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RATINGS: 3002   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A reddish brown trappist ale, malty and fruit, featuring a 3 week secondary fermentation. This ale has a full, pale yellow head. The bouquet is full of esters and fruitiness. Notes of ripe banana predominate. The taste is fruity and slightly bitter, with a long, dry finish.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gpsaros (8) - - JAN 8, 2013
Nice taste and nice dark color. not the best of it’s kind but enjoyable. but i can recommend for trying it


4.3
weaver23ph (343) - Wrocław, POLAND - SEP 20, 2017
Bottle. Gushing! Clear dark brown with ruby reflexes,beige head dissipates quickly leaving a thin layer. Aroma buckwheat honey,milk chocolate,raisins,prunes,molasses,muscovado,slight peppery. Taste smooth,thick,not very sweet. Carbonation medium to low. Bitterness medium,slightly roasty. Aftertaste prunes,chocolate,roasty,molasses,honey,peppery. Awesome. EXP 04.06.17

4.7
felsenpils (181) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 14, 2017
11.2 ounce bottle. Pours a clear, very dark brown with an off-white head. I decanted the bottle and left some yeast in the bottle. The aroma is of Belgian esters, dark malt and alcohol. The flavor is of dark french pastry with a carbonation bite. This is a fine example of a Belgian Dubbel. Note that it does not have the prune/raisin/cocoa taste that most American imitators have. Well done!

3.5
SloaneRanger (51) - - SEP 14, 2017
Kastanjan värinen lasissa. Tuoksu belgialaisittain aavistuksen hiivainen, mutta enemmän hedelmäinen ja taatelinen. Maussa taatelia ja karamellia. Aluksi hyvin happoinen, mutta tämä tasoittuu.

4.1
vaagen (3) - - SEP 14, 2017 does not count
Bottled chocolate, raisin, leaves, brown to black, medium sweetness, medium to full body, creamy, soft carbonation, easy finish Brilliant beer, simple in that it doesn't have any unpleasant side notes or alcoholic aftertaste ,yet complex in that it has a darkness and slightly hidden yeasty taste, you say its banana and fruity yet part of the fascination, is that i find it hard to tie down. A beer that can take being drunk in larger amounts. You might think it would be easy to copy, but as with most Belgian abbey beers, the simplicity is a show, they usualy always hide a small hint of complexity, that most larger or newer brewerys, utterly fail to reproduce.

3.9
Rask0lnikov (1370) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 12, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours very dark briwn colour. Beautiful beige head stays. Fruitiness, chocolate, caramel, notes of candy sugar, slight sourness. Beautiful and rich aroma from belgium yeast. Notes of chocolate, caramel, slight tartness. Bitter, chocolate, bit sour finish. Really nice roast of the malts. Notes of candy sugar and cocoa in the aftertaste. Rather medium bodied, maybe bit thin, but well balanced, beautiful beer. Back to the basics.

3.7
DonGregorio (475) - POLAND - SEP 9, 2017
Bottle. Hazy brown beer, rocky tan head with good duration and lacing. Aroma of yeast, spice, dried fruits, raisin, cherry, wine, caramel. Taste is medium- sweet and light bitter, vinous, of dried fruits, dark fruits, cherries, with notes of spices, yeast, caramel. Some dark fruits in the finish. Medium+ body, average carbonation. Rich and tasty. Very good dubbel.

3.9
kucharz (105) - Rzeszów, POLAND - SEP 5, 2017
zwykle nie pijam ale doceniam... ziemiste, rodzynkowe, ciasteczkowe, solidnie nagazowane z niezle ukrytym alkoholem.

4.2
beermastersasho (87) - - SEP 4, 2017
Good Dubbel! When fresh - its a little bit boozy, as i remember. Balanced, fruity, raisins, hoppy, smooth. Maltz! Little bit sweet.

2.8
CaskGuru85 (30) - Poznań, POLAND - SEP 3, 2017
Kolor ciemny, opalizujący. Duże wysycenie. W smaku przede wszystkim wyczuwalny alkohol. Piwo dobre, ale nie powalające ( chyba, że wypijemy parę :D )

2.4
JanHarm (8) - - SEP 2, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2017 Too much carbonation overwhelms the taste. I love beer but this is not for me


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