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Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale - Brouwerij Corsendonk

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

939 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 939
Reviews: 555
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 33
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2001)
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sephyrott

Spain

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-25-2014 15:47:25 | More by sephyrott
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-25-2014 02:57:40 | More by Latarnik
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KevMo84

California

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-23-2014 21:01:57 | More by KevMo84
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One of the first Belgian beers I ever enjoyed back in the mid 1990s. It's been a few years since I've had one, and I just realized I had never written a review.

The beer is chestnut brown with a substantial beige head that has plenty of staying power. The aroma offers a big dose of Belgian yeast, brown bread, alcohol. Very tasty beer. Big time yeast character with light warming alcohol. Easy drinking with a great feel on the palate. Bready, yeasty, malty, not too heavy, perfect carbonation level. Overall, a solid beer. A fine example of the style. This beer has stood the test of time and I'm sure I will be enjoying a Corsendonk from time to time as long as I am able.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 03:20:46 | More by Huhzubendah
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JLSIV

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

05-18-2014 18:29:15 | More by JLSIV
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FLima

Brazil

4.13/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown reddish color with a thin beige thick head with short retention, but leaving a constant plate and laces.
Elegant and nice aroma, not entirely on the common ground for Dubbels, with lots of tangerines, prunes and spices.
Great flavor with notes of chocolate, toasted malts, tangerines, cocoa powder, raisins, prunes, red grapes, earthy and citrus hops, caramels, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, mild white pepper, blackberries, red fruits, figs and yeast. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness and a nice light tartness.
Light body with good carbonation. Alcohol of 7% abv is simply not there.
Excellent beer, not a heavy Dubbel, actually felt quite modern to me, even like an American Brown Ale. Great balance on complexity and drinkability. Recommendable.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 18:27:37 | More by FLima
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DeanCHS1980

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-11-2014 21:38:48 | More by DeanCHS1980
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Ritesh


4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-10-2014 18:14:07 | More by Ritesh
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.25/5  rDev -19%

05-06-2014 23:46:54 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Jen-P

New York

5/5  rDev +24.7%

05-03-2014 15:39:52 | More by Jen-P
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jadler16

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-02-2014 15:35:56 | More by jadler16
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DmanGTR

New York

4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a hazelnut brown with a ginormous head. Had to be very gentle with it, just like a Swedish lady, in order to pour it without overflowing with head. But it is impressive. Very classic dubbel characteristics. Sweet beginnings with hints of plums and raisins, light caramel and brown sugar, and that classic Belgian yeast. Touches of spice and herbs, possibly cinnamon and clove? Maybe the slightest touch of cola as well. Spritzy on the palate, but smooth at the same time. Very nice.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 03:09:22 | More by DmanGTR
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Troublebar

China

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-29-2014 11:25:16 | More by Troublebar
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-29-2014 04:08:19 | More by Durandal_777
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dar482

New York

4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a brown mahogany color.

The beer has lots of caramel and bready sweetness. However, there's also a raisin, plums, and figs along with lots of warm winter spices. There's also a heavy Belgian yeast note.

A medium minus mouthfeel, but with a good amount of flavor.

An interesting beer in the style. Don't expect a brown ale, but it has those sweet notes, but also with a Belgian fruits, yeast, and fruits.

Serving type: on-tap

04-28-2014 00:16:14 | More by dar482
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allenson21

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-24-2014 02:46:33 | More by allenson21
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-08-2014 21:26:05 | More by ChrisKuhns
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Luweezy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-05-2014 16:41:31 | More by Luweezy
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Saxboy10

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

04-03-2014 00:52:10 | More by Saxboy10
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-03-2014 00:51:53 | More by devilfluff
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CamaroHR

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-01-2014 22:18:48 | More by CamaroHR
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4/5  rDev -0.2%

03-30-2014 17:27:59 | More by Evil_Pidde
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leffebrown84th

Georgia

2.19/5  rDev -45.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Corsendonk pater dubbel
Dark red/brown color with very little head.
Smells slight fruity bread. Sweet, caramel.
Tastes almost like slightly dark chocolate that hangs on the back of thr throat. Caramel ane slightly dark fruit. It tastes really good.
Low carbonation
6.5 % not detectable.

Update: this beer is inconsistent. Every bottle seems to taste different. First bottle is reviewed above. The other bottles smelled like wet dog and each bottlr tasted different.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2014 01:27:20 | More by leffebrown84th
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pradipta

Singapore

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

03-24-2014 03:45:28 | More by pradipta
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jroberts8811

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-23-2014 01:43:53 | More by jroberts8811
Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
90 out of 100 based on 939 ratings.