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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: 1729   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - OCT 16, 2012
0.75l bottle. Served in a trappist glass. Cork was very hard to get out. Appearance: Opaque black, lots of visible carbonation, sparse beige head. Aroma: GRAPES, wow. Other notes of cotton candy, caramel, grass. Palate: Thick bodied, but not like a stout. Very fizzy. Not much of a finish. Taste: Slightly sweet. Not as grape-y as the aroma suggests. No bitterness here at all. Fairly good be. Super easy to drink for this style.


3.3
yoxik75 (332) - Wroclaw, POLAND - DEC 17, 2017
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Piana obfita z dużymi bąblami, redukuje się, ale zdobi szkło. Kolor ciemny pod światło mętna czerwień. Aromat owoce, drożdże, słodycz cukierkowa. Smak uderza żelazo, ciemne słody, szorstkość, nuty drożdżowe-kwaskowe, estry. Piwo przyjemne nie zachwyca, do wypicia.

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pite w terminie do 09/12/2017
Piana obfita drobna trwała. Kolor jak wyżej. Aromat kwaskowo winny, ciemne słody, estry, owoce drożdże, przyjemnie. Smak owoce, guma balonowa, drożdże, ciemne słody i wspomniana szorstkość od nich, żelazo w smaku i teście na skórze wyraźne. Podsumowanie jak kiedyś, ze wskazaniem na warto spróbować.

3.5
Mishnok (419) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2017
Dark nut brown ale purchased in the large bottle size. Pours with good head and sweet, malty taste. Quite smooth and not so yeasty as some Belgian beers. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
pleispleis (195) - Maccagno, ITALY - DEC 16, 2017
bottiglia 33 cl, bel cappello schiuma beige media grana media persistenza, color marrone, al naso malto lieviti belgi spezie leggero cannella, in bocca malto caramello zucchero di canna cioccolato amaro note di malto tostato, carbonatazione decisa, corpo rotondo, ben bilanciata, amaro leggero. Di buona beva, ottima dubbel. 16.12.17

3.1
YantarCoast (1565) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 12, 2017
330ml bottle at 6.5% ABV as Corsendonk Pater Dubbel Ale. Pours brown with a medium-sized beige head. Aroma is caramel, dark fruit. Taste is light sweet, dark fruit, brown sugar. I found it to be pretty underwhelming.

3.8
Myonlyvice (352) - DENMARK - DEC 10, 2017
Dark opaque brown with a light brown, soapy head. Aroma: Caramel, yeast, bananas, raisins and malt. Taste is mild but nicely balanced with a malty sweetness countered by a gentle bitterness and slight sourness in the background ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
ljthiessen (1487) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - NOV 14, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a thick tan head. Aroma is coffee, raisin, chocolate. Taste is the same, lots of carbonation, dry finish. Lighter body than some dubbels, but good flavour and balance.

3.4
mikeyo1 (877) - Linköping, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2017
Bottle @ home, Cellared two years. Ruby brown color with a giant beige head. Sweet aroma with bananas, dough, yeast, caramel, herbs, brown sugar. Taste is slightly sweet, not as sweet as expected after smelling, with a dry finish. High refreshing carbonation. Flavors of brown sugar, banana peel, toffee, caramel, milk chocolate, sweet licorice, herbs, yeast. Finish has notes of dry fruit, ash and herbs.

5
sambaloelek (3) - BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2017 does not count
Ok, first some introduction

I 'm from Belgium, and the last five years i have tasted more then hundreds of the best beers of Belgium.
My current favourites in Belgium are Rochefort 8 and 10, Gouden Carolus Classic and Tripple, Bourgogne des Flandres, Sint Bernardus White, Prior 8 and Abt12, Malheur 12, St. Feuillion Brown and St. Feuillion Grand Cru , Chouffe Houblon and Triple, Chimay Triple (white label), Hoegarden Gran Cru, Surfine Saison, Buffalo Bitter, Noir De Dottiginies, Urthel Samaranth...

En now just found this one in the local supermarket, always skipped it because i never knew the name of the beer (it never seems to have won a world award)
But trust me, this beer is awesome. IT can do what all these other beers can do but at a lower alcohol percentage.This one is only 6.5 but gets almost to same feeling as a Malheur 12 for example which is 11.5%!. this beer is a beer that you can drink more then one for sure and has the quality of a high alcoholic abbey beer!
Recommended full heartedly if you are a brown coffee/chocolate/caramel/herbs beer lover in the winter !
PS: ratedbeer says the alcohol percentage on this one is 7.5 but that is incorrect.Looking directly at the bottle it says 6.5% (Corsendonk Pater Dubbel the beer)

3.4
OminouSC2 (931) - Mora, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2017
Mahogany color, medium sized beige head. Sweet aromas of brown sugar, yeast, bananas and dried fruit. Balanced sweet taste with syrup, bananas, spices and bread.

3.5
kamilinho (347) - Toruń, POLAND - NOV 4, 2017
caramel, chocolate, toast, dough, black, minimal head, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, fizzy,


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