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Moinette Brune

Brewed by Brasserie Dupont
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium


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RATINGS: 636   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Famous for their Saison Ale, Brasserie Dupont is also renowned in Belgium for their Moinette. This sturdy ale has an herbal bouquet that indicates its well hopped character. But unlike its drier cousin, its body is fuller and rounder with a slightly sweet finish. Delicious before a meal and with foods like marinated meats and barbecue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchMark (194) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Excellent beer as can be expected from Dupont. It is a rich full beer yet not too heavy. Full of flavor still easy to drink. Nice hazelnut brown with a small head and pleasant carbonation. Flavor is complex with sour notes., hop bitterness, spices and lots of overripe fruit. Some citrus and melon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (181) - - DEC 16, 2014
In paultje van tap. Prima kleur, dun schuim. Ruikt beetje muf maar niet vies. Prima, maar wederom niet heel speciaal

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1389) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - DEC 16, 2014
Lichte chocolade bruine kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt mout, kruiden, iets fruit. Smaakt chocolade, vanille. Beetje kruiden, bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3802) - Everett, Washington, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours a fairly clear reddish brown color with a moderate tan head on there. Some caramel, dark fruit, and candy notes come through in the nose for me. Taste is light and sweet, almost like a pie. Not too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (652) - - NOV 6, 2014
33cl flesje via bierenzo.nl Alcoholpercentage van 8,5% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: hazelnootbruin met snel wegtrekkende schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: zoet, caramel, donker fruit, licht kruidig Conclusie: aparte dubbel, even wennen de geur en de eerste slokken, wordt steeds lekkerder ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maakun (826) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle. Light brown with nice reddish hue and creamy off white head. Sweet malts and brown sugar, chocolate pudding, raisins and marzipan. Nice spices and light fruity bitter finish. Very good Belgian brown.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzgorog (346) - FRANCE - OCT 28, 2014
Veillie : bue à 3 mois de sa date limite. Belle couleur brune cuivrée, trouble, mousse blanche abondante et "bulleuse" mais disparaissant totalement assez vite. Nez complexe de malts grillés, caramel, herbes séchées, chataignes, épices. Bouche sur le caramel, les marrons, le malt et les épices, houblons herbeux bien présents. Amertume moyenne mais relativement importante quant au style et au vieillissement de la bière. Franchement très bon et dans mes souvenirs bien meilleurs que la même non veillie. Je conseille de l’oublier à la cave... La brasserie Dupont est décidemment une valeur sûre !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonkiedeaap (312) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a dark red to brown color and a nice cream colored head, with a lot of bubbles. The aroma has a rich palate of herbs, roasted malts, hops and dark fruits. The taste is full and round with clear tones of the malts and hops. The finish slightly sweet by the dark fruits and also has a light bitterness by the hops. A very nice brune, I like another one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (961) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in a chalice. A: Pours a dark amber color and a medium yellow head that dissipates quickly leaving no lacings S: Nose is sweet and fruity. Grapes and caramel. Candy sugar, caramel malts, Belgian yeasts, earthy hops T: Follows the nose. A sweet upfront of dark fruits, candy sugar and roasted caramel malts. Bready and a bit metallic. Earthy hops. In overall a bit mild sweet beer with an also moderate bitterness M: Medium body and carbonation. Balanced sweet-biterness and a it molasses sensation O: Nice Dubbel. Good drinkability. Dupont quality [ BA Review @ 3/17/2012 ]

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Robv (35) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2014
A flowery aroma. I was surprised to find out that I tasted some sweet, ripe melon in the beer. Also some thyme is noticible. A light bitterness in the aftertaste.

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