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Brouwerij Sterkens
Brewed at Scheldebrouwerij

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Meer, Belgium

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the small village of Meer, north of the city of Antwerp, there used to be an abbey which was famous for its beer named St. Paul. During the French Revolution, the abbey was destroyed and so it was said-one father named Paul, rescued the secret recipes to brew the abbey beer and trust them onto the local Sterkens family, at that time a renowned brewer family. The Sterkens family had been brewing beer since 1654, and their St. Paul abbey beer is still brewed today, respectfully according to the centuries old tradition.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3491) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - FEB 19, 2014
16.9 oz bottle (Old Notes)-Pours a dark brown with a small head. Aroma of yeast, dark fruits, malt, and toffee. Taste of the same. This medium to full bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EddyBeer1 (1010) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2014
Brune acajou, effervescence moyenne, col beige tombe rapidement. Très maltée, légèrement torréfiée, notes de chocolat noir, un rien fruitée, petite astringence.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardW (1649) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle beers of europe. Chocolate and cherry aroma, with rich fruit and spices, some nutmeg and yeast notes. Possibly could do with a bit more body as it gets a little thin towards the end.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (804) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 4, 2013
Clear dark brown with red, frothy capuccino head Malts, caramel, fresh passion fruit Carbonation, sweet, lightly biiter aftertaste Boeri (italian chocolate) dark chocolate and amarena cherry in rum A bit too carbonation

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2719) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 25, 2013
Bottle on sale on rakuten. It poured a dark brown, almost black but had a fizzy white head. It is a sweet and sour double, with nice malty fruitiness.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trappist1 (628) - Diest, BELGIUM - SEP 23, 2013
Gedronken in de Demervallei. Verschijning: roet zwart van kleur, beperkte schuimkraag. Neus: kruidig, gras, malty. Afdronk: heeft iets zurigs, wat CO2, prikkelend, iets pittig. Hooi, fris en gebalanceerd. Speciaal biertje, maar wel lekker.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RexTalionis (2947) - FINLAND - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours brown in color with a small tan head. A bit of nuttyness, dark ripe fruits and brown sugary sweetness in aroma. Nice so far. Even a bit of some cocoa powder in aroma. Plums and a bit of raw cocoa beans in taste. Feels quite dark, which is nice. A bit carbonated perhaps and dry, but otherwise quite nice. A bit of sweetness in finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivnizub (9162) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2013
Bouteille: Hazy, amber coloured, smaller persistent off-white head, sweet toasty-caramelly nose with delicate traces of chocolate; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, medium bodied, not too soft; slightly lingering, slightly warming sweet-fruity and malty finish. Quite nice....

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
milo91hd (151) - Lecce, ITALY - OCT 21, 2012
malt chocolate, coffee, caramel color red, brown medium body i really liked it

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
OllieBBommel (1194) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle@tasting (2002), 33cl. Head:beige colored foam. Color: clear, brown. Aroma: malt. Taste: sour, bitter. Palate: sour, medium CO2, light body, watery finish. Overall: ok.


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