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

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RATINGS: 1996   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Deep hazy-brown colour, big body, malt palate.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MustangMarkF (219) - Coventry, West Midlands, - SEP 24, 2013
330ml Bottle. This pours a dark reddish brown with a think light tan head that doesn’t hang around for long. Its aroma is sweet but with a decent whiff of burnt caramel and dark fruits. It tastes sweet too with hints of cocoa caramel and toffee with a tart bitter then sweet finish. Comes with lots of added burps!! My 1st abt so I can’t compare it with others.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hallstein (157) - Skogn, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
Plum, fig, spicy, banana, bubblegum. Slight caramel, but not very sweet aroma. Well carbonated with a nice mouthfeel. Flavor has some anise, dark fruits, candi syrup, melanoidins,

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (3631) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
On tap during Brussels vacation. Brown with beige head. Aroma sweet, malty, plums, sugar and raisins. Taste is sweet, dried fruit, plums, ripe fruit with a sweet finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1523) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - JAN 23, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle from The Hop Yard, Raleigh, NC. Brown pour with a foamy light beige head. Aroma of green raisin, candi sugar, and dark fruit. Taste is sweet, but not too sweet, offering a strong malt profile but enough fruitiness to keep this from becoming overly sugary. Moderate warmth. As close to perfect of an example of a dubbel as you could possibly find.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (659) - HUNGARY - JAN 22, 2015
0.33l bottle. Hazy dark orange body, huge off-white. When opening the bottle it pours out a bit. Aroma and taste of caramel, chocolate, cherry, plums and reisins. Qiute sweet and full-bodied. Nice one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatthijsE (869) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle @ home. Cloudy mahogany with a foamy off-white head. Flavors are bread, dried fruits, caramel, chocolate, brown sugar and alcohol with spicy and soapy notes. Medium to full body, lively carbonation, oily texture.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shdougan (48) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JAN 19, 2015
Pours a dark hazy ruby-brown with a large foamy off-white head. Floral aromas, Belgian yeast, plum, date, and cherry on the nose. Has a nice full body with a slightly chewy mouthfeel. There’s a nice amount of sweetness, but not overly so. A sort of dry cherry flavor is present along with that familiar St. Bernardus/Belgian yeast flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiammanghilla (672) - Genova, ITALY - JAN 17, 2015
Bottiglia 33cl comprata da giangaspero e bevuta a casa. Marrone scuro con bella schiuma. Corpo avvolgente, malto e finale amaro. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ej (821) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - JAN 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brownish producing a creamy, tan head. Aroma of malts, dried fruits, coriander and hints of banana and yeasty esters. Taste is very well balanced. Moderate fruity, well rounded sweetness and a slight bitter touch finishing it off. A slight alcoholic warmth as well. Body is full with an almost thick texture. Co2 levels are high as is usual for the style. Very nice stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rjplumer (497) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 16, 2015
The aroma is sweet rain molasses malt and dark fruit in character. Dark brown cinnamon colored body with a tan full bodied head that laces nicely.Spice molasses and raisin like fruit taste and warms the throat as it goes down. I can also detect caramel and a little ginger. Despite fruitiness it seems to finish off on the dry side but certainly leaves you feeling you want more.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deepeary (202) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 12, 2015
Nose is really nice, Belgian yeast and sweet fruit. Classic dubbel flavours, yeast, dark fruit, molasses, spicy. As good as I though it would be. I could drink lots of this.


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