Brewed by Brasserie de l’Abbaye du Val-Dieu
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Aubel, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 549   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (6189) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle at the Delirium Monasterium, Brussels. Poured a clear dark brown with a frothy white head and some clingy lace. The aroma is light sweet malt. The flavour is moderate sweet with a rich red berry fruit, yeast, malt alcohol bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Not so bad but a little sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cassius (93) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2014
Lekker bruin bier. Kleur diep en ondoorzichtig bruin. Vaagt een beetje weg met oude kaas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dutchbeerpages (1973) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - DEC 28, 2014
Chalky, sweet and suprisingly pleasant. Nothing wrong with a good dubbel/brune. Looking forward to their other beers. Bottle from De Zwart in Wilnis

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjik83 (1104) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2015 33cl flesje via 8 Zaligheden, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 8% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: donkerbruin met mooie volle schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: chocolade, caramel, koffie, bitterzoet Conclusie: gaat meer richting een stout dan een zoet bruin bier, niet verkeerd

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (3670) - BELGIUM - DEC 2, 2014
Abbey dubbel since 1996, like the other Val-Dieus brewed in a former monastery, but by laymen instead of monks. Hazy bronze coloured beer with moussy off-white head and estery aroma, fruity, some orange, raisins, candi sugar, yeasty with medium sweetish taste and spicy hints with mild herbal hops in the finish. Ordinary but decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boxereddy (260) - BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2014
Misitg donkerbruin bier met snelzakkende schuimkraag. Aroma bevat gematigd mouten, lichte hop en lichte gisten. Smaak is licht zurig, dan zoet en uiteindelijk licht bitter. Een smakelijk bier!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2014
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours clear dark brown, long-lasting off-white head. Nutty aromas - hazelnuts and almonds, toast too. Touch of icing sugar. Taste is nutty, brown malt, demerara sugar Quite sweet, but seems to hold together with a light herbal bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathanvc (73) - Brugge, BELGIUM - NOV 22, 2014
It appears cloudy dark red-brown with a tan head. The aroma has (red) fruits, caramel, chocolate and licorice. Despite that the taste isn’t heavy but medium sweet with light sour and light bitter tones. Because of this and the creamy mouthfeel it reminds me of the Bière du Boucanier Red. An enjoyable abbey beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
langeveld12 (303) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2014
Head is average, frothy, off white and diminishes mostly. Body is hazy Brown. Aroma contains moderate malts (cookie, hay, roasted malts, molasses), light hops (grass, citrus fruits), light yeasts (soap) and grape, raisin, peach, cherry, tawny port, licorice, cola and spices. Flavor is light acidic, then sweet and finally light bitter. Body is medium with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Quite a good Dubbel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (4688) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2014
330 ml bottle during Brussels vacation. Brown with beige head. Aroma of alcohol, malt, some solventy notes yet maintains a fresh impression. Taste is sweet, dried fruits, raisins, sugar and alcohol.

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