridge. Reddish-brown, thin. Very little visible carbonation. Fruit caramel on the aroma. The malt scent is too naked for my liking, giving the scent an almost artificial note. Exceedingly sweet taste with yeast, chocolate and hazelnut notes. Slips down like a dream, the carbonation is well-judged and the alcohol is warming. Not a top top Dubbel in my book but very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LasseVPedersen (364) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
Bottle, 75cl. Pours deep, dark ruby-red with huge, foamy beige head. Lots of lacing that remains stable like forever. Lovely. Intense and rich nose. Caramel malt, yeast, red fruits of ripe berries along some spices. Makes you think of candy sugar. Medium-heavy sweet fruity, caramel and yeasty flavour. Dark fruits and eastery sensation. Brown sugar and brandy. Roasted, almost burnt taste. Weak, almost no bitterness. Plesant warming alcohol in dry, long finish with dark fruits being dominant. Full bodied, medium carbonation and oily texture. Wow.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SensejPL (152) - Bia³ystok, POLAND - APR 16, 2016
Bottle. Fruity aroma, mostly pear. Later sweet and spicy notes appear. Deep copper / brown, clear, medium and short lasting head. Medium sweet taste, caramel, fruits, no bitterness. Medium body and carbonation, Decent, but not really a beer to remember

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (230) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - APR 10, 2016
Karamel, Vanille, Fruchtaromen drängen sich in die Nase. Toll. Und dann erst im Mund. Alles was wir aufgrund des Geruches schon wussten kommt klar und ausdefiniert zur Geltung. Der Nachhall angenehm alkoholisch und trocken. Weltklasse!!!! Free Probierschlückchen vom Hahn(2x0,1l) im CRAFT BEER SHOP HH. Bier 2/7!!!!!


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