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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,100 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,100
Reviews: 1,115
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 118
Gots: 165 | 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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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.84/5  rDev -7.9%

Bottle purchased and drank at Victoire in Rochester, NY.

Pours a medium dark brown, with a quarter inch head, and not much lacing. There is a ton of floating sediment.

Smells like toasted bread, some rye, some brown sugar, caramel, and spicing.

The taste is similar. Very bready malt flavor, a bit of spiciness reminiscent of rye or black pepper, some caramel, and brown sugar. This is much less sweeter and full bodied than I expected, honestly.

Slightly thinner body than I'm used to with dubbels, a tiny bit watery. I'm really surprised to report that, honestly. Crisp, smooth mouthfeel, low carbonation.

This was good, but my expectations for it were a little high, unfortunately.

06-06-2014 13:03:27 | More by GreesyFizeek
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-06-2014 01:05:34 | More by jrohrbacher
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xJMFCx

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

06-03-2014 00:21:11 | More by xJMFCx
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-30-2014 20:07:15 | More by Latarnik
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Intrinsic

Germany

4.14/5  rDev -0.7%

Pours a rusty brown colour with a very fine grained head. Not much lacing, but very nice looking. The smell is so incredibly clean. I get notes of grass, cherry, bread and a hint of citrus. The taste is very refined. Quite complex, with a noticeable level of alcohol and lots of malts balanced out very well with a mildly bitter finish. The mouthfeel is relatively dry, with very frothy carbonation. My goodness. This beer is wonderful.

05-29-2014 19:56:58 | More by Intrinsic
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nollie77

Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-29-2014 13:49:41 | More by nollie77
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-28-2014 23:08:14 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-26-2014 21:57:51 | More by outoffocus
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Nat1975

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

05-26-2014 18:26:30 | More by Nat1975
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

5/5  rDev +19.9%

05-26-2014 14:13:53 | More by Gottesverachter
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sephyrott

Spain

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-25-2014 11:59:52 | More by sephyrott
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Dirty_Island

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-24-2014 03:22:26 | More by Dirty_Island
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-21-2014 14:08:23 | More by thampel09
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-19-2014 18:22:52 | More by PappyVans
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hopley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-19-2014 05:25:05 | More by hopley
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-18-2014 21:25:20 | More by hockeypuck
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greyghost86

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-17-2014 12:10:03 | More by greyghost86
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DOCRW

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-15-2014 15:45:15 | More by DOCRW
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-14-2014 11:49:42 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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Bono09

New York

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

05-11-2014 15:53:00 | More by Bono09
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davesway10

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-11-2014 10:35:12 | More by davesway10
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henryclay_

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.9%

05-10-2014 15:07:04 | More by henryclay_
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4.8/5  rDev +15.1%

A-Hazy dark brown with a large tan head that gives you a good lace
S-Spices light pepper, banana sweetness, roasted malts and caramel
T-sweet roasted caramel at first with a spice background that gives you a nice hop bitterness in the aftertaste, then finishes with a warming and great balance of all the flavors
M- full carbonation
O-The balance makes this one of the best I have had this year, I always enjoy dubbels

05-10-2014 01:35:59 | More by a0lbudman
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-09-2014 01:26:58 | More by KeeganRohovich
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WiserBud

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-08-2014 01:27:37 | More by WiserBud
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,100 ratings.