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Brewed by Dilewyns
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Dendermonde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 311   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Translated from the Dutch on the brewery website.
Brewing process: Vicaris Generaal is made in three stages like the Tripel: warm fermentation at around 24°C, lagering at approximately 1°C and secondary fermentation in the bottle. The only difference between them is that the Tripel is brewed with one malt variety and Generaal with three. Vicaris Generaal is also brewed without spices.

- Ingredients: water, malt, sugar, hops and yeast.

- Tasting notes: Vicaris Generaal (8.8% ABV) is a red-brown warm fermented beer with a beautiful tinted head, conditioned in both bottle and keg. Generaal will mature in the bottle and is for the experienced beer lover. Generaal has a marked bitterness obtained by using roasted malt and hops. It is not a sweet beer.
- Available in 330ml and 750ml bottles and 30l kegs.

Note: Brewed by De Proef before their brewery opened in 2011.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (13975) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is sugar, yeast, caramel, dried fruits, roasted malt. Flavour is sugar, roasted malt, sugar, caramel, yeast, dried fruits. Full body. OK beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (3171) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2013
Pours a red-ish brown with a thin white head that leave some lacings. Aroma is discrete with plums, sugar and raisins. Taste is not sweet, feeling sour at times (there must be some kind of acidity in there). Flavors are green grapes, candi sugar, molasse. Overall an OK dubbel, nothing extraordinary.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (5053) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2013
Bottle (330 ml). Unclear brown with reddish reflect, a small beige head and little lacing. Aroma is of nuts, berries and light caramel. Taste is moderately sweet with nuts, berries, light caramel and spices (even if they brewed the beer without spices). Medium body. Moderate to lively carbonation. Average to good Dubbel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3538) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle at home. Nice dark beer. Fresh fruit flavour in combination with dark fruits and a hint of chocolate

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1670) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Draft at Alla Spina. Pours a deep brownish red with bubbly tan head and lace. Notes of plums, cherries, raisin, oak, vanilla, toffee. Medium body and slightly tart. Reminds me a little of St. Vincent. Really nice dubbel

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
corkyrory66 (1320) - BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2013
Bière brune de caractère. Procédé de brassage vigoureux, qui transmet son caractère à la bière. Etiquette sobre. Force de 8,8 % abv. Bouteille basse du type Duvel. Couleur brun roux profond. Clarté nette. Bulles assez grosses partout dans le verre. Mousse beige clair qui vient napper, crémeuse. Arômes de pomme de terre cuite, raisins secs, pain complet, avec une pointe de kirsch. 1ère bouche soyeuse mais structurée, sur du café, moka, et une pointe de mûres. Arrière-bouche de céréales, genièvre, gin et une fine pointe d’épices. 2ème sur du malt torréfié et du houblon ferme. 3ème sur du café, noix, noisettes, amandes pilées. Arrière-bouche sur du bois de fût, épices muscadées, houblon amer. Longueur avec de grands accents, de la vigueur et de la profondeur. Levure douce, fine, précise, bien pour une brune. Alcool bien dosé, pas du tout exagéré, mais pas faible non plus. Finale où on navigue avec un capitaine qui connaît son métier. Une bière qui tient la ligne sur toute la dégustation, plutôt du genre vigoureuse, mais dotée de beaucoup de saveur(s).

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leepe_steven (205) - Lede, BELGIUM - MAY 19, 2013
Pours brown ,dark ruby colour with cloudy, creamy tan head. Aroma is roasted malts some sweetness and yeast. Taste is also roasted malts, caramel, yeast. Medium mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (7262) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 30, 2013
Bottle.Pours brown with beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, alcohol and red apples. Flavo ri sweet and malty with some caramel, brown sugar and bitter red apples. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16423) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 30, 2013
Bottle. A creamy, beige head leaving lacings forms over a dark copper to light brown body. Dried fruits in the aroma, having company of some light roasted malts and chocolate. A touch of spices too. The flavor has an underlying bitterness, dealing with the sweetness and dried fruis. Full body, pleasant carbonation. Bitter finish with dried fruits and some chocolate notes. A decent one, but far from as clean as some of the best dubbels. 130430

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 30, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ Geokkjer
Pours deep reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, bread, hint of chocolate and alcohol. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light bitter with a long chocolate, caramel and bread finish.Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


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