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De Dolle Oerbier - Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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De Dolle OerbierDe Dolle Oerbier

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

710 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 710
Reviews: 436
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 63
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-23-2001)
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MCain04

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, very unclear bottling date but seems to be pre 2010. Poured into Speigelau tulip.

Pours a dark cloudy amber brown with a thick creamy head of light tan color and great retention.

Smells slightly musty with dark and light fruit aromas. White grapes and citrus fruits, green apple jolly rancher, cherries.

Taste is fruity along the nose, white grapes being predominant. A little thin and watery. A little must and funk to this. Somewhat stale. very little alcohol

Mouthfeel is medium with high carbonation and prickly on the tongue. Sticky finish.

Overall not my favorite brew although my first from De Dolle. Might just be an old bottle improperly stored. Would give it another chance but wouldnt seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2013 19:56:13 | More by MCain04
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De Dolle Oerbier from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.