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Bornem Dubbel - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
83
good

512 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 512
Reviews: 386
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 8
Gots: 23 | 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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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
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
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
4.68/5  rDev +26.8%
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
4.2/5  rDev +13.8%
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
3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of reitzbrewing
3.99/5  rDev +8.1%
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
3.06/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Luiz0930
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
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 noproduction
3.79/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Relayer10
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of vidisad
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%

Photo of Vixie
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Pours a cloudy dark brown with a large tan head. The head sticks around for a bit, and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell is brown sugar, toffee, raisins, and maybe fig or plum.

Fruity up front, dried fruit like raisin and dried plum. I can also taste Belgian candy sugar, and just a hint of bitterness at the finish.

Feel is a little on the thin side, with a bit of tingling from high carbonation.

Overall a good double, but not a great one. It has good flavor, but just seems a bit weak, feels a bit watered down. Compared the the best of this style, where the competition is very stiff, it can't quite stand up to the big boys.

Photo of animal69
4.4/5  rDev +19.2%

Photo of Samp01
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark cloudy brown with a medium beige head. Aroma and taste is of sweet caramel, some mild toasted notes, Belgian yeast, some mild dark dried fruits, raisins and dark plums and moderate hops bitterness. Palate is a medium, slightly thick body, smooth mouth feel with good carbonation. Finishes with sweet caramel malt, dark fruit flavors of raisins and some dried plums tartness, Belgian yeast with a lingering moderate hops and caramel malt, dark fruit ending. Aroma seemed a bit light. Overall a well balanced and flavorful brew.

Photo of killcore
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of StrayteEDGE
2/5  rDev -45.8%

Photo of DamageCase76
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of BrewJew22
4.53/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of pandow
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Bornem Dubbel from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 512 ratings.