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RATINGS: 2830   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vadavid (142) - Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Date stamp of 18/12/08. The beer pours a dark brown color, reminiscent of root beer, with a frothy light brown head. The head soon drops leaving behind a thin ring. The aroma is very subtle and we struggled to come up with specifics. It’s mostly lightly sweet malt, with some faint dark fruit and a mild spice note. The taste is as easy on the palate as the aroma was on the nose. Malt and caramelized brown sugar come to mind. There’s a hint of cinnamon noted. The finish is dry and mildly bitter, with a lot of carbonation felt on the tongue.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nybol (497) - DENMARK - FEB 5, 2016
Sødlig og let maltet. En del kraft fra alkoholen. En klassiker som skal nydes en stille aften.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dews (16) - TAIWAN - FEB 5, 2016
Taste balance, little bitter, the body is full, slick texture, malt is good, many bubbles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jelledebont (89) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2016
Mooi donker bier met een goeie schuimkraag. Een volle smaak, subtiele geur en een fijne, lichtdroge nasmaak. De beste dubbel die ik ken.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rotaldinho (140) - Paris, FRANCE - FEB 1, 2016
Dark ruby brown. Fruity earthy smell. Light fruit flavor very earthy taste. Full and well carbonated. Great beer in the style. Strong flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sven1973 (66) - GERMANY - JAN 31, 2016
Flasche in Herman Beer Bar in Berlin. Aroma leicht malzig, Schoko. Geschmack: Etwas süß, etwas bitter. Geschmack von Bitterschokolade, rauchrig

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PintjeFritz (23) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2016
Bottle: with two labels but no information about hop and malt in detail, Not hoppy and I can not feel fruits, light bitter, a very good long dry finish (I have a 0.75l bottle with batch 04 01717, best-before date 11.09.2016 and bottled on 11.09.2014)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (80) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours deep reddish brown. Lovely fruity aromas, lots of fresh banana. The fruit is present in the taste and brought into balance with bitter toastiness from the malts. Lovely smooth texture and a long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nathanvc (115) - Brugge, BELGIUM - JAN 24, 2016
Pours dark brown with a red hue and a dissipating off-white head. The aroma contains brown bread, dough, sugar, roasted malts, raisins.Tastes medium sweet and medium bitter, with a rather pleasant dry and dough-like finish. Enjoyable palate. Lively in carbonation and full in body. Warming alcohol just like its blonde brother. Excellent to have with your meal (esp. red meat).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neurbob (102) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle to tulip. Dark brown near opaque. Bubbly head that is effervescent. Highly carbonated. Nose is burnt sugar, prune, banana. Sweet dried fruit up front with malty mild spicy overtones; prickly carbonation / surprising hop bitterness on the back end.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (326) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 21, 2016
Bottle 33cl. Deep dark brown, syruppy with a sturdy off white head. Sweet aroma of sugar and malts. The taste starts mildly sweet, but quickly develops a bitter undertone. Nice!

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