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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Ertvelde, Belgium

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RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Augustijn Donker is the logical addition to the existing beers Augustijn Blonde and Augustijn Grand Cru and is a true beer of 8% alc. that appeals both the occasional as the seasoned beer lover! With the grand balance between aroma, taste and after taste, the Augustijn Donker is added value in this segment and ensures that the range of Augustijn beers reflects a delicious spectrum of tastes within the rich Belgian beer culture. The beer is not distinctly sweet, as many would expect from a dark specialty beer. It tastes rather lightly smoked with a touch of nuts and caramel.

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3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GemmeDeReve (64) - FRANCE - MAR 22, 2017
Bire brune, limite rouge, lgre mousse beige, arme un peu alcoolis avec des tendances grilles, lgrement ptillante. Un got de fruits rouges qui passe rapidement, pas de longueur en bouche, le palais ne reste pas lourd comme une brune, elle est assez rafrachissante. Pas mauvaise

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6933) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 6, 2017
Bottled as some typical etiketbier from a local liquorstore in the Netherlands, where they try to sell you their own private beer as special, but in reality it is a 8% Augustijn Donker. Dark copper color, short frothy head. Aroma is slight spicy, some caramel, chocolate and butterscotch. Bit spicy in taste, bit dry, some sweet caramel. Medium carbonation. Decent beer ofcourse. Ah well, maybe it is better those etikettenplakkers buy a decent beer and label it with their own private label, than that they brew a horrible homebrew and sell it for outrageous prices.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zilverenmaan (107) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2017
Aroma faint, rather alcoholic, appearance beautiful: dark redbrown with thick, sticky head. Taste warm caramel, licorice, only a hint of dark fruits, mostly an alcoholic fruityness. Decent abbey dubbel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strangebrewer (1258) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2017 bottle. Poured hazy brown with a thin tan head. Boozy treacle aroma. Medium body, tight carbonation, palate cleansing, slightly metallic. Flavour of dark fruit, raisins, sour cherries. Alcohol well masked

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotaldinho (177) - Paris, FRANCE - DEC 12, 2016
Dark brown, persistent foam. Slightly roasted malt accents, caramel. Well balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lkowalkowski (260) - POLAND - DEC 7, 2016
Barwa brunatna, beżowa gęsta drobna piana. Aromat średnio intensywny. Poprawny Dubbel, chociaż piłem lepsze.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nicola5555 (12) - - OCT 14, 2016
classica birra di abazia, buona schiuma, malti tostati. ma non eccezzionale-

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kittenbieer (141) - LYON, FRANCE - SEP 16, 2016
Trs belle robe rouge rubis! On sent le malt torrfi,fruits rouges et alcool avec un lger got fum accompagn dune douceur agrable. Une pointe de caramel et chocolat arrive peu aprs avec une arrire bouche lgrement sche et amre. Excellente bire trs complexe et subtile mais nanmoins elle manque un peu de corps!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
appiantiqua (141) - Lyon, FRANCE - SEP 16, 2016
Gote dans un verre Charles Quint Robe brun sombre presque opaque surmonte dune mousse consquente et persistante de couleur ivoire. Nez au accents de malts lgrement torrfis, de caramel avec une petite note de caf. Got dans la ligne et plutt bien quilibr avec un trs lger manque dpaisseur. Arrire bouche de longueur moyenne sur le caramel. Un jolie brune!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bierridder_S (823) - BELGIUM - SEP 6, 2016
02/09/2016 - 33cl bottle @ my eldest sisters house. Ruby brown colour with small creamy tanned head. Nose is dark fruits, light roast, caramel. Taste is first dark malts, dark fruits, caramel, light roast, boozy in the end.


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