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Brewed by Brasserie St-Feuillien / Friart
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Le Roeulx, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 781   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This brown ale has a marked ruby brown colour with a generous and lasting head. It has a distinctive aroma reflecting the wide range of ingredients used in its production. The fruitiness resulting from its fermentation blends harmoniously with a dominant liquorice and caramel flavour. The body is decidedly malty. The bitterness is the result of a complex alchemy between the fine hops and special malts used. These give St Feuillien Brune a typical dark chocolate appearance.

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3.1
holdenn (2116) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2007
750 ml bottle intended for our dubbel tasting but overlooked in my lack of beer cellar. So after some extended bottle conditioning in andrew’s fridge, its finally popped.
Pours a reddish brown with a beige head. Fruity nose with malts and a touch of grain and sour. Apples, red fruit, grains, and that touch of sour in the flavor. Meh.

3.2
drewbeerme (3920) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2007
750ml bottle. thanks to holdenn for being a forgetful SOB. pours reddish brown with tan head. nose of red and dark fruits. flavor is mutted but some plums and toffee. watery body. fizzy carbonation. alcohol hidden well. nothing special.

3.8
TaktikMTL (7921) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 3, 2007
Bouteille de 750 ml, avec bouchon de liège, obtenue via Importations Privées Bièropholie. Arôme: Odeur de caramel fruité avec une pointe de noix grillées. Apparence: La couleur est brune opaque avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un large col mousseux beige avec une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe de chocolat au lait (?). Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #1368)

3.8
xibalba89 (147) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 2, 2007
Had it in the 750ml bottle. Pours a deep reddish-brown with a really frothy head. Aroma really suprised me... lots of raspberries and cherries, little alcohol, with some light malt and yeast. The flavor had more of those suprising raspberries... it almost reminded me of Dogfish Head Fort, but without the strong alcohol presence. Not like any brown I’ve had before, if you’re looking for a regular brown this one isn’t for you, but if you like originality, try it. A really good beer.

3.7
Defreni (3286) - Husum, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2007
Flaske. Brun abbey med et kæmpe skumlag. Klassisk St Feuillien gær men dog ikke så overbevisende sm i deres trippel og påske. Ellers en rigtig god dubbel som dog led en del af at der lidt tidligere var blevet drukket en fantastisk Amarone vin.

3.7
jalichio999 (502) - BRAZIL - NOV 27, 2007
Garrafa. Coloração âmbar escura e avermelhada. Creme bege razoável. Saborosa. Notas de café e malte torrado. Álcool e amargor leves. Carbonatação média. Encorpada, mas drinkable!

3.8
thenick (766) - North Bellmore, New York, USA - NOV 23, 2007
Bottle. Pours a deep ruby red with a puffy and medium-lasting tan head. Aroma is dark fruit, slight coriander/clove spice, and a bit of detectable malt. Taste is rich, with dark fruit and malt up front and a slight spicy aftertaste. Alcohol barely noticeable, not very bitter, and slightly metallic. Overall a very solid effort.

3.7
gnoff (10793) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2007
(75 cl bottle purchased in Denmark) Clear red to copper color, fluffy tan head. Rich sweet and spicy scent. Strong sweet and spicy taste, metallic undertones. Smooth and big body. Low bitterness.

3.7
Perm (151) - Tryon, North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2007
Nose: honey, caramel, black (Assam) tea. Nice bubbly presence in the glass that doesn’t go away too quickly. Malty nuttiness on the tongue. A malty carnival ride, really, but a great main-course dinner beer for darker dishes: red wine-marinated mushrooms, wild rice, parsley, cipolini, maybe a good steak.

3.7
EHSRanders (2081) - Tjele, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2007
Bottle. Brown colour with large creamy light brown mostly lasting head. Fruity aroma with notes of chocolate. Sweet flavor. Oily palate.


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