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St. Feuillien Brune - Brasserie St. Feuillien

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St. Feuillien BruneSt. Feuillien Brune

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BA SCORE
85
very good

215 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 8
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie St. Feuillien visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 10-23-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

buckyp, Jul 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Marius, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

WOLFGANG, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

drummermattie02, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

mrfrancis, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Cloudy; chestnut brown; big, frothy, cream-colored head

Aroma: Peppery; honey; pears; dried fruit, maybe dates

Taste: Semi-sweet, slightly bitter start; nutty, bitter finish and aftertaste; sweet notes; alcohol comes through

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

jklecko2, Jun 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

samEBC, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Gagnonsux, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

InspectorBob, May 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

ChanceK, May 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

SStein, May 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bkrbdan, May 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

TheBeerAlmanac, Apr 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

randylangford, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a dark chestnut amber with a fine one finger light tan head with excellent retention and lacing. Unusual spicy aroma of bready malt, brown bread, Belgian yeast, clove and an earthy sharp component similar to cinnamon. Flavor is a complex, but well integrated combination of caramel and bready malt, dark dried fruit, brown bread, faint cloves; somewhat earthy. Flavor is subdued but rich. Medium bodied with a hint of creaminess. Very nicely balanced dubbel that seems almost attenuated at first, but offers up quite a variety of flavor as it opens up. Very enjoyable, but not as intense as some other dubbels.

LiquidAmber, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

NOLANDMAN, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle into signature chalice, no bottle dating. Cork was a battle to remove on this one. Pours hazy and cloudy dark ruby red color with a 1-2 finger dense and fluffy light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big raisin, apple, caramel, brown sugar, molasses, toffee, toast, fig, brown bread, floral, pepper, light clove, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark malt and fruity/spicy ester notes. Taste of raisin, apple, caramel, toast, toffee, brown sugar, molasses, fig, brown bread, floral, pepper, clove, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of dark fruit, caramel, toast, toffee, molasses, brown bread, floral, pepper, clove, and earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of dark malt and fruity notes; with a good sweet/peppery ester balance; and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy, fairly slick, and lightly prickly mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very nice Dubbel. Nice balance and complexity of fruity and malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on. A very enjoyable offering.

superspak, Mar 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

spycow, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

jrfehon33, Jan 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a signature St Feuillien chalice.

Appearance: Comes off a very dark brown with slight orange tint to it. I'm going to tell you right now it cloudy, with an tan-white head maybe third of an inch.

Smell: Rich yeast scent, I wish it stayed with you a little longer.

Taste: Like the smell but much more amplified. Feels a touch sour but it also feels a bit sweet. Malts are in full effect.

Mouth: Easily medium to full carbonation, nice stickiness to the beer that i just can't stop sipping.

Overall: Good brew, I think this is my first from St. Fuellien and beyond tasty enough that it won't be my last. Hope you enjoy as much as i do and will not hesitate to pick up again when I see this at my local beer spot. Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Jan 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

enelson, Jan 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

cliff1066, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: interesting stumpy llittle brown bottle, with a stylish old-school Belgian label. Reaks of quality.

Appearance: deep brown in colour with light haze and a thick beige head.

Aroma: traditional Belgian brune on the nose - toffee, caramel and brown sugars, with backing from sweet spices - cinnamon and nutmeg in particular.

Taste: follows from the nose fairly closely - those sweet malts with just enough spice to make for a good quality Belgian brune. Again, not much hint of the high ABV.

Aftertaste: a little sickly on the aftertaste for me, but still good quality.

Mouth feel: medium in body with a moderate amount of carbonation, which took me a bit by surprise considering brunes would normally have minimal carbonation.

Overall: quite a good brune, but I would still prefer a Kwak on balance. And Kwak is a bit more affordable too.

SmashPants, Dec 16, 2012
St. Feuillien Brune from Brasserie St. Feuillien
85 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.