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Moinette Brune

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thompson (297) - - APR 16, 2014
Bottle sampled at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Nice dark brown colour....smell and taste malts...a bit sweet...brown sugar...nice dubbel

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle (330 ml). Gusher. Slightly hazy amber brown with a small ring of off-white foam and little to no lacing. Aroma is spicy with herbal notes, malt/caramel and fruits/berries. Taste is slightly sweet and slightly/moderately spicy with malt/caramel, fruits/berries and a light alcohol warming. Medium body. Lively carbonation at first, but it become low carbonation after a few minutes. Dry and spicy finish. Not bad at all, but the gusher + weird carbonation tell me there’s probably a little something wrong with this one. Still a quite tasty Belgian.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BRW (628) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 9, 2014
On tap at Biercab. Brown colour with off-white head. Yeast, dark fruits aroma. Dark fruits, caramel, roasted and yeast taste, sweet malt. Medium body.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2119) - FINLAND - APR 6, 2014
Bottled. Pours hazy dark amber in color with an off-white head. Sweet ripe dark fruityness in aroma. Sweet maltyness, bit of yeasty spicyness in taste. Feels a bit dull on the whole as this brew didnt offer much neither in aroma or tastewise. Even a bit boozy towards the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (6344) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Draft. Extremely sweet and raisiny, no dryness, no hops, just waves of caramel and dark fruit with a touch of yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shorlin (590) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Beautiful looking beer, excellent lacing, reddish-brown with a large off-white head. Aroma has some caramel, brown sugar and dried fruit. Really nice. Palate is a bit thin for the style, medium-bodied. Heavy-ish on the sweetness and light bitterness. Tastes different than it smells. Alcohol is much more evident than in the Blonde.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1046) - DENMARK - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle@cafe frape. Amber haze. Two finger foam. Spicy yeasty. Dry bitter. Caramalty. Fine. The recommendation were a bit too good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tricksta_p (627) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2014
Malty aroma of brown sugar, dark fruits, yeast, caramel, raisins. Flavour is sweet malt, brown sugar. All things considered this has a surprisingly moderate/medium sweetness, with some lingering bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5386) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch nach getrockneten Früchten, Hefe, Karamell. Geschmack hefig, Karamell, Früchte, leicht gewürzig.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jvhemert (310) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 4, 2014
AROMA: resin, bread, herbs, APPEARANCE: amber, clear, frothy, white foam, TASTE: light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, PALATE: medium body, thin feel, lively, astringent, long finish, OVERALL: good saison, nice balance of tastes, subtle aromas.


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