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De Dolle Oerbier - Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

747 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 747
Reviews: 442
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 64
Gots: 66 | FT: 1
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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4/5  rDev -4.5%

liamt07, Sunday at 08:17 PM
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3.2/5  rDev -23.6%

On tap at the Thirsty Monk (AVL).
Deep red-amber body with a small head.
Interesting and appealing aroma; hints of brandy, wine and vague ripe fruits. Mild and subtle alcohol esters for 12% ABV.
Flavor. Fruity; slightly tartness with a touch of sweetness and bitterness. Moderately strong and mildly funky flavor seems to reflect red wine barrel aging.

chinchill, Saturday at 05:44 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

reduction, Saturday at 05:33 PM
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4.36/5  rDev +4.1%

bowzer4birdie, Saturday at 05:29 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

jkrug5, Saturday at 02:27 AM
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Hellpop65, Sep 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

gelasin, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Rickus, Sep 06, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

delgotit99, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

greenboat, Sep 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

mattfancett, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

jim_carignan, Sep 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

jeffthepony, Aug 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Kevinpitts, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

biernack, Aug 27, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -11.7%

Bottle purchased at Nathaniel Square Corner Store.

Pours a burnt orange amber, with a huge 3 inch head, and a little bit of lacing- not much, though.

Smells like burnt toffee/caramel, Belgian yeast, coriander, and breadiness.

The taste is similar to me. This one tastes pretty good- but I don't think it belongs in the upper echelon of BSDAs. Just my opinion, of course. Very, very bready flavor, slightly tart, with big burnt flavors of caramel and toffee. More reminds me of a bombastic brown ale, really.

Medium bodied, with a medium amount of carbonation, with a crisp, biscuity mouthfeel.

Interesting, but falls a little short for me.

GreesyFizeek, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Daemose, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

GreenMind, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

MikeCactusGordon, Aug 25, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -12.9%

acurtis, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Sellen, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Thomas_Picton, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

solid, flavorful representation of the style. slightly too heavy on the yeast, but enjoyable nonetheless. I can see this as a nice brew during the colder months -- touches of dark fruits and yeast with a tickling carbonation.

Mineo, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

facesnorth, Aug 19, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +2.1%

dcisco44, Aug 13, 2014
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De Dolle Oerbier from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 747 ratings.