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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 712   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.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruigo (1893) - - MAR 21, 2013
A little strange at first it grows while it goes along. A little sweet and sour that lasts in the mouth until it fades in a very aromatic and complex. I like the brownish colour and the quite think and pale brown head.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (4939) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 1, 2016
On tap at Örebro Ölcafé. Malty smell with caramel, dried fruits well raisins to be particular. Similar taste. Quite light body despite the sweet flavours. Wel hidden ABV.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (616) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 31, 2016
Dark amber color, huge beige head. Aroma of dried fruits, caramel, licorice, alcohol, some floral notes. Sweet lightly dry taste, mildly bitter finish and dry hoppy aftertaste. Medium body and strong carbonation. Decent Belgian dark ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1486) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle to stem glass Consummation: Sweet malty yeast. Adjunct: Bit of a bite at the end, something like a lagery aftertaste, some sourness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4299) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2016
On bottle from Biertempel Brussels. Brown color, good foam. Medium/high aroma intensity; malty, dried fruits, choclate and good yeast influence. Medium/full body & complexity. Some immediate sweetness, balances well. Very enjoyable

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (3755) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2016
Bottles from Mam and Dad’s holiday, France, Drinkswell, Ripon, Open All Hours, Keswick. Very dark ruby red-brown in colour with a huge head of white foam. It has a spicy red fruit and candy sugar flavour, malty and slight burnt toffee notes followed by marzipan and chocolate on the warming finish. Slightly thin in the body for the high ABV.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kauge (1037) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 13, 2016
Bottle; BB 25/04/2017. Pours brownish amber-orange with a ruby shade; the head is light beige, not too huge, retaining nicely, leaving some lace. The aroma is beautiful... delicately, but decidedly sweet, with quite a lot of (red and white) berry bitterness. Jammy sweet as it warms. Strawberry jam. Dried mulberries. Tastes... hmm, a curious mix of caramel(ised sugar), roasted malts, whitecurrants - sweetish upfront with a bitter kick following. The relatively high 8.5% is somewhat detectable, but definitely not in first row. Very thin, but aggressive-active carbonation (would almost rate the palate 2/5). A very distinctive Dubbel - I guess I’d recognize this from among tens of others. Falls short of ’great’ but it’s better than most Dubbels I’ve had.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
felip989 (147) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 10, 2016
Deep amber with a small beige head. Aroma is raisins, red fruits, some caramel amd chocolate, some floral notes. Taste is caramel, red fruits, grapes. Sour and bitter aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NateH10s (55) - Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2015
33cl bottle in tulip glass A - Amber brown clear with large beige head A - malty weak aroma, sweet caramel and bread, chocolate T - medium sweet, light bitter, light sour, weaker to me P - medium light body, thin, soft minimal carb, finish is short O - not my favorite Belgian

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Icedwarf (1003) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2015
Roodbruin bier met veel schuim. Smaak is bitter hoppig en licht zoetzuur met iets van drop, anijs, koffie en chocolade.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Manslow (749) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Butelka 0,33l Piwo ciemne, błyski rubinowe, piana mocna, gęsta,długo się trzyma. Teraz będzie tylko gorzej, aromat kapusta kwaszona i warzywa, trochę owoców. W smaku trochę karmelu ale także kapusta i alkohol. Łagodne w spożyciu, kiedyś moje ulubione teraz podupadło. .


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