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Brewed by Van Eecke
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Poperinge-Watou, Belgium

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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Dark brown in color. Thick lasting head. Fruity, sweet with a roasted, malty taste.

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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (11645) - Kristiansand, - NOV 18, 2012
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours clear reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.


3.1
Rubin77 (2488) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 13, 2017
F: huge, bit tanned, long lasting. C: dark brown, red bit hazy against the light. A: malty, red fruits, cherries, bit chocolate, brown sugar, burned herbs. T: malty, sour cherries, red fruits, chocolate, bit caramel, bit yeasty, medium body and carbonation, Dubbel as many other here in Belgium, nothing special, 33cl bottle from Prik & Tik Leuven.

3.3
Zilverenmaan (265) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - SEP 26, 2017
Tasted at cellar temperature. Poors caramel reddish brown with moccha head. Aroma rather faint butterscotch, caramel. Taste more pronounced and distinctly caramel, some butterscotch, hints of dark fruits, rather one-dimentional but not bad. After a while stronger tasting, bitter, roasted malts become noticable, not particularly tasty though.

3.4
vsyrbu (141) - MOLDOVA - JUN 30, 2017
The color of strong tea with a long milky cappuccino foam . In the aroma fruits and caramel. The taste is caramelized with plum and some other ripe fruits. The aftertaste is watery and a bit bitter with warming alcohol.

3.6
Tide (4222) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 17, 2017
Bottle from Beergium. Brown color, beige head. Bitter taste with nuts, chocolate, malts, earthy notes, a bit of ripe fruits, yeast and toffee. Bitter finish with nuts, chocolate, toffee, earthy notes, yeast and ripe fruits. Very nice dubbel.

3
simontomlinson (564) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2017
Good head retention. Pale brown - quite light for a Dubbel. Sweet syrup tastes with malt & slightly roasted

3.5
Evilman (269) - Taverny, FRANCE - APR 14, 2017
A step up compared to the blond one, deeper and way more interesting. Rather light for a dubbel, far from my favorite ones, but not a bad thing. Alcohol is well hidden, some caramel aroma and spices. Very pleasant, I still prefer the Prior and Abt ones but not to be overlooked. APPROVED BY TAVERNY’S BLACK METAL CREW!

2.2
kostasgiotis (124) - GREECE - DEC 7, 2016
Deep red body with a two finger tanned head. Doesn’t smell much, mainly caramel,earth notes.The body is light which is a surprise.Tastes caramel,spice and earth. Not a nice one

3.6
YigSvartka (304) - Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 17, 2016
Opaque copper brown hue with mid sized beige head consisting of good retention. Blast. Unfortunately smells rather akin to stale cardboard. Vast breadth of body not unlike dough. Delectable taste which is bizarre given the terribly unimpressive aroma. Caramel, slight roast, dried fruit, fall spices and vanilla with a sweet/malty finish that coalesces with a wee bit of hop. Pleasant.

3.6
bonkiedeaap (801) - Leerdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle from de Bierschuur in Poppel, Belgium. The beer is dark brown colored and has a large and stable cream colored head, with livingly CO2. The aroma is malty and fruity, with notes of roasted malts, yeast, dark fruits, caramel and spices. The taste is sweet and malty, with tones of caramel, dark fruits, raisins and the spices gives it a pleasant bitterness near the end. The finish is a little alcohol, light bitter and dry. Very nice dubbel.

3
Peter_L (1246) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2016
Flaska @ Pressklubben. Mörk standardbelgare. God, balanserad, på gränsen till intetsägande.


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