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Deep burgundy color with a big, fluffy head. Complex fruit aromas with a layered sweetness (honey, then caramel, then toffee) with a hint of licorice and chocolate. A big, rich, abbey-style ale that dries out nicely on the finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sathorael (153) - Oceanside, California, USA - JAN 17, 2013
Pours a mahogany brown with huge beige head and think lacing. Aromas of sweet malts, toffee and subtle dark fruits. Taste is rich bready and earthy tones with dark fruits, cinnamon, and all spice. Finish is a little hot with a sweetness that persists.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
demannu (137) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Damn good beer. Sweet dark fruits with some spices. Smooth mouth feel. Only knock would the lack of a strong nose. Delicious none the less.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swillguzzler99 (141) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - MAY 16, 2015
From a 12 ounce bottle. Pours turbid deep chestnut with a beautiful brown-white head. Toffee nose is prevalent. Taste is sweet but muted, less candied sugar than other Belgians. Finishes smooth and clean. A solid performer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LuckyDog (614) - - MAY 11, 2015
Very malty. Good overall flavor. No bitterness. No alcohol flavor. Part of a BJs beer pairing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (201) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 10, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated bottle into sniffer glass. Burgundy and opaque, fizzy carbonation, moderate fizzy head that quickly dissipated. Medium bodied and dry. A bit thin for my taste. Nose is fruity and herbal. Taste is fruity and earthy, a little syrupy and toffee-y. Tangy. Strong Belgian yeast taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
odinstyr (587) - Howell, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Pours a deep red with a thick foamy head. Smells of fruit, toffee - rich. Taste is sweet and bitter - a bit tart - fruit, deep malt, caramel, anise.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1109) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - APR 25, 2015
Deep burgundy color with a big, fluffy head. A little bit alcoholic aroma with sweet bready character and notes of honey, bread and sugar. A little fruity Very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
Not my favorite. Its pretty malty and smells like an old syrup beer. This is time to try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TizzleJizzle (727) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2015
12 oz bottle. Poured a beautiful unfiltered mahogany-amber with a beige head and nice lacing. Sweet taste of caramel, roasted malts, Belgian yeast, brown sugar, toffee with a boozy finish. Avererage carbonation, medium body. Fantastic dubbel!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lawger (208) - SWEDEN - APR 20, 2015
Can't find a bottling date so impossible to tell how old this is. Pours an opaque dark brown with beige head. Deep, nutty, sherried aroma with hints of dark toffee, baking syrup, malts, lots of dried and preserved fruits, a hint of rhum raisins. Medium+ bodied palate with caramelly maltiness and some sweetness. Medium flavour intensity, good freshness, medium finish. A very good example of the style. Feels like this bottle is a few years old, but sadly there's no way of knowing that with no bottling date on the label. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlihcsnatas (426) - Texas, USA - APR 15, 2015
Hazy thick almost brown looking brew with a really nice head that holds. Smells of raisins, brown sugar, licorice. Taste is toffee, raisins, licorice, herbs, and flowers. The more I let it sit the more complex the flavors become making me think it could be too complex and overly done. Thick and hardy but does not leave a coating behind on the back of the tongue.

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