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La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

718 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 718
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 44
Gots: 70 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

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Poured into a Duvel tulip. The appearance is very much like Coca-Cola, with dark mahogany liquid with hues of Amber and a large tan head on the pour that fades pretty rapidly to a film.

Aroma is classic dubbel - lots of dark fruit, malt, and alcohol. Figs, raisins, hints of cloves, and a nice chewy toffee sweetness.

Flavor follows the nose, but really amps up the complexity. I'm just going to free-associate flavors I think of while swishing this beer in my mouth: mega dark fruit, caramel, toffee, hints of bubble gum, hints of popcorn, cloves, cardamom, banana, milk chocolate, paint, etc. Nice warming finish, with alcohol presence really adding to the flavor. Very complex, with lots of tiny little flavors in there, in the way that only Belgian beers can really pull off.

Mouthfeel is medium-bodied, with lots of carbonation. Semi-milky, but surprisingly watery. Bubbles seem very large, but not particularly prickly. Really easy to drink.

Overall, really nice Dubbel, even if there's not much to distinguish it from the next Dubbel to come along.

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La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
88 out of 100 based on 718 ratings.