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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1845   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bart (2938) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 28, 2006
Dark coloured with an average off white head. Sweet yeasty aroma, with some dark fruity hints (prunes?) and a little herby-caramel touches. Full sweet caramel body. Finish is roasted, bitter-sweet with again some caramel touches. A very nice belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
505 (271) - Echo Park, California, USA - JUL 27, 2006
A nice beer, no major faults, but nothing to rave about. Sweet and yeasty aroma. Nice flavor, very drinkable, medium body. A rather run of the mill beer, but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2006
750mL. I wanted to like this beer. Starts off with large foamy head that lends way to smells of grapes, plums, and various spices. Tasted of light grapes and molasses. The body was thin and the finish was fizzy. I was hoping for more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - JUL 15, 2006
On tap at the Yard House in KCK. Served in a goblet. No head. Dark red to purple color. Very clear. Aroma of prune and raisin. Some cherry notes. Maybe even some nutty character. Dry finish. Alcohol is very restrained. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUL 14, 2006
750mL bought at Green’s on Ponce. ommegang glass. dark brown color. fizzy/thick almond colored head. beautiful lacing. medium-heavy body of dark rum and raisins. aroma of roasted malt. very well balanced

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDalkoholic (2331) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 13, 2006
Bought this at Keg N bottle #2: Pours a dark brown with light contrast on the edges of the glass. Small topping of fizz foam and gives off a mild aroma of caramel and dakr malt. Flavor is sugary with dark malt that has a undeniable coffee aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lgklotet (432) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2006
Bottle, 750. Beautiful looking brew. Thick head, nice and spritzy. Complex aroma, difficult to pinpoint, there’s alot of malt, caramel and perhaps some dried fruit. maybe even licorice. Flavours are rich and complex, spicy yeast, sour fruits, and again that licorice note which I can’t really pinpoint. Nice prickly carbonation lightens the mouthfeel and even when warmed up and flattish, this beer is not cloyingly sweet. Dryish somewhat hop-bitte finish. I really like Maredsous 8, thank god it’s available at the government-controlled liqour-stores here in Sweden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FrankJohansen (3616) - Sabro, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2006
Bottle. Bourdoux colour with a nice frotzy white head. Aroma of malts and caramel. Some bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maltdog (621) - Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2006
Pours hazy deep, deep scarlet. Two-finger shaving cream head lasts forever and coats the tulip with solid lace. Aromas evoke anise, chocolate, raisins, cola, and orange zest. Flavor eludes decription... flowers, spice cookie (pfeffernuesse?), earthy, copper? Brazil nuts? Palate is effervescent and fluffy. Tart, cleansing finish; mild aftertaste suggests cocoa, cherry... nutmeg?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - JUN 30, 2006
Dark colored beer with little head retention. Sweet caramel malt and yeast aroma and taste. Not much alcohol initially but really comes out as this warms. Very thin body with a slightly dry finish.

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