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RATINGS: 2647   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - APR 13, 2006
Beautiful dark red color with great head. Some fruity and malty aroma and flavor. Rather bitter and not quite as good as other trappists.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickTheRick (509) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 25, 2015
Une mousse beige onctueuse se dresse sur une bière brune aux reflets rubis discrets. Les esters fruités sont puissants au nez, les raisins secs et les bananes bien mûres étant à l’avant-plan. Des notes sucrées et maltées sont également à noter. Malgré la rondeur du malt bien évidente, cette bière n’est aucunement lourde en bouche. Les fruits confits (dattes, figues, etc.) sont facilement reconnaissables et confèrent un bon goût sucré qui finit par être coupé par une amertume légère en fin de gorgée. Ce n’est pas mon genre de bière, mais il faut reconnaître que c’est un grand classique.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MelvinKalksma (31) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - FEB 24, 2015
A really nice dark beer with a strong opening taste which slowly transforms into a soft nice taste.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ERB92 (452) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2015
Caramel, brown sugar, fruits and some yeast and spices in the aroma. Brown with a off-white head. Medium sweet and medium bitter. Medium body with a average to soft carbonation. Overall quite nice, but for me a tiny bit to thin and the alcohol slightly to present in the flavor.

4.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Subliminal64 (2) - London, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2015 does not count
Poured a very dark brown with a cloudy appearance. Did not smell as good as it tasted. Taste was strong, but well balanced. Good amount of carbonation. Overall ver impressed with this beer. Will be buying it again. MB

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (478) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 21, 2015
Dark brown color with beige head that goes down quickly. Fruity, spicy, malty, caramel, heavy. Lots of fruits. Smooth and high carbonation, but foamy mouthfeel. A good classic Dubbel. Very nice!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (370) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Bottle 0.33 l, Carrefour, Wrocław, Poland.
Ciemnobrązowe, mętne piwo z beżową, puszystą i trwałą pianą oraz przyjemnym, lekko palonym, owocowym aromatem. W smaku zdecydowanie wytrawne, palone z karmelowo-owocowymi posmakami.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Helsdon (220) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2015
It’s been a while since my last Westmalle since it’s more of a yearly selection for the evil booze monster monopoly here in Ontario. It definitely one of my go-tos while in Belgium as it’s good and ubiquitous, thanks not those busy monks. This fella poured ALL head. A glass full actually, tortuously making me wait. The nose it full of sweet malts, sharp rich yeast, treacle, and awesome. The taste very heavy of dry hay malts, slight dried fruit, but it’s that rich, almost texturous yeast flavour of bread, rising dough, and a dry zestiness that nobody does like the Belgians. Awesome.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ned33137 (7) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 26, 2015 does not count
Really nice dubbel! A lot of roasted caramel and a little of wine at the end.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thb (735) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 22, 2015
Muddy brown with thin head. Aroma is pungent dates, toffee, dough. Taste is similarly fruity, especially as it warms up in the mouth. Relatively dry as dubbels go. Bubbly. Bit of spiciness on the finish. Don’t drink too cold.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (170) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 22, 2015
330ml bottle from Masuyo’s Liquors in Asagaya. Poured into a stemmed tulip. Pours a deep mahogany brown with a huge soapy beige head. Dark fruit, fig, malt and past-ripe bananas on the nose. Bitterness from hops present on the palate and tart apple crispness is also present. Full body, with a rich thick mouthfeel. Nice lingering dry finish.


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