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RATINGS: 2521   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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sja14 (108) - Ohio, USA - MAR 13, 2009
Good dubbel; malty and fruity. Yeast is present with some raisin and plum flavor. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Serapac (102) - CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle, Le Vieux Saint-Josse, Brussels. One of my early favourites among the Trappist bears and Belgian ales more generally. Although I moved on since, this is still a very nice double. Reddish brown, beige head, dominated by roasted malts, cloves, wood. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MayumiH (83) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Being brewed within the walls of a Trappist abbey on a small scale under the supervision of the monks is a good thing. This beer wowed me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Neorej80 (68) - - AUG 31, 2014
Big foamy head. Aroma of pine and roasted malts. Pretty bitter and full roasted flavour and wood. Dry and dried red fruits. Bitter dry aftertaste, nice!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Comandante_IPA (3) - - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
This is the beer that made me fall in love with Trappist Beers alltogether actually. It was love at first sight and smell. Beautiful thick, dark, & heavy but light. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zlotta (18) - Bonn, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2014
0,33 l in Westmalle trappist glass. Dark red brown colour, clear liquid. Fruity nose as well as aroma. Begins slightly sweet and ends with dry bitterness. Somewhat creamy texture. Medium to full body. Lively carbonation. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mainuh_man (112) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
0.33L bottle. Pours clear dark red-brown with a rocky tan head. Really nice, and noteworthy aromas. Clove, bubblegum, rubber (not unpleasant), plum. Very mild sweetness at beginning, transitions to almost nothing in the middle, then the bubblegum sweetness kicks in, followed by yeast and resiny/herby hop biterness. Medium-full body with an oily mouthfeel and average carbonation. Overall, on the herbier side for a dubbel (not too sweet). Some really nice aromas, but flavor profile is somewhat muted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (267) - New York, USA - AUG 28, 2014
330 ml bottle poured into a tulip glass..cherry colored pour with an off-white head..big dark fruit aroma,bread,malts..fruity up front with a dry malty finish..very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (119) - ISRAEL - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle 750ml. Cloudy brown with big brownish head. Roasted malt aroma, cherry, yeasty, some coffee notes. Sweetish malty flavor, cherry, spicy, light hoppy bitterness, yeasty. Lively carbonation. Medium body. Sweetish aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CardsFan25 (61) - - AUG 27, 2014
Cloudy brown pour with half a glass of white/cream colored head. Dark fruits on the nose with moderate banana, raisin, and hop taste. Great dubbel that makes me wish that I would have bought more than one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (1262) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Pours a nice brown with a ruby highlight with a medium offwhite head that leaves some lacing. Nose is of bread, dark fruits, light candi sugar and some subtle spices. Taste is of raisins and other dark fruits, moderately sweet. Light banana. Body is medium and carbonation just too high for my liking. Finish is slightly bitter and spicy. Overall a fine dubbel, it didn’t quite reach my expectations for it but it was still really fine!

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