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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1008   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Josh’s translation of the French description..."Aged in the caves of Kanne, where the exceptional climatic circumstances give it a unique aroma and flavour without equal." In the U.S., the label will read "Grotten Brown Belgian Cave-Aged Ale." ABV of 6.5% or 6.7% depending on bottles.

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3.7
Zlotta (3278) - Hagen / Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2015
0,33 l bottle from EDEKA Mohr, best before 22/11/2016. Clear, reddish amber with a huge, frothy, slowly diminishing, tan to white head. Nice fruity-spicy and a bit funky aroma of white grapes, green apple, sugar and lemon. Sweetish-spicy taste of sugar, white grapes, green apple, gingerbread, vanilla and lemon. Rather short, slightly bitter and minimally tart finish. Medium body, smooth mouthfeel, average carbonation. Expected a sweet, yeasty ale and got a more sophisticated, quite complex, refreshing example. I Really enjoyed it, especially the slight tartness balancing the sweet beginning.

3.5
Marcius (442) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Appearance with brown color, cloudy liquid and frothy head. Caramel malty aroma. Taste - Sweet and medium bitter. On the palate it has a good body e long finish. Very good Abbey Dubbel!

3
beermaris (268) - LATVIA - MAY 3, 2015
Very sour both in aroma and in taste that overshadows other aspects of it.

3.8
Alusmamuts (1976) - LATVIA - MAY 3, 2015
Dark brown with small beige head. Bit sweet aroma. Gingerbread taste, but not too sweet. Some remaining bitterness.

3.2
BarrelAndBeer (11) - Wien, - MAY 3, 2015
0,75l, corked and caged, rather thin body, not very well balanced to me, but still a nice beer. Light fruity flavor, light chocolate. Dry aftertaste. Hint of candi sugar? Tasty but nothing to die for.

3.8
climberbob (458) - Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2015
Big bottle aged around 8 years. Dark bear w surprisingly good head for the age. Bready aroma. Taste of yeast, raisin and hints of toffee. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
mircoas (314) - ITALY - APR 12, 2015
33cl @ bottle. Solita garanzia dalla solita St Bernardus. Non ai livelli di altre sue birre più riuscite ma godibilissima. Bruna, bell’aspetto, dolce e beverina.

4
16erBlech (524) - Burgenland, AUSTRIA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle at Könguruh Pub. Very unique aroma. Taste is very intensive. Not a beer for in between, but very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
Lore (2743) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 4, 2015
brown colour, moderate sized sized beige-ish head; aroma of fruits (mostly plum and some apple), candy sugar, hints of vanilla and minimal alcohol; taste of brown sugar, yeast, dried fruits some bitterness and well hidden alcohol; isn’t it the same beer as St. Bernardus Pater?

3.5
jamesie1857 (2150) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 3, 2015
330ml bottle - Pours a hazy medium brown colour with medium layer of quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is light, sweet and brown sugary, with hints of grapes and raisins. Flavour and mouthfeel light and a bit watery, but also very carbonated in the mouth. Slightly tart and bitter with some stewed fruits and toffee flavours. Overall, pretty good.


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