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

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RATINGS: 279   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LarryBeast (616) - - DEC 31, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours reddish-brown with fluffy beige head. Roasted malt and mild fruit aroma. Has some light toffee-caramel sweetness. Bigger bodied, strong and with some bite to the finish.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zilverenmaan (95) - 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 (1241) - 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 (231) - 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 (136) - 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 (136) - 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 (798) - 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Subliminal64 (137) - London, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 17, 2016
Purchased as part of Winter Belgium Beer Sampler Pack. Pours a dark redish brown. Head thins out quickly but remains to the end. Taste is not as sweet as a typical Belgium beer, but more full. Good amount of carbonation with zero aftertaste. Would hardly tell it was 8% Alcohol. Will look for this beer again. MB The Beer Bear-on

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fules (1014) - Gyngys, HUNGARY - JUN 11, 2016
Nagyon finom karamells illat, szp barna szn, s drapp, krmes, tarts hab. Iszonyan fincsi karamells z, ami az első korttyal szinte rtr az emberre. Azutn előbjnak a szőkre jellemző fűszeres, komls zek. Testes sr, gyenge utzzel. Az alkoholt itt sem rezni.


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