Affligem Dubbel | Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem

BA SCORE
85
very good
608 Ratings
Affligem DubbelAffligem Dubbel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
Belgium
affligembeer.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 11-20-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
608
Reviews:
308
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
12.4%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
76
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.16/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.15/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Drank in Café Heuved, Poured to a Affligem glass.

A: The body is cristalline brown to copper with a very small head that presents some retention and some good lacing.
S: The aroma is mostly yeasty with a yeast that I wasn't expecting. The malt almost goes undiscovered.
T: The taste is a bit like the aroma, being more yeasty than sweet/malty but it's totally not expected. It's strange to say the least.
M: Even with low carbonation, this beer has medium body and a bit of bitterness in the end, but nothing too relevant.
O: Was expecting a lot better for a dubbel, not quite the results wanted here but still acceptable.

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3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.39/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.92/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.27/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Gushing bottle, which is very bad, considering its 0.33l capacity. Hell sticky.
Remnants poured into tulip.
Hazy copper/brown beer with 1-finger beige head, low retention.
Standard dubbel nose and taste, not inspiring.
Damn it all down.

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4.4/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep copper brown color, I'm reviewing from the finishing touches of a 750 that my wife started so I have a bounty of sediment right now, looks like it was pretty clear to start with though. Dark and dried fruits are standing out in the aroma along with bread crust and some chocolate notes. Balanced sweetness in the taste, some caramel with toasted malt and more dark fruits, specifically prunes in the taste. Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Alcohol is restrained and the finish is sweet.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled
Mid brown body with big tobacco stained head that halves but sticks and covers the surface
Nice aroma of Creme Brule
Some candy banana but not overbearing, bready malt rye and a slight bitterness on flavour
slight bit thin, just ever so slightly
great stuff

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

Affligem Dubbel from Brouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem
3.79 out of 5 based on 608 ratings.
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