Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,285 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,285
Reviews: 1,132
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 142
Gots: 221 | FT: 2
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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Photo of udfan07
4.76/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A dark beer with smell of spicy notes. A very smooth beer with notes of spices. Well done by Westmalle

Photo of MLaVioletteJr
4.05/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Outstanding as is expected with a Trappist ale. Lots of carb, refreshing.

Photo of LennyBound
5/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of interzen
4.69/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

330ml bottle poured into a Troubadour tulip glass

Look: Dark, opaque brown with some ruby hints if held up to the light. Very thick and frothy khaki/tan head. Plenty of lacing as the head recedes.

Smell: The merest hint of alcohol but mostly dark malts, yeast and some fruit. Quite a 'dark' sweet smell with pronounced spice candy notes on agitation.

Taste: Very malt-forward with sweet, candy flavours. The maltiness continues through to the finish along with some yeastiness. Hop bitterness is notable by its absence, as is any significant spiciness.

Feel: Quite a thick, heavy mouthfeel but not at all overbearing. Little carbonation and, for something that's 7% ABV, very little booziness. Dangerously easy drinking.

Overall: Once again, Westmalle hits the bullseye - generally speaking, I prefer their Trippel but this is a stunningly drinkable dubbel even if it seems to be lacking in the spice department. Stunningly smooth and well worth a punt.

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.36/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hypnotoad1
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eulahum
3.8/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chossboss
4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fellysmarts
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of simoen
2.03/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

ruikt niet echt lekker en de smaakkan me niet bekoren

Photo of chris826
3.74/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexRea
4.19/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of maltlikker
4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oesarth
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of meganelizabeth86
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of AngEo
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of SayBoom
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of HedleyLamarr92
5/5  rDev +19.9%

Photo of thebeerprincess
3/5  rDev -28.1%

Photo of HoppyBastard2
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of ParkbrauFan
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of victory4me
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of tappangordo
4.1/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,285 ratings.