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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 737   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBiker (1414) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2007
[Sampled in 2004.] Lots of notes. Perfume, toffee, plums, butterstotch, heavy amounts of caramel, great "fat" yeast. Wonderful and very hamonious with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3551) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2007
dark brown coloured body with a small off white head a malty aroma a caramel taste and a light bitter finich

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinte (499) - Udine, ITALY - JUL 20, 2007
Bottle 0.33L. Hazy, dark amber body with a large, creamy, light-brown head, mostly lasting with a good lacing. Moderate malty aroma (caramel) with spicy and fruity (apple, cherry, raisin) notes. Moderate sweet and acidic flavour with a light bitter character at the beginning; then the sweet note becomes less intense while the bitter character grows up. Medium body with an oily texture; soft carbonation; light astringency; moderate alcoholic feeling in the finish. Very satisfactory; complex.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2007
poured into tall tulip. pours a cloudy bubbly dark amber with "Generous" head(julie) that sticks... sweet not fruity, raisiny aroma, mild in tast yet goood.. fruitiness comes thru in finish.. little finish and aftertaste .. the body of this beer comes in the front.. carbination is in the front with fruit/bananna yeastiness... very malty on the body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2007
Beautifully rubyish pour topped with creamy beige suds. Rooty liquorice, red apple and delicate strawberry hops in the nose. Overripe berries, juicy raisins, fudgily caramelised chocolate-coated malt and underpinning hop loveliness. Silky and harmonious. Top-drawer Brune.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2007
Bottle sampled. Pours brown with a decent size tan head. Aroma of of fruit, yeast, spices, and caramel. the flavor is caramel, spices, fruit, sweet, toasted malts, and slight biscuit. Good brew.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 20, 2007
Sampled from a 750ml bottle. Dull brown amber hued. Ring of beige head. Fruity bready nose. Medium to full bodied. Nice malt smoothness. Off-dry palate. Touch grainy. Mild soy with cinnamon spices accompaning. Acidic citrus notes. Mild effervescence. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (11031) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2007
Bottle. Reddish brown colour with a big beige head. Aroma and flavour of caramel, malt, fruits, chocolate and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scanovajr (674) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUN 15, 2007
Bottled. Pours hazy brown with a beige head. aroma is sweet and yeast. Taste is fruity, caramel, brown sugar and roasted malt. Nice mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tenghave (404) - Taastrup, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 1, 2007 God belgisk rødbrun klar ale, som har en god balance med den belgiske gær. Duften er dog som en classic med noter af karamel. Alcohollen er dog (for) meget tydelig.


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