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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1966   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Deep hazy-brown colour, big body, malt palate.


gerdy555's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gerdy555 (163) - Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2004
aroma is yeasty and a little nutty. pours dark brown with a light tan head. flavor is somewhat tart and sweet, flavors of apples and belgan yeast. i really have trouble putting my finger on flavors in belgan beers, but i do know that I enjoyed this beer and would seek it out again


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (771) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle from a mix pack. Pours a true copper, quite active, lots of carb, fluffy creame coloured head, loads of thick lacing. Nose is sweet malt, touch of roast, a little spicy. Tastes spicy, sweet malt again, a little heat. Quite smooth.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jimsal27 (257) - New York, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Tap at the yard house. Ruby red-brown color, thick creamy foam. Aroma of malt, chocolate and caramel. Sweet malt taste, light chocolate, lively on the palate. Great beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2562) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle poured to snifters, showing a murky, brown tone, with a modest layer of tan head foam, and spotty lacing. The nose was malty sweetness, ripened & dried fruit, and a hint of banana. Medium bodied, with soft carbonation, the flavor’s sweetness was more as brown sugar, esters included some ripe apple, and the alcohol’s disposition was pleasantly warming. Maybe a little age on this bottle, but still tasty.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tonypreto (118) - Akron, Ohio, USA - DEC 14, 2014
11.2 oz bottle poured into chalice. Aroma of malts and some fruit with a slight almost smokiness. Pours a rich dark brown with a rapidly dissipating light beige head. Very great mouthfeel with a perfect amount of carbonation to it. Flavors of malt and yeast throughout. Exceptional beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (227) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Pours brown with small beige head.Aroma is sweet, roasted malts, some coffee and caramel, vanilla,dates.Taste is sweet, malts, toffee, caramel, dark fruits. Full body. Good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PauloAG (28) - BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2014
330cc bottle. One of my favourites from one of my favourite stiles. I always have them home. It just feels that everything in it is where it should be.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gregus (289) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 12, 2014
Butelka; barwa brazowa, zmętniona. Piana bujna, cienka warstwa zostaje do końca. Aromat owocowy, bananowy, przyprawowy, słodowy, ciemnych suszonych owoców, karmelu, wanilii. Smak owocowy, karmelowy, bananowy, przyprawowy. Alkohol rozgrzewajacy, trochę zbyt wyczuwalny. W ustach gładkie.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
78samh (173) - Olympia, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2014
11.2 oz bottle pours murky brown with a tan head. Fruity aroma. Taste is malty and fruity. Very smooth and enjoyable. Great dubbel!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (339) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2014
I’m a big fan of the St. Bernardus Quadruppel and Tripel but I’m afraid I didn’t care to much for this Prior 8. It’s a decent beer but rather lacks on the aroma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
miyauchi38 (353) - chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2014
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