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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,032 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,032
Reviews: 1,113
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 107
Gots: 139 | FT: 0
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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Quej

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4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark brown, with soapy tan head, no light passes through and only a bit of carbonation is visible.
S - Very sweet and fruity, with some taosty malt notes that bring some cocoa flavours through. A little boozy and yeasty.
T - Quite sweet, sour and yeasty. Not as sweet as many other dubbels. Much more bitter and pleasant. The fruitiness is accompanied by an assertive sourness and dryness which keeps the fruits in check. Well balanced beer.
M - Quite bubbly, very refreshing and cleansing. Medium bodied.
D - Great for a dubbel, hiides its alcohol content very well.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2008 20:18:42 | More by Quej
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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,032 ratings.