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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,063 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,063
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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Jon

Illinois

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

Pours a ruby-brown color with a huge beige head. Excellent head retention leads to excellent lacing down the glass. Nose includes hints of sweet malt, spices and chocolate. Notes of the sweet malt, very subdued hops, yeast and raisins introduce themselves to the palate. This is a very well balanced dubbel, perhaps the best I've tried so far. The alcohol is definitely there, but hard to pinpoint. Definitely worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2003 12:30:14 | More by Jon
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beer64nut

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-15-2013 08:02:33 | More by beer64nut
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jheezee

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-26-2013 21:35:55 | More by jheezee
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PeprSprYoFace

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Forgot where I bought this from but it is a 11.2oz bottle.

Poured into my chimay goblet. Pours a very dark brown with a very nice looking head that is very light tan in color. Looks nice in the glass.

Smell gets a low score since I can't smell anything. I don't have a cold and I'm pretty sure my sense of smell is working fine. Don't know why I can't smell anything.

Taste is great. An awesome double. Not quite as good as my favorite double (Rochefort 6) but still very good. A spicy flavour that reminds me a little of abt 12 but with the malt character of a rochefort 6. Toffee and spices dominate the palate. Very tasty.

Mouthfeel is great with good carbonation and smoothness of a good trapist beer.

Drinkability is high and I could suck back a fee of these no problem in one sitting.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2008 20:09:44 | More by PeprSprYoFace
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-23-2012 03:15:38 | More by tenacioustomato
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Acubflem

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-18-2014 23:56:50 | More by Acubflem
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Hardcore

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

12-30-2012 21:22:18 | More by Hardcore
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Seaba

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

02-26-2013 20:28:01 | More by Seaba
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Stugotzo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-31-2013 02:23:54 | More by Stugotzo
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leinie13

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-03-2013 05:15:41 | More by leinie13
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stouty1

Michigan

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

This bottle is sweet! I am keeping this for my own homebrews! NIce suttleness with decoration but not too outlandish.

Poured a ruby red with a small caramel head. Nice swirling effect as the head reforms thick and clingy. Smells of chocolate with deep roasted malt. Some hints of fruit, citrus I think. Taste is chocolatey malt with anice bitterness. Warming as it goes down. Very well hidden alcohol level, but I think I would enjoy a little more feeling. Thin mouthfeel goes down easy. I wish I had more than one of these. Looks like another trip to Ohio!

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2006 02:24:00 | More by stouty1
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Skwisgaar

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-05-2013 05:47:29 | More by Skwisgaar
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corneliusfontaine

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-18-2013 15:00:27 | More by corneliusfontaine
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oso

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-23-2012 00:07:29 | More by oso
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-25-2013 03:26:13 | More by jdkitchi
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

03-31-2014 13:19:46 | More by trevorpost
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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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Louski

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-11-2012 23:26:29 | More by Louski
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macesq

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-15-2014 02:18:45 | More by macesq
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stampfler07

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

08-09-2013 02:44:34 | More by stampfler07
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mlhyatt

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-11-2013 04:37:39 | More by mlhyatt
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-25-2011 16:57:31 | More by mdillon86
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Booner818

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

11-17-2013 08:13:34 | More by Booner818
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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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desint

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

05-24-2013 12:19:10 | More by desint
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,063 ratings.