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

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common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1965   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deep hazy-brown colour, big body, malt palate.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown with a light brown head, good lacings. Aroma moderate/heavy malty, brown sugar, raisin, plum and hoppy. Flavor moderate/heavy sweet and bitter, in good balance. Medium/full body, syrupy, soft carbonated. Moderate in alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31794) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2007
33 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a reddish huge and huge light brown/off-white head. Fruity an light medicine like aroma. Flavour is smooth malty with hints of chocolate and some spice notes. A smooth yeast flavour shines through. There is a slight banana fruity flavour beneath. Faint and soft liqourice note. Finish is more of the same smooth malt notes and a start of a winous feel. Otherwise extremely well hidden alcohol. Nice but not fantastic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29828) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2003
The aroma is sweet, fruity with notes of plums - a pretty complex aroma. The color is a deep red and it has a small beige head though fast disappearing. The flavor is sweet and rich in fruit; plums, raisins, and prunes. The alcohol ticles the tongue which combines with the bitterness into a dry end. It has a good palate which in combination with the alcohol makes it rather winous.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2006 (Bottle 33 cl) Medium brown with a decent off-white head. Typical dark brown malty flavour + perhaps a touch of ...licorice? Body is only medium in spite of the strong alcohol making this rather easy to drink. More dry than bitter, although with a pronounced touch of hops. 051093

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (21497) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2005
Draught. Brown coloured with a lasting and lacing beige head. Aroma of dried fruits, spices, cane sugar and bread. Sweet and complex flavour of dried fruits, bread, fruits and spices. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 1, 2005
Bottled. Hazy nut brown colour, big foamy beige head. Alcohol and malt in aroma. Strong alcohol and a bit breadish malt in flavour. A bit bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (19945) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2003
Bottled. Very dark brown, off white head. Raisiny vinous aroma. Sweet and full bodied. Clean but deep, plummy malt character. Complex flavoursd and a salty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2009
Bottle, fromm 2002. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy aroma. Sweetish malty spicy flavor with hints of dark fruit. Has a sweetish malty spicy dark fruit finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (16098) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2011
31st January 2008
Dark brown ale. Very creamy head. Crisp and fruity but also slighty creamy beer. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiulijn (15227) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 7, 2003
[Keg] Dark color; generous and thick head, perfect lace. Some caramel and light roasted malt aroma; spicy. Full mouth, good balance, leaning on the sweet side in the front, turning into a more bitter ending, again spicy and with caramel.


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