De Dolle Brouwers Reviews




Beertobealive
3.6
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottle from la caisse de bières. Pours a very short white head with sour bays aromas. Deep golden colored body. Long and old hops in mouth with a long spicy and hoppy finish. Lacks carbonation for a perfect result. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Sunday, January 22, 2017

jjsint
3.8
De Dolle Arabier
Bottle from Bacchanalia, Cambridge. Light straw, cloudy with a fairly big white head. Nice notes of candy sugar, yeast, hard citrus. Incredibly bitter taste from aggressive hopping. Some posset and grapefruit. Finish is achingly bitter, thin body with a moderate amount of carbonation. Excellent stuff.
Friday, January 20, 2017

nihtila
3.9
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Bottle from Appellation Wines Dalry. Pours slightly hazy orange with beige head in wide Rochefort glass. Nose is orange peel, sweet candied sugar and caramel, fruits and light spices. Taste is sweet caramel, slight sugary, hoppy bitter, dried fruits. Solid performer.
Friday, January 20, 2017

rikstar
3
De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2013
0,33l fles geopend op sinterklaasavond, troebel amber met een witte schuimkraag. Geur is zoet karamel en alcoholisch met ook stal. Smaak is zoet en mist diepgang, zeker er is een lading kruidigheid en gist aanwezig, maar de alcohol overheerst. Body is wel vol voor een dergelijk zoet bier. Absoluut niet mijn stijl, voor de liefhebber wellicht een goed bier, ik vind het zelf de aanschafprijs zeker niet waard
Thursday, January 19, 2017

kaserov
4.2
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Color anaranjado, turbio, con capa de espuma de un blanco puro de cuatro dedos de grosor (apariencia jabonosa, compacta, y de muy buena retención; cuidado al verterla en la copa, es peligrosa). Carbonatación aparentemente normal visualmente (pero en boca se revela casi efervescente; para mi gusto algo excesivamente carbonatada pero nada molesto). Aroma muy completo: frutal (piña y naranja), floral y herbal, vainilla, un toque como de menta fresca. En boca, dulce de primeras, se vuelven a notar la piña y la naranja, pero en este caso hay que buscarlas más, con final amargo (debido al lúpulo) y seco (alcohol presente, pero casi imperceptible). Diría que tiene más de 30 IBUs, o, al menos, en una cerveza así se notan bastante más que en las típicas IPAs que dicen tener 60. Completa, compleja y única. De lo mejor en cuanto a Triples.
Thursday, January 19, 2017

unclefrito62
3.2
De Dolle Arabier
11.2 ounce bottle. Smells yeasty High carbonation, Big, fat, fluffy, white head. 8% alcohol is pretty well hidden. Taste of yeast and Belgium sugars. Astringent after bite on the tip of your tongue. Very good for the style.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

keepersj12
3.4
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Light amber with a huge head. Belgian yeast and fruit are in the aroma. The flavor is very with lots of candy sugar. Very lively carbonation with a big alcohol burn. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

SeniorZozo
4
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
// Beeroda.hu Tasting Sessions 2016 @ Budapest, Hungary // Dark brown almost black color with big frothy beige brown head. Malty, hoppy and light yeasty aroma, roasted, chocolate, licorice, coffee, caramel, pine, wood, vinous notes.
Monday, January 16, 2017

pushkinwow
3.9
De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2010
Bottle opened up at the 2016 Ottawa Year-end Gathering. Clear copper with a beige head. Red wine and oak dominate at first but then settle down once things open up, allow room for yeast, fig, candied orange peels. Moderate carbonation and full body, smooth, dries out with a nice boozy finish. Liked this one.
Sunday, January 15, 2017

JavitxuSoto
3.9
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
Pinta en la Cervecería IPA(Gijon), Color marron muy oscuro con espuma beige cremosa pero poco duradera, la nariz es su punto fuerte, lo que mas destacan son notas de ciruela pasa, cacao y un ligero recuerdo a vainila, en boca no destaca nada especialmente, cuerpo demasiado ligero para sus 9º, ese es para mí su punto debil, de todas maneras me llevo un muy buen recuerdo sobre todo de su aroma.
Sunday, January 15, 2017

gegwilson
3.7
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
Bottle from brought back from Bruges. Pours almost black with a huge frothy beige head. A very lively one. Nice rich liquorice aroma. The taste has more liquorice and treacle with plenty of spice and a light sourness. I would like a touch more sweetness for the style, but still an enjoyable beer.
Sunday, January 15, 2017

