Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Le Roeulx, Belgium


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RATINGS: 743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
This brown ale has a marked ruby brown colour with a generous and lasting head. It has a distinctive aroma reflecting the wide range of ingredients used in its production. The fruitiness resulting from its fermentation blends harmoniously with a dominant liquorice and caramel flavour. The body is decidedly malty. The bitterness is the result of a complex alchemy between the fine hops and special malts used. These give St Feuillien Brune a typical dark chocolate appearance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Schytte (47) - - APR 1, 2016
UPDATED: APR 1, 2016 Mild sød aroma, stor skum og klar mørkerød farve, sød og let bitter frugtig smag, kort tør eftersmag - En god øl

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (1540) - Alberta, CANADA - MAR 29, 2016
Aroma is straw, juniper berries, prunes and dark fruits. Taste is sweet fruity taste with light tart and sweet malts. Well balanced and smooth given the abv. Appearance is a clear amber with a medium pearl head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyhallmanti (305) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2016
75cl bottle split with best friends for my birthday. Pours a dark amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma of liquorice, coffee, caramel. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a strange coffee-like finish. Notes of coffee, mokka, caramel, liquorice, metallic, slight spices. Texture is oily with average carbonation

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimonBlok (308) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2016
70 cl bottle at my friend Gyhallmanti’s birthday party. Pours red-brown with medium off-white head. Aroma: caramel, coffee, licorice and pear. Also some kind of aroma that reminds me of the dentist. Taste: medium to high sweetness with medium bitterness. The finish is spicy with metal notes, Palate: slightly oily with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Echon (386) - Århus, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2016
Dark brown and soft medium-bodied dubbel, with a wonderful aroma of caramel malt and burnt figs. Full malty flavour and belgian spice. One of my favourite dubbels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VertBaconStrips (2326) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - MAR 4, 2016
Stellar pour. First shot - waaaay more sharp than expected. Licorice, pepper, creamy caramel, raisins, cloves. Tasty sure but damn its sharp on the sour side. Same as above, solid malts get even better when warm, salt, weak fruit as a welcome friend before the aftertaste rolls in. Basically I just drank and enjoyed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CzechTex (142) - - MAR 1, 2016
On tap: to be fair, I compared this directly with the same brewery’s Cuvee de Noel. In this case, on this evening the latter was preferred. The brune tasted harsher and was not what I was looking for....but I will give it another chance. Nice color, certainly high quality. Now to the winner this evening....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boxereddy (479) - BELGIUM - FEB 23, 2016
Mahoniebruin bier met een beige schuimkraag. Neus: zoethout, gekonfijte vruchten, karamel. Smaak: zoet, licht droog bitter, chocoladetoets. Mondgevoel:gemiddeld met gemiddeld koolzuur en zoet kruidige afdronk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VDuquerroux (1266) - Airvault, FRANCE - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle, 33cL. Home. A sparkling brown mahogany beer, light opaque, with a beige foamy "oily-shining" head ; good retention. Nose : licorice, candied fruits, caramel ; roast, light herb, light citrus. Medium sweet, round, light dry bitter ; light refreshing ; light warming background. Medium body, average to thin texture, average carbonation, sweet spicy finish, light dry warming touch. Overall, a good dubbel ; beautiful, spicy sweet, thin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
josanguapo (1151) - SPAIN - FEB 18, 2016
From elcervecero. In La Trappe chalice. Watching Sons of Anarchy 7x02-03. Very nice brune, very close to a good quad because of its dark fruits profile. A bit more watery but also more drinkable.

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