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

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RATINGS: 1952   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Deep hazy-brown colour, big body, malt palate.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2005
This one is nice malty offering. Not too heavy, but it definitely lets you know its got a little alcohol in it. A very approachable Belgian. This is one fine brewer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2005
Bottled. Poured in a goblet.Cloudy brown/red colour. Medium foamy, lacey head. Aroma is toasted malts, nutty, raisins and hints of plums. Tastes malty, sweet, nutty and fruity (plums, raisins). Slightly bitter, sweet finish. A lovable beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SwedeDog (364) - Windsor, Connecticut, USA - JAN 16, 2005
Tap. First off, here’s an attaboy for Eli Cannon’s for serving this in the proper glassware. Aroma was alright, nothing really stood out, mostly malty. Flavor had a lot of dark fruit (I tasted a lot of plum and fig) As it warmed, thre was some chocolate, and the alcohol really presented itself, but that faded toward the end of the glass. It finished a little dry, not too bitter, and warm from the alcohol. Overall, it was a good beer. Now we know why that monk on the bottle is so happy

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (11343) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2005
Dark amber, great brownish head. Nutty aroma, malty and dry. More hazelnuts is there after a while. Mild and with a great body, malty and nutty.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorbalev (2943) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 15, 2005
Bottle, Smokeless Joe’s. Hazy dark brown pour. Aroma was a little disappointing - some caramel, but subtle. Big thick creamy head - this was like a nitro head only with flavour! Medium body mouthfeel. Interesting slightly yeasty taste - there is a rich base of chocolate here, more prevalent than in the ABT 12 in my opinion. Malt taste dominated in the context of a strong Belgian, and the alcohol is very well hidden as well. Not as overall flavourful as the ABT 12, or as complex, but still a very solid beer - this brewery is 2 for 2 in my books - can’t wait to try some of the others that have just become available here.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5699) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2005
Bottled. Dark brown with a huge, beige head. Vinous aroma with chocolate and notes of hazelnuts. Dark and fullbodied. Rather sweet and very malty with hazelnuts in the flavour.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Odeed (1784) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 11, 2005
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2005 ah yet another abbye ale.i love these.anyways,here we go....when i first poured the st. out,it appeared to be a dark brown.then when i shown it up to a light.i was greeted with a red appearance,and little "floaties" scurrying around the liquid.next came the aroma.i was rushed with a complexity of chocolate,figs,malts,and honey.the last and best surprise was the flavor.very smooth with malts,fruit,belgian yeast,and chocolate.this is simply outstanding.bolth of the st. bernardus brews i have had were top notch. re-rate:this gets better everytime i have it honestly.this perticular instance the prior 8 poured a picutre perfect brown/ruby red body with a lovely 2 inch head.when the head simmered it left gobs of webs on all sides.i just drank my last one,damn i need to re-up and age a few of these.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
run20six2 (119) - USA - JAN 8, 2005
A good tasting beer. Not a noticeable taste of alcohol, but a very good beer. A hint of chocalate and spices.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hunsell (400) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2005
Dark muddy brown coloured beer, aroma with hints of fruit and malts. Taste is fairly complex with lots of fruit, caramel, biscuits. Too sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (6813) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2005
UPDATED: APR 19, 2014 Not as yeasty as abt. 12, but the malt and bread is more clear and present in Prior. Dark, big head.


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