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Affligem Dubbel - Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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BA SCORE
86
very good

484 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 484
Reviews: 291
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 15
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-20-2000)
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Drinkerofales

California

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy brown, with nice garnet highlights, a huge tan head dissipates almost quickly to a nice permaring.

Smells of bready malts, a bit of yeast, and some fruitiness.

Taste is similar, with a hint of tart dark fruit, malts, yeast, and a strange bitter wet cardboard taste, which fortunately subsides to some degree as it warms.

Texture is medium bodied, and almost smooth, except for the lightly bubbly action from the carbonation, which in this case detracts a little from the beer.

Not a great flavor, it's saved by the strange taste actually almost leaving. Looks really good though.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2012 06:29:14 | More by Drinkerofales
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Affligem Dubbel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
86 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.