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Kapittel Pater - Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.

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BA SCORE
82
good

155 Ratings
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-01-2003

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3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 330 ml bottle into a chalice. Reviewed from notes dated May 25, 2013.

A-The brew is slightly cloudy with a deep amber/tawny color. The head is quite thin and greyish tan in color. There is little retention or lacing. Mundane.

S-The smell is full of brown sugar, caramel, and syrup. There is just a bit of nut and baking spice. It is quite sweet, but strangely pleasing.

T-The taste follows the smell with sweet, syrupy flavors being pretty much the only show in town. Like the smell, it is one-dimensional, but strangely tasty.

M-The feel is very soft with ultra-fine carbonation that gives a creamy texture.

O-This is a one-hit wonder of a beer, but I found it strangely good. It is very sugary, and would make a nice dessert brew, but compared against the best dark ales, it is not as complex or intriguing as it could be.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Pours a hazy, dark caramel amber with a fine, thin off-white head with decent retention and lacing. Classic Belgian dark aroma of caramel malt, dark fruit, Belgian yeast and hints of light apple juice. Flavor starts with somewhat subdued caramel malt, apple and dark stone fruit, and Belgian yeast, then the flavor quickly falls off leaving a slight metallic bitterness. A very odd flavor profile. Medium bodied. The initial flavor is light, but sweet and flavorful, but the finish is abrupt and off-putting. Puzzling.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It has a faint metallic sourness in the nose, behind sweet upfront molasses malts.

Tastes much sweeter than the aroma gave away, with an almost overwhelming, but welcome, brown sugar sweetness. Very malty with a hint of bubbly effervescence to the molasses backbone.

It feels quite malty on the tongue too, good but a little off putting for how sweet it is.

Overall a good, hearty and warming paters beer. Them monks got class

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11.2 oz beer was poured into a St. Stefanus glass.

Appearance: The beer poured a dismal head that reduced to nothing. It is cloudy amber brown with little clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Fruity, spicy, some chocolate, caramel malts, honey, apple, pear, and some dark fruits.

Taste: Everything along the sane lines as the aroma.

Mouthfeel: Light, a bit watery, low carbonation, medium bodied, and super easy to drink.

Overall: A good BDA that I got from volunteering the BBF last year. Good to know it held up for over a year. A have two other styles from the brewery that I am looking forward to this week.

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Kapittel Pater from Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
82 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.