Brewed by Dilewyns
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Dendermonde, Belgium


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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (6309) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 24, 2014
bottle picked up at pivni rozmanitost in prague. very excitable bottle - plenty of froth ended up on the floor, what ended up in the glass was light brown with a reddish tinge. plenty of stonefruit in the aroma along with cocoa powder; hints of candi sugar and earthy spice, finishing quite dry

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bdunhill (243) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 18, 2014
This Belgian Ale pours a dark brown with a perfect white head. Don’t over refrigerate this beer otherwise you will be left with no scent and very little flavor. I should go to a real beer bar next time! ;)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (606) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
Aroma is bit of belgian yeast,sugar cane and a variety of fruits like plum and apple . Taste is fruity with an alcohol. Appearance is a cloudy orange/yellow body with lower head retention

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (1653) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Pours copper with a medium fluffy brown head. Aroma is dark fruits, plum, raisin, candied sugar and earthy. Taste is sweet with moderate bitters, mostly sweet. Medium bodied, smooth texture. Very solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borresteijn (4574) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2014
33cl Bottle at Tripel, A’dam. Dark brown beer, beige head. Aroma of burnt caramel, malts, dark fruits, hint of chocolate, yeast. Flavour is medium-sweet, quite dry, malty, dark fruits, cocoa powder, hint of chocolate, malty and yeasty bitter finish. Medium-bodied, a bit fizzy. Expected more of this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sic1314 (3137) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2014
Poured deep reddish brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of spicy fruit and soft malt. Medium body, slightly sweet, flavour of mild dark fruit, caramel malt, light toasted malt.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Excalibur123 (117) - Soria, SPAIN - FEB 2, 2014
Color marrón oscuro, abundante cabeza de espuma beige que perdura; aromas muy marcados a caramelo, higos, frutos negros y licor; en boca entrada maltosa con trago suave; cuerpo ligero con carbonatación media, alcohol bien integrado y poco amargor, notas a especias y pos gusto un tanto seco.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1237) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Like this one. Pours murky brown with an initial foamy head and no lacing. Nose is toffee and brown bread.notes of toffee, brown bread, raisins and maybe a very slight almost cherry in the back. Taste is med/light sweet and with very little bitterness. Full body, light creamy with medium carbonation. Really nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (2594) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 3, 2014
330ml bottle. Murky copper color. Massive size, thick off-white head, stays. Raisins, plums, fruits, alcohol in aroma. Fizzy aroma. Alcohol, chocolate, licorice, mild roast, woody and ashy flavors. Dark chocolate in aftertaste. Creamy texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6555) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle. Dark mahogany with a dense light brown head. Lovely bready dark malts and dark fruits profile, prunes, cherries, raisin pie. Rustic yeast character, dry slightly tannic finish. The ABV is well hidden.

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