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

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RATINGS: 1403   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


pintbypint's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2973) - Edmonton, Alberta, - DEC 24, 2005
330ml brown bottle. Poured with a generous tan head, somewhat frothy, some sticky lace. Reddish brown colour, some haze. Cookie-ish malts aroma, almonds (?), fruity with a mild spice note, sort of like mild banana bread. Amazingly soft palate, very mild carbonation. Body is full, slightly oily. Malty flavour, some sweetness in the middle leads to a dryish finish with some yeast and a slight tease of hops.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (936) - Orsenigo, ITALY - AUG 26, 2015
Clear red copper, brown head Toffee, caramel, raisins, passito Balanced aftertaste mou candy riped fruit, bitterness due to yeasts (?), milk chocolate

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (636) - - AUG 10, 2015
Aroma is plum alcohol, huge head that dissipates quickly, OK lacing, taste is surprising - almost like a coffee stout with some metal.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hrabren (239) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 10, 2015
0.33 bottle from Pivoljub, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Hazy reddish brown, turns hazy orange on the light. Creamy off-white to beige head. Caramel and dried fruits, fruit jam, cake. Cherry sourness, red fruits, light sweetness, alcohol presence. Quite sour finish, soft carbonation. I’d love to have another.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peyto567 (41) - London, - AUG 6, 2015
how you can not like this beer is beyond me. toasty, nutty, meaty and satisfying. a medium body keeps it approachable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
birraiolo (245) - ITALY - AUG 6, 2015
Bottiglia da 33 cl. Color leggero ambrato con schiuma nocciola di grana media di media tenuta. I profumi dono fruttati di frutta a polpa gialla matura e nocciole. Al palato inizio fruttato che lascia spazio a sentoti di spezie e un finale amarognolo, corpo medio che fa sentire un pó troppo l’alcool.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2272) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle from Beergium. Dark brown color, beige head. Bitter taste with citrus, toffee, nuts, earthy notes, ripe fruits and a bit of yeast. Bitter finish with citrus, toffee, earthy notes and yeast. Very nice, smooth abbey dubbel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnet (1324) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2015
Yeasty, malty, lots of Basement aromas, earthy, grassy, bready malts, ruby colour, medium off-white head, lacing. Soft bite, noticably sweet, lightly salty. Medium body, lively carbonation, yeasty finish. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mateuszk (1009) - Poznań, POLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown, small head. Aroma of caramel, banana, spices. In taste banana, caramel, candi syrup, spices. Dry and medium bitter in the finish. Very light dubbel, a bit boring, still ok.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Brown hazy pour, some yeast inside. Clove and spice aroma with some brown malts. Some sweet dark fruits and nice brown malt balance.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lokitje (114) - - JUL 21, 2015
faint smell though that could be my cold appearance dark ruby thin layer of foam taste dark malts caramel. hint of red. fruit but not to much pretty bitter nicely balanced good beer


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