jybi
5
De Dolle Stille Nacht
La Stille Nacht fait sans conteste partie du cercle des bières de Noël d’exception dont elle en transcende les codes. Pour l’apprécier et la comprendre pleinement, il faut bien entendu aimer les bières puissantes, car avec ses 12 % Abv, la nuit a beau être douce, elle en possède pour autant du caractère. Mais cette puissance est totalement mise à profit à la chaleur, la densité et à la longueur de la bière. Mais en premier lieu, mention spéciale pour l’étiquette, qui dans un style naïf-excentrique, nous fait être entièrement dans une atmosphère de saison. En verre, notre Stille Nacht se pare d’une belle robe blond vénitien. Cependant, de par une effervescence peu poussée, elle ne possède quasiment pas de mousse. Le 12 % Abv n’y sont pas étrangers. Et de toute façon, demande t on à un virtuose d’être un top modèle? Le nez est splendide, à la fois doux et très complexe avec des arômes de miel, candi, réglisse poire et banane. Une superbe entrée en matière. L’attaque est soyeuse à souhait. Les bases d’une bonne bière de Noël sont posées. Sur un fond de céréales et de miel, s’expriment des arômes épicés (notamment de poivres) et de Guenièvre (conférant une touche d’originalité). La suite est somptueuse. Il faut alors souligner la fois l’intelligence chez De Dolle d’utiliser du Houblon Nugget (amérisant fort et arômes lourds d’épices) mais également leur maîtrise dans son utilisation notamment avec un houblonnage à cru. Celui-ci lui confère de la puissance et ce côté corsé tant attendu que l’on retrouve en seconde bouche. Les arômes se portent alors sur les plus grands whisky avec des nuances sans limite mais avec une précision redoutable à l’instar d’un grand Django Rheinardt, pouvant faire glisser ses doigts sur le manche de sa guitare avec une précision hors du commun tout en pouvant varier autour d’une mélodie pendant des heures avec la plus grande des virtuosités. L’arrière bouche quant à elle est dense et pleine, sur le miel et le fruits conférant une excellente corpulence et une homogénéité sans faute. L’équilibre alcool-sucre est parfait. Le final incroyablement long, marquera davantage les notes épicées couplées à des arômes d’agrumes. Que la nuit est douce, que la nuit est belle... Still a Stille Nacht avec les De Dolle Brouwers.
Sunday, January 15, 2017

ogonczyk
3.2
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Fruity aroma with some(very little) phenolic spicy notes. As it warms more estrous notes came out like apricot, red apple. Very smooth, little oily mouthfeel, carbonation too high for my taste. Alcohol well hidden, warming. Balanced beer but I expected more.
Saturday, January 14, 2017

birraiolo
3.4
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottiglia da 33 cl anno 2016. Color oro rosso leggermente torbido con pochissima schiuma bianca che sparisce in fretta. Al naso buoni i profumi mielosi e di frutta sia rossa ( lamponi, more e ribes) che di frutta a polpa gialla matura (pesca e frutta esotica). Al palato esplode in dolcezza con sentori di frutta che lasciano spazio ad un leggero amaro ma sempre con base fruttata. Non lascia sentire molto l’alcol che svanisce nelle note mielose e fruttate, di corpo leggero offre un finale molto lungo e intenso di frutti rossi, bassa carbonazione, ottima birra da dessert e dopo cena nelle fredde sere invernali.
Friday, January 13, 2017

ALIBALI
4.4
De Dolle Arabier
Scharfkantig und extrem hoppy. Zuerst weiß der Duft von Ananas und belgisch kräutriger Hefe zu überzeugen. Hey!! das ist doch bestimmt ein Tripel !? 🤓. Schlürf...oder doch nicht...die Hardliner-Alphasäure- Abfahrt trifft einen relativ unerwartet. Krass fruchtig und dabei soooo bittersüß. Hot Stuff!!! Sollte man im Kühlschrank haben 😉. 0,33 l Flasche von BEYOND BEER HH. Unter 4€!?.
Friday, January 13, 2017

Scottishchris
3.8
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
Bottle from cork and cask. Rich deep brown, craggy beige head. Big malty chocolate nose. Medium body, soft fizz. Dark fruit, prunes and brown sugar. Balanced bitter and sweet. Slightly sticky finish. Good stuff.
Thursday, January 12, 2017

Jorn69
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
[ Vintage 2015 ] Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen 20170103. Yeasty, spicy and sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, sweet and light alcoholic. 7 3 7 3 13....................................................................... [ Vintage 2012 ] Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen 20170103. Fruity and spicy with dried fruits, deeper and not as sweet as the 2015 edition, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is sweet, dry and fruity. 8 3 8 4 15
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

