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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,029 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,029
Reviews: 1,113
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 107
Gots: 136 | 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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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-15-2011 03:19:44 | More by Lawnboy33
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thundersteel

Spain

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-17-2011 13:36:42 | More by thundersteel
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2Cents

Nebraska

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-25-2013 00:01:12 | More by 2Cents
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theArchitect

Iowa

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-17-2011 02:17:41 | More by theArchitect
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RaggaD

Florida

5/5  rDev +19.9%

10-19-2013 15:09:53 | More by RaggaD
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cowboy83

New York

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-21-2011 17:42:02 | More by cowboy83
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PhineasGage

Iowa

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-14-2011 05:15:52 | More by PhineasGage
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mnixon86

Ireland

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-19-2011 18:27:03 | More by mnixon86
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stevoj

Germany

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-15-2011 19:46:27 | More by stevoj
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

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

A: This Trappist-beer pours dark brown - almost black, with a powerful, thick light-brown head, that stays for a really long time. Since all Trappist-beers are bottled conditioned there is a lot of cloudiness to this great looking beer.

S: The complexity is awesome, there is (roasted) malt, bitter hops and fruit (apples). This smells great!

T: The first thing that hits my tongue is a taste of roasted rye bread. But there is also obvious sweetness, a hint of bitterness, after a little while the taste of the malt turns into chocolate. There is also fruity flavours: green apples and a bit of raisins.
The aftertaste is still sweet, but turns drier as time goes by. In the end there is some hops.
This is a complex beer that tastes fantastic.

M: Rich and a bit viscous, a little like syrup.

D: This must be one of the best beers ever. I'm thinking about joining the monastery that produces such a fantastic beer ;-). This one you must try.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2009 08:05:21 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Peyton5410

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.9%

02-28-2012 05:15:45 | More by Peyton5410
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theempire

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

02-15-2012 06:06:33 | More by theempire
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brewdog13

Indiana

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-07-2011 17:59:48 | More by brewdog13
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ChaelCox

Virginia

5/5  rDev +19.9%

10-09-2012 13:08:51 | More by ChaelCox
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Geiseman

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.9%

10-06-2012 19:19:37 | More by Geiseman
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.9%

07-03-2013 21:15:27 | More by WOLFGANG
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rekel

Netherlands

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-01-2011 23:58:18 | More by rekel
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-25-2011 22:55:59 | More by Rochefort10nh
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JRed

New Jersey

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

Deep purplish brown with fluffy khaki head that lasts. Aroma of cookie, caramel, grape cola, herbal notes. Tastes evolves over time: cola, grape, caramel, cookie, herbal notes, mild earth, banana, some grass and veggie aftertaste. Medium bodied with high carbonation. Creamy and bubbly and dry. The beer evolves as its sipped. A beautiful legendary beer that is still the quintessential Dubbel. A real old world treat. It's our duty to keep buying this beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 03:18:46 | More by JRed
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CellarGimp

Missouri

5/5  rDev +19.9%

11-14-2011 16:45:48 | More by CellarGimp
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philaflava

Florida

5/5  rDev +19.9%

08-30-2012 13:09:41 | More by philaflava
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Unchi

California

5/5  rDev +19.9%

12-07-2011 14:38:39 | More by Unchi
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.9%

03-31-2012 22:27:48 | More by Brushkanna
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n0315

Michigan

4.97/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Nice foamy head and a great sweet smell. Pours a dark amber with a tan head. First taste is just...WOW. Where have you been all my life? fruity with a nice long bitter finish but nothing overpowering. Great balance. Motuhfeel if soft, not too think, but not too thin. Goes down smooth, this is a beer I could dirnk a lot of. Drank it too fast to be honest. Amazing.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2008 19:17:46 | More by n0315
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MadCat

New Jersey

4.97/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Brown with voluminous whitish brown head, takes its time to dissipate, and leaves tons of lacing

Smell: Bready, earthy, malty, fruity, with hints of citrus and oak

Taste: Bready, earthy, malty, fruity, good sweetness here. Some spice and plum, no hints of the abv.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to full body, medium carbonation

Overall: Excellent. I think I might like this even more than Chimay Grande Réserve. Would absolutely love to have this on a regular basis, unfortunately it isn't too common and isn't cheap either. One of my top beers.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2011 01:32:56 | More by MadCat
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,029 ratings.