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Bornem Dubbel - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
83
good

479 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 378
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sixpack595 on 05-23-2002)
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Rippeddisc

Hawaii

3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up a week ago.

A - dark amber. sexy thick head. lingering.

S - dissapointing. very slight malt. but not much there.

M/T - aye, pretty thin on taste and mouthfeel. almost watery feeling with just basic dark belgium taste.

D - could keep drinking it, but why if there's other stuff around. if you're going to session it can be done as it's not too heavy on taste or alc

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2009 05:40:44 | More by Rippeddisc
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ThaneMcC

Kansas

3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured a from bottle into a tulip glass - ruby/cloudy, with a off white head of about 3 fingers of soapy fine bubbles with good retention and lacing.

S: carmel, mild yeast, dried Fruit (fig/plum)

T: Malty, dried fruit forward (almost sharp), a little syrupy but adequate carbonation to help cleanse the palate

M: Good mouthfeel, not too carbonated, but sufficient so as to not be syrupy

O: A very malty/fruit forward dubbel, and paired well with a sharp cheese. I would purchase again, excellent price point for a very good beer

Serving type: bottle

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 00:05:15 | More by ThaneMcC
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myouman

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-05-2014 21:28:44 | More by myouman
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xbrettfavrex

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

07-04-2014 10:40:48 | More by xbrettfavrex
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Rhody1

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +8.7%

06-26-2014 00:35:05 | More by Rhody1
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Pithy756

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

06-24-2014 02:27:45 | More by Pithy756
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hopsputin

California

3.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a: a mixture of dark ruby red and murky brown. holding it up to the light reveals some burnt copper notes as well. impressive 3 finger tan head thats pretty solid up top and hangs around for a while

s: dates, figs, raisins, light brown sugar, some juicy generic berries, and a hint of diacetyl butter

t: its pretty on par with the nose, and quite 'juicy' for a dubbel. figs, raisins, and dates pop right away. that fades to a really solid caramel malt backbone with some brown sugar. in the background a nice roasted nutty flavor helps to cut some of the sweetness. there is some dactyl in here though

m: lighter side of medium. high amount of carbonation - maybe why the dark fruits pop so much. not really a syrup-like mouthfeel like i'd expect (not a bad thing)

o: i've passed this by so many times before actually trying it, and its a shame i did. this is a really solid dubbel. it has a lot more going on than i would have expected, and all the flavors are pronounced, yet balanced well and play off each other nicely. definitely pick this up and give it a go. the one thing i do notice that brings it down some is that buttery taste in here. its just a hint too much - but not extremely overboard

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 04:13:07 | More by hopsputin
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bf7

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-19-2014 03:16:22 | More by bf7
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Maryland

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-17-2014 02:59:09 | More by wrightst
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thkrb99

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

06-13-2014 22:59:56 | More by thkrb99
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Greywulfken

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-07-2014 12:22:42 | More by Greywulfken
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-02-2014 00:41:44 | More by Latarnik
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

05-26-2014 12:56:16 | More by Gottesverachter
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Noelito76

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

05-26-2014 12:53:15 | More by Noelito76
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.29/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Undated bottle at 50 degrees into goblet
Odor of malt, somewhat like manure
Head average (3 cm), off white, creamy with rocks, rapidly diminishing to broken layer 1 -2 mm thick
Lacing poor - few islands of small bubbles
Body dark brown, muddy
Flavor slightly bitter, some date/fig overtones, no alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl; basically pretty underwhelming
Palate medium, watery, soft carbonation

Meh. A passable Belgium, but not something I’ll seek out.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 12:20:06 | More by Ozzylizard
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azorie

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-04-2014 15:22:31 | More by azorie
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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-23-2014 22:17:46 | More by thatoneguymike
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Gakusei

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-18-2014 19:10:23 | More by Gakusei
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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-16-2014 12:53:21 | More by mjmu812
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bmac093

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

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Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.5%

03-23-2014 13:11:43 | More by TubbyDullard
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-22-2014 22:15:04 | More by Shafaegalo
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

03-22-2014 00:19:31 | More by bigbeerfan
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Bornem Dubbel from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.