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

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RATINGS: 574   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattShizzle (595) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown in color - cloudy with particles floating. Malty alcohol aroma. Pretty good. A bit sweet. Mostly malty. A bit overcarbonated.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (860) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 19, 2016
F: big, off-white, stable. C: dark brown, hazy, opaque. A: malty, caramel, bready, yeasty, fruity, brown sugar, prunes, spices. T: malt, caramel, brown sugar, prunes, bready, grassy bitterness, light spicy, good balanced, medium body, good carbonation, 0,33l bottle from Delhaize in Eupen.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (2800) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle (as maset rubia, 8%). Pours dark golden with whiteish head. Aroma is sweet, fresh fruits, apples. Flavor is sweet and bitter, malt, fruits. Finish is dry bitter. Overall: ok.Not abbey dubble or brune, so this alias is wrong.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpmaster (1353) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2016
335ml bottle at Jose Antonio’s in Oviedo, Spain under Maset name. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (407) - Osaka, JAPAN - JUN 17, 2016
Corked 750ml bottle. Nice dark mahogany pour, big fluffy cloud of beige head. Yeast aroma, caramel and brown sugar, prunes. Sweet burnt caramel flavour, a tangy citrus note, dark fruit. Soft mouthfeel with underlying small prickly bubbles, lingering tang like a fizzy candy, slight booze. Decent.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1634) - USA - JUN 17, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot in Brussels. Enjoyable dark beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gehbe (121) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUN 15, 2016
Huge frothy head, long lasting, but not much lacing. Aroma: citrussy, fruity esters, some pepper/spice, also yeasty/earthy notes, some dried fruit, caramel and malt after warming up. Soft and complex at the same time. Tastes bitter-sweet with sourness from heavy carbonation to help balance the sweetness. Bitterness rather spicy than hoppy. A fairly light body, crispy and dry finish, pleasant alcoholic warmth. Wonderful beer, feels light for an 8% ABV brune.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rugamu (133) - SPAIN - JUN 12, 2016
Excelente doble de val dieu con una mezcla perfecta de sabores en boca, toda una doble con toques dulces y maltosos, te apetece una más cuando la pruebas. Repetiré.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FrankZappa7 (432) - GERMANY - APR 30, 2016
23-Apr-2016@ZBF. Dunkelbraun, beiger Schaum. Aroma Karamell, Malz. Ebenso Antrunk+Hefe.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (4034) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
330ml bottle from Auchan. Pours deep brown, off white head. Aroma is nice sweet caramel. Taste is smooth with good caramel, yeast, spice and malt. Not overly sweet and a pleasant drinker. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SylvainCFC (46) - Brussels, BELGIUM - APR 23, 2016
Brune claire. Mousse homogène beige, tenue moyenne. Nez malté, caramel, prune, épices - canelle, girofle léger. Bière douce, sans excès. Pointe amère en fin de bouche. Aromes complexes : Malte, fruits bruns, caramel ou candi, fin sur chocolat noir ou café. Texture presque crémeuse. Carbonatation présente. Brune plutôt légère mais complexe.


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