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

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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Before as 8%.
Very dark, coffee color - full rich body - staying head - effervescent nose - soft velvet feeling in the mouth - luscious. Malt character with a hoppy aftertouch. Monks used to fast on this type of beer for 40 days! No food, only beer.

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3.2
PeatyPete (1048) - - OCT 20, 2013
Dark brown almost black color with a beige head. Smell is metallic. Taste of roasted malt with almost no hops. Dry and also a little bit watery.


3.2
nephirem (499) - CROATIA - JUN 15, 2017
Bottle, 0.33l. Deep ruby pour with one finger frothy off-white head. Below average retention, persistent thin layer. Good lacing. Usual nose for the style, mostly malty with caramel notes. Thin to medium body with slightly aggressive carbonation. Regular texture, a bit fizzy. Bittersweet taste with slightly sticky mouthfeel. Aroma decent but quite usual. Caramel malts, belgian yeast, sugar. Bready. Herbal and peppery. Some bitterness in the aftertaste, a bit off-placed. Well hidden alcohol. Overall, ok. Pretty much an average dubbel with nothing to stand out from the crowd.

3.8
anfractuosity (407) - - JUN 15, 2017
Taste of dark fruits like dates and caramel/toffee. High carbonation. Sweet spicy aroma. Very enjoyable.

3.3
elrojo (1) - Kremlin bicetre, FRANCE - MAY 31, 2017 does not count
Bière double de couleur marron foncé. Caramélisée et fruitée. Longue et agréable en bouche

3.2
spyros (50) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 29, 2017
Tretinkova flaska z Lidlu. Pekna pena, napriek vyssiemu alkoholu ani nejak nestupol do hlavy. Dobre pivo.

3.3
geolgau (204) - Cluj-Napoca, ROMANIA - MAY 24, 2017
Dark brown, fading beige head. Aromas: hay, roasted malts, grassy hops. Flavors follow the nose, but there are some roasted sunflower seeds. Sweet and bitter. Okay.

3.5
crazykiller (60) - iasi, ROMANIA - MAY 23, 2017
33 cl bottle bought from Lidl. Pours brown color with medium head. Aroma is malty, notes of caramel, yeast, coffee. Taste has notes of caramel, some fruits, bread, malty. Light texture, medium carbonation, finish is a medium bitter, but very smooth and nice. Overall a very good beer.

3.5
bonkiedeaap (748) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 30, 2017
Bottle from Dranken Verheyen in Poppel Belgium. The beer is dark brown colored and has a large and stable beige head with nice carbonation. The aroma is malty, with notes of caramel, yeast, bread, a hint of alcohol and dried and dark fruits. The taste is medium to full bodied sweetness and has notes of caramel and fruits and changes into light bitter with alcohol, yeast and spices. The finish is light dry and bitter with warming alcohol.

3.8
BrettTaylor (773) - Radford, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2017
Poured from bottle into glass - pours a medium brown with a slightly tan creamy head. Nice malty, bready notes on nose. Similar on the palate, creamy, and pretty darn nice.

3.3
Brandon1989 (655) - Lewisville, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2017
Pours a dark brown with some thick sediment chunks floating around with a very thick off white head. The aroma is brown bread, sugar cane, alcohol, malts, and dark fruits. The flavor is more of the same and I have aged the bottle for 3 years so it may have mellowed the flavor.

3.7
johndoughty (5398) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown with a medium head. Lovely malty flavour. Nothing too complex just a pleasant reasonably strong beer.


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