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Affligem Dubbel | Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kbub6f on 11-20-2000

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Photo of jhtipton
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up in a two style sampler with chalice at the French version of Walmart (Carrefour) in Puerto. I liked the chalice, which I poured the .33 L bottle promptly into and appreciated the two fingers of head. The colour is a tawny brown apparition of my former self from the summer. The smell is of malts, yeast, and berries-reminds me of cranberry bread. Taste is sweet with a background of warmth from the 6.8% ABV (not sure when the 7% came in to play) . Mouth feel is medium bodied with some effervescence from the carbonation. Drinkability is fine but I have only found this in a four pack sampler with chalice at abt $10.00 USD. (Not too bad!)

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of PiecefulToker
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml corked bottle. Served 15 mins out of the fridge.

A: Pours a hazy mahogany brown with a thick 3 finger head that rose over the rim of my Maredsous tulip, and eventually settled to a thick layer of foam.

S: Bread, biscuity malt, raisins, brown sugar, molasses, estery yeast, some pear or sweet fruit.

T: Lots of fruity esters, dried fruits, caramelized sugars and biscuity malt, reminiscent of dry champagne. Buttery finish.

M: A little thinner than I expected, but still nice with the carbonation level, which is quite high, dry on the finish.

D: Pretty high, though I wouldn't want more than a 750.


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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Wildman
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a reddish amber color with a bubbly white head that left some nice lace. Had a decent amount of carbonation common to this style. It had an aroma of malt and carmel. The flavor was of malt and caramel. Slighty tangy(maybe due to the carb) and caramel sweet finish. A good dubble, not the best of the batch, but well worth trying.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber/brown color with a billowy head that retains well; leaves a few shards of lacing behind

Smell: Caramel aroma with some butter pecan nuttiness and brown bread elements

Taste: Starts with the caramel and nut flavors, with a bit of tart, peppery elements developing underneath, after the swallow, the yeasty phenols counterbalance the sweet malts and drive home a nicely balanced finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Drinkability: Glad I decided to re-visit a fresh bottle in 2011 as I moved all of my ratings up a half point or more; a pretty decent dubbel, after all

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After pouring this beer and seeing a golden brown beer with a light brown head was appealing. The aroma was of a caramel and spicey nature. The taste was very pleasant for this Belgium beer. Smooth with very little bitterness! Be careful when uncorking this beer!

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Affligem Dubbel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 612 ratings
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