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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1522   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This name became a reference. This beer is mostly pointed out with its product name: “a Paterke”. This “Paterke” is a chestnut coloured dark beer with a high fermentation (6.7 alcohol content) and a full taste.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesper86 (36) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 17, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2016 Subtle fruit notes. Medium bitterness. Not too sweet. Subtle caramel. Slightly creamy. Medicinal hint far away.Works well with gnocchi, chicken and a mustard cream sauce.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PlutonowyMan (481) - POLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Kolor br?z kasztanowy z rubinowymi refleksami, czysty, klarowny. Piana g?sta, zwarta i trwa?a. Jest w kolorze z?amanej bieli, pozostawia mnóstwo zdobien. Aromat palonych s?odów, s? pieczone kasztany, orzechy, jest lekko torfowo ziemisty, pojawia si? wanilia i troch? jakby ?ció?ka drzewna. Smak ziemisty, lekka palono??, pieczone kasztany, karmel, ponownie wanilia i ziemia. Wysycenie ?rednie idealnie wpasowuje si? w "spokojny" charakter tego piwa. Uwagi: bardzo ciekawe i z?o?one piwo, zdecydowanie degustacyjne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OllieBBommel (1464) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 6, 2016
Bottle@home. Appearance: clear dark brown with shrinking brown head. Aroma: malt. Taste: bitter, some sweet. Palate: medium body, moderate carbonation. Overall: nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Japalo (1833) - DENMARK - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle@guren. Mahogany small head. Biscuit and caramel notes. Fresh dry sweet. Low bitterness. Fine brew. Alcohol well hidden. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GoufCustom (1617) - HONG KONG - JUL 31, 2016


330ml bottle bought at Good Stuff in Yuen Long.

Looks: Clear chestnut brown colour with a very thin trace of yeast particles; Two finger head with crumpety and creamy light-beige foam which lasts for 3 minutes; Beautiful sticky lacing with active small carbonation.

Aroma: Fragrant and sweet dark malt, with strong caramel, strong sticky toffee, vanilla, plums, raisins, light chocolate, light cream, alcohol, icing sugar, brown sugar, dark bread, strong Bel yeast and thin grass. It gets pretty complex and pleasant when it gets warmer. Nice!

Taste: Mid to light sweet dark malt, with strong metallic, caramel, light toffee, light plums, light molasses, spices, very dry dark bread, Bel yeast, very light lemon, fair bitter hops and grass.

Body: Medium. Dry, very slick and creamy palate.

Mouth Feel: Fairly solid dark malt in a pretty rich, smooth and metallic background, creamy all the way. Strong non-sweet caramel and toffee with light plums, notes of molasses then it gets pretty spicy, very dry rye bread yeastiness with light lemon to round. Some strong impression of English Ale’s dryness here. Very nice!

Hoppiness: Thin grass in nose. Spices, light lemon and grass in taste; Bitterness is light to moderate for a lasting, fairly astringent biscuity caramel malt finish.

After Taste: Very dry. Bready and fairly bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one is well executed with good looks, complex caramel dark aroma, very dry bready and low-sweet taste with encompass lots of flavors in a conservative manner. There’s some good dry English characters in this 100% Belgian Dubbel. A beauty!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (468) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2016
Full of classic Belgian flavours... bread, yeast, ripe banana, raisins.. full bodied considering the ABV, rich, think mouthfeel. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerheart65 (1410) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2016
Clear mahogany with bit ruby, very light sparkling, huge beige creamy head dissipates through turning frothy/rocky and leaving patchy lacing. Dry aroma, malty,bit cellar tones, chalk, earthy notes. Medium body, lively carbonation, sweet and malty, bread, raisins, caramel, honey, bit herbs, medium long. Quite tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franckg (1186) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2016
Bouteille avec un BB du 24/08/2017. Robe brune foncée très trouble avec un généreux col de mousse blanchâtre et assez onctueux. Arômes de malt caramélisé, épices, raisins, un peu de sucre d’orge et noisettes. Quelques petits fruits confits en arrière-plan. En bouche, malt caramelisé, petits fruits confits plus présents qu’au nez, orange, sucre d’orge, un peu de houblons herbacés, noisettes, raisins, pruneaux séchés. Finale plus sèche et où les levures belges ressortent plus ainsi que des saveurs plus terreuses. Texture légèrement onctueuse et corps moyen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beggard (60) - - JUN 23, 2016
0,33l Bottle, Beerlovers Vienna. Aroma hoppy, sweet, nut. Amber red color, with creamy head. Taste fruity, caramel, nut, sweet and bitter at the end.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (1181) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 21, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2016 0.33l bottle. Slightly hazy dark orange body, thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, figs, orange zest and raisins. Taste of caramel, orange zest, toast, figs, honey and floral hops. Very nice dubbel.


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