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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,352 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,352
Reviews: 1,143
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 152
Gots: 272 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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

Poured into a goblet glass (actually a Westmalle glass now that I think about it) and received a chestnut brown colored brew with one-finger head that stuck around and left some lacings. Picked up some fruit notes and slight hops in the smell, along with some sweet malts like caramel.
Medium-bodied, this beer goes down smooth, almost creamy but not thick creamy, while giving the drinker a sweet ride (pardon the pun). The chocolate (barely detected) and caramel pack a punch and are even almost sticky in the mouth,
Like any Belgian there is fruit to be tasted, and this had the taste of bananas and oranges.
A good mix of clove and pepper in there, as the spices are noticeable on the edges but do not overpower the malts/fruits or wreck the tastebuds. Nice dryness on the backbite as it has a warming sensation to boot. Just a solid Trappist Ale and any real beer drinker has already tried this, so no need for me to recommend it.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Apearance - Pours a cloudy, nearly opaque brown with a long lasting 2 finger head. Lots of lacing.

Nose- Yeast spiciness (pepper and clove?), caramel, stone fruits.

Palate- Slight malt sweetness upfront, followed by raisins, cherries and figs. The yeast rounds it out with its spiciness accompanying the alcoholic warmth.

Mouthfeel- Surprisingly light to medium bodied. Nice carbonation level, lively on the tongue.

Drinkability- quite drinkable. Would have no problem having a fridge full.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Tipple's in Gainesville. Pours a deep purple brown with a one finger off white head. Aroma of figs, raisins, spice, yeast. Flavor follows with big fig and raisin flavors, some light pears, spicy yeast, sweet brown sugar. Medium to light mouthfeel, medium high carbonation, with a slightly dry finish. Lingering sweet dark fruit on the palate. Only complaint is that I'd like a little more body on this one. Very nice beer!

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours light brown with amber hints.

Aroma of candi sugar and light alcohol. Mild hay and orangey citus notes.

Flavor is full of rich earthy hay malt. Tons of candi sugar flavor and nice fruit as well. Lingering bitterness and alcohol light burn, spice and herbs.

Well rounded, complex, really beautiful.

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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,352 ratings.