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Brewed by Brouwerij Sterkens
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Meer, Belgium

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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The St. Paul Double is a strong, dark abbey beer with secondary fermentation in the bottle. Thanks to the dryhopping technique, which adds hops after fermentation, it has a rich and distinct sweet aroma of roasted malt. Full-bodied and a rich and complex flavour in a combination of sweet and bitter. In addition, the double has a soft, subtle aftertaste.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2004
Nice brown color with medium foamy ivory colored head.It has a sweet aroma of soft malts,honey, caramel and fruits.It has a rich taste and a smooth mouthfeeling.The afthertaste is malty with a good bitterness in the end.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
caesar (6297) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2004
Clear dark red brown color, short off-white head. Aroma is malty, bit fruity, sweet alcoholic. Sweet taste, quite alcoholic, especially for a 6.9% beer. Sticky palate. Ok brew, but far from impressive.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
skortila (5095) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2004
Indeed a nice double. Nothing special though. Aroma is malty-sweetish, fruity, some yeast and a hint of honey and alcohol. Clear, dark red/brown coloured with a lasting thin head. Taste is sweet, smooth malty with an alcoholic dosis, fruity. Fresh, thin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hansen (8206) - Assentoft, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2004
A nice double. Brown and with a fine, big chunky head. Some bread in the aroma and flavor. Too thin.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane (101) - Skævinge, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2004
A dark nut brown color. It has quite a longlasting head. It has a sweet finish - like caramel

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IslandHaole (1201) - Mililani, Hawaii, USA - MAY 8, 2004
A dark brown color with magenta hues. A large foamy beige head. A malty nose with pepper and yeast. A bit thin in the body, alcohol well masked. A bit of a syrupy finish but sour bite somewhat balances it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerslayer (753) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2004
This is a ok Abbey Dubbel. Malty caramel, dark fruit, and sweet flavors. Finishes clean, smooth, and malty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11249) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2004
Bottled: Ruby red coloured. Yeastremnants swimming around in the glass when pouring. Beige long lasting dense head. Yeast, fruit and a heavy alcahol note in the aroma. Flavour has notes of plums and prunes and the alcahol is not too well hidden. Some notes of cocoa/chocolate. Is a little vague in the end. Easy drinkable and easy forgettable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndersR (195) - Århus, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2004
Red brown color with a tan head. 2-3 mm sediments at the bottom after some time but else clear. Fruity aroma (citrus, rasins) and choclate. Flavor is very smooth, almost acidic flat with a vinous and roasty finish. Lingers on a long time.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
The Etruscan (607) - Tuscany, ITALY - MAR 7, 2004
Beige weak head. Brown colour. Aroma is malty, moderately fruity with caramel notes. Flavor is moderately sweet with caramel and light roasty tones, ending in a short moderately sweet finish. Medium bodied.


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