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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1950   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional Belgian abbey beer with a deep brown colour and a full, sweet and fruity aroma.
Ingredients: dark and torrefied malt, corn, water, hop and yeast.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davegore (222) - liverpool, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2007
Nice dark but slightly opaque brown, lively in the glass. Strong sweet caramel on the nose leading nicely onto rich caramel in the mouth, dark chocolate, rich fruit

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
mountainforest (131) - Mississippi, USA - JUL 30, 2007
From bottle (chilled) Jazz Cellar, Edinburgh. Similar to Old Peculiar but thicker, heartier... tasting like it looks. More sweet than bitter. Carmel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - JUL 24, 2007
Appearance: dark brown color. Great head, of beige color, rocky and persistent. Beautiful. Aroma: sweet Malty, intensive toast of cereals, candy, vanilla, cacao, liquory, roast sugar and fruity. Raisins, figs and prunes. Low presence of hops. Flavor: Spicy, good and fresh toasty cereals; malty, coffee, vanilla, nutmeg, clove and fruity. Presence of raisins, prunes and figs. Liquory. Sweet toasty start, dryness mainly of toasty in the end. Complex, but some excessive sweetness. Palate: Medium body, oily texture. Low to medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2542) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JUL 24, 2007
Clean brick-red color with a large tan head. Spices, malts, dark fruit, and sorta roasted aroma. Medium, creamy body. Flavor is slightly roasted malts, spicey, dark fruits, and some molasses. Solid, but not outstanding.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Iguanaman (11) - Seneca, Missouri, USA - JUL 21, 2007
Very pleasant with no aftertaste. The beer was almost sweet. The draft beer created a tingly sensation. I’m not a major drink enthusiast but this kind of beer is making me one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanadaCam (109) - CANADA - JUL 20, 2007
On draught. A nice beer. No aftertaste to this one, just a clean Belgian brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rederic (3228) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2007
330ml bottle, dark brown hue, with a creamy tan-colored head, leaving laces, sweet toasted malt, with a chocolatey accent, hint of back coffee, brown sugar, with a dried dark fruit aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a dark toasted and chocolate malt character, with some notes of burnt toast and caramel, some dried raisins and dates fruitiness, a subtle roasted coffee beans, hint of nutmeg spiciness,leading towards a malty, hop bitterness finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Optigon (562) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Pours brown, opaque with a fine white head. Aroma of caramel. Strong sweet flavor with a mild hop finish. Moderate body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
french tickler (649) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 14, 2007
Dark browin poor with red hues. Healthy frothy head beige head with nice lacing. Aromas of blackberries, prunes, fresh mint leaves and a creamy caramel twist. Slightly bitter but a good fruity, sweet, creamy feel. Good balance and medium bodied. Refreshing taste with hints of pepper, mint... And great water....

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frankenkitty (1986) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2007
Beautifully presented in a Leffe snifter (complete with doily), holding a deep mahogany/brown body under a staunch, creamy ecru head. Coffee meets yeasts in the aroma for a pleasant and appropriate mesh of bitters and fruit. Those two sensations are also the dominant flavors providing a wonderfully bittersweet combination. Alcohol joins late, while the palate is full and fluffy, finishing dry.

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