JanEric (1016) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Brown, great dense off white head. Creamy smooth and soft. Malty caramellish aroma. Not sweet at all in the taste, more bitter. nice. Warming with some alcohol in it shown. Not bad at all, good one.
mmahut (1018) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark ruby body, low tan almost brown head. Aroms is full of catamel, candi, toffee, really high on it. Taste is caramel syrupy sweet, low almost none bitterness. Sweetness well balanced, toffee after taste. Body full, medium carbonation.
BRW (1084) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 21, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
At BBF. Brown colour with off-white head. Vanilla, malt and caramel aroma. Vanilla, sweet, caramel taste, slightly acid. Medium body.
Tide (1815) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from a friend. Dark brown color, beige head. Bitter taste with chocolate, earthy notes, dark fruits, toast, toffee and a bit of syrup. Bitter finish with roasted malts, toffee and dark fruits. Excellent abbey dubbel.
undercurrent25 (1430) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a dark colour, taste is spicy with some liquorice, warming finish, not bad
VastActiv (2952) - Oulu, FINLAND - APR 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 0.33l at HBF 2014, Helsinki. BBE 21/01/17. Colour is murky brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Belgian yeast, dark fruits and malts. Pretty soft.
maxwelldeux (3725) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 30, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Pours a very cloudy brown color with a huge light tan head on it. Nose is sweet with some slight caramel and rock candy elements coming off it. Taste is also slightly sweet and has some bread and candy elements in there. Meh.
maley1 (784) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark murky brown pour with frothy light beige head. Aroma of malts, fruit, yeast, caramel and bread dough. Taste of malts, bready, caramel, yeast, faint plums and a slightly dry peppery finish. Full bodied, higher carbonation, very nice example of an abbey dubbel!
wlajwl (3939) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is complex fruit/fruitcake, malts and a hint of sweetness. The flavor is fruit, berries, toffee, malts and a mild/medium sweet and slightly sticky finish.
exeter (314) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 15, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
The taste starts out sweet with flavours of brown sugar, dark fruit, caramel and some spice. There’s a malt character and a Belgian yeast backbone. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings some balance.