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Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Belgian Ale
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water, malts, hops, yeast, candi sugar.


paulvanpelt's rating

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
paulvanpelt (387) - Reusel, - MAR 6, 2013
Donkerbruin bier, bijna zwart. Qua smaak weinig bijzonder, maar wel met een erg fijn palet.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (913) - LATVIA - JUN 29, 2015
Dark brown with medium beige creamy head. Malty aroma. Sweet and sour fruity taste, bit of kvass notess mixed with mild bitterness with roasted caramel and coffee notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1148) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 10, 2015
Bruin no. Negra. Un dedo de espuma beige. Aroma ahumado y a frutos secos. Sabor similar al de las buenas dubbel , aunque mucho menos seco. Cuerpo medio y agradable carbonatacion. Chocolate, malta tostada, buena.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
note666 (1200) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2015
2015 - 05 - 27 330ml bottle. brown colour. medium, tan head. hint of caramel in aroma. light sweet taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AtronSeige (917) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 12, 2015
Aroma: Medium sweetness, brown sugar, light dried fruit. light fruitiness, light peppery, floral, Medium-light toasty, Appearance: Dark amber body. Very thin, light-brown head. Flavour: Medium-light toasty. light fruitiness, banana. Dry finish with lingering light astringency. Mouthfeel: Light body, medium-high carbonation. Overall: Complex, but missing the wow factor. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 18B. Belgian Dubbel

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2905) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge wines. Dark brown beer with small head, quite lively on pour. Aroma is light cocoa powder and a hint of light vinegar. Taste is some chocolate, yeast and lightly roasted malts with some spice. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
DJoer (947) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 22, 2015
Black coloured body with some brown glow, malts some yeast and metal smell, medium carbonation low bitter sweet candy some metal and yeast

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ForlornHope (189) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2015
33 cl bottle at home into a tulip. Pours a clear, deep red-brown colour with a white head. Malt-driven aroma of caramel and roasted barley with some fruit. Initial taste of sweet malt, followed by a light bitterness. Nice mouthfeel: plain and with a good dryness that leads to another sip. Almost earthy in character, this is a fine beer and at a nice drinking strength.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (3122) - BELGIUM - FEB 3, 2015
Classic dubbel, launched in the fifties for a festivity in the village of Sint-Lievens-Esse which is held only once every 50 years. Tasted often from bottle and tap, this is a hazy bronze coloured ale with light beige, medium thick head and a soft, creamy, almost buttery texture, malt sweet, very caramelly with a light sourishness, bready and a tad chocolatey, dried fruits, somewhat metallic, nutty, yeasty, soft herbal hoppiness in the finish without ’true’ bitterness. Your average, ordinary dubbel I suppose, nothing exceptional, just simple old school decency.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (2528) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JAN 23, 2015
33cl bottle bb06/2016, Delhaize. Deep brown bordeaux pour, Belgian rock of foam, quite fizzy. Earthy nose of roasted chestnut, brown mushroom, liquorice, candy sugar. Taste equivalent to a liquorice cane dipped in a rain water reservoir, dark earthy with a metallic edge. Dry toffee and some candy sugar join this fizzy dubbel’s modest, arch-Belgian appeal. I prefer my dubbels a bit fuller and creamier (cf. La Trappe). Might revisit on tap.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (943) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2014
- Alcoholpercentage van 6.5% - Redelijk biertje destijds gedronken - Niet verkeerd, maar heb naar mijn smaak veel lekkerder biertjes gedronken - Vandaar mijn niet al te hoge waardering uiteindelijk ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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