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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1827   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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (7668) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 3, 2016
Bottle at Le Corbeau. Deep amber body with a creamy thick off white head. Great lacings. Light roasted aroma with tobacco and ripe berry notes. Yeasty and dark caramel malty flavor. Ripe fruits.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Guruhso (332) - Grindsted, DENMARK - APR 2, 2016
Bottle at Le Corbeau. Malty aroma of roasted, caramel and dark fruits. The flavours starts sweet and finish light bitter. Balanced. Lingering roasty notes. The body is medium and the texture is oily.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LouisP (82) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2016
Bouteille 330 ml Couleur : Rougeâtre aux reflets plus foncés. Petite carbonation et petite effervescence. Arômes : C’est d’abord et avant tout sucré au nez. On détecte le sucre d’orge et des arômes de cassonade. L’alcool est aussi assez présent au nez de même qu’un côté assez fruité. Goût : En bouche c’est surtout l’alcool qu’on goûte. Un peu une déception, parce que je détecte pas grand chose d’autre que le gout du 8%. Avec quelques gorgées, on parvient à trouver un petit arrière-goût fruité. Appréciation : Un manque de complexité. D’autres dubbels parviennent à avoir beaucoup plus de profondeur que celle-ci. Trop alcoolisé.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dervock (850) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle - pours reddish brown with a thin off white head. Aroma is dried fruit, bit of malt, bit port like. Taste is sweet, fruity up front then bit malty and a dry fruity finish. Palate is rich.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (656) - Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2016
Originally rated on 5/ 28/08.Pours a large foamy light brown head. The body has a brown coppery color. Pretty thick lacing. Aromas and flavors of Belgian yeast, wheat, light roasted malts and toffee. Very mild earthy type hops,notes of resin and spice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1325) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle from Alcostock in Tallinn harbour (€ 2.79). BB 06.2017. Pours clear, caramelly brown with a big beige head. The aroma is sweet of caramel, cinnamon, indistinct dark fruits, later on just malty. Tastes sweet with quite some bitterness, but on the downside, some alcohol coming through too... Nearing dry on the palate, medium body, moderate to thin carbonation. It’s pretty nice overall. However I doubt ever returning to this...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3384) - NORWAY - MAR 2, 2016
Bottle, february 14th 2015. Dark brown body with a medium offwhite head. Aroma of prunes, chocolate, toasted malt, light alcohol notes. Sweet taste with yeast spices and caramel. Mild roast which stays through the finish. Nice one!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlueGaljoen (81) - FRANCE - FEB 28, 2016
Très belle bière double d’abbaye Couleur sombre aux reflets rouge Mousse généreuse Carbonatation importante Forte mais souple Absence de lourdeur ce qui la rend très agréable

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (1414) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 23, 2016
Bouteille 330ml. Couleur acajou voilée avec des reflets rouges, mousse beige meringuée. Arôme de malt caramélisé, malt grillé, cassonade, levure. Goût de malt caramélisé, fruits séchées, alcool, levure, dattes. Carbonatation élevée, corps moyen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WaddlingPlatypus (42) - Durham, ENGLAND - FEB 19, 2016
300ml bottle. Dark amber with a bubbly off-white head. Unusual aroma of citrus and cardamom pods. Dry taste of hops, with a faint aftertaste of burning brandy.


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