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Bornem Dubbel - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
83
good

487 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 487
Reviews: 379
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 12.47%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | 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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Vsarmatov

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-26-2013 18:31:43 | More by Vsarmatov
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-19-2013 00:54:33 | More by Kopfschuss
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tbeer40

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-28-2013 22:13:44 | More by tbeer40
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-20-2013 03:38:58 | More by bmjivi221
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

07-08-2013 20:44:44 | More by mrfrancis
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-16-2013 10:36:25 | More by TheBeeraholic
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desint

Belgium

3/5  rDev -18.7%

05-24-2013 11:23:54 | More by desint
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

2/5  rDev -45.8%

05-23-2013 04:38:44 | More by kvnstfrd
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-18-2013 22:21:43 | More by dmorgan310
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-16-2013 13:42:09 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Bill235

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-13-2013 11:57:33 | More by Bill235
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Thehuntmaster

South Africa

3.8/5  rDev +3%

330ml bottle 8,0% Abv.
Served chilled in an over sized wine glass.
Best Before: 05/06/2014

Appearance: Wow, even the gentlest of pours manages to produce a massive, glass filling head - I am guessing this one is going to be over carbonated! The head is beige in colour and displays phenomenal (to the point of annoyance) retention and leaves a few big patches of lace as it recedes. The body appears a medium brown in the glass, with a back light revealing a beautiful deep red colour with golden-amber edges.

Smell: Mmmm, this actually smells quite nice - the initial nose offers a surprising hint of chocolate (reminiscent of chocolate pronutro), along side toasted malt, plum and banana. As the beer begins to warm, the fruity characters increase, with raisins, cherries and prunes becoming apparent, as well as a light dusting of clove and pepper.

Taste: The flavour follows the nose quite well, however it somehow seems a little bland. Notes include: Toasted malt, a little chocolate, cherries, plums, a little raisin, banana and a dash of spices. There is absolutely no trace of the 8% noted.

Mouthfeel: As expected, the carbonation is of an extremely high level, but thankfully it is just smooth enough to be passable. The body is light-medium, but seems to come across as a little watery for the Abv.

Overall: Bornem Dubble is not the best example of the style out there, but it is still a solid beer, especially for something available locally. Given the price and the availability, I will probably buy this again.

05-10-2013 09:57:31 | More by Thehuntmaster
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J_Dub

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

04-25-2013 16:47:26 | More by J_Dub
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

04-24-2013 17:55:16 | More by MarvinSnyder
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.11/5  rDev +11.4%

Bornem Dubbel has a thin, cream-colored, creamy head and a very bubbly, hazy, golden-brown appearance, with some lacing left behind. The aroma is sweet, bready, caramel, and even yeasty. Taste is sweet, syrupy, brown bread, dates, and a touch of hop bitterness. Alcohol is not so present with this 8% beer. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Bornem Dubbel finishes semi-dry, sweet, and fairly drinkable. Overall, this is a really good beer that grows on one as it is drank down. Get some!

RJT

04-21-2013 22:09:50 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Florya

Norway

4/5  rDev +8.4%

04-13-2013 15:35:42 | More by Florya
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-18-2013 19:48:58 | More by harpus
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ryry887

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

03-02-2013 01:58:57 | More by ryry887
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-28-2013 20:43:07 | More by djrn2
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-03-2013 02:58:26 | More by randylangford
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speak72

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-15-2013 14:47:45 | More by speak72
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

3.85/5  rDev +4.3%

330ml bottle, poured into Leffe chalice. Colour was dark auburn, almost opaque, small tanned head which soon faded, had a small amount of lacing. Aroma was yeast, a hint of cranberry and some liquorice. Tasted cranberry, carrot, berries and yeast. Finish starts bitter and ends up biscuity. Booze well hidden. Well carbonated, slightly thick body, smooth. Overall a beer to accompany a heavy meal.

01-09-2013 14:32:51 | More by jonb5
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Booza

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-23-2012 05:47:28 | More by Booza
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Dufraine

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-17-2012 02:28:06 | More by Dufraine
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bzach

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

10-12-2012 10:54:20 | More by bzach
Bornem Dubbel from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
83 out of 100 based on 487 ratings.