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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

707 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 436
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 62
Gots: 61 | 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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Ratings: 707 | Reviews: 436 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by amicar:
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amicar

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a reddish color with substantial off- white head. The smell is massive- I can rate the smell across the room; Tart candy smell with apples and melons. Taste is nice and rich; very comple with some smoky tart flavors in effect. Taste goes on forever, with candied fruits, rasins, figs, and old sherry. Smooth and full in the mouth. This is a nice treat. Not for daily or multiple consumption, but very good.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2006 04:23:34 | More by amicar
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swean

Kansas

5/5  rDev +19.3%

07-27-2014 13:29:51 | More by swean
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

07-26-2014 01:46:58 | More by Sludgeman
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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-25-2014 23:16:15 | More by Denzo
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barczar

Kentucky

4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a fairly clear caramel with a frothy cream head. Aroma is spicy, with notes of green apple, sharp prunes, dates, and figs resting on a bed of toasted caramel malt. The balance is sharply fruity. Flavor is much sweeter, with notes of plums that are eventually countered by tart cherry art the base. The finish is dry and lightly bitter.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2014 03:03:30 | More by barczar
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Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-21-2014 23:10:59 | More by gutbuster
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RobertH50

Texas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-19-2014 18:34:36 | More by RobertH50
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Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-19-2014 07:59:51 | More by valianes
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-17-2014 07:00:01 | More by Stum-pub
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Romania

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

07-14-2014 11:45:32 | More by leitmotif
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Mike-Harms

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-12-2014 09:02:57 | More by Mike-Harms
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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-11-2014 16:50:14 | More by Hypersomnia
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afsdan

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-11-2014 08:07:07 | More by afsdan
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SteveB24

New York

4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

color is a clear, deep ruby. beer pours spotted lacing, aroma is rich and filled with dark fruit, belgian yeast, biscuit, mild spice. Taste is explosive with white cherries, plum, biscuit and clove. mouthfeel is quite light, but slightly cream, so the contrast is beautiful, carbonation is very low. overall this is an excellent and unique belgian experience.

Serving type: on-tap

07-11-2014 06:17:29 | More by SteveB24
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bobv

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-11-2014 03:59:52 | More by bobv
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-10-2014 21:40:01 | More by PEIhop
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

07-08-2014 14:59:21 | More by Lehighace06
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.5%

07-03-2014 02:53:20 | More by KAF
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

06-26-2014 23:09:55 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

06-22-2014 20:48:23 | More by ShipyardW
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patre_tim

China

4.61/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark brown unfiltered with a reddish tinge, 4 fingers of tan fluffy head, hard to see any carbonation.

S: Dark fruits, floral figs and raisins, and cherries.

T: Awesome balance of dark fruits figs raisins and cherries.

M: Thick, well rounded body that comes and goes wanting another sip. Highly carbonated.

O: This beer is delicious and worthy of tasting. Lonely planet is often wrong but not on this one. Reminds me of Rochefort 8 or 10, but unique in itself. Got in Bruges near beer wall store ‘B2B’, drank Dec 7th, 2013 in Brussels.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2014 16:00:52 | More by patre_tim
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.3%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-13-2014 15:06:13 | More by Artjsantos
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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De Dolle Oerbier from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.