Brewed by Brouwerij Sint Jozef
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Opitter-Bree, Belgium


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Feinschmecker (202) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 28, 2009
Dark amber color. Yeasty with esters of apples and pears. Spicy yet light. Not that great on the palate. The hop characteristic comes through. Not very cleverly brewed. Totally out of balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GBZ59 (988) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAR 20, 2014
Botella de 330ml. Cáliz de Westmalle. Brota con color rubí oscuro y brillante, apariencia cristalina y tintes rubí a contraluz. Espuma marfil que crea una corona tupida que persiste como una fina capa en la superficie. Aromas levemente azucarados, de ciruela, levadura y herbal intenso, matices de sutil especiado, azúcar de caña y una madura con notas de alcanfor y fenol. Sabores de fruta dulce, algo ácida – frutas del bosque y ciruela- y azucarados al primer sorbo. Cuerpo medio/pleno y carbonatación moderada/alta. Textura densa algo aguada con sensación especiada. Notas de gentil amargor herbáceo y madera con un agradable toque sutilmente ácido. Prolongado final amargo/dulce y retrogusto afrutado. El ABV se percibe como un ligero “calorcillo”. Refrescante y deliciosa. 330ml bottle. Westmalle Goblet glass. Pours bright dark ruby in color, clear appearance & ruby tints to the light. Off-white foam, close crown forms a thin & lasting layer on top. Slight sugary, plum, yeast & intense herbal aromas, subtle spiced, candy, cane sugar & ripe grape hues, alcanfor & phenol notes. Sweet/acidic fruit –berries & plum- & sugary flavors at first sip. Medium to full body. Moderate to high carbonation. Dense to watery texture & spiced sensation. Gentle herbal bitterness, woody notes & kind acidic touch in the middle. Long bitter/sweet finish & fruity aftertaste. ABV is felt as a light heat. Refreshing & delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrW (367) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - DEC 10, 2013
On tap @ The Capital, Leuven. Aroma has caramel, dark fruit, candy. Pours clear brown with a beige head, quickly fading, yet lacing. Taste is fruity, caramel, boozy, sweet and malts. Full mouthfeel, sticky, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (2438) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2013
horeca 13 pours clear brown, small white head smells a little like ... bourbon ? a very little bit . even though this beer has never seen any kind of wood . weird .. strange sweetness.. taste is sweet, bit earthy . good carbo .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (833) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2013
Donkere roodbruine kleur met een creme kraag. Ruikt erg zoet, caramel en drop. Smaakt zoetig. Typische dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PeatyPete (284) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2013
Dark brown beer with an unstable head. Light fruity smell. Taste of dark malt and roasted malt. Bitter with something sweet in the background. Not well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JefVerstraete (937) - BELGIUM - SEP 17, 2013
Dark brown, a lot of white foam, lively carbonation. Sweet aroma with notes of caramel and chocolate. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sten (596) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2013
Dark brown beer with a small white head. Aroma of sweet roasted malts. Flavour is the same, body is a bit thin. (Bottle 33cl)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rok1024 (919) - Maribor, SLOVENIA - AUG 21, 2013
Slightly unclear amber appearance with very large head. Roasted malt aroma, moderately sweet, medium body. Overall decent Abbey Dubbel style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2013
Pours dark copper with a beige head. Aroma is roasted caramel, fruity yeast and light nuts. Flavour is roasted caramel, fruity yeast, nuts, light pine and light metallic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Noctilucus (100) - All over Belgium, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2013
Burgundy with a bit of brown and a nice thick beige head of fine foam; slightly hazy after adding the yeast. The nose is quite hoppy with warming alcohol and sugars The taste itself is pretty aggressive (though not excessive) due to the carbonation; mostly sharp hops, banana, not sweet in spite of the smell. There’s also a bit of roast in there and the slightest bit of alcohol but overall it’s quite refreshing, not to say lacking body. The aftertaste is maltier, still banana and quite bitter hoppy, almost grassy. Decent yet nothing too special.

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