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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

724 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 724
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 4.2
pDev: 10.95%
Wants: 65
Gots: 65 | 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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leitmotif

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

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

New York

4.68/5  rDev +11.4%

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.

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

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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

Iowa

4/5  rDev -4.8%

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

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -16.7%

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

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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

China

4.61/5  rDev +9.8%

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.

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

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-20-2014 01:06:03 | More by Dejaentenbrew
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tykechandler

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19%

06-19-2014 03:51:49 | More by tykechandler
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.8%

06-13-2014 15:06:13 | More by Artjsantos
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Stormwatch

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

06-06-2014 19:26:05 | More by Stormwatch
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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-03-2014 02:09:13 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

06-01-2014 00:38:56 | More by outoffocus
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-29-2014 21:06:55 | More by bostonryan
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-29-2014 12:40:02 | More by Evil_Pidde
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-27-2014 03:17:53 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Meb3

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -52.4%

05-19-2014 23:53:21 | More by Meb3
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

05-15-2014 23:53:50 | More by partyanimal
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev -0.2%

(no freshness date - poured into a balloon)

A: large, gushing foam - wells up quickly, gradually settles out... moderately hazy grape red hue to the liquid... poured most of it into the glass, last little bit was incredibly murky, grey-ish... keeps a steady, active cap, however, pretty much no lacing

S: malty-sweet raspberry and apple, mild wild spice in the background... vague lipstick quality, touch of caramelized wood... overall, moderately vibrant and inviting aromas

T: dark candi sugar, malty red ale similar to many Belgian noel beers, ... little hops... but perhaps a faint toasted character - predominantly a showcase for spicy, dark fruit (berry, cidery apple) yeast flavors... most of the bitterness seems alcohol/yeast-derived... bit of a nuttiness late in the aftertaste

M: expanding burst of gas outside, though with a lighter, compact round body on the interior... pretty dang dry in the finish with a invigorating, peppery booze/phenolic tingle left on the palate

O: like a Belgian noel beer with an enhanced phenolic intensity, wild culture influence... De Dolle's ales have this strange balance, teetering on the edge of disaster; electric, dynamic fruity yeast character just saving many of their products

05-14-2014 21:39:57 | More by Bouleboubier
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sully22

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

05-11-2014 23:05:44 | More by sully22
De Dolle Oerbier from Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers
93 out of 100 based on 724 ratings.