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Brouwerij Corsendonk
Brewed at Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Abbey Dubbel
Turnhout, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1721   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Marketed as Corsendonk Abbey Brown Ale in North America.
Launched 1982 by Jef Keersmaekers as Pater Noster. Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq since launch.
Ingredients: Caramel, Pilsen and Munich barley malts, and Saaz, Kent and Hallertau hops
Brewed with roasted malt, hence its deep dark reddish colour. It is a mellow, dark, top-fermented beer, refermented and matured in the bottle to obtain a lively, bubbly beer with a rich head

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2005 Pours a transparent red brown with a decent amount of froathy light brown head. Aroma is not too distinct: slightly yeasty sweet malty fruit. Flavor is raisiny and sweet with a slight spicy yeast flavor, but nothing too overpowering or out of the ordinary. Overall, a pretty decent belgian.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - JUN 16, 2005
(on bottle) Dark red-brown, like a fox in the fall. Aroma like burnt toast and canesugar. Tad of fruit too. Funny absense of a fullness in the mouthfeel. It feels and tastes more like plumjuice, fruitness, with a hint of oxidaded hops and cocobean. The finish has a hint of malts. Funny gummybear taste in the late finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MoritzF (9759) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUN 11, 2005
(on tap at Lon de Belge in Essen/Ruhr) Dark amber colour with a small tanned head. Sweet malty aroma with lots of dried fruits, yeasts and coriander spice. Initially sweetmalty taste with an almost refreshing slightly sour fruitiness turning into a spicy (pepper, coriander) and sweetbitter finish with hints of grilled red paprika. Medium body, the alcohol is well integrated. A very tasty Dubble !

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
porterdude (170) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUN 8, 2005
Bottle. Murky, dark tan pour, with off-white head. Smelled of raisins and brown sugar. Tasted like raisins, brown sugar, and that wonderful belgian caramelish flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (11215) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 5, 2005
Tap. Malty raisin aroma. Dark brown with small head. Sweet raisin and plum flavor - mild alcohol finish. Nice smooth and tasty brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUN 1, 2005
Amber/brown in color. Very carbinated tan head that sticks around. A bit sweet, a little chocolate. I really enjoyed this one. Would pick up again for sure. Also could taste the malt in this one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fatty (363) - Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2005
Reddish brown body with a large and bubbly light tan head. Hint of smoked chocolate and malt in both aroma and flavor with a touch of sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (3061) - ste-catherine, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 26, 2005
Aroma:fruity,raisins.... Appearance:Brown with huge head... Flavor:malt,and fruit raisins...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WISEGUY572 (1377) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 26, 2005
The official description sounds exactly right. Fruity and slightly smokey, with notes of port, raisins, and sweet dark chocolate. Of course they forgot three words ... sour, sour, and sour. Beautiful reddish brown beer with a huge light brown head. Beer was surprisingly thin in the mouth, given its nose and its appearance.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2005
Ruby brown with a creamy white head. Yeasty aroma of toffee and light chocolate with small notes of yellow fruit. Yeasty flavour of oranges, almond and toffee. Hints of resin. Lively carbonation. Fruity and spicy sweet finish.


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