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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Vanilla Tree is a Belgian-style dubbel brewed with a variety of dark crystal malts and dark Belgian candi syrup. After fermentation, the beer is aged on whole vanilla beans and toasted oak chips. The result is a wonderfully smooth, malty ale with notes of dark fruit, spice, and (naturally) vanilla and oak!


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (2618) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike. The beer is brownish orange with a small, light tan head. The aroma offers malt, apples, light spice, subtle yeast. Smells like adult apple juice. The flavor is quite a bit different, with a lot of brown sugar in addition to apple cider. Alcohol is present throughout, but ot overpowering. Overall, a decent beer but not something I would seek out again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-31-2012

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pellegjr (395) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bomber, pours a swampy cola with a rimy ivory head, lightly rummy aroma tinged with vanilla, figgy with a metallic finish, interesting

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
matt7215 (2190) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2012
bomber shared by jsprime. muddy brown. sweet dark fruit and vanilla nose. under carbonated. lots of vanilla in the flavour. to sweet for me but not unenjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9228) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle... Murky brown ale with a small, creamy, mushroom-colored head. The bouquet is a successful marriage of Belgiany dark fruits and spices, white oak and vanilla beans. Medium to full-bodied with a slick mouthfeel and tingly carbonation. The flavor provides gobs of sticky caramel blended with mocha, dates, figs and oak. Well-balanced. Finishes moderately bitter and roasty with a nice kiss of vanilla. Bottle courtesy of burg326!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5004) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Saled at anesbls tasting. Dark red brown and opaque. A small tan head is little more than a ring. Big toasty malts in the nose. Chocolate, yeast, malts, fruit all combine. Just a bit of wood. Not bad at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 13, 2012
Botella. Red-brown colour, hazy, small off-white head. Aroma is sweet with dark fruit, spice, vanilla and wood. Good mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, dark fruit and spices with vanilla and wood along with dark malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16927) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2012
Bottle. Pours a brown color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty caramel and vanilla aroma. Fruity malty spicy vanilla flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy yeasty vanilla finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strangebrewer (876) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 8, 2012
bottle. Poured dark ruby with a creamy tan head. Sweet molasses aroma. Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy. Full toasty flavour with vanilla notes. Really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (2926) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2012
27-AUG-2012, bottle @Papsø. Dark amber with tan head. Hoppy and malty. Vannilla and wood. High carbonation, a little sweet. Almost an American Strong Ale. The dubbel is well hidden under the wood and hops. Really nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10308) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2012
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Dense beige head. Aroma of caramel, spice, dried fruits, some chocolate. Flavour of caramel, heavy spice, alcohol, sweetness, light grass. medium bodied. Ends on a fruity and alcoholdense note.


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