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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: 301   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Diabobale (225) - 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 (34) - 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 (1635) - 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 (34) - - SEP 5, 2014
Une brune belge à la robe rubis. Très bon nez. Un palais plus classique mais sympathique tout de même.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
lobs_ols (137) - LATVIA - SEP 3, 2014
Dark red, beige head. Yeasty cellar aroma, very generic trappist taste. Nice warming finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1247) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Een lekker donker bier dat niet zwaar is, maar vlot wegdrinkt. Niet slecht.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
aleksander9 (501) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 29, 2014
Dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is mellow. some vanilla, sweet caramel, licorice, metal and Belgian yeasty spice. spritzy palate. Aftertaste is licorice, spice, caramel, red fruit and lingering licorice finish. Overall: A well brewed and easy drinking Belgian. I would like a lower carbonation and more taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GBZ59 (1181) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - JUL 20, 2014
Botella de 330ml. Copa Cáliz. Brota con color marrón y tintes rubí a contraluz. Corona bronceada, capa tupida y bastante persistente. En nariz, aromas de caramelo, toffees y leves notas de madera, trazos de anís y chocolate, olor de paño húmedo e intensos toques de disolvente. Entrada azucarada y tostada con matices de canela y puntos ácidos. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación moderadamente alta. Sensación en boca picante y chispeante. Sabores de toffee y ciruela que permanecen en el seco final amargo/dulce y el breve retrogusto afrutado. Desequilibrada. 330ml bottle. Chalice glass. Pours brown while showing ruby tints to the light. Close crown, tan in color, shows fairly good retention. Candy, toffee & slight woody aromas, hints of anise & chocolate, wet cloth odor & intense solvent-like notes to the nose. Toasted & sugary upfront touched by cinnamon & acidic hues. Medium body. Moderately high carbonation. Spicy & sparkling mouthfeel. Toffee & plum flavors linger into a dry bitter/sweet finish & brief fruity aftertaste. Unbalanced.


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