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

bottled
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RATINGS: 492   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (777) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - OCT 4, 2010
Bottle. Poured a medium brown with a large rocky off white head that was mostly lasting and had excellent lacing. The aroma was of toasted malts, a leathery yeast and a slight herbal hop with notes of molasses and coffee. It tasted lighty sweet and sour at first and ended slightly bitter with a strong hint of coffee and a slight alcohol finish that lasted a short time on the palate. Mouthfeel was medium in body and oily in texture with a flat carbonation. Overall a tasty abbey ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MonsterMagnet (146) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with an off white head. Raisins, brown sugar, chocolate, spices, marzipan, nuts. Smooth mouthfeel, sweet, slightly boozy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Calisky (444) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 23, 2014
Couleur brune sombre, forte mousse cremeuse. Nez leger malté, levures. Gout doux de malt grillé, notes caramel légeres en fin de bouche.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (806) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2014
33cl bottle shared with friends. Clear amber brown with an off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Sweet with some bitter tones. Brown sugar, caramel, dark fruits, spices and herbs. A nice dark Belgian brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (1606) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Refrigerated 11.2 brown squat bottle, best by date, July 14, 2014, poured into a Trappist glass. Pours clear medium brown with medium off-white head. Aroma is dark fruit, medium body, medium carbonation, and some small bubble lacing. Taste is sweet dark candy sugar, molasses, some dark fruit, and hints of chocolate. A little too sweet and more dark fruit would be better.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
greenmanalishi (462) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Mulled plum caramels, bit sweet and a sticky oily palate. Mid-brown with a frothy head.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zeek (167) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
Pours a minimal head that disappears in less than a minute. Hearty aroma suggests a robust beer, but on tasting its not overpowering. Smooth all around.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sharkydodson (151) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 10, 2014
very bright aroma of caramel and plum... the taste is caramel and fruity, rather rich and intensive... aftertaste is dry and warming... very good dubbel...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (903) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 5, 2014
330mL bottle at the district. Very dark brown with a giant off-white airy cap. Aroma of mocha, molasses, prune. Taste is sweet with a slight bitterness. Good balance from a smooth, creamy brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
stef73 (193) - - MAR 29, 2014
gracieuseté du trefle biere brune tres fonce on sens des arome de caramel de raisin et des dattes en bouche c est un bon melange un peu sucre de caramel et de dattes tres bonne biere (rate 169)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (7569) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2014
Brown with a decent cream colored head. Aroma is of fruity, raisin, caramel and candy sugar.


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