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Bornem Dubbel - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
83
good

523 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 523
Reviews: 388
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 8
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Sixpack595 on 05-23-2002

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Ratings: 523 | Reviews: 388
Photo of cgrunin
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of apatosaurushans
4.06/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
3.3/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

T:
-upfront very grassy with a slight metallic note
-sweet caramel and toffee
-slight hints of plums,raisins and cherries
-well carbonated
-alcohol very well hidden
-toffee on the finish with substantial toastiness

O:
Solid, but there's plenty of better Dubbels

Photo of Winston3737
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
4.04/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice sized light brown head slow dies above a clearish dark burnt dark reddish colored beer. Full aroma with a variety of elements with remind me most of roasted dates or prunes with a nice compliment of barley maltishness. A full taste follows but doesn't quite live up to the aroma, but still a pretty tasty half hour enjoying this import. States that it's 8% but I'll be jiggered if I can detect any of that in the taste.

Photo of jsh420
3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Igormatos
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ScaryEd
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MichialTanner1
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThaJokerWild
4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WilliamJRileyJr
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Md23329
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very good tasting Dubbel, pour into a tulip glass and enjoy!

Photo of Co365030
4.7/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer tastes delicious but looks beautiful from the moment of pour. Clovey taste with an eloquent balance!!

Photo of Xristos
4.19/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Found this in a gift pack of Belgian Ales at World Market around Christmas time. Very good example of the Dubbel Ale style. Abv of 8% but drinks very smoothly. Would definitely recommend and drink again.

Photo of matt_duthie
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reitzbrewing
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of EnojysAnyBeer
4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Full bodied and flavored dubbel with a nice tartness and old ale sweetness.

Photo of drewone
3.08/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Luiz0930
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A sweet, yet soft and spicy taste served in a tulip glass doing a rather straight pour.
4 finger head and rapidly vanished.
The taste is fruity (raspberry, strawberry with a hint of cherry). another side of its taste is rather bready and not malty, more of a sweet flavor bread.
The 8%ABV in this beer is not apparent what so ever. Easily drinkable and very enjoyable brew.
Like most ales, this could also be served by tilting the glass and avoiding carbonation to be released. in that case this beer might taste stronger. this review was based on a strong pour and not much carbonation left in the beer (a preferable pour based on this style of Dubbels to my opinion).

Photo of amvrana
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of whoischrishays
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Hellpop65
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of smb
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%

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Bornem Dubbel from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 523 ratings.