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


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RATINGS: 1495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1433) - Tallinn, - NOV 29, 2012
Small bottle. Red amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma has mild roast and some yeastiness with some raisins. Light body with dried fruit and medium hoppiness. Not as dark as the Belgian Trappist dubbels but still quite flavoursome. No yeast at the bottom of the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bolian (57) - - JUL 27, 2015
Cloudy chestnut pour. Beige thick foam. Carbonated. Caramel and liquorice and faint banana in the nose. Caramel, Brown sugar and vanilla. Nice glass

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
meireteixeira (157) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUL 26, 2015
Cor marrom acobreado. Espuma boa, cremosa e de média persistência. Aroma intenso de frutas, cereais e caramelo. No paladar notas de frutas escuras e vermelhas, levemente adocicada. Amazing!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Batavi (143) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2015
Uitgeschonken in La Trappe bokaal, bruin bier, een mahoniekleur met rode gloed, mediumhoge beige schuimkraag die zich na enkele minuten terugtrekt tot een fijne schuimring. Volle iets zoete aroma's van karamel, rozijnen, en fruit esters. Meteen de kenmerkende zoetige bananensmaak die in meerdere La Trappe bieren terug te vinden is. Verdere tonen van koekjes, chocolade, lichte koffie, in de verte iets van aarde en leer. De afdronk is lang mooi hopbitter met een zachte carbonatie. De dubbel van La Trappe haalt bijna het niveau van de Westmalle dubbel. Verfijnd medium complex en met een een mooie lange afdronk. Het is interessant om dit bier enkele jaren te bewaren, het krijgt dan een meer wijnachtig aroma en smaakpallet. Zoals ik ooit heb geproefd bij een 75 cl. fles. Net als bij Westmalle dubbel geen grenadine toevoegen! Het bier is zoet genoeg van zichzelf en het bederft de smaakcomplexiteit en de afdronk van dit mooie Trappisten bier.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Paladares (57) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUL 24, 2015
Botella. Color ámbar oscuro casi opaco. Bien de espuma, de color ligeramente beige. Aroma delicioso. Afrutado con un sorprendente predominio de la pera. También algo de uvas pasas. En boca cambia. Predomina el caramelo. Dulce para un final seco, pelín amargo y moderadamente alcohólico, sobre todo en el postgusto. Bastante rica, aunque quizá con un punto alcohólico demasiado notable para su graduación.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jelledebont (36) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2015
Lekkere dubbel. Smaakt een klein beetje naar drop en caramel. Fijne zoete afdronk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martin00sr (1586) - Haderslev, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2015
Clear dark amber/copper, offwhite froth. Aroma is fruity and malty with hints of yeast. Sweetish, malty flavour with some caramel, fruit and bitterness coming through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonotono (113) - torino, ITALY - JUL 19, 2015
Colore rosso intenso, scuro, molto bello, con schiuma cremosa. Odore fruttato e caramellato. Sapore molto fruttato, frutta matura, leggero asprigno, buon odore e sapore di malto e caramello. Toni dolci in primo piano ma non stucchevoli. Molto buona.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Flanfl (244) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 19, 2015
Deep ruby body, big browish head. Sweet aroma, caramel, candy sugar, dried fruits, spicy notes. Complex malt flavours. Candy sugar and dried fruits. Liquorice notes. Medium warm spicy finish. Medium-full body, low carbo. Tasty brew if you have sweet tooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Icedwarf (716) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUL 19, 2015
Donkerbruin bier met schuim. Smaak is hoppig bitter en zoet, lichte rook, caramel, ietwat anijs. Erg goede dubbel, smaak blijft lang hangen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
murran (357) - - JUL 17, 2015
Pours a dark hazy body with a thin head. Sweet aroma of sugary candies. Very nice taste with complex malty tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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