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


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RATINGS: 1318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (353) - Reusel, - JAN 6, 2013
Hazelnootbruin, zeer troebel bier met licht getinte schuimkraag. Geen duidelijk aroma: wat noten, malt, caramel, stroop? Opvallend aan de smaak is dat het iets licht zurigs heeft, verder het bekende zoetbittere van een dubbel. Prettig dik palet, zonder een melig mondgevoel. Prima dubbel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Karyots (21) - BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2014
Pours dark maroon with a good head. Smells of apples, citrus and plums. Very creamy and smooth. Starts slightly sweet and ends in well rounded bitterness. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lgarraes (4) - BRAZIL - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Boa carbonatação. Agradável no palato. Suave para uma dubel. Apresentou um creme uniforme, mas que se desfez rapidamente. Sente-se levemente o álcool no aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosskie (459) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2014
Dark brown opaque beer with a thin bubbly head. Some light bubbling. Smell is caramel, apples, honey, cloves, hint of chocolate. Fizzy warm taste, slightly oily. Good sweet bitter balance. Bit of alcoholic sourness, with some maltiness. Dry finish, bit earthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (779) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a reddish copper, off white head, piles of lacing. Nose is spicy, sweet malt. Tastes fresh, sweet carmalized malt, spicy. Really good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrjaxson (309) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2014
It’s really smooth throughout, starting with a scent of bread dough and raisins, a surprisingly light body and hints of sweet and sour on the finish. Liberated from a Christmas 4-pack gift box a few days before the holiday - cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tonypreto (128) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 13, 2014
11.578 oz bottle poured into chalice. Great aroma of Belgian yeast and fruits. Pours a dark ruby tinted dark brown with an off white head that dissipates rapidly, but stays thin for the long haul. Very light and slightly carbonated, easy to drink. Flavors of yeast and some fruit notes with a great finish. Low abv for a Belgium makes this a go to for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (483) - Xiamen, CHINA - DEC 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Beer Station, Xiamen. A gusher even after cooling in the fridge for a day. Pours hazy dark brown with a lot of foam that dissipates to a thin off white head. Aroma of malt, toffee and Belgian yeast. Sweet finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1049) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2014
Advent Calander for December 5th. Deep chestnut brown colour, with thick off white head. Berry and fruit aroma, the taste has this too, with a touch of yeast. Very well balanced. Bitter, sweet and sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjik83 (661) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (697) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 3, 2014
Draft 0.15l at St.Bernardus stand at Horeca Expo Ghent Belgium 2014.Pour it dark color with medium white head.Taste and aroma of sweet fruits, malt, Belgian yeast,maybe some caramel.All together good compact brew.Nice

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