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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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very good

658 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 658
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.94%
Wants: 38
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001)
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

TimHitchings, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

BeerBeast, May 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Svendozen, May 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

davidwhatshisnam, May 03, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +3.3%

I had this on-tap in a snifter at Special Brews in Lynnwood, WA.

Appearance: dark amber hue with a moderate haze and a thick head of creamy dark-ivory foam. Very attractive indeed.

Smell: rich dark-fruit aromas of plum, raisin and date, along with an enticingly musty tobacco aroma. Definitely something I want more of.

Taste: not quite as rich as the aroma, but quite good indeed. Dark fruits are a bit more subdued, but in exchange we get a delicious toffee character. A little biscuity, but overall very damn tasty.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good carbonation and creaminess. Great.

Overall: dubbel isn't necessarily my style, but La Trappe might be my favorite dubbel among them.

flagmantho, May 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

CB2maltygoodness, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Durandal_777, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Hayley_86, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Jungleyors, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Burt, Apr 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

JavierGC, Apr 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

jasperfriedrich, Apr 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Longhorn08, Apr 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Arriskuwonder, Apr 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

wattoclone, Mar 28, 2014
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3.14/5  rDev -20.1%

Pours a cloudy golden-amber-brown with a tiny wisp of bubbly head that almost immediately settles to a messy ring around the glass. Terrible retention; no lacing.

Musky and fruity. Cherries, spicy phenols, leather, wood, licorice.

Dark and sweet. A rich, vaguely winey flavor up front, yields to dark fruit, a little alcohol sourness, wood, and a mysteriously quick, dry finish.

Thin and bubbly. Light-medium bodied with a dry, aromatic finish.

Meh dubbel.
I felt like this one was just a little less 'big' than I would have liked. Terrible looking, it is saved by a pretty pleasant nose that is very spicy and woodsy. Taste-wise it is obviously a European dubbel and I feel like it has a very nice yeasty character; but it is pretty light and definitely nothing earth-shattering.
Won't have again; have a Westmalle or some Rochefort instead ; )

TheDoctor, Mar 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Ewhite2121, Mar 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

shardin, Mar 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

poskok, Mar 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

sammy806, Mar 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

ac22rush, Mar 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Joejimbo, Mar 11, 2014
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%

330ml bottle. La Trappe Chalice glass. Dark brown color, cloudy appearance. Light beige foam & creamy crown shows fairly good retention. Dark fruit, slight phenolic, sweet & caramel malt, spiced aromas & lemon hints. Gentle tart & fruity flavors at first followed by toasted maltiness & chocolate hues. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Oily texture. Spicy & peppery palate. Tartiness is enhaced by carbonation but, finally, toasted malts overwhelm it. Very low hoppiness. Kind alcohol heat & sweet fruits into the finish. Delicious, complex, well balanced & nice spot of the Style.

GONZALOYANNA, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

threedaggers, Mar 07, 2014
La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
88 out of 100 based on 658 ratings.