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

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RATINGS: 1405   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.


williamherbert's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1395) - Syracuse, New York, USA - APR 29, 2012
The aroma is serious Belgian funk. Sour raisins. Sweet grapes. Complex and great. Blush-red appearance, decent half-finger of head. Hazy, lots of carbonation. The flavor is notes of white wine and sweet grape juice. Spicy Belgian funk. Slightly tawny. Sweet, grapey finish. Like Welch’s Concorde grapes. The feel is fizzy, creamy, and chalky, with an ashy finish. Sweeter than expected. Very grapey after a funky start.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leghorn99 (128) - Livorno, ITALY - SEP 2, 2015
Color marrone castagno; schiuma abbondante, cremosa e persistente. Aroma fruttato e speziato, deciso e ricco: ci senti il pepe, la cannella, le nocciole e il fruttato leggermente asprigno di frutta rossa, insieme alla banana e alla frutta bianca. Il corpo è snello, scattante, aiutato da una frizzantezza pronunciata: ci ritrovi tutto il naso, arricchito da un amarino granuloso di malto tostato e un sottile mix di liquirizia/caffè. Finisce ricca, vivace e curiosa, con un retrogusto piccante di spezie.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielecamo (845) - ITALY - AUG 28, 2015
In bottiglia. Aroma di nocciola, frutta secca, cioccolato. Al palato corpo medio, con sentori di frutta secco, leggero lievito, caramello, cioccolato.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sissio (944) - 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 (643) - - 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 (264) - 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 (247) - 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 (2287) - 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 (1045) - 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.


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