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

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RATINGS: 1633   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2008
Bottle 33cl @ home.
Clear medium red brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, coffee, brown sugar notes. Flavor is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. (040708)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 9, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a minimal red rim and a dense tan head. Dried and overripe fruit aroma, light wineous and with a mild malt note. Medium to full bodied. Distinct underlying fruit note in the flavour. Swept is dark malt flavours and a mild yeasty mellow and light spice accent. Has a light tar-ish flavour it. Lingering roasted malt and fruity finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29281) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2002
A brown beer with a very nice head. It has a nice fruity aroma and a very powerful ale taste with quite a lot of bitterness for a belgian beer. Really an enjoyable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2006 (Bottle 33 cl) Dark amber with a nice, full head. Lots of floating sediments that creates small, bubbly geysers when they settle at the bottom of the glass. Typical, dark- malty flavours with a very full body. Fresh rather than sweet with a subdued touch of hops. 251093

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2006
Draught. Clear orange brown coloured with a medium sized off white head. Sweet aroma of dried fruits, rye bread and caramel. Sweet flavour of fruits and dried fruits.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20308) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2006
Bottled. Hazy dark amber colour, huge beige fluffy head Aroma of toffee, caramel and weak alcohol. Flavour is malty, yeasty som hops and sour fruits. Finish and aftertaste become very caramellish. Some alcohol and spices also all along. Lovely balanced beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19365) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2002
Nut brown. Rather clean, medium bodied. Middle-of-the-road Belgian abbey ale (if there is such a thing...)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 22, 2006
Draught. Pours a brown colour with an off-white head. Malty spicy aroma with hints of caramel. Malty yeasty spicy flavor with hints of caramel and dark fruits. Warming spicy malty finish.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2012
20th May 2010
Clear red-brown beer. Short lived tan head. Very dry palate. Dry malt, subtle chocolate, minerals, dry and slightly spicy bubblegum. Finishes with dry creamy malt and a slightly spicy aftertaste. Hard work.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14501) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 3, 2003
Beautiful deep amber color; creamy generous head. Very nice aroma: malt, a roasted malt note, light spices. Quite dry taste, with an evident liquorice note and some roasted malt. Not round enough, not mature.


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