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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 1834   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


Finwe's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finwe (414) - Grankulla, - FEB 4, 2013
330 ml bottle from Tallinn. Pours dark brown with a tan head. The aroma comprises malt and caramel along with dark fruits and yeast. Quite sweet, malty flavour with a hint of bitterness. Malty finish with slight hoppy bitterness.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonotono (87) - torino, ITALY - MAY 25, 2015
Colore marrone scuro con riflessi rossastri, schiuma abbondante di colore chiaro. Odore fruttato, caramello, leggero tostato, vaniglia, banana. Sapore dolce, caramello, fruttato. Amaro poco presente.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MelvinKalksma (60) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
Aroma: Sweet, brown sugar, nothing else really. Appearance: Dark brown/black beer with an off-white head. Taste/Palate: Lots of carbonation, sweet, caramel, vanilla, chocolate. Overall: This beer is just really thin, no defining aroma or taste.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
King_Alex_II (440) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Darkest ruby red I’ve seen so far. (Dark ruby if you have a light behind it, otherwise rather black with little whitish foam.) The smell is licorice and sugar. The taste is lively carbonated and has a lot of sugar and licorice. The aftertaste is a thin version of the actual taste. Not a bad beer, but not my favorite style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EkinTelli (31) - TURKEY - MAY 18, 2015
It has nice aroma and saur palate and less fruity then blonde but again its really fruity for a straight beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kto (73) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 17, 2015
pours clear dark brown with an off-white head and good lacing. nose: leather, smoke, lapsang tea. in the mouth dried banana, vanilla, chocolate. malty sweetish finish. a bit watery for a belgian ale. alcohol is present.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
eggraid101 (50) - Virginia, USA - MAY 16, 2015
A boring brown Belgian. Not enough body to support. Just too thin for me overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Melnis (275) - LATVIA - MAY 15, 2015
Aroma: Light to medium aroma of Dubbel, it is as expected and fine.the taste is the same after 2 seconds turns to smoked rubber. Actually I the taste of Dubbel reminds me of old mans coat smell :D

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (525) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - MAY 13, 2015
the aroma is fruity and caramel with hints of banana, toffee, vanilla and spices... the taste is caramel and fruity with notes of dried bananas, toffee, brown sugar and licorice... sweet and dry aftertaste...

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (276) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2015
Pours dark amber. Tan head. Very intense aromas of vanilla, caramel, chocolate, tobacco. Full body. Powerful yet soft. Well balanced bitterness and sweetness. Medium finish. Even though it is so commercial, it’s still a very good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tennisjoel (1208) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Hard to believe I’ve never rated this beer. Very sweet aroma and flavor. Caramel, Vanilla, brown sugar are the main players here. Not super well balanced, but I would take this over a lot of brown ales. A classic abbey dubbel.


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