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Brewed by Arcense Bierbrouwerij (InBev)
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Arcen, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hertog Jan Dubbel is een traditioneel bier van hoge gisting. In de brouwerij spreken we van een degustatiebier. Dit betekent dat Hertog Jan Dubbel het waard is om met al uw zintuigen geproefd te worden. Waardoor u het in al zijn facetten leert kennen. Eerst schenkt u het uit in een glas en bewondert u het schuim en de fraaie roodbruine kleur. Vervolgens ruikt u het volle zachte aroma. U neemt een slok en proeft het rijk moutige karakter. En tenslotte geniet u van de iets zoete afdronk.

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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (9651) - Mlndal, SWEDEN - NOV 24, 2006
UPDATED: APR 17, 2014 First rating
Initial Rating Date: 11/24/2006
30 cl bottle from a friend in Holland.
Labeled 7.3%.
Clear dark ruby red color, huge tan head. Chocolate smooth scent with a touch of burnt malt. Lots of chocolate and some raisin taste, some acid as well. Full mouthfeel. Sweet aftertaste. Low bitterness. Turns shady once the yeast sediment is poured in. You dont feel the 7.3% in it at all. It was best before this summer, so the raisin and slight Madeira might come from ageing.
7/4/7/4/16=3.8

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Bottle - ceramic, at WBC Denver, April 11 2014.
Clear dark brown color, big teal head. Sweet, malty, light phenolic scent. Sweet, light metallic, phenolic (a bit) taste. Sweet, apple aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
7/5/8/3/16=3.9

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - NOV 22, 2006
A bottle tasted at home, bought from brewery. Liqourice comes to mind, quite sweet, raisins. Dark and burnt. A bit metallic feel from the liqourice. Have to taste this one again.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Stew41 (1947) - Phuket, THAILAND - NOV 8, 2006
(BB July 2007) Strange beer. Promissed the world in terms of power and oomph but lacked intensity by any measure. Pours ok medium strength dirty white head. Brown dark cherry in colour. Benign nose with faint malts unremarkable. Palate is also in the also-ran class with faintly fruity malts, some darker malts in the background, a bit of fizz. Cant really see the 9.5%.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (9607) - Ursel, BELGIUM - OCT 10, 2006
Small yellow-brown head, fast gone over nearly black beer. Old books, vanilla, bit of licorice and mint, and generally a bit sweetish. Thinnish flavour with foremost licorice and/or drop taste, like childrens japthee (made from licoricesweets). A tad roasty, but whereas the nose had something reminiscent of mint, here Id say chewing gum - sorbitol sweetened as Oakes shrewdly remarked. Bit cola-like finish. Thin, thin, thin and artificially sweetened and upped. Its called Dubbel, I know. But a dubbel from this abbey is a VERY Dutch dubbel, indeed. Zuinigjes an!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2006
30 cl bottle. Yeast at the bottom. Reddish brown colour with a nice creamy head. Very nice aroma of sweetness, little sour, roastedness and some chocolate. Very tasty flavour of sweet roastedness, brown sugar, dried fruit and hints of chocolate. Ends up light with a sweet yeasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aarleks (409) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 16, 2006
Bottle: Murky dark brown with a fast-fading head. Warming toffee and golden syrup aromas (with a touch of cabbage). Sweet rum-raisins in the mouth with brown sugar and a herbal background. Despite some oddities (like in the cabbage aroma) I was pretty pleased with tihs.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (45196) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2006
Bottle. Brown color with a medium beige head. Light roasted malt, fruity aroma and a sweet dried fruits, chocolate taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2006
Deep reddish brown colour with a tan head. Light roasted malty aroma with a chocolate and dark fruit sweet note. Malty, light burnt flavor with a dark fruit sweetness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2006
Bottle. Brown colour with a medium beige head. Fruity aroma and a sweet dried fruits, chocolate taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (26475) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2006
Bottle. Clear rd brown coloured with a beige head. Aroma of dried fruits and spices. Flavour of dried fruits and spices.


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