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Tongerlo 6 Bruin / Brune

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Brewed by Haacht
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Boortmeerbeek, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 305   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A brown beer with a sweet aroma that has a full flavour and a lightly roasted aftertaste.

An authentic abbey ale
The age-old tradition of the White Canons of Tongerlo lives on in this officially recognised Belgian abbey ale.

Re-fermented in the bottle
Re-fermentation in the bottle gives the beer a more intense taste and aroma as well as a longer shelf life.


2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrRizzotto (9) - Porto Alegre, BRAZIL - DEC 12, 2014 does not count
Caramel, bread, hay, cereal, nuts, toast, roasty, herbs, basement aromas, alcohol, woody

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Alengrin (2436) - BELGIUM - DEC 11, 2014
Tasted as Tongerlo Dubbel Bruin years ago so this rating is based on old tasting notes. Authentic abbey beer with chestnut colour and medium thick, light beige head. Sweet main character: caramelly malt sweetness, candi sugar, pear, raisins, spicy hints; body is on the thin side, and there is something unmistakably metallic to it which bothers me, as well as the lack of hop bitterness to balance out the sweetness. Does not work for me but since this brand was restyled in 2009, I will soon re-rate this, like its Blond and Tripel brethren.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markoijelena (693) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 2, 2014
Draft 0.33l at Berlin Bar Antwerpen Belgium.Pour it daek color with medium white head.Taste and aroma of dark fruits and most of good taste comes from Belgian Yeast.Ok

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjik83 (645) - - DEC 2, 2014
33cl flesje bij Winterland, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 6,5% Uitgeschonken in origineel Tongerlo glas Uiterlijk: koperbruin met kleine schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: caramel, zoet, gebrande mout, bittertje Conclusie: geen verkeerde smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diabobale (241) - ITALY - NOV 10, 2014
Una dubbel molto beverina. Non troppo alcolica e ben strutturata. Non troppo luppolata, come nello stile, leggermente acidula

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dexcansino (468) - Andalucía, SPAIN - OCT 22, 2014
Cerveza de color caoba oscuro. Sabor y olor dulce, con notas a azucar moreno, miel de caña. Cuerpo medio y con gas medio. Mejor no beber demasiado fria. Una cerveza de calidad media.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Robv (35) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2014
A sweet aroma, which reminds me of ripe banana’s and dry cookies. also in the taste I get some accents of banana and in the aftertaste a little bit of pure chocolate.

1.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Rodriguez (264) - Quito, ECUADOR - OCT 1, 2014
It has a beautiful dark ruby color witness good head retention, but it doesn’t have any aroma or flavor. I don’t know what happened, it is like water with a very subtle bitter aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (1761) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Brown red slight head. Aroma is dark fruits currants etc toffee taste is similar good dark malts. Nice body. Good stuff

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nicocanta (42) - - SEP 5, 2014
Une brune belge à la robe rubis. Très bon nez. Un palais plus classique mais sympathique tout de même.


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