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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Ratings: 608 |  Reviews: 308
Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DJ-Hophead
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

300 ml bottle, B and M stores, Bristol - Pours dark brown with a large foamy white head. Medium carbonation. Nice lacing. Smell - sweet malty, yeasty. Taste - Sweet, light fruit with a malty finish. Nice ale.

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Photo of jmills3
4.63/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DucksFan16
3.67/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jesseejames
4.6/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

out of a bottle in outdoor cafe in Amsterdamn
pours a nice reddish golden brown (copper) with a fluffy light tan almost white head that dissipates leaving a large cratered lace in the glass
it's aroma is wonderful kind of sweet with a lot of fruits, nuts, and grains.
Taste is supurb with more of the characters of its aroma coming through. It has a full mouth with a bit of sweetness. Overall a great beer very good for its style. Wonderful for an afternoon in the sun with a light snack

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Photo of deac83
3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Noelito76
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Vylo
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bsneeks
4.62/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Smooth taste and smell, a must try.

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Photo of josanguapo
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From Hipercor. In La Trappe glass. Playing Magic 2015. More dull than the rest of the Aflligems but drinkable nonethless

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Photo of george_dina
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zet
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Nice inviting brown caramel colour with a small layer of foam. At the suggested serving temperature it tasted too watery for me, but flavours slowly come out when this beer warms up to room temperature. A decent dubbel, but the malt and caramel can be a bit too dominating. The mouth feel was also a bit lacking.

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Photo of herman77
3.42/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BenBreeg
4.12/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brewski
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stakem
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Old scratch notes I found from Feb 2010. 750ml bottle consumed at the Abbey bar.

Clowdy brown color with a tanned head. Aroma is huge with pear fruitiness and malty sweet brown sugar/apple. Taste is malty sweet but also seemingly overly ripe in fruit. Aftertaste brings more fruity flavoring. Little to no hop bitterness. Drinkable. Light feel with moderate carbonation.

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Photo of Quafftastic
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kdivers
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fernando_Bastos
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

300 ml bottle purchased in Greece and enjoyed in Delphi.

Poured with a huge foamy head over a small brown body. Several pours needed to empty the bottle.

Alcohol is not as well hidden as expected but the alcohol esters do blend nicely with the other flavors. Moderate complexity, including dark dried fruits, soft ripe fruits and pepper.

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Photo of Oidmoe
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kingjohnh
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nelsonsaigon
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

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