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


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RATINGS: 430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Bottle conditioned.
For this sweet flavoured and dark brown beer,we use aromatic malt (for the dark colour). For abbey beer, Kapittel Pater has rather low abv (6%). The hop we use is Poperingse hop which has only a light bitter taste.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
paulvanpelt (560) - Reusel, - JAN 18, 2013
Hazelnootkleurig bier, nauwelijks blijvende schuimkraag. Sterk aroma van appelstroop. Smaak zoet/zuur.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zarrach76 (70) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 13, 2016
Très belle robe ambrée/rubis sombre, légèrement trouble avec une belle mousse fine beige. Nez pétillant, sur les agrumes, la levure, assez minéral, qui développe un côté métallique qui disparait très rapidement après oxygénation. Derrière, on sent les malts, le pain chaud, et même des saveurs de soupe aux légumes (carotte, pomme-de-terre, poireau...) ! Spécial, mais pas inintéressant. Carbonatation faible, texture légèrement huileuse, alcool léger, sécheresse franche pendant quelques secondes et amertume sur le final. Le goût est légèrement savonneux, il y a un petit quelque chose de désagréable, voir chimique. Je dois avouer que j’ai beaucoup de mal à identifier les arômes et que je ne suis pas convaincu par cette bière un peu flotteuse. Bouteille 33cl, V&B Grenoble.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaserov (286) - Oviedo, SPAIN - OCT 23, 2016
Color marrón oscuro con reflejos rojizos, medianamente turbio, con capa de espuma blanca de un dedo de grosor (buena retención). Carbonatación a tope. Restos de fermentación en la botella. Aroma a levadura y frutal, típico de doble pero no muy prominente. El sabor, como ha dicho Rhombic, es primero frutal pero luego muta a una malta tostada y algo de caramelo. Hay también alguna fruta por ahí perdida que me recuerda a las Rochefort. En algún trago me ha quedado un regusto metálico del que no estoy muy seguro y que bien puede ser cosa mía. Rica pero sin pasarnos.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1531) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 10, 2016
33 cl. bottle @ Rick. Light brown with a beige head. Malty caramel aroma with some yeast. Taste is caramelsweet. Body is quite thin. Not bad at alle but too thin and bland to be really enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
angel77 (2606) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 12, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2016 Botella 33 cl del c. Inglés tomada en Oviedo junio 2008. (r428). Fcpref 04..2009. Sabores maltosos algo tostados y dulces. Cuerpo ligero a medio de 6 vol. Normal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rhombic (121) - SPAIN - JUL 10, 2016
[Oops, got two mixed up for the previous rating] Pours brown with tan head. Peach, grape, underlying hops and malt in aroma. Starts fruity and crisp, but evolves towards a toasted malt, caramel and wood in the finish. Medium body, maybe a tad milder. Oily, nice complex finish, long and interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (2983) - Haderslev, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
Clear dark amber, creamy offwhite head. Malty aroma, light notes of fruit. Caramely flavour, malty and somewhat fruity. Nutty, dry and bitter finish. Boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kapusil (1239) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 21, 2016
0.33l bottle. Hazy dark orange body, thin white head. Aroma of orange zest, dark sugar, toast and some floral hops. Taste of orange zest, caramel, toast, cherries and some grassy hops. OK beer, but nothing special for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1251) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 10, 2016
F: big, off-white, average retention. C: brown with some red brown tones against the light, hazy. A: caramel malt, dark fruits, caramel, prunes, molasses, yeast, spicy, candy sugar, raisins. T: malty, not so sweet as in the aroma, fruity, toffee, yeasty, dates, dry grassy/floral bitterness, dark cherries, light caramel, prunes, metallic tones, medium body, lower carbonation, not bad, 330ml bottle from Spar in Poperinge.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (2286) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 5, 2016
hazy lighter brown colour, medium sized dense beige-ish head; aroma of dried plum and figs, toffee, earthy-banyard-like notes and some walnut; taste is the same with much less intensiveness and some rye-bready notes; drinkable, but definitely not among the best dubbels

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (6933) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Pressklubben, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Hops, fruit, malt.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, fruit, alcohol, some hops.

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