Brewed by Brouwerij Kerkom
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Sint-Truiden, Belgium


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RATINGS: 198   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Adelardus abbey beer is the youngest descendant of our beers. This dark brown beer was made for the open house days of the abbey. Adelardus was one of the most important abbots for the abbey of Trudo and the city Sint-Truiden. He built the tower and rebuilded the existing church into one of the most monumental churches of that time. The ingredients are: brewing liqour, malt, yeast, hop, candy and ‘sweet gale’. ‘Sweet gale’ is a mixture of ten spices from the region, which gives the beer his typical flavour. The alcohol content of this abbey beer is 7 % vol.alc.

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Quinten's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Quinten (1062) - zaandam, - APR 14, 2010
At Hoogland Slijterij in Opdam, bottle 33cl, amber/brown, full fluffy head, lots of fruits like grapefruits orange and some strange flowers hinds and caramel at the end, no smaakevolutie, more like strange one.

Mortlach (2510) - Rome, ITALY - SEP 24, 2017
On tap @Brasserie 4:20 (Rome). Bruna con riflessi rossicci, schiuma bianca media e persistente. Al naso sentori di zucchero di canna, caramello, toffee, frutta candita, spezie. In bocca è dolce, maltata, zuccherosa, caramello, finale appena bilanciato da un amaro tenue. Corpo medio, carbonazione medio-leggera. Bel dolcione, ma buona.

NordicV (2501) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2017
Brunr�d �l med ett beige skum. Doft och smak av malt, karamell, torkad frukt och viss kryddighet. Torr munk�nsla.

The Etruscan (704) - Tuscany, ITALY - MAY 14, 2017
Beige creamy head. Dark brown colour. Aroma is moderately malty with spicy (coriander and pepper), fruity (plumes and prunes) notes. Flavor is malty with fruity (plumes, prunes and cherries) and spicy tones, ending in a moderately spicy finish. Medium to full bodied.

Iznogud (4347) - CROATIA - MAR 19, 2017
Bottle, 330 ml in Bruxelles. Pours reddish brown with medium beige head. Malty, ripe fruit, sugar, bit spicy. Sweet with some bitterness in finish. Medium bodied.

puboflyons (3492) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 11, 2017
From the 330 ml. bottle. It pours reddish-brown with a modest tan head that fades after a moment. This has a vibrant Belgian malt or licorice sweetness, Belgian yeast, a little cardboard, and a low hop profile. The body is light to medium. The taste exhibits a Belgian malt sweetness as well as a dank, musty cellar character with a mildly spicy finish. There are better Dubbels out there but this was nicely done.

ZodiacM (1280) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 3, 2017
LCI. Poured from the bottle. Nice dubbel, caramel, malt, dried fruit, bit metallic, sweet.

daniele (9660) - ITALY - FEB 19, 2017
bottle bbe 11/19 almost dark good head spicy toasty metallic astringent dry medium bitterness light chocolate quasi scura riflessi rubino buona schiuma buona persistenza leggero naso speziato e tostato metallica astringente piuttosto secca un discreto amaro note liquorose leggero cioccolato

koleminer20 (3976) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2016
From notes. On draft at Moeder Lambic – Original on November 11. The pour is a nice dark brown with some dark ruby shining through in the light. There is a thick tan head with a bit of light lace left behind. The aroma is full of dark fruits and a brighter, sweet maltiness. There is also a hint of nuttiness that I wasn’t expecting to find either. The flavor is a little more traditional. The dark fruits and malts blend together well. There is a hint of yeastiness and a light metallic offering from the malts. The mouth feel is a little light and well carbonated with a lingeringly sweet fruitiness. It’s a surprisingly good beer.

BeerandBlues2 (13810) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 11, 2016
Draught at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Pours rich brown with a large, frothy beige head, long retention with excellent "Belgian" lacing. Aroma is heavy bready and nutty malt, light caramel malt notes, dark fruits, nutmeg and a soft earthiness. Flavor is heavy dark bready malt, nutty and caramel malt notes with dark fruits, light spicy hops and bitterness, moderate melanoidin character with a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

fombe89 (4022) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2016
On Tap @Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Bruselas 04/12/16 Color marrón oscuro, sabor maltoso, dulce, cuerpo medio.

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