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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1971   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Deep hazy-brown colour, big body, malt palate.

bdunhill's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bdunhill (250) - Brussels, - NOV 12, 2012
Wow, this is a flavorful beer! With a dark hazy brown color and a slightly sour smell it has a rich and a vibrant flavor with grainy aspects and a full body. IT lingers for a while and leaves you coming back for more. One of the best of the best, after all it is a Belgian beer....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
venom666 (415) - Elche, SPAIN - DEC 26, 2014
Hazy brown color with a generous white head. Nice carbonation. Aroma is spicy above all, with banana, yeast and some caramel and dark fruits. Taste is spicy and yeasty also, like the aroma, with roasted malts, candy and caramel. Very refreshing to be a Dubbel and alcohol is well hidden. Aftertaste is spicy. Very interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senka (564) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2014
33cl bottle. Widely available. Average Belgium beer from the lot. 02/18 batch was overly carbonated. A bit of a disappointment.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AGCostaNeves (18) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 21, 2014
When you open the bottle I noticed at once a pleasant perfume. Following this sense the aroma is absolutely delicious with roasted malt in the right measure, floral, herbal smell and an accurate touch of caramel. It has a dark brown color and slight turbidity. The cream is bulky and beige with medium duration. The high carbonation is noticeable from the start and roasted malt notes has a beautiful balance as well. The caramel malt, wood, cocoa, licorice and nuts. Has a strong tone and rustic, yet does not appear heavy. He brought me a medium flavor tempered pulling the same and so salty, I could see a slight memory of a brandy because it is volatile and appears just in taste. Alcohol is noticed in the heat that transmits the throat. Long end she is malted reducing cabornatado taste and formatting a very soft palate between good bitterness and light caramel. Medium complexity high is strong and powerful and full-bodied beer just right. Being slightly dry and medium bitterness and prepares the way for the next sip. Due to certain salient features not shown exceptionally balanced, but has a gorgeous footprint. I liked its drinkability.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zapabeer (17) - BRAZIL - DEC 20, 2014
Caso típico da cerveja que faz juz ao estílo, essa Dubbel não tem o que dizer... Fruit yeast taste, dark color, sweet aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Luumu (10) - , FINLAND - DEC 20, 2014
Tuoksu hedelmäinen, alkoholinen. Vaahto kestävä. Maku hapokas, latteahko, helppo. Suutuntuma turhan hapokas makuuni.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (779) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2571) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tonypreto (128) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VamboladeTolly (246) - 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.

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