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Augustijn Brune - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

181 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 181
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThaCreep on 04-20-2010)
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-31-2014 16:02:42 | More by amstokesdb9
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evil_liver

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

01-17-2014 19:49:16 | More by evil_liver
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-29-2013 19:12:59 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

12-27-2013 04:29:40 | More by Keith_R
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

12-26-2013 19:15:39 | More by mportnoy
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

12-25-2013 19:00:15 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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curewhatalesu

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

12-21-2013 15:51:43 | More by curewhatalesu
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Alex5

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

12-09-2013 23:59:06 | More by Alex5
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev +1.6%

From a 330 ml bottle into a snifter.

Pours a deep brown ruby with a small 2 finger head that slowly breaks down leaving a thin foam that would be a struggle to call lacing.

Smells were dark fruits, yeasts and malts. Taste was very similar to smell with a bit more spice on the tongue.
Medium body and smooth mouth feel.

A nice beer, but no real wow here. This was part of a mixed 6 pack of Belgian ales and to this point this is perhaps the one I am least enthused about. I am holding out hope for the last two.

12-01-2013 23:58:04 | More by polloenfuego
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TheDrunkGnoll

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.1%

11-30-2013 08:31:01 | More by TheDrunkGnoll
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DocG

California

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

11-29-2013 06:34:48 | More by DocG
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freshflesh

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-27-2013 09:47:57 | More by freshflesh
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zenithberwyn

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-27-2013 07:01:43 | More by zenithberwyn
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

11-25-2013 21:51:05 | More by RRC03
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-24-2013 04:15:55 | More by WillAndSarah
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randob300

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-17-2013 01:04:13 | More by randob300
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Allurex

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-13-2013 02:21:01 | More by Allurex
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nullbort

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

11-12-2013 21:41:58 | More by nullbort
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Cramshawbar

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-11-2013 03:06:02 | More by Cramshawbar
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

11-05-2013 15:23:25 | More by Svendozen
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.3%

11-03-2013 19:42:18 | More by d_brommer_nh
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DenisKolkin

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +9.2%

330 ml bottle as part of the Belgian Van Steenberge winter feature at LCBO. for $18.95 CDN per six bottles. Beer review 2 of 6 in this mini-series. Also bottle read 8.0% ABV as opposed to the 7.0% listed here. Served fairly cold (left out for about 10 minutes prior to opening) into oversized wine glass

Appearance - Nice clear dark red / honey brown / roan color/ Beer poured 1 finger of off-white head that dissipated fairly quickly, however a nice soap thin layer of cream was left on top.

Smell - Really nice. Dark chocolate, candied fruit specifically cherry and plum, and overall very festive smelling. Little bit of the funky Belgian yeasts. Reminiscent of a Christmas Bakery less all the bread.

Taste - Very much like the nose, cherry and chocolate dominate with a slight dark bitter chocolate aftertaste. Considerable sweetness to this brew but just enough bitter flavors to offset this and it isn't cloying. Also picked up a little bit of other dark fruits and some caramel in there.

Mouthfeel - Rich, decadent and full tasting. Medium carbonation. Flavor coated the mouth nicely.

Overall - Really nice. Pleasantly surprised after being let down a little bit by the blonde. Because of the sweetness and use of cherries and chocolates was reminiscent of a cross between a Belgian Dark Ale and a Dubbel. Very fine stuff indeed.

11-03-2013 19:19:33 | More by DenisKolkin
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-31-2013 10:53:33 | More by dcmchew
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-23-2013 02:08:49 | More by ZachT
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-04-2013 01:46:26 | More by KJ2013
Augustijn Brune from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 181 ratings.