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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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Skidz

Wisconsin

4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours out foggy amber-brown and sits murky burnt sienna in the glass with a decent light tan head, fading to a ring of foam around the glass, minimal lacings.

Smells alternatingly doughy and estery with prunes and figs coming out strong. Hints of chocolate and vanilla throughout with minor muddied hops.

Tastes moderately sweet up front, torrents of figs and prunes gush out with a stream of alcoholic spiciness. Toasty and doughish malts protrude and coat the whole situation with elastic flavors of caramel and cocoa. Finish is characteristically warm with grassy hops delivering a mild, biting bitterness.

Completely and rediculously smooth and creamy with ultra-fine and razor thin carbonation, full and rounded body.

Definatly enjoyable, well-suited to compliment, or to be served in lieu of, most any dessert. Puts you in that happy place.

Serving type: growler

02-07-2006 03:53:12 | More by Skidz
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De Dolle Oerbier from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.