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Saint-Germain Page 24 Brune

Brewed by Saint-Germain
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Aix-Noulette, France


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beer4000 (4313) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 27, 2014
Sampled at VANØ annual meeting 2014. Clear, deep amber body with a small tan head. Aroma is slightly roasted caramel’ish malt and some dry fruit with an impression of dust or maybe lacquer. Flavor is medium sweet, toast, toffee, slightly hint of dry fruit, moderate bitterness and some of the same impression from aroma of dusty cellar or lacquer. Medium body and moderate in aftertaste. OK drinkable, but nothing really impressive going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (2216) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
On tap @ L’Express de Lyon (Paris). Brown with a medium beige head and good lacing. Aroma is of toffee, raisins, Belgian yeast and caramel. Taste is of yeast, toffee, caramel, raisins, spices and moderate sweetness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Decent/good Dubbel. Alcohol is showing up a little too much and reduce drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (591) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2014
Aroma: strong caramel malts, bread flavours. Appearance: dark clear brown, medium beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: sweets expanding, heavy caramel, getting slightly dry towards the average- to long finish, hints of coffee. Overall: very nice Abbey Doubel. Pint at Express de Lyon, Paris.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2175) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle 0.33l at Helsinki. Thanks to Rosenbergh. BBE 08 MAI 2014. Colour is almost black with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Dark fruits, raisins, Belgian yeast and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjs (4268) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 15, 2014
(Bottle, 0.33 l - BB 8 Mai 2014, courtesy of rosenbergh, 20140315) The beer poured dark brown and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had malts, molasses, wort and yeast. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, caramel, yeast, molasses, sweet chocolate and low bitterness. Aftertaste was malty and bitter. A decent dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5343) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 27, 2014
Bottled. A brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of straw and caramel. The flavor is with notes of caramel, spices, and malt, leading to a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2014
Bottled. Deep ambery brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is mildly toasted wood, some floral notes as well as some sweet malts. Flavour is tobacco, ashes, toffee, strong roasted notes along with some slight liquorice to it. Ashes and liquorice in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
750ml flip top bottle served in a Southern Tier tulip A - Pours a dark ruby brown great clarity with a sandy frothed head. Collar starts thick but turns tin with zero lacing. S - Brown sugar, cooked pears, burnt caramel malts, soapy/spicy/floral hops, cocoa powder, toasted dark bread, alcohol. T - Very deep malts, charred caramel, general dark fruit, dark chocolate breads, floral hops hit on the outside edges along with vanilla and notions of cocoa. It’s sweet but there is a grassy/alcohol like dryness to it that builds into the crisp finish. M - Moderate cola carbonation, medium body, slick feel with the carbonation racing to the top even when swished around. The alcohol starts showing up more as it warms thinning out the body. Finishes crisp. I really liked the aroma, complex and changing. This beer does a serious shift from cold to warm. The alcohol starts light and spicy when cold and moves into bulldozing everything when allowed to warm. Very interesting for the style and in general. It seemed to have Belgian influences. Pick this up if you see it around. Serving type: bottle 07-29-2013

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
budedou (256) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - JAN 4, 2014
Pas extraordinaire mais pas mauvaise non plus... Je l’ ai bu après de très bonnes IPA aussi... A réessayer....

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