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Petrus Dubbel Bruin Ale - De Brabandere

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Petrus Dubbel Bruin AlePetrus Dubbel Bruin Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

243 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 8
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
De Brabandere visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 10-05-2005)
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-22-2014 17:06:24 | More by kayrex
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jeniapiter


5/5  rDev +37.7%

06-12-2014 20:47:43 | More by jeniapiter
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jaredtp

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

This beer was not all that bad. It had a decent taste to it. This beer was not too heavy or too light, it went down smooth. The taste was not all that bad. It was not too strong or too light. This is really all that I can remember about this beer, it has been so long since I have had this one. But if you have not had it you should try it. The thing that I remember the most about this beer is that I liked it.

06-04-2014 03:28:43 | More by jaredtp
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-25-2014 01:53:20 | More by Latarnik
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-06-2014 23:50:48 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

05-04-2014 18:18:26 | More by Gww1864
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Savaseri

Turkey

4.5/5  rDev +24%

04-25-2014 16:45:30 | More by Savaseri
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

03-30-2014 08:26:11 | More by GRUUMSH
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spoony

Colorado

3.58/5  rDev -1.4%

From a 330 ml bottle (code says 41382) into a chalice. Reviewed from notes dated March 13, 2014.

A-A normal pour produces a thin tan head. The retention is pretty good as a thick cap lasts for more than two minutes. The beer is dark brown with reddish highlights. It is more clear than many dubbels.

S-The smell is a simple mixture of sweet tree fruits like apple cider and plum. There is a bit of cocoa in there, as well. For a beer with only 6.5% ABV, the medicinal, herbal aroma from the alcohol is surprisingly assertive and it feels out of place here.

T-The taste is also a bit simple. I get cocoa, vague suggestions of apple juice and plum, and some pepper on the finish. Fortunately, the medicinal, herbal character has been muted and the result is a simple, drinkable, unremarkable dubbel.

M-The aroma and smell might be a little lacking, but the mouthfeel here is quite good: medium body with a creamy, moderate level of carbonation. Well done.

O-This is a pretty simple dubbel and not one that I would go searching for again. The aroma has an off-putting herbal note that did not fit with the rest of the beer and while this low point is not as prevalent in the taste, the beer is just sort of uninspiring. Nice mouthfeel, for what that is worth.

03-21-2014 03:22:38 | More by spoony
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

03-17-2014 23:59:17 | More by DCdevyl78
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JTuomi

Finland

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

03-09-2014 19:38:14 | More by JTuomi
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

03-03-2014 00:56:10 | More by Sspeer1
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BJSmit

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

02-02-2014 16:16:29 | More by BJSmit
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-01-2014 19:07:47 | More by Evil_Pidde
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +24%

12-31-2013 02:36:38 | More by JamieDuncan
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

12-29-2013 18:43:50 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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krome

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

12-29-2013 02:13:07 | More by krome
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Richardbeerlover

Texas

3.06/5  rDev -15.7%

Poured from a bottle into a beer glass. The head was humongous and lasts a long time. Towards the end of the pour there are lots of dark reddish sediment. You can smell the alcohol and taste it. Very heavy carbonation with a very slight sourness that ends with a bitter finish. Nice dark reddish caramel color. Not a smooth beer to drink. Has a very woody smell and taste to it. Good substance. Overall not a bad beer.

12-16-2013 03:35:01 | More by Richardbeerlover
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MrBoz21

Colorado

3.76/5  rDev +3.6%

Pours with thin tan cream that dissapates into sturdy ring. Mild lacing. Rich amber brown with plum hue lets light through.

Aroma is smokey and plum.

Taste is balanced with stone fruit up front, smoky backbone, and mildly bitter finish that rides down throat.

Mouth is carb tingly with some malt that stays on tongue. Moderately dry.

Overall: Well balanced and complex. Flavor stays around a bit more than others in the Petrus sample pack.

12-14-2013 23:17:32 | More by MrBoz21
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

12-10-2013 18:49:51 | More by byronic
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.44/5  rDev +22.3%

11.2oz bottle poured into a tulip.

(A)- Pours an extremely dark burnt sienna color with some ruby red highlights. Produced a solid tan head with good retention and lacing.

(S)- Tons of a prune and raisin-like dark fruit profile meets a very deep and bready dry yeast kick. Very faint hints of caramel sweetness in the background.

(T)- An interesting taste profile overall. It is almost Cola-like in its sweet sense, yet with prune, cherry, raisin, and plum fruits. Finishes yeasty dry with hints of coca. Definitely a complex one. All the fruits combined actually reminds me of a drier, less sweet Dr. Pepper.

(M)- A smooth carbonation level meets a great balance of flavors. The array of dark fruits in this makes it quite dynamic.

(O)- This is actually a really great Dubbel. Very surprised by the overall review of this one, but I guess I am a bit different on my opinion of it. Not too many dubbels showcase that complex of a fruit flavor profile in recent memory.

12-09-2013 22:22:37 | More by sweemzander
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

12-07-2013 16:05:31 | More by BillRoth
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dbaker61

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

11-23-2013 14:36:14 | More by dbaker61
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

11-19-2013 23:27:09 | More by Sir_Goatman
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

11-09-2013 09:35:08 | More by Ciocanelu
Petrus Dubbel Bruin Ale from De Brabandere
82 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.