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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: 16
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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Jeffo

Netherlands

3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this at the bottle shop down the road.

Form a bottle into a chalice.

APPEARANCE: Pours a big 2+ finger medium thick fluffy off-white head that slowly fades to a decent film cap and leaves lots of lacing. Colour is rust and pretty clear with zero carbonation evident. A thin film remains till the end and leaves some decent lacing. Nice looking.

SMELL: A somewhat weak nose of sweet caramel malt, maybe some toffee, and some spice and herbs as well. The herbs are unique; perhaps some basilicum or oregano. A nice subtle yeastiness rounds it out nicely. Not as fruity as others, but pleasant and unique.

TASTE: Sweet caramel malt and some toffee is balanced by a hint of herbs and hop bitterness. A nice combination. Still get a bit of basilicum or oregano in the taste, just as in the nose. Again, a subtle yeast quality underlies everything. Finishes very clean with little aftertaste at all.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation, velvety smooth on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes rather dry. No bite or alcohol noticeable at all.

OVERALL: An interesting one. The herbal qualities sets this one apart, making it a unique and interesting version of the style. It could use a stronger nose and a more pronounced aftertaste, but the herbal qualities makes it one to ponder non-the-less. One worth picking up for sure. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2009 15:40:51 | More by Jeffo
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Affligem Dubbel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
86 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.