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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel - Brouwerij Westmalle

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

2,238 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,238
Reviews: 1,127
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 134
Gots: 195 | FT: 2
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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weerezboy, Mar 14, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from an 11.2oz into a tulip. Best before date of 11/25/05.

Dark amber with a light tan head of almost 2" that stays up for quite a while and falls to a foamy sheet for the rest of the ride. Heavy lacing that coats the inside of the glass.

Yeast and malts make up the most of the aromas. Dark fruits and sugars come through after. Overall it has that mouthwatering combination of classic belgian notes we all know and love.

Malts are first noticed upon tasting. This is followed by a burst of melon and a dry/yeast inspired finish. Outstanding.

This one has a full mouthfeel that is not oily or in any way heavy in the finish. At 7% abv, this is one hell of a drinkable brew.

Highly recommended.

ypsifly, Apr 04, 2005
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

11.2oz bottle poured into my Duvel tulip glass.

Served close to room temp.

Appearance is good. Dark brick color. Decent head materializes. Carbonation makes itself evident.

Smell is good. Very earthy/herbal aroma. Belgian spices and semi-sweet dark fruits.

Taste is excellent. Identical to the smell but sweeter although non-cloying. Flavor isn't huge but perfect for the style. One of the best Dubbels i've tasted.

Mouthfeel is exceptional. Velvety smooth on the palate. The beer coates the tongue like a warm comfortable blanket on a cold winter evening. Carbonation is great and not overly done.

Drinkability is off the charts. I can sip this stuff all night if i had to.

Overall: One of the best dubbels i've had and a staple in my fridge.

KingG, Dec 20, 2006
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

11.2 oz bottle dated 4/11/15, poured in a chalice. Pours a dark brown in color. Head didn't retain for very long. Carbonation is on the above average side. The smell first struck me as cinnamon, perhaps raisins as well. Taste reminds me of a Cherry Coke with a very full body, creamy and malty. Very interesting taste for a beer. The sweetness really lingers in the aftertaste, and it is very pleasant. I really enjoyed this beer.

ENogueira, Aug 26, 2014
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sammyg832, Sep 18, 2014
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
93 out of 100 based on 2,238 ratings.