BlazerT
3.8
De Dolle Arabier
Golden, partly cloudy with huge, semi-thick white head. Aroma is very fruity apricot, lemon, bananas, orange, in the background nice spicy profile. Nice brew, highly drinkable, ABV well hidden, refreshing, finishing with the nice bitterness.
Monday, January 9, 2017

kaserov
4.1
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Color naranja, medianamente turbio, con capa de espuma blanca de tres dedos de grosor (estilo espuma de afeitar, muy buena retención). Restos de levadura. Carbonatación a tope. Aroma especiado, frutal, a levadura, un mínimo de lúpulo que anticipa el amargor; recuerda más al de una Tripel que al de una Belgian Strong Ale. Sabor frutal, especiado; inicialmente amaga con ser dulce, pero el amargor llega al instante (imponente y placentero). En boca queda algo de especias y un poco de caramelo. Muy compleja, preciosa visualmente, y disfrutable.
Monday, January 9, 2017

BlazerT
4
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottled 2013. Nice sweet aroma and taste. Empowered by moderate fruity notes - apples. apricots. Caramel is present, but well hidden. Some spices in the background - definitely cinnamon, some clove. ABV warming developed thru the degustation. Damn fruity and natural character with nice sweet notes. Very good brew.
Monday, January 9, 2017

melush
3.7
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
Bottle 33cl. @ 32GreatPower, Seville, Spain. A: Dark brown. T: Roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee, licorice.
Monday, January 9, 2017

tfredvik
3.9
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Pours a hazy, pale amber body with an off-white, fully lasting head that laces the glass well. Quite strong aroma of lovely Belgian yeast, spices, sweet caramel, light fruits and a touch of vanilla. Strong flavour of delicious and spicy Belgian yeast, sweet caramel, pale malts, light fruits, alcohol, sugar and honey. Moderate sweet taste and a light bitterness in the long finish. Full body, syrupy texture, moderate carbonation. A very nice one, I’m looking forward to try another bottle from this batch in a couple of years.
[33 cl bottle, 2015 edition, from Vinmonopolet Aker Brygge]

Saturday, January 7, 2017

L_Lovecraft
4.1
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Light acetic note, candied fruit, apple, sugar, amber with a thin white head not very persistant, full body, law/medium carbonation, refreshing at the beginning, beautiful taste of dried fruits with a pleasant warming in the final...i want to retry this beer many times again.
Saturday, January 7, 2017

Cybion
3.8
De Dolle Boskeun
Bottle, 330 ml. Pours moderately cloudy yellow/amber with a huge amount of lively, soapy white head. Lots of visible carbonation (medium bubbles) and some patchy lacing. About one finger of denser head retains. Spicy yeasty notes come through a the front on the nose with a bit of allspice, clove, candied banana and orange. Buttery with some light, fresh honey. Somewhat funky and lightly floral too. Taste is sweet and malty with a big hit of bread, darker honey, and warming spice, salted caramel developing afterwards and leading towards a dry finish with lingering light bitterness and floral notes. Very clean and fresh, avoids becoming sickly. Body is medium, texture is oily and carbonation is fairly mild. Nothing exceptional like the Stille Nacht or Mad Bitch but a fine brew.
Friday, January 6, 2017

CaskMonger21
4.7
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Birra quasi perfetta, molto forte.. è una birra di Natale.. si predispone molto all’invecchiamento e si sente; ha un colore pulito e molto "carico", lascia un retrogusto che lascia intuire le proprie potenzialità. Poco luppolo al gusto ma una sensazione intensa che scalda il cuore.. Una delle birre migliori mai bevute..
Friday, January 6, 2017

BlazerT
3.6
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
Bottle. Snifter. Dark brown with big, semi-thick, frothy, light brown head. Poor head retention and lacing. Aroma is moderately to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, brown sugar and moderately bitter. Also some notes of grains, dates, raisins, chocolate and coffee. Taste is moderately bitter and moderately sweet. Some kind of acidity from the middle of degustation. Medium body, watery to oily texture, average carbonation, finish is malty, semi-bitter, dark fruits. Summary: Overall not that bad brew, palate could be better. Nose is too aggressive, fenol-like and Belgian-like.
Friday, January 6, 2017

Korcz
3.9
De Dolle Arabier
Bardzo intensywne, dużo przypraw i żółtych owoców, bardzo solidna, ziołowa, fajna goryczka. Świetnie ukryte alko, mega piana. Świetne.
Friday, January 6, 2017

