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

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RATINGS: 2219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deep hazy-brown colour, big body, malt palate.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (3303) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - APR 12, 2016
Recent and less recent samples, mainly 33cl bottles, here bb08/2019 (BL1). Aromatic 2-day old, leavened currant brown bread/rozijnenbrood smeared with sirop de Liège boldly hop-bittered for balance with fennel, mustard seed - pours like half a Westflemish dish in a glass, attenuated to older fruit caramel dryness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaVillum (840) - Valby, DENMARK - APR 11, 2016
Mahognifarvet Kloster Ale/Abbey Dubbel med større offwhite skumtop på 4-5 cm. Svinder til snelandskaber og lander på et par mm. Rolig og ufiltreret. Sød aroma af tørret frugt er det første næsen møder. Dernæst gærnoter. Ganske rig smag, som indeholder pæn stor bitterhed. Og ligeledes en anseelig sødme. Dejligt balanceret. En anelse beskhed i slutningen. Fyldig krop og solidt karboneret. Olieret konsistens og bittersød afslutning. Overall: Velsmagende, lidt humlet, Dubbel i yderst god balance. Værdig lillebror til Abt 12'eren. 33 cl, flaske, 8.0 % ABV, BB: 06/10/19, købt i Den Belgiske Ølbutik i Vanløse. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grisza77 (504) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 10, 2016
Brunatne w refleksach rubinowe piwo o dość obfitej pianie, która powoli redukuje się do zera. Aromat intensywny, rodzynki, ciemne winogrona. W smaku lekko kwaskowe od ciemnych słodów i owocowe, bardzo smaczne, typowo belgijskie. Goryczka konkretna, ziołowa. Ogólnie klasyka Belgii w najlepszym wydaniu, piwo bardzo ułożone, wszystko w nim gra.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daigoon (87) - - APR 8, 2016
330 ml bottle shared. Long lasting dark off-white head, dark color. Sweet taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
likeatrainwreck (420) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2016
Dark brown and hazy with a dense tan head. To me this is a small version of the St Bernardus Abt... all the same flavours... bread, red fruit, bubblegum, banana, yeast... just less complex and easier drinking. Really good.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ritzn (312) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 3, 2016
A yellow-brown dark liquid with little beige head. Aroma is freshly baked sponge cake, plums, caramel. Some spices as well. Taste was sour and not much else. Not the expected malty sweetness, that the aroma seems to predict. Additionally some alcohol warmth. Full body with medium finish. Overall likable, but the taste was somewhat disappointing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Studoffsky (90) - POLAND - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: APR 6, 2016 Dobry belg to dobry belg, mistrzostwo slodów i fermentacji. Mocny zapach ciemnych slodów, rodzynek, czerwonych winogron, moszczu. W smaku suszone sliwki i figi, troche karmelu, nuty jablek i agrestu. Dlugi wyrazny finisz, lekko kwasowy i pieprzny. Alkohol dobrze ukryty, piwo w ustach lekkie, nisko wysycone. Sama przyjemnosc z powolnego saczenia.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ardeo (124) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - MAR 30, 2016
Bottle 33. Bière foncée presque noire avec col beige généreux. Au nez, je trouve : chocolat, caramel, fruits rouges, cerise. Belle effervescence en bouche avec des notes épicées, fruitées et une amertume étonnante pour une dubbel. Good

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (2133) - CROATIA - MAR 29, 2016
Bottle, 330 ml. Courtesy of and shared with JFK10000. Pours dark brown with beige head. Malty, raisins, more dried fruit, licorice, bit spicy. Sweet. Medium bodied.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Schytte (47) - - MAR 28, 2016
Den dufter godt, fin skum/udseende & smagen er god - En glimrende belgisk øl.


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