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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,101 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,101
Reviews: 1,115
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 118
Gots: 166 | 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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WiserBud

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-08-2014 01:27:37 | More by WiserBud
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Takahiro

Netherlands

3.99/5  rDev -4.3%

A: dark brown, with a tanned foam
S: roasted malts, bread, yeast, vanilla
T: very smooth maltiness, sour tang like yogurt, caramel sweetness, alcohol sweetness, hop bitterness shines towards the end
M: silky smooth, and finishes very dry
O: very nice dubbel

05-07-2014 19:22:06 | More by Takahiro
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-06-2014 23:47:19 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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treznor

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-06-2014 22:52:49 | More by treznor
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nztayls

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

05-03-2014 19:41:34 | More by nztayls
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JTuomi

Finland

4.45/5  rDev +6.7%

33cl bottle (19/09/15) into a goblet. Amber brown, one finger tan head that settles slowly leaving a thin foam that stays. Lively carbonation and some sediments.
Smells of sweet dark malts and dark fruit. Smooth taste of toasted malts, candy sugar and dark fruits, plums and raisins. Sweet but not sugary. A dry finish that leaves a lingering sweet aftertaste of toasted bready malts and fruitiness with a hint of chocolate. No taste of alcohol. Medium-full body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel. Easily drinkable and very enjoyable. A really good dubbel, my favourite this far.

05-03-2014 19:33:19 | More by JTuomi
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JasonSullivan

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.1%

05-03-2014 17:37:37 | More by JasonSullivan
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mcrawford

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-02-2014 22:28:24 | More by mcrawford
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-02-2014 03:18:38 | More by Walkerjgt
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Supergenious

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

04-29-2014 23:35:13 | More by Supergenious
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tylerstravis

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-29-2014 16:16:25 | More by tylerstravis
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awmor721

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-29-2014 12:49:50 | More by awmor721
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

04-28-2014 02:35:31 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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koopa

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-27-2014 21:38:53 | More by koopa
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GonzoHomebrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-27-2014 03:53:44 | More by GonzoHomebrewer
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Jofroi

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

04-26-2014 22:01:12 | More by Jofroi
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DanGeo

Michigan

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-26-2014 11:01:58 | More by DanGeo
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rpopescu

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-26-2014 07:21:43 | More by rpopescu
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-25-2014 19:51:53 | More by whatname
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illpass78

Maine

4.51/5  rDev +8.2%

11.2 ounce bottle poured into a big wine glass because I didn't have a chalice. Yeah, I know.

Appearance: Pours a dark, cloudy reddish brown with a big creamy head that sticks around forever. Good amount of lacing, too. Cool looking beer.

Aroma: There's a lot going on in the smell. Smells of dark fruits, raisins, dates, figs, toast, some mild spiciness, a little floral character, and maltiness.

Taste: The taste follows the nose, and it's complex, creamy and delicious. Really a terrific beer. The dark fruits dominate and the finish is appealingly bitter. Alcohol is muted in the nose and on the palate.

Mouthfeel: It's a fun beer to drink; creamy and smooth, with a big sturdy body.

Overall: A terrific, classic beer. It's pretty close to perfect in my opinion.

04-23-2014 02:11:27 | More by illpass78
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

04-20-2014 22:43:29 | More by oriolesfan4
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GCBrewery

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -4.1%

04-20-2014 22:34:18 | More by GCBrewery
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

4.83/5  rDev +15.8%

The beer pours is very cloudy brown body and a nice tan head

The smell is of orange marmalade and Clay

The taste is smooth chalky earthy with some nice malt and fruit

Very will carbonated and somewhat full

A wonderful beer well-crafted and keeping with its style very enjoyable for flavor yet thirst quenching

04-19-2014 22:36:13 | More by jneiswender
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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%

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!

04-18-2014 01:34:32 | More by BradC
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,101 ratings.