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

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RATINGS: 1844   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ruigo (2113) - - MAR 21, 2013
It pours a light brown with a thick brownish persistent head. It is a little bitter at start but it doesn’t last long.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fules (634) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUL 16, 2016
Hatalmas, nagyon tartós, tömör bézs színű hab, barna szín. Pörkölt malátás, fűszeres illat. Íze pörkölt malátás, picit savanykás, karamelles, fűszeres. Utóíze pici keserű, de az gyorsan elillan, és csak egy kis pörkölt és savanykás aroma marad. Igen összetett ízvilággal rendelkezik, finom sör.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TedE (898) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 15, 2016
330ml bottle into tulip. Lightly chilled. Mahogany colour with champagne carbonation and large head. Nose is woodchips and burnt toffee. Full body. Slight zing in the mouth, finish is initially sour and fruity until some burnt toffee notes reappear. Alcohol well hidden. Nice, serious, contemplative beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukka19 (577) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 14, 2016
Bottle. Dark red-brown color, thick creamy beige head. Aroma of prunes, raisins, nutts, caramel malt. Taste is malty, caramely, nutty with dried fruits and red berries. Sweet with light bitter and spicy finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamuPadania (6) - Cologno Monzese, ITALY - JUL 11, 2016 does not count
Birra d’abbazia davvero gradevole. Apparenza stimolante, poca schiuma, gusto amaro piacevole con un retrogusto di caramello e pane tostato.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsnicholas (511) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle (11.2oz) Dark brown with big tan head.Aroma is light fruit, slightly sweet. Medium carbonation. Heavy on the toasted malts. Slight bit of sweetness. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rhombic (97) - SPAIN - JUL 3, 2016
Pours reddish brown, tan head. Apple and grass, some cider-like aroma coming through too (reminiscent of a local wild fruit: madrońo). Caramel, dried fruits and a few hints of malt make up the perfectly balanced flavour profile - this is what we want! Smooth taste, alcohol well concealed, not stridently sharp. A bit of wood/leather with the yeasty flavour, for that mildly astringent note, giving it a very mellow background. Really nice. Oily, medium body with a nice gradual finish. No major complaints, a good brew!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (3251) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 1, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is malt, caramel, raisins, dried fruits, spices, brown sugar, hint of roast. Flavour is sweet with a little bitterness in the finish. Body is a medium, pretty solid. Overall a decent typical Dubbel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ochniczek (243) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2016
75cl bottle. Clear medium red brown color with a large beige head, average lacing, Aroma is roasted, caramel. Flavor is moderate to sweet and moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, soft carbonation

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kdd230 (19) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2016
Small bottle in Vientiane, Laos. Reddish brown colour with a short-lived light brown foam. Lively carbonation. Fruit and malt, some caramel and yeast. Balanced flavours. Not bad by any means but an unremarkable Dubbel.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WilkerNet (10) - Salvador, BRAZIL - JUN 27, 2016
Singular cerveja de abadia de sabor impecável. Apresenta moderado amargor e aroma com toques de chocolate, frutas e caramelo. A espuma é cremosa e densa além de duradoura e, ao meu gosto, saborosa. Esta deliciosa belga Dark Strong Ale tem teor alcoólico de 8%. Simplesmente maravilhosa. Fiquei fă!


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