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A reddish brown trappist ale, malty and fruit, featuring a 3 week secondary fermentation. This ale has a full, pale yellow head. The bouquet is full of esters and fruitiness. Notes of ripe banana predominate. The taste is fruity and slightly bitter, with a long, dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatthijsE (897) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle @ home. Bottle pours dark brown with light ruby red edges. Nose is dark bready fruit and multi grain, wheat, nutty cola, fig, plum. Taste is similar with nice creaminess to the mouthfeel, nice finish of dark fruits, cola, mixed dark nuts and whole grain dark bread.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Florya (433) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: dark red, small head Aroma: dried fruits, banana, caramel Palate: medium to full body, smooth carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (402) - GREECE - JAN 12, 2015
330ml bottle at the Beerstore, Thessaloniki. Dark brown color with beige head. Aroma is malty, roasted, caramel, fruity. Sweet and light bitter taster like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DW78715816 (76) - Kansas, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pours a deep dark Amber with a thick head. Aroma is small and dark fruits. Taste is dark fruits malty and slightly sweet. So smooth and delicious tons of flavors yet very easy to drink. Excellent will drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
plaugher (212) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2015
330 ml into a chalice. Pours a deep brownish mahogany, beige/tan ring of foam; nose of banana, malt, dried fruits; a bit of caramel flavour, fruity, with a slight dry bitter finish. Pretty stellar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Derbeth (383) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle with expiry 03/2016. Black colour, rocky head. Aroma of dark chocolate, dried fruit, with intensive bready aftertaste. I like there is not much raisins and prunes in the aroma. Alcohol well hidden. Also not too sweet. Lively carbonation. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LuisGC (72) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 6, 2015
2014-08-18 tasted in bottle in Cuenca.........................................

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kleurplaatje (55) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2015
Pours deep dark with a lasting, frothy off-white head. Appealing looks, beautiful dubbel. Rich, fruity aroma. Clear presence of dark fruits, plums, berries, nuts, some banana and a tad of caramel as well. Has something vinous as well. Exciting. Taste is mildly sweet with a dryish touch. Clear presence of the fruits, definitely banana, raisins, plums, cloves, spices (slightly peppery), small alcohol bite. Truly marvellous. Some warmishness in the end, accompanied with a roasty feeling and soft sweetish (close to dry), almost vanilla-like taste. Soft, yet so rich. Wonderful taste. Full bodied, bit of a thinnish, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Bit too much carbonation to my likings. So, the palate is a bit of a minor point. But indeed, this brew is truly astonishing. Well-balanced, beautifully crafted brew by the Westmalle monks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Distance_Runner (76) - BELGIUM - JAN 4, 2015
Bottle from Smatch, Brussels. Easy to drink, dark, reddish-brown Trappist beer with a secondary fermentation in the bottle. Triple version is more heavy to drink

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mariuszek (135) - Gdynia, POLAND - JAN 1, 2015
Excellent dubbel. Perfect appearance, rich fruity, caramel, malt aroma and taste. Obvious choice whenever and wherever.

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