RATINGS: 2250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
Deep burgundy color with a big, fluffy head. Complex fruit aromas with a layered sweetness (honey, then caramel, then toffee) with a hint of licorice and chocolate. A big, rich, abbey-style ale that dries out nicely on the finish.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Underdogs88 (325) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Malty, sweet aroma with pleasant dark fruit esters and a light clove spice. Hops aren't apparent on the nose. No diacytyl or DMS. The appearance is a cloudy dark amber with a nice long lasting off-white head. The flavor has a malty, caramel sweetness with a licorice note on the finish. Fruity esters are moderate. The beer is malt forward. The mouthfeel is medium-full with a smooth milkshake like feel. No astringency is noticed. The carbonation is medium high. Overall, a great example of the style. Extremely smooth with a pleasant aroma and taste. A nice after dinner beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

hauxe (774) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - JUL 23, 2017
Pours dark amber from the bottle. Huge, foamy head. Aroma is caramelized sugar, light cherry. Taste is sweet, a bit cloying, complemented by a mild tangy note. Body is light. Overall too sweet and one dimensional.

KansaiBeerLvrs (5157) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 11, 2017
Bottle from rakuten served in a tulip. A lovely ruby brown with a long lasting beige head. The aroma is massively fragrant giving off a mouthwatering spicy raisin bread odor. Full bodied with a round carbonation combined with a sharp finish. The taste is sweet fruity raisins, plums, molasses and some booziness. Good but KBC’s was easier to drink, more sessionable I’d say.

hershiser2 (3265) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 8, 2017
Bottle from Total Wine, South Richmond. Pours murky brown with a small off-white to beige head. Nice dark fruit aroma, including plum, bitter cherry, perhaps raisins, caramel. Flavor is raisin, chocolate, figs, dates, plums, red cherry, caramel, a little yeast, a little glue. Lots going on here. Good!

Koelschtrinker (20415) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 4, 2017
Spritzig hefiger, weich fruchtiger Antrunk. Angenehm würzig, recht trocken. Erhöhte Karbonisierung, hefig bleibend, vollmundig. 10/11/11/12/11/11

AaronTDubs (500) - - JUN 12, 2017
Brown color. Fruity aroma, nice caramel malt tones. Tastes is sweet with some fruity yeast tones, but balanced by a perfect spicy finish. Notes of licorice, caramel, dried fruits, fennel, a bit of clove are evident. Finishes nice and spicy...bit of roast. An incredible dubbel.

rami_pl (3473) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking an Abbey Ale by Brewery Ommegang at Powiśle Bardzo slodowo-owocowo-rodzynkowo-mineralno-przyprawowe. Kolejnosc nieprzypadkowa. A zarazem dosc lekkie w odbiorze. Jak na dubla to wow!

Westy1130 (96) - New York, USA - MAY 26, 2017
Cork bottle from 2012: Pours a rustic brownish ruby red. Aroma/Taste: figs, dates, raisins and plums. velvety smooth on the palate, with a bitter sweet finish.

GarageBrewer80 (533) - SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2017
Flaska från SB. Rostbröd kulör med vitgrå skumkrona. Doft av torkade fikon och katrinplommon. Frisk och halvsöt munkänsla. Smak av portvin, russin, torkade katrinplommon, choklad och alkohol.

jvhemert (399) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 6, 2017
Quite dry palate. Fruity then dark chocolate. Medium bitter. Full bodied. Ruby colour cloudy huge head. Good dubbel, interesting contrast of fruity and chocolate.

dysenteri (324) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2017
Small bottle. Brownish. Raisins, fruity, chocolate. Sweet taste, creamy mouthfeel. Descent dubbel

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