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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1623   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.


paulvanpelt's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulvanpelt (496) - Reusel, - APR 1, 2013
From my own database, without comment. Will update when I re-rate this beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (524) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - JUN 26, 2016
Aroma: prunes, dried berries, light roasted notes. Taste: sweet with fruity sourness. Flavour: roasted, prunes, warming spices. Light bitterness in the aftertaste. Good and balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Peb (38) - BELGIUM - JUN 24, 2016
Bonne bière. Mousseuse en bouche, peu d’amertume, sucre léger. Bien fait, rond et assez long en bouche. Bonne double traditionnelle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (6563) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2016
330ml Bottle (Pitchers, Västerås) - Dark brown in colour. Marzipan, caramel and raisins in the aroma. Rich and moderately sweet taste with raisins, cocoa, caramel and marzipan.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
lkowalkowski (59) - POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Mój ulubiony Dubbel. Najlepiej smakuje w ogrodach holenderskiego klasztoru. Piwo delikatnie pieści podniebienie. My favorite Dubbel. It tastes best in the gardens of the Dutch monastery. Beer gently caresses the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bill Becker (751) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JUN 18, 2016
75 Dark brown with a small head of foam that lasts. Caramel malt, dark fruit, bit of cardboard smell. Tastes of pitted fruit, yeast, caramel malt and cardboard. Love the dark fruitiness of raisins and plums. Not a fan of cardboard/oxidation. That being said, I reckon this Dubbel is a good one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puredelusion (231) - Lviv, UKRAINE - JUN 17, 2016
0.3 bottle. Pours dark brown color with small, lasting off-white head. Aroma of caramel, malt, yeast, fruits. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter. Caramel, fruits. Finish is medium long and bitter. Medium to full body, oily texture,average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (472) - BELGIUM - JUN 13, 2016
Van ’t vat. Roodbruin bier met wit schuim. Geur: moutzoetig, karamel. Smaak: zoet en iets bitterig. Medium volmondig. Afdronk zoetig.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
susonagger (171) - spain, - JUN 12, 2016
Color: Tono caoba con una capa de espuma color marfil. Aroma: Aroma afrutado con tonos cálidos de vainilla, caramelo y chocolate tostado. Sabor: La Trappe Dubbel es una cerveza trapense clásica de tono oscuro y sabor intenso a cebada y caramelo, con sutiles matices dulces de dátiles, miel y frutas deshidratadas. Regusto: Dulce y ligeramente amargo.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BBHansen (687) - Køge, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2016
Bottle @ Friends/chef. Appearance: pours clear copper with good tan soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: caramel, brown sugar, light chocolate, some dried fruit, orange peel and spices. palette: strong yeasty aroma, average carbonation, medium body, medium tonotable sweetness, somewhat balanced by a mild to medium bitterness, average duration and an oily texture. overall: tasteful sweet and malty dubbel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 28, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.


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