Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle
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3.45/5 rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Very nice looking beer. Nice voluminous head when swirled. Doesn't leave much lacing. Nice bright mahogany color. Definately some big chunks of yeast from a not too careful pour.
Very nice nose. Nice raisin notes. Special B malt? Maybe get some candy sugar in there too. Get some subdued fruitiness. Otherwise very clean. No phenolics or higher alcohols or other spiceyness.
Good clean flavor, nothing special. Get some nice dark candy sugar and caramel malt like flavors. The finish is too clean. I want a Dubbel to linger for a second. My perception of this beer is that its a bit too dry. Actually has a harsh finish. Not very nice about halfway through.
Nice mouthfeel. Very spritzy...little too spritzy for the viscosity of the beer, it could be a bit thicker and sweeter...then the high carbonation would be ideal I think.
Doesn't really have enough to keep me interested and this harshness in the finish is discouraging.
Serving type: bottle
01-13-2005 03:19:47 | More by cerevisiaephilus
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