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

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RATINGS: 617   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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wolfbass (882) - Firenze, - DEC 28, 2012
Mi sembra strano, perchè questo è un birrificio che mi ha sempre donato soddisfazioni, ma questa Brune proprio non mi ha convinto, addirittura una bottiglia da 75 in due, si è fatto fatica a finirla...


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Moravius (381) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2014
Flasche (33 cl). - Etwas stumpfes Braunrot, trüb. - In der Nase die unverkennbare Dupont-Hefe, milder Mokka mit erdigem Einschlag, vornehme obergärige Fruchtigkeit. - Im Antrunk das typische Dupont-Aroma. Röstmalzig-würzig, vornehm herb-fruchtige Orangenbittere, zarte modrige Kellernote. Mild rezent, weich im Mund. Trockener, krautig-hopfenherber, erdiger Abgang. - Großartiges Brune. Da ist nichts von der plumpen, einfallslosen bananigen Süße mancher belgischen Biere, alles ist vielschichtig und spannungsgeladen. Eigenwillig, erdig-derb und doch vornehm, perfekt ausbalanciert. Schmeckte mir sogar noch besser als Moinette Blonde, obwohl Röstmalz und Dupont-Hefe nicht völlig reibungslos harmonieren.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andregoncalves (1300) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JUL 2, 2014
33cl bottle thanks to ruigo. Color is dark brown/dark orange. Head is thin. Medium to low sweetness. Aroma is caramel, wood, sugar, malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (542) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 8, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 09.2015. Pours dark amber with off-white head. The head stays. Aroma is caramel, brown sugar, dark fruits, apples, and yeast. Taste is malt, yeast, dark fruits, caramel, and some alcohol. Finish is fruity bitter with some alcohol. Overall: very enjoyable, but alcohol is a little bit too obvious.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (560) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUN 4, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 75cl, belle bière brune ambrée, grosse mousse blanche très intense et une effervescence très violente. En bouche attaque sur le caramel et le pruneau prégnance sur le grillé en fin de bouche mais effervescence trop forte voire désagréable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Splitenz (329) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2014
A lovely Belgian brown this. Had to have two as the Obelix burger took a while at Comics Café. A nice malt that leans towards the sweet and not as bitter or sour as I first thought. Good dinner companion.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PapaVillum (381) - Valby, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
33 cl / 330 ml, flaske, 8,5 % ABV, gave fra Michele og Gert - tak! 10. maj 2014. Ufiltreret rødbrun Bruine med minimal offwhite skumtop på et par mm. Ikke kraftig duft, men noter af tørret frugt og gær-ditto efter eftergæringen på flasken. Smagen er mere bitter, end jeg regnede med. Sødmen er der, men den spiller 2. violin. Kuldioxid'et er på medium niveau.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielyabu (1132) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - APR 22, 2014
average frothy offwhite head. good lacing. mostly diminishing. clear thick orangeish-brown body. aroma: moderate malty, caramel, toffee, butter and alcohol. if: moderate sweet. ff: moderate sweet bitter; long duration. palate: medium body, oily texture, lively carbonation, moderate alcoholic finish. Dulçor maltado, caramelado. Forte aquecimento alcoólico. Dubbel clássica, bem feita. Amargor de casca de fruta, lembra a de limão, sem ter a acidez nem o azedume do mesmo. 90 s

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarcoDL (1974) - NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Belgian brown beer, but it’s Dupont so it has some nice dry and grassy herbs in it. Good tasty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thompson (318) - - 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 (2612) - 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.


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