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Brewed by Dilewyns
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Dendermonde, Belgium

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on tap
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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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (10896) - Toronto, Ontario, - JUN 25, 2013
Licorice and malt, was this brewed 3 years yore? Brown with bubbly head. Bang on aroma. Middling bang on mouthfeel. OK drinkability, better with a meal.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzgorog (675) - FRANCE - JUN 27, 2016
Belle robe marron foncée avec des notes rubis, mousse rousse moyenne. Nez puissant de sucre candie, de caramel, de malts légèrement grillés et une pointe de banane. La bouche est sur les malts caramel et le sucre candie. L’alcool est fortement présent que ce soit au niveau de la chaleur qu’au niveau des esthers. La carbo est bonne, la longueur aussi. Très bonne double !

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vickey9 (999) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUN 11, 2016
Hazy very reddish & dark brown color, solid beige head cover. Nose of toasted malt, plums and chocolate. Body is medium, carbon is solid, texture is medium. Taste is sweet and bitter. Palate is dominated by toasted malt, caramel, hops and sweet fruits as well as chocolate, chicory and coffee. B@H

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Icedwarf (1193) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2016
Zwart bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is bitter hoppig en licht zoet met iets van chokolade en karamel. Tevens een licht fruitige ondertoon van bessen en kers. Mooie combinatie.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (860) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 10, 2016
F: pale brown, huge, average lasting. C: dark brown, non-transparent, red tones against the light. A: malty, lingering fruity, raisins, caramel, hint of milk chocolate, spicy, hint of menthol, yeast. T: malty, caramel, dark fruits, cherries, candy, roasted malt bitterness, raisins, toast, yeast, mocha, spicy, light oily mouthfeel, medium full body, average carbonation, very good balanced beer, worth to try, ABV 8,5%, 0,33l bottle from Maenhout supermarket in Oostende.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3204) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a creamy small tan head. Aroma of raisins, caramel, yeast and dark fruit. Flavor was sweet and malty with caramel, chocolate, dark fruit, roasted malts and some notes of brown sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PeatyPete (875) - NETHERLANDS - APR 10, 2016
Chestnut brown color with yellowish head. Aroma of candy sugar and raisins. Taste of sweet malt, spices and dark fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StilleStorm (1407) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 9, 2016
DAA; Bottle 33cl at Melkebaren. Pours large, dark brown with a lasting and lacing off-white to tan head. Nose is moderate, caramel, bread malt, light ripe plums, yeast and spice. Taste is medium sweet and bitter with a lasting, light warming finish. Body is medium, texture is oily to sticky, carbonation is soft to avarage.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanillaringer (29) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 8, 2016
UPDATED: APR 8, 2016 Sweet to the taste, smooth, highly carbonated. Remind me of Dogfish head Midas Touch. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fantti (910) - FINLAND - MAR 13, 2016
Pullo @ Saveur-Biere. Kaatuu tulppaaniin tummanrusekana ja sameahkonan, tiiviillä noin 1,5 sormen paksuisella vaahdolla. Tuoksussa on makeaa marjaisuutta, paahdettua sokeria, tummaa hedelmää ja mausteisuutta. Maussa makea sokerisuus hallitsee, mutta reilusti on mukana myös paahteisuutta, kuivattua hedelmää, anista ja muuta mausteisuutta. Suutuntuma on makeahko ja alkoholikin tuntuu hieman, yleisesti melko täyteläinen. Makeahkon mausteinen ja melko tasapainoinen dubbel, jossa hieman paahteisuutta, joka erottaa tämän tyylin muista oluista.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vighals (2937) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - MAR 6, 2016
Amberfarget med fingerhøyt beige skum. Lukter brent karamell og såpe. Smaken er bitter brent karamell, noe sitrusskall og alkohol. Lillestrøm ølfestival-Klimt


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