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

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RATINGS: 678   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2578) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 25, 2013
750 ml bottle pours deep amber with a off white head. Aroma of caramel, fruit, bread and spice. Taste is the caramel malt, yeast and a hint of sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Franksv6 (428) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2015
Unclear ruby brown beer with a white head. Tastes like caramel, sweet dried fruity, yeasty, herbs and some alcohol. Nice bitter sweet aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kita (1346) - Koper, SLOVENIA - APR 18, 2015
Bottle, 0.33l. Murky ruby brown color with medium creamy tan-like head, tiny yeast particles and sparkling appearance. Aroma of alcohol, caramel, dried fruits and grassy hops. Taste starts with rich and sweet caramel malt, slightly roasted, following is mild fruity, mouthfeel is warming alcoholic, while finish is moderate bitter. Medium to full body, thick texture and lively natural carbonation in palate. Malty, alcoholic, malty and again malty. Much too one-dimensional to deserve higher rating...

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
macio_men (87) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 1, 2015
Bardzo ciekawy aromat, ciężki do zdefiniowania. Ciemna, nieprzejrzysta barwa; gęsta, wysoka piana utrzymuje się do końca. W smaku poprawne, alkohol wyczuwalny, ale w przyjemny sposób. Mocne nasycenie. Ogólnie rzecz biorąc- udane piwo :)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cybion (91) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle, 330 ml. Pours dark, reddish, cloudy brown with a hefty amount of lively tan head, which does sink fairly quickly to around a finger, leaving a small amount of lacing. Aroma is a little subdued overall though i’m getting some foresty, floral notes with wood and dark fruits lingering behind, but all fairly low intensity as I mentioned. Small hint of smoke perhaps. Taste is primarily sweet and quite fruity up front; brown sugar, lemon, blackcurrent, honey, raisins. After this comes the main body of the malt; sweet and bready, like brioche or something. Not much in the way of a finish other than some lingering cereal and dark fruit. Fairly sharp on the palate with lively carbonation but body and texture wise this is smooth and silky. Good overall but lacking depth and complexity beyond the pleasing initial sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Arek (459) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Carrefour, Wrocław, Poland.
Ciemnokasztanowe piwo o puszystej, jasnobeżowej pianie oraz przyjemnym, lekko kwaskowym aromacie. W smaku słodowe, lekko palone z posmakiem kwaśnych wiśni oraz rozgrzewające gardło na finiszu.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
DJoer (910) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2015
Medium brown mokka like head, dark brown to vlack colour, sweet malts caramel smell, high carbonation low bitter, metal dark malts some caramel some burned malts

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MayumiH (300) - Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle at home. Rich malty goodness. Flavour of raisins and caramel with some herbal spiciness. Great Belgian character. Medium body. Warming and Complex. Lovely.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rayaron (555) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle 330ml. Hazy brownish with big beige head. Sweet aroma of prune, raisin, yeasty, somewhat syrupy with hint of ripe fruits. Sweet flavor of raisin, prune, some spiciness, syrupy, hint of herbs, quite alcoholic, very sweet finish with light bitterness. Lively carbonation, medium-bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strap (544) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 3, 2015
dark with a slight red hue and a thick beige head. slight taste of raisins and licorice. dry finish with some alcohol. sweet and strong. good one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (297) - Warszawa, POLAND - DEC 21, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2015 Bardzo duza piana, choc dosc nierownej faktury. Bardzo owocowy zapach, poza sliwkami czy rodzynkami, bananami nawet truskawki. tez slody, karmel - zapach raczej slodko odbierany. w smaku bardzo orzezwiajace, alkohol ladnie zamaskowany. smaki dosc analogiczne do aromatu. niekiedy lekko kwaskowate wrazenie - to roznica z aromatem. koncowka bardzo lekko goryczkowa, nieco grzejaca ale nadal bez smaku alkoholu. bardzo wysokie wysycenie, az szczypie w jezyk. Bardzo pozytywne piwo.


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