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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,061 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,061
Reviews: 1,113
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 114
Gots: 150 | 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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mattreitz49

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-29-2014 03:36:27 | More by mattreitz49
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BAsbill

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-30-2013 08:15:45 | More by BAsbill
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MarioM

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-07-2013 15:27:04 | More by MarioM
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shamrock071521

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-08-2012 07:27:52 | More by shamrock071521
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Jakk

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-29-2013 04:08:28 | More by Jakk
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Polasiuss

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-02-2013 20:41:05 | More by Polasiuss
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dragnalus


4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-20-2012 07:57:13 | More by dragnalus
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Paccamacca

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-06-2014 14:16:54 | More by Paccamacca
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-01-2013 22:18:57 | More by In_Control_Mike
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Sarunas7

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-05-2012 06:00:30 | More by Sarunas7
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2oz bottle into my New Belgium Globe.

A: Prune/dark brown and opaque, with a huge light tan head that fades to a consistent finger of creamy lace.

S: Big fruitiness, red apples, grapes and grape juice, chalky effervescent Belgian yeast, faint cherry and red wine notes. Malty sweet undertones with moderate spiciness.

T: More spiciness emerges in the flavors, and dark fruits seem to dominate more than that apple character; I get prune and raisin. Faint alcohol bitterness on the finish. Sweeter dark malt presence, Belgian candy sugar and hints of caramel all play a supportive role.

MF: Creamy medium mouthfeel, very nice. Effervescent carbonation moves the body along.

O: Really nice dubbel, probably the best I've ever had of this style. Better than the Chimay IMO.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 16:01:52 | More by Scotchboy
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Sparky44

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-24-2013 02:29:01 | More by Sparky44
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ortie

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-09-2012 23:07:34 | More by ortie
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-22-2013 20:24:59 | More by DaPan
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Wessel

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-14-2014 07:43:29 | More by Wessel
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Hazee

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-26-2014 18:14:22 | More by Hazee
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Comes out of the bottle a dark, hazy, chocolaty brown with a fairly thick beige head. (Be careful - it foams like all-get-out!) Strong aroma has a fruity overtone and an appreciable malty component with hints of caramel. Satisfying flavor is malty with a strong apple/pear tone and hints of caramel and smoke, and a hoppy undertone. Finish is subtly bitter and has a touch of sweetness. Smooth texture helps it slide down the pipes pleasantly.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2009 00:20:53 | More by Cyberkedi
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berkshire413

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Mitro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Burnt amber, lying underneath a hefty and rich bronze head. After a short while, the head mellows, but is nicely retained. Beautiful lacing.

S- Cassis, apple, pear, molasses, a slight spiciness, and a faint bubblegum sweetness.

T- Begins with a mix of fruity tart and burnt brown sugar, which is balanced by full-on Belgian yeastiness. Finish is dry and bitter.

M- The perfect level of carbonation, in my opinion: definitely present, but not oppressive. The bitterness of the beer lingers in the back corners of the mouth. I tend to drink beers slowly, and after about 10-15 minutes, the carbonation has significantly softened. I suppose this is to be expected.

D- Highly drinkable. It's not a heavy beer, and the bitterness does not close my stomach. I could definitely go for another.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2010 19:24:53 | More by Mitro
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RobertRedmoon

Florida

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whallgren

Pennsylvania

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kingjohnh

New Mexico

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Kingcurio

Oklahoma

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roblund

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-23-2012 21:17:31 | More by roblund
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

09-21-2013 19:13:01 | More by schnarr84
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,061 ratings.