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

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RATINGS: 1628   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 (503) - Reusel, - APR 1, 2013
From my own database, without comment. Will update when I re-rate this beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Giochaurand (394) - FINLAND - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours hazy mahogany brown with frothy tanned head. Aroma is Belgian yeast, a bit metallic, malts and fruits. Flavour is smooth, raisins, plums.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pityu (560) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle - Hazy brown colour, medium steady beige head. Intense caramel aroma with some raisins, dats and dred plum. Taste is sweet with brown sugar, dried plum and caramel. Medium body, medium carbonation, smooth texture, sweet finish. Nice classic dubbel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (671) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brownish red with a fading light beige bubbly lacy head. Aroma is of forest fruits, molasses, nuts, bread, copper. Taste is of more forest fruits, nutty, molasses, slightly metallic finish. Sticky oily mouthfeel, medium to hard carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (119) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 8, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2016 Pours clear ruby with huge dark tan head. Strong aroma of caramel, spice, zest, toffee, dark sugar, raisins, cooked dark bread and sherry cask matured scotch (oak, dried fruit, etc.). Tastes rather sweet but with some sourness to balance. High carbonation, medium body, no excess alcoholic warmth. Wonderful velvetty smooth sniffer (cant get enough of that aroma), but too sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (490) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2016
rotbraun leuchtend mit gelblich-beigem Schaum. slich malzig, Aromen von angebranntem Zucker, Nssen und roten Frchten. leicht bitter

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (594) - 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 (47) - BELGIUM - JUN 24, 2016
Bonne bire. Mousseuse en bouche, peu damertume, sucre lger. 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 (6611) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2016
330ml Bottle (Pitchers, Vsters) - 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 (64) - POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Mj 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 (771) - 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.


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