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

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RATINGS: 1707   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
barbillon (54) - Pesaro, ITALY - JAN 2, 2015
Questa birra di primo impatto assomiglia a una Orval...però molto più delicato...non per questo più apprezzato...anzi! Una buona birra da gustarsi in compagnia!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
strap (517) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 2, 2015
pours a dark brown. heavy on the alcohol, very noticeable. slightly sweet, a brown sugar sort of taste that lingered. a very nice beer. a full bottle of this is enough for one session.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beardbeerman (212) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
Brown pour with a somewhat turbid body and creamy maple shaded head. The nose is sweet and yeasty with a nice malty backbone. This abbaye dubbel delivers caramelized malts, which give a soft bitterness, good hops paired with an effervescent sweetness and finishes with a pleasant warmth. Simply a great belgium ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (253) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - DEC 27, 2014
a deep brown red, overly high carbonation. aroma is sweet, alcohol, malty. Low esters. and to just get simple; this is okay, I was hoping for more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
canary dog (680) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - DEC 26, 2014
A sweet Belgian brown. Warming alcohol becomes more noticeable as you continue the drink. Smooth and not overly complex.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cluniac (68) - - DEC 26, 2014
Beautiful ruby brown color. Fairly carbonated. Head is only half a finger. Initial taste is of a good brown/anber beer, but after taste is very flat, and i feel the total taste is quite bitter and not that complex. Aroma is also not that special. Overall a good beer, but not great, no where near world class.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (1940) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - DEC 21, 2014
Pours a call brown with reddish highlights and a ran head. The smell is fruity, brown sugar with a vineous quality. The taste is as it smells with a pretty solid sweet call melt presence... Giving caramel, toasted malt, licorice and cherry flavors. Light+ in with average carbonation. Quite complex in flavor, this one.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
lweiberg (118) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Its not boo ad. Its pretty good. Doughy with barnyard cheese and some sauce woody.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zapabeer (17) - BRAZIL - DEC 20, 2014
sweet caramel aroma, brown, medium sweetness, medium body, delicious fruit and alcohol taste, a very well balanced beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rami_pl (235) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 20, 2014
Butelka, warka do 04 2016. Aromat karmelowy, owocowy (sliwki), lekko miodowy, alkoholowy. Piana dosc ladna ale bardzo szybko znikajaca, fajnie brudzi szklo. Piekna barwa - czerwono--mahoniowo-miedziana. w smaku nieco drozdzy, rodzynki, sliwki, karmel, alkohol. sumarycznie dosc slodki. odczucia w ustach nieco jak przy piciu porto czy likieru. Alkohol prawdopodobnie by sie bardziej ulozyl za jakis czas, az kusi, zeby odlozyc do lezakowania. Raczej pozytywne wrazenia, ale raczej tez nie bede powtarzal.


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