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Brewed by Dilewyns
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Dendermonde, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
available

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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HopfenWeisse (1472) - - FEB 28, 2016
Clear light brown to amber color with medium beige head. Aroma is yeast, malt. Flavor is candy sugar, malt, roasted, sweet., some alcohol. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ulysse (411) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2016
ABV of 8.5 on the bottle. Aroma out of the bottle is pleasant but in the glass a tad too weak. Malty brew with caramel and alcohol. Creamy in the mouth.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (3009) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Pretty good brew. Despite the commercial deScription there is some sweetness tho certainly not overdone. Flavors of herbs spices, rye, malt, yeast, carbonic tang. Excellent body is a little chewy which with perfect carbonation helps to make very drinkable beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (6078) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Notes of darker fruit, toast, basement musty Belgian yeast esters. Clove, spice, alcohol. Pours darker reddish auburn, nice head. Flavors of toast, darker fruit, banana, clove, basement, tangy finish. Well carbonated, warming alcohol. Nice dubbel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SimonBlok (221) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2015
33 cl bottle at home. Pours unclear, dark brown with big, beige head. Aroma: malts and fruits. Notes of plum, raisins, roasted malts, coffee. Taste: high sweetness with low bitterness. Roasted malts. Notes of caramel, and coffee. Some notes of yeast. Texture is sticky. Carbonation is low

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Boxereddy (453) - BELGIUM - NOV 17, 2015
Helder bordeauxkleurig bier met lichtbeige schuimkraag. Zoetig en moutig in de neus met carameltoets. Mondgevoel is medium met milde koolzuur. Smaak is zoet en moutig met een lichte kersentoets. Afdronk is kort met lichte bitterheid op de achtergrond.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ruigo (2139) - PORTUGAL - NOV 4, 2015
33cl bottle. Dark brown colour with a nice tan head. Raisins, nuts, sweet malt and yeast in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to full body. Taste is sweet with some chocolate and nuts notes. Overall, a good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokitje (163) - - NOV 1, 2015
aroma dark malt looks dark nice head flavor or dark malt caramel hints of liquorice full bodied

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (1229) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 7, 2015
Dark brown colored with a ruby hue, some floaters, small creamy tan head, after a while only a ring. Aroma is of toffee, candy sugar, some toasted notes and Belgian yeast. Taste is medium+ sweet brewing sugar and toffee, some toast and bit of nuts, dark fruits and low spicy notes, Belgian yeast again. Sweetish finish with some accompanying roastiness. Medium bodied and carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrW (532) - Londerzeel, BELGIUM - SEP 24, 2015
Aroma: mild, malt, alcohol, raisins, nuts. Taste: coffee, roasted, mokka, chocolat, caramel. Brown sugar. Aftertaste had something bitter. Dry. Good mouthfeel. Redbrown, beige head,creamy, lacing.


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