Brewed by Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Brugge, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Bottle; Unfiltered. Keg.
Brugse Zot Dubbel is a dark brown beer, inclining towards ruby red. It is brewed with six special varieties of malt, which give the beer a rich and distrinctive aroma. One can discover the scent of honey, almonds, chocolate and brown sugar. By using the Czech Saaz hop from Zatec, the beer has a complex palate of roasted malts and a distrinctive flavour. Brugse Zot Dubbel is known to leave a warm glow in the mouth with a bitter and hoppy finish, leaning towards liquorice and coffee roast. Bottle conditioned.

Ingredients: water, barley malt, sugar, Saaz hops, yeast.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (2042) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - DEC 5, 2016
Murky brown color with fluffy beige head. Aroma has the classic belgian yeast profile you are used to from other classic abbey ales. Some brown sugar and toasted malts as well. Taste starts with some dried fruits and brown sugar, continues with yeast flavors and finishes quite balanced. Medium to light bodied with medium carbonation. A classic dubbel, not special in any way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (1803) - CANADA - NOV 10, 2016
Appearance: opaque amber-brown with two fingers of loose light beige head diminishing gradually to a thick cap, moderate lacing. (3/5) Aroma: dark dried fruit, toasted bread, nutty, earthy. (7/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry warming and lingering bitter finish. (4/5) A decent, if somewhat unimaginative, Dubbel. Pleasant dried fruit and toasty malt flavours dominate over mild earthy hops. However, this is a very competitive style, dominated by some of the greatest beers in the world (Westmalle, Westvleteren 8, Maredsous 8 and Rochefort 6, just to name some of the best Ive had), so this suffers somewhat by comparison. OK, but not worth making a special effort to locate. (14/20)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerman777 (12) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2016
Little better than her blond sister.. Red/brown,malty caramel, brown sugar, spices, yeast. Taste malt, some chocolate, dark dried fruits. An ok Dubbel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2558) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 21, 2016
cloudy brown colour, large, dense beige hed, which lasts for several minutes; aroma of intensive dried cherry, plum jam with some biscuit and caramel notes; taste of dried cherry, plum jam with burnt notes, hints of chocolate and toast; good - though I cannot be objective in the case of this beer: this was one of my first real beers tasted in Brugge at the brevery several years ago during my honeymoon :-)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EkinTelli (119) - TURKEY - OCT 15, 2016
brown, red, clear, brown foam, tan foam, hay, caramel, chocolate, resin, floral, leather, ginger, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, umami, very bitter, light sweetness, lightly sour,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wixie (532) - BELGIUM - OCT 15, 2016
Clear red/brown liquid, average head. Strong, sweet aroma of malt. Light body, average carbonation. Taste is sweet, with hints of iron.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (4555) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2016
Unfiltered version on tap at the brewery. Pours a hazy brown on tap with fluffy tan head that dissipates slowly to leave great lace. Aroma and taste of mild caramel malt sweetness, a hint of roast and earth, a bit nutty, overlying Belgian yeast. Decent dubbel, theyre definitely better over here.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sharkydodson (1440) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 23, 2016
the aroma is fruity and spicy with hints of dried fruits, lollipop, toffee and some spices... the taste is caramel and fruity with notes of toffee, dried plum, candy, raisin and dried banana... sweet, dry and bitter aftertaste...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mateuszk (2668) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown with light beige head. Aroma of dark bread, caramel, candi sugar, dried fruits. In taste lightly sweet, toasted bread, raisins, berries, toffee. Medium body, pearl carbonation, finish is bitter-sweet. There are more complex dubbels, but this is quite ok, simple and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bijl (490) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 11, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2016 Donker roodbruin van kleur, crmekleurige schuimkraag met grote bellen, veel koolzuur zichtbaar. Aroma: Donkere fruit, Zoetig, karamel, honing, mouten.Smaak: Licht metalig, donkere geroosterde mouten, karamel, bruine suiker, siroop, iets chocolade, licht kruidig en een lichte bitter.Voornamelijk erg zoet.Body is licht, beetje waterig, veel koolzuur en de afdronk is zoet en plakkerig.

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