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

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RATINGS: 651   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - NOV 18, 2012
(bottle brought back from Belgium by friend) medium brown with small head. Aroma of caramel malt, some sweetness. Flavor was mildly sweet brown malt, some sweetness, marzipan, dark fruit.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
holdleder (179) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2014
😍75 cl. Flaske med champagne-prop. 8,5 % en klasse-øl. Brun med højt lysebrunt skum. En øl efter fars smag.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3367) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
330 ml bottle. Reddish brown with off white. Aroma faint, light alcohol, malt and sugar. Taste is sweet yet balanced, sugar, almost no bitterness with some alcohol in the finish

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fashawn (94) - Montesarchio, ITALY - SEP 19, 2014
Dunque, dall’aroma questa birra non può che sembrarmi interessantissima. L aroma infatti è pungente, pesante, ed anche variegato. La liquirizia si sente subito, come il sentore vago di Coca-Cola, toffee, e un minimo di granoturco saltato in padella con del burro. Se fosse un minimo più lungo l’aroma rallresenterebbe il top. Meno bene visivamente, dove l’abbondante schiuma non è resistente troppo, e troppo sgranata per sembrare bella. L’aroma, comunque, dopo un po’ sembra aggiungersi anche di zucchero filato. Alla lingua il sapore di toffee e liquirizia non rende giustizia all’aroma precedentemente riscontrati, ma sicuramente invoglia a bere. Poco rotonda la birra, con anche poca frizzantezza. Bene così, in bocca si sprigionano finalmente le prugne, il lievito, e il finale caldo e lungo. Che TJ fa pensare che berne ancora non farà male. Ed è questo il merito, la bocca rimane piena e pulita, ma desiderosa di un altro sorso. Solo le buone birre ci riescono.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (305) - LATVIA - AUG 26, 2014
Brown with cosistent rich yellow cap. Sour carbonatd on the tongue tip, becoming nicely mixed of sourness, some bitterness and some sweetness towards the root, where some bitterness remains.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (446) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Muted, malty aroma. The flavor is mainly Belgian candi sugar with light strawberry and lots of toasty bitterness. Palate is rich and heavy. Recommended if you like your dubbels strong and bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een lekker donker bier zoals het moet zijn, met veel smaak aan. Net als de blonde en de tripel

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McWorta (596) - LUXEMBOURG - AUG 8, 2014
Dark brown light hazy in colour with a medium lasting dark white head. On the nose aromas of dark fruit, toffee and malts develop. The texture is light lively with a full body and fruity flavours enveloped by a faint hop bitterness. The finish is lasting and light chewy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
murran (189) - - JUL 15, 2014
Pours a dark brown and hazy body with a thick head. Nice malty aroma. Rich malty taste with a warm finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bonkiedeaap (267) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle from the Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a ruby brown color and a large cream colored head, with a lot of bubbles. The aroma is fruity from the dark fruits. Also a hint of caramel, roasted malts and a little alcohol. The taste is fruity and also a little sweet from the liquorice and caramel. Also a light bitter is noticable from the roasted malts. The finish is warm and light bitter and is long.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
langeveld12 (227) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2014
Pours an a huge creamy light brown head that mostly diminishes. Body is medium red brown. Aroma contains moderate malts (cookie, grain, molasses), light hops (flowers, pine, lemon), light yeasts (leather) and grape, raisin, plum, cherry, brown sugar, cola and alcohol. Flavor is light acidic, then light acidic and light bitter, after that sweet and light acidic and finally bitter. Body is medium with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Quite nice.


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