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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 2050   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Diablo9845 (62) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2007
On tap at Chaucers. Nice darker beer with a sweet smell. A sweet, somewhat fruity taste with a hint of caramel. I liked this beer more than the blonde IMO, and I think it gave more flavour and a nicer aroma. Enjoyable and easy to drink.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Veeve (312) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 17, 2007
on tap at Eulogy Belgian Tavern in Philly. dark brown-ruby body, thick tan head. I prefer the blonde but I’m pretty sure thats just my personal style preference. smells of dried fruit, coffee and yeast. tastes of light coffee, caramel with lots of chewy fruits and yeast. dates, grapes, plum and ALCOHOL. also some chocolate at finish with yeast aftertastes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerandrugby (210) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 16, 2007
Very nice, preferable to the blonde...not as everyday drinkable as the blonde though...better in the evening

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beervis (243) - Taylor’s Country, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 10, 2007
A little like an English brown ale in its nut and caramel sweetness, but with the same spiciness as Leffe Blond - for a second I thought I was drinking the same beer. Sweet spicy aroma, nice maltiness, medium body. Very very nice, if a bit too sweet to drink in bulk - it hides the alcohol a little too well....

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bboeckl (142) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - APR 10, 2007
Bottle. Dark brown color. Large light brown head. Flavor: Carmel, malt. Medium/heavy palate. Sweet taste. Not a bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jujubeast6000 (854) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2007
(Tap @ Arcadi, Brussels, Belgium): Pours a dark brown, slight reddish, small head whitish. Good floral aroma. Roasty, floral taste. Good, not too heavy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moz (613) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2007
Bottle. Brown colour with a large tan head. Aroma of bread, perfume & coffe. Nice fruity flavour, a bit sweet. Slightly spicy with a note of vanilla.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ha1ag (863) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2007
Very nice dark beer, long lasting creamy head. Malty nose, with scent of caramel. Very gentle palate, alcohol perfectly hidden. Perfectly composed beer, best one available commercially IMO

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cgarvieuk (21543) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 2, 2007
The best known of the belgium brown, is remarkedly pleasant for mass market mass produced beer, well balanced with a complex flavour. Good but no means the best

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Crafty07 (404) - Florence, Kentucky, USA - APR 1, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2007 This ’traditional abbey beer’ is rich, smooth, and extraordinairly drinkable. I’d love to say somthing negative about this deceptivly strong ale but I can’t adden. I had this on draft serverd at the exact temperature and the diference in amazing. Rounder taste and smooth mouthfeel. This reminds me of schneider aventinus. Very impressive.


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