Eeveefang
3.9
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Aroma: Yeast and a little citrus Appearance: Hazy yellow with full of white head. Taste: sweet and complex of sugar and malts. My favourite Tripel with nice dry taste after taste.
Friday, January 6, 2017

Cimbasso
4
De Dolle Stille Nacht
This bottle was a present from Rachel - very nice too! Hazy orange with huge white head and some floating yeast. Intensely sweet with lots of candy sugar and hints of mandarin, bubblegum, raisins and spices. Huge, intense mouthfeel with tons of alcohol. The powerful sweetness is balanced by some hoppy bitterness. A great strong Belgian ale.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

CraftBeerNick
3.9
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Bottle at home, BBE October 16. Not sure how old this is. Pours a light straw, big bubbly head. Aroma is grass, yeast, sweet, candy. Taste is sweet, complex, yeast, fresh grass. Nice
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

stifler84
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Tap @ Mikkeller bar Copenhagen 3/1-17. Medium body... spicey and fruity!!!!
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

ozzatoadisback
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Never the same beer. An average of at least two ratings is required. First is bottled 2015 tasted dec 2016, second is bottled 2014 tasted jan 2017. First. A4 A8 T7 P3 O15 TOT 37. Orange, healty head, average persistence, nice lacing. Freshly fruity aroma (peach, green apple), with herbal, almost resinous hints, spices, warming feel. Taste is very sweet but also shows a sharp herbal and slightly earthy bitterness. Full bodied with high carbonation and a bit of warming alcohol/phenolic feel. Nice and very interesting, still a bit too sharp. Second. A3 A8 T8 P4 O16 TOT 39. Murky orange, average head, decent persistence, scarse lacing. Sugary/earthy underlying base, freshly fruity aroma (peach, pineapple), slight spiciness, warming feel. Brigthly fruity taste, sugary sweetness, moderate spiciness and a nice but not at all aggressive alcohol/phenolic feel. Overall very sweet though nicely balanced by slight acidity. Full body, light to medium carbonation, surprisingly mellow for the abv and quite creamy. Very tasty, still nicely balanced and drinkable for it’s strenght.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

redscott85
4.1
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Tried recently in Bruges, really nice xmas ale. Fruity sweet blonde. Was recommended by Englishman who used to live in Belgium.
Monday, January 2, 2017

Renobob
4.7
De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2013
Bue en bouteille de 75cl à la brasserie avec Chris. Couleur cuivrée, fine mousse blanche. Nez sur le tonneau, le fruit noir. Gros hit d’alcool, pointe acide, grosse corpulence. Ensemble complexe et parfait.
Saturday, December 31, 2016

Renobob
4.2
De Dolle Stille Nacht Reserva 2008
Bue en bouteille de 75cl à la brasserie, avec Chris. Couleur ambrée rougeâtre. Trouble. Nez alcool, prune et un côté lacté. Palais incroyable comme d’habitude, explosion en bouche, corpulence, saveurs complexes.
Saturday, December 31, 2016

HeadyDE
4
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Bottle 2013 date, nice copper color with big white head, nice amount of carbonation, aroma is pleasant with substantial malt, honey essence, spices with clove and some faint nutmeg..mouthfeel is insanely smooth yet deep and complex, lacing on chalice is top notch, really enjoyable tripel that brings some alcohol legs on the finish, tasting great after 3 yrs..
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Sarlacc83
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottle from Belmont Station. Realized after drinking the Reserva that I hadn’t rated the progenitor first. For shame! A: Cloudy burnished gold with a huge fluff of white foam. N: Clove, banana, cracker, esters, raisin, coriander, a bit of pine, some grapefruit, and peppercorn from the hops. Pretty earthy. Some pear and green apple in here. T: Very sticky and sweet. Substantial bitterness. M: Medium body, pretty good bite from the alcohol, crisp carbonation. O: Pretty good. There’s quite a bit going on here, but I can definitely see how it’d benefit from a year or two of aging. Good now; I will probably put aside a couple bottles to revisit.
Thursday, December 29, 2016

