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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

Westmalle Trappist DubbelWestmalle Trappist Dubbel

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,928 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1928
Reviews: 1104
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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Reviews by the Alström Bros:
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Jason

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Very easy to find around Belgium, even in the grocers ... it seemed like this stuff was everywhere. Very smooth and even better on tap in the proper Westmalle glass at the Circo cafe in Brussels.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2001 15:33:41 | More by Jason
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Todd

Colorado

4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: 33cl custom European-style brown bottle, with raised glass stamped "trappist" around the neck. Poured into an authentic Westmalle chalice.

Appearance: Dark, rich brown. Creamy tan head with good retention.

Smell: Caramel aroma and fruity esters.

Taste: Smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Lovely sweet malts with caramel and cholocate flavours. Underlining fruit flavours of date and banana. Hits a dry point in the middle and become crisp for a moment. A slight coarseness, from the yeast, follows in the form of a moderately spicy characteristic that mixes with a prickly alcohol presence. Bitterness is thin, with faint floral flavours. Finishes slightly dry with some residual spiciness, sweetness and alcohol on the breath. Warming.

Notes: This is just an overall amazing beer. One of the most famous of the Trappist beers, Westmalle Double can be found on tap at many Beglian establishments. 6.5% abv.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2000 16:36:44 | More by Todd
More User Reviews:
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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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Denmark

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-16-2014 10:43:11 | More by jasperfriedrich
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Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-08-2014 15:17:12 | More by sfore8
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-07-2014 23:11:14 | More by azerrima
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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-07-2014 22:29:35 | More by JohnK17
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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-07-2014 21:28:16 | More by hayesjw
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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VeganUndead

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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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California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Mississippi

4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-31-2014 13:19:46 | More by trevorpost
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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
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