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RATINGS: 3029   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
htnicholas (81) - California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
1Pt 9.4oz bottle. Pours cloudy reddish dark brown with large light tan head that rapidly dissipates to a thin ring with little to no lacing. Malty and dark chocolates in the nose. Some espresso notes but hidden beneath the caramel and dark fruit. Chocolate malts first to appear for taste. Bitter sweet linger of some nice hops, surprising for this style. Medium carbonation and a crisp mouthfeel. Pretty good but not truly great. Surprising alcohol presence for the 7% ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.4
caribou43 (1184) - Lausanne/Sevilla/Lima, SWITZERLAND - NOV 20, 2017
I bought this bottle the last year at Amstein. I drank it yesterday at Bonfol, just before the meal, best before 11/2017. In my own opinion, I clearly prefer this one than the tripel. It is a really good and tasteful beer, the best dubbel that I had until now. Firstly, the color is black and brown, opaque, white and brown foam, average carbonation. The taste and aromas are powerful like the Greek Zeus, the first sip is carbonated with nuts, the second and others sips develop strong aromas of William pear, malt, honey, some sugar but not that sweet, hop. The taste is well balanced, a perfect harmony, nuts, plum, amazing, to drink step by step, enjoying simply the life so short and unfair.

4.3
svanke (11) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2017
Kruidig, zwaardere dubbel, Zoet. Mooi blijvende schuimlaag. Krachtige dubbel die zich leent tot sippen, niet tot doordrinken. Prima.

3.8
mithe (1876) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 17, 2017
(bottle 0,33l)
Aroma: Sweet, dried fruits.
Appearance: Dark brown-black. All time, creamy, brown head.
Taste: Medium sweet, malty, caramel, light spicy.
Palate: Medium-full body. Light sticky texture. Light warm finish.
Overall: Good, sweet.

4.5
ALIBALI (2482) - Kiel, GERMANY - NOV 16, 2017
Belgian Yeast, Tabak, creamy Blackness, eleganter Holzer, DryFruiter,, EdelKarameler & A Real Dubbel Masterpiece✨👽🚀🍄❤👌...eine relativ junge Flasche 0,33l von Scottie...werde lagern ;)...

4
DraftAromas7 (20) - SERBIA - NOV 14, 2017
Reddish brown colour with a beige foam. Medium bodied, lively carbonated. Pleasant fruity taste. Very fine example of a Belgian Dubbel. I'm starting to buy this beer more often.

3.7
surething_ii (791) - Šenkvice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 13, 2017
Bottle from... Terno I believe? This is classic dubbel, nothing really you could object though through the times I have a feeling it has become more watery than it was. Still it's lovely experience and intro to heavy league of Belgium. Recommended.

4
Bill Becker (1775) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 10, 2017
Bought locally! This pours a cloudy dark brown with some orange hues and a +2 finger head of foam. The smell is fruity and spicy and malty. Overall, it's on the sweet side but nice. The taste is fruity, I get both sweet and bitter/tart notes. Light caramel malt sweetness here as well with some light spicing and a finish that is very dry. Makes me want to take another sip. Mouthfeel just creeps into medium territory while the carbonation is quite brisk. Also, head retention and lacing are top notch. Drinkability? It's an enjoyable session with the 1 bottle but now that I can buy it here in Casper, I'll be revisiting it often. A solid Belgian Dubbel.

3
Ritzn (1808) - GERMANY - NOV 9, 2017
Dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is yeasty spices brown sugar coriander molasses baked banana. Taste is bitter alcoholic yeast and bittersweet molasses. Heavy and still a bit watery. Not my thing.

3.7
mieszal92 (406) - Gliwice, POLAND - NOV 8, 2017
Bottle 1y aged. Pachnie malinami bardzo W smaku bardzo karmelowe, lekko przyprawowe, dość mocno wysycone, ale nie wadzi. Ciasteczkowe, łagodne. Miłe

3.8
Cybuch (566) - Muszyna, POLAND - NOV 8, 2017
W aromacie mocno malinowe, sa nuty belgijskie ktore utozsamiam z kwasami. Barwa brazowa, piana drobna, calkiem utrzymujaca sie. W smaku kawa, ciemne pieczywo, karmel. Jest calkiem fajnie geste. Na finiszu kwaskowe. Goryczka srednia, wysycenie tez. Pozytywne zaskoczenie, spodziewalem sie zawodu.


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