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Augustijn Brune - Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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very good

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V. visit their website

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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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

rhhjr, Aug 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

BeerForMuscle, Jul 31, 2013
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

WOLFGANG, Jul 31, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

ScaryEd, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of chinchill
4.19/5  rDev +10.3%

Poured from 33 cl bottle into a Corendonk snifter.
A: Pours dark reddish-brown with 1/2 inch light tan head. Excellent retention and a nice coat of lacing left on the glass with each tip.
S: Lightly sweet and very fruity with some bready malt.
T: Flavorful with sweet and bitter in about equal measure. Nicely fruity with dark fruit (raisins, figs), plums, caramel, dark bread, molasses, and light spices.
M: Medium-full body. Very smooth. Soft, medium carbonation.
O: Excellent but short of world class.

chinchill, Jul 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

BMan33, Jun 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jrfehon33, Jun 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

petermethot, Jun 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

rjholcomb, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

KevinSP, Jun 19, 2013
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3.26/5  rDev -14.2%

A: Brilliant orange and light brown color. Quite impressive. The head came and went so quick, it was off white.

S: Great roasted caramel scent. Slight alcohol spiciness. Dark fruits, plum and raisin.

T: metallic, roasted caramel malt. Again for only 7%, the alcohol is prevalent.

M: watery, slight hop bitterness. For me the metallic flavor lingers to long and the beer leaves me wanting more dried fruit and malt.

O: nothing I would club baby seals to find again. Glad I tried it, but it was not amazing.

rrski198, Jun 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Luiz0930, May 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Mervjahn, May 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

desint, May 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

JJStorm, May 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

dmorgan310, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Janeinma, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Stugotzo, May 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

quirk6, May 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

schopenhauerale, May 01, 2013
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3.45/5  rDev -9.2%

Beer poured from a bottle.

Beer poured a murky brown colour. Very light aroma of chocolate malt and slightly figgy. Tasted sweet belgian yeasts with a little malt. Not bad, but not much to it. Very drinkable, especially for an 8% abv.

Would I buy this beer again? Probably not, but maybe...

NilocRellim, Apr 25, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +7.6%

Poured from 33 cL bottle into snifter.
A: Pours a coppery-brown with 1/2 inch light tan head. Decent retention. Faint lacing.
S: Sweet caramel malt, figs (and other dark dried fruit), clove, cinnamon, bready yeast, and a hint of cola.
T: Nice strong dark dried fruit (raisins, figs), caramel malt backbone, molasses, hint of heavy cream, and fairly predominant spices (clove, cinnamon).
M: Sweet with a strong body. ABV lends itself to fortifying the body and yet the beer ends up drinking easier than the 7% would suggest.
D: A nice drinking brew. Solid for style.

mwilbur, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

browniewithnuts, Apr 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

soxandbeer, Apr 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

grahamboudreaux, Mar 23, 2013
Augustijn Brune from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
85 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.