90
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Weinig aroma, lichte gist. Mondgevoel: dikke olie/banaan. Gist, caramel en hop in de smaak. Nasmaak met lichte bitterheid.
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Alpha10
3.8
De Dolle Arabier
2016/12/19 - Pours a hazy, deep gold/honey colour with a massive, frothy, off white head that slowly reduces and leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is doughy yeast, clove, banana, tart citrus, honey, herbal and earthy hops. Taste is bready yeast, spices, honey, herbal/earthy/mildly spicy hops and citrus notes. Mouthfeel is medium with biting carbonation and a dry, lightly bitter finish. Very nice.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016

kustie
4
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Bottle. Hazy golden color with off-white head. Aroma has fruits, caramel, dried fruits, apricot and yeast. Taste is fruity with long bitter and sweet aftertaste. Flavors of fruits like apricot and citrus, malt, coriander and other spices. Very nice combination with excellent mouth feeling.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016

datrael
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
300 piwo recenzowane na Ratebeer. Aromat średnio intensywny, owocowy, głównie brzoskwinie, morele, żółte owoce, do tego białe wino. W wyglądzie średnio opalizujące, brzoskwiniowa barwa, piana nikła, w postaci białej obrączki.W smaku słodkie, owocowe, figi, brzoskwinie, rodzynki, białe wino. Gdzieś w posmaku pojawia się lekko kwaskowata nuta w stylu lambica, lekko kontrująca sporą słodycz. Ciało dość gęste, degustacyjne, czuć bardzo przyjemne rozgrzewanie, alkohol bardzo dobrze ukryty. Ogólnie smaczny, przyjemny belgian strong ale, całkiem miły prezent na Święta.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

hednom
3.9
De Dolle Oerbier
Bottle 33 cl, pours a Brown colour with a foamy beige head, aroma of dried fruits, Sweet taste of dried fruits and alcohol. Dry finish with notes of alcohol.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

fkoolen
4.2
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottle at home, 2014 ed. Pours a cloudy murky golden colour, dense white creamy head that leaves a nice lacing. Complex but nicely balanced nose and taste, mainly sugar/caramel malty, white grape/dessert wine and ripe apple sweetness, citrus, banana, a little acidity, funky, spicy, light bitter and dry finish: orval-ish, but more sweet and more bodied. Aftertaste lacks length. Firm body, medium carbonation, oily mouthfeel.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

gegwilson
3.8
De Dolle Dulle Teve 10º (Mad Bitch)
Bottle from the Bottle Shop in Bruges. Pours hazy golden with an off white head. Aroma of yeast and citrus. The taste has spice, orange and lemon citrus, yeasty bread and a nice bitter finish that lingers. Well hidden alcohol. Nice full mouthfeel. Good stuff.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

msbernac
3.9
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottle Aroma-floral, fruits Appearance-golden, hazy, white foam, Taste-medium sweetness, medium sourness, Palate-full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

wlf
3.8
De Dolle Stille Nacht
From Belgium in a box; pours clear golden with giant white head and brownish grey yeast clumps; aroma is somehow citric, slightly buttery, malty sweet, spicy and slightly alkoholic; taste is medium to very sweet, malty, slightly fruity and spicy herbal hoppy, spicy slightly alcohol finish; thick oily mouthfeel with high carbonation; doesn?t feel like 12% [2015 bottle, tasted 26.12.16]
Monday, December 26, 2016

alteregoo
3.7
De Dolle Boskeun
Piana bardzo obfita, średnio oczkowa, trwała. Barwa złoto pomarańczowa, mętna. W aromacie głównie estry w typie brzoskwiń, kandyzowanych moreli oraz nieco ziół i starego chmielu. W smaku półsłodkie, delikatnie cierpkie, jest biszkoptowa podstawa, są owoce, cukier kandyzowany, przyprawy, nieduża, pikantna goryczka, głóg w posmaku. Wysycenie wysokie, półpełne w odbiorze, likierowy, rozgrzewający alkohol.
BDA w typie Tripla, z tym że mniej wytrawne, bardziej słodkie, pełne.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Johnstledger8
4
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottle. Pours a murky orange with a lacy off white head. Aroma is of orange, spice, ginger, clove, banana, bread. Taste is of pepper, spice, orange, citrus, banana, clove, ginger. Oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.
Sunday, December 25, 2016

jamestulloch
3.1
De Dolle Stille Nacht
Bottle from Cork & Cask. Hazy golden body with a loose white head. Lively carbonation. Very faint lacing. Aroma of fig, cooking apple and a hint of red wine. Flavour of tart cherry and honey. Medium to full body with a sticky mouthfeel. Light fizz. Sweet and sour.
Sunday, December 25, 2016

Beerowl80
3.5
De Dolle Special Extra Export Stout
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Aroma of dark chocolate, boozy fruit cake and coffee. Light sweet with roasty bitterness.
Sunday, December 25, 2016