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

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RATINGS: 648   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, - OCT 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours opaque, amber, copper with light tan, smallish head and light lace. Aromas of big malts; toffee, biscuit, pitted fruits, among a spicy clove dough earthen yeast character. Medium chewy near sickly sweet body, medium zesty carbonation. Finish is malty, sweet and lingering - sweetness dominating the yeast character for a satisfying malty sweet finish.


3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (244) - 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 (424) - 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 (1106) - 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 (578) - 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 (150) - - 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 (251) - 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 (218) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beleggor (59) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle 0,33l. Pours with big white head, that disappears quickly and left a small ring. Mahogany brown colour. In aroma there are caramel, some raisins, spicy notes and an alcohol, that is not well hidden. It’s highly carbonated and have a nice mouthfeel. In taste it’s sweet with some gerbal bitterness, but there is some alcohol. Nice one, but would be better if alcohol will be better hidden.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ofey (68) - Doncaster, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2014
I’m not a fan of brown ale. So my score may be abit biased. This though is an excellent e.g. of a deep brown ale. Very caramel and full of spicey tones. With a big head. I wouldn’t buy again but I’m sure many brown ale fans will love this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarcoDL (2148) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 6, 2014
Solid Belgian dubbel beer. Nice malty body with some caramel. Has spices and a good bitterness.


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