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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,024 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,024
Reviews: 1,113
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 107
Gots: 136 | 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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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.34/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From the 11.2 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on January 12, 2013.

The pour is brown with ruby red hues glistening in the glass as well as a silky, tan head that fades to a ring but lingers on.

The aromas are fine and enticing with sweet malts, Belgian sugars, yeast, molasses, and dark fruit akin to prunes or plums

The body falls into the medium range on the whole but there is a level of fizzy carbonation on my tongue.

In some respects this reminds me of the putrid sweetness of a barleywine with loads of sweet barley malts at first followed by a pungent, potent bitter hop finish. It burns a little on the end but not in a bad way. This is quite a beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 21:18:49 | More by puboflyons
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Dark brown appearance. Good head and lacing.

Aroma is of raisins, plums, fruitcake and syrup.

The taste is sweet with a complex mix of cherry cola, black grapes and treacle. There is a slight medicinal flavour here... in a good way. There's also a hint of spice in the finish.

The mouthfeel is superb. Very carbonated and palate cleansing making it easy to drink this beer.

Overall this is a very tasty and enjoyable Belgian beer that is rich and complex with a moderately high alcohol content. Very good drinking to be had here.

My mark out of a hundred would be 90.

Serving type: bottle

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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,024 ratings.