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Vicaris Generaal - Brouwerij Dilewyns

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BA SCORE
87
very good

78 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 78
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Dilewyns visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 10-06-2005)
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml squat bottle, 8.5% ABV, picked up in Cowtown on the way to visit the family unit for a wee spell.

This beer pours a dark, murky bronzed amber hue, with two robust fingers of fizzy, tightly foamy tan head, which leaves some nicely consistent drooping columnar funnel cloud lace around the glass as it evenly sinks away.

It smells of softly sweet caramel/toffee malt, some fruity orange and bittersweet chocolate notes (or maybe all those holiday 'snacks' are seeping into my brain), earthy, musty yeast, and a slight twinge of alcohol-soaked wood fibre. The taste is barely sweet, grainy, fruity dark malts, some mildly sugary toffee/molasses notes, understated earthy, musty yeast, and a tame, yet burgeoning alcohol warming.

The bubbles are a tad frizzy, but to no great detriment, the body a feathery medium weight, and adequately smooth. It finishes just off-dry, the grain, yeast, alcohol, and heretofore absent nuttiness pulling things away from the expected sweet side of things.

An enjoyable enough dubbel, the various flavours all working well together, and sublimating the 'extra' booze quite thoroughly. Easy drinking, surely, when this is the case.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 08:54:46 | More by biboergosum
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Vicaris Generaal from Brouwerij Dilewyns
87 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.