Brewed by Duvel Moortgat
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Breendonk-Puurs, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 1827   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, hops, sugar, yeast.
A brown or brune ale brewed under the supervision of the monastic community of Maredsous. Top fermented beer, brewed according to Benedictine tradition. Refermented in the bottle;, and conditioned for two months. Maredsous Brown should ideally be served at a temperature of 6-10 C

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gorbalev (3000) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2006
Bottle shared with blankboy at the Bier Market. Dark brown, fluffy mogul like off white head. Malt, spice, lots of alcohol in pleasing aroma. Nice taste - very dry spice, malt and tons of yeast. A very dry yeast finish. Thin mouthfeel. Pretty good, just very simple and straightforward. Probably the best of the night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5594) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 24, 2006
Aroma is fruity malt with yeast. Taste is similar however to highly carbonated for it to be a great brune, dry finish too.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Quevillon (2811) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 22, 2006
Elle est chaleureuse, riche et plaine de saveur. Très dificile de le trouver au Québec, mais c’est l’S.A.Q.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sammy3D (141) - Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA - JAN 20, 2006
Caramel, banana and black cherry on the nose. This beer pours a dark brown with plenty of fizz and a decent tan head. Roasted candy sugar, cashews, banana and spicey raisin with a dry peppery, slightly bitter, dark chocolate character in the finish. Medium to thin in the mouth but pleasingly fizzy and balanced with the alcohol well blended. A wee bit more of a hop bitter character is present in this belgian brew. A very nice brew indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2006
pours a deep bronze with a good sized beige head, aroma of belgian style spices, citrusy fruit, caramel malt and alcohol. flavor reflected its aroma with a spicey finish, good body and very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2006
(01.14.06) On tap at Firkin’s, Libertyville, IL. Clear dark brown ale with medium long-lasting creamy head and good lacing. Light malty aroma. Medium-to-full bodied with smooth texture that starts with light malt sweetness and some caramel, spicy and butter scotch flavors. Finishes with light malt sweetness. A good sweet-tasting drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2006
Deep copper body, thick but dissipating light tan head. Thick toffee, chocolate-covered banana, and caramel aroma, with sharp notes of alcohol and touches of dark fruit and spice. Bready, toasty body with toffee and light hints of chocolate, earthy and cookie-like. Sharp carbonation but a rather delicate body for 8% ABV. Somewhat bitter, spicy finish. Quite drinkable at this ABV level.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarethYoung (1111) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 15, 2006
[bottle from dorsvlegel] yeast, berry fruit, raisin, some alcohol. full body, dry, spicey finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jayb0 (1141) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2006
Dark golden brown with nice head. Deep flavors of dark fruit, chocolate and bread. Fairly estery. Good, hearty belgian strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ATOmemphis (200) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - JAN 7, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2006 Served in a gold rimmed glass, this beer had a dark golden color with a very good head. It smelled delicious and was every bit so. Lacing was fantastic to the finish as was the taste. For a belgian strong, this was a good one.

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