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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

Westmalle Trappist DubbelWestmalle Trappist Dubbel

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,932 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1932
Reviews: 1106
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000)
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DeMaria


4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-11-2012 00:10:37 | More by DeMaria
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illpass78

Maine

4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

11.2 ounce bottle poured into a big wine glass because I didn't have a chalice. Yeah, I know.

Appearance: Pours a dark, cloudy reddish brown with a big creamy head that sticks around forever. Good amount of lacing, too. Cool looking beer.

Aroma: There's a lot going on in the smell. Smells of dark fruits, raisins, dates, figs, toast, some mild spiciness, a little floral character, and maltiness.

Taste: The taste follows the nose, and it's complex, creamy and delicious. Really a terrific beer. The dark fruits dominate and the finish is appealingly bitter. Alcohol is muted in the nose and on the palate.

Mouthfeel: It's a fun beer to drink; creamy and smooth, with a big sturdy body.

Overall: A terrific, classic beer. It's pretty close to perfect in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 02:11:27 | More by illpass78
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marlinsfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-20-2014 22:43:29 | More by marlinsfan4
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GCBrewery

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-20-2014 22:34:18 | More by GCBrewery
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

4.83/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

The beer pours is very cloudy brown body and a nice tan head

The smell is of orange marmalade and Clay

The taste is smooth chalky earthy with some nice malt and fruit

Very will carbonated and somewhat full

A wonderful beer well-crafted and keeping with its style very enjoyable for flavor yet thirst quenching

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 22:36:13 | More by jneiswender
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drummerguy

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-18-2014 03:17:50 | More by drummerguy
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BradC

Pennsylvania

4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark reddish brown with a thick head that falls but leaves a thin head throughout the glass.

Smells of raisins, fruity and floral.

Taste is raisins, light rum and a crisp finish.

Lots of carbonation and a crisp finish, thin body makes this pretty drinkable despite the 7% abv.

Overall, first Trappist dubbel and a very good one!

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 01:34:32 | More by BradC
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-16-2014 19:48:45 | More by ramrod666
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jasperfriedrich

Denmark

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-16-2014 10:43:11 | More by jasperfriedrich
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Beervana

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-15-2014 04:32:57 | More by Beervana
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-13-2014 23:28:42 | More by drdiesel9483
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samibr

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-08-2014 20:46:18 | More by samibr
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sfore8

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-08-2014 15:17:12 | More by sfore8
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azerrima

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-07-2014 23:11:14 | More by azerrima
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-07-2014 22:29:35 | More by JohnK17
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hayesjw

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-07-2014 21:28:16 | More by hayesjw
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-06-2014 21:24:54 | More by Ciocanelu
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-05-2014 17:08:38 | More by VeganUndead
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hoptualBrew

Florida

4.63/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Murky dark mahogany in color.

Aroma of rum soaked oak, sweet fig, toast, candied raisin, brown sugar.

Rum raisin, brown sugar, slight metallic mineral water, toffee on the palate.

Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation, right on for this style and the flavor profiles this beer boasts.

World class Belgian Dubbel, simple as that.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 02:41:43 | More by hoptualBrew
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sunilmallya

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-03-2014 04:30:09 | More by sunilmallya
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-03-2014 02:34:09 | More by BlueMoon10
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Dirty25

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

04-02-2014 16:03:21 | More by Dirty25
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mletten

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-01-2014 14:57:35 | More by mletten
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WVUbrew

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-01-2014 03:00:18 | More by WVUbrew
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-01-2014 00:32:21 | More by berkshire413
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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 1,932 ratings.