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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel | Brouwerij Westmalle

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4.18/5
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2,759 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle
Belgium
trappistwestmalle.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,221
Reviews:
1,234
Ratings:
2,759
pDev:
10.29%
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4.33
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

11.2oz bottle. Best before 5th of July, 2014. Served in a tulip glass

Appearance: Pours a dark reddish brown with 2 fingers of a light tan head with good retention. Body is murky.

Smell: Dark fruit (raisin in particular), candi sugar, red apple, with some slight spicy belgian yeast character.

Taste: Same as the nose with dark fruits and apple. There's a toasty breadiness as well (like a bread crust). More apple and apple skin in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Carbonation is high but still maintains a somewhat soft mouthfeel. Alcohol is hidden well.

Overall: This is an excellent dubbel. Every bit as good as Westy 8, yet cheaper and easier to get.

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A- Pours a very nice dark brown with a reddish hue

S- Malts and fruits; raisin, plum, slight cherry and some spice

T- Much like the smell, nice balance of the malts and the sweetness isn't overpowering and I don't get much spice

M- light/medium body with low carbonation, little fizzy bubbels

O- Nice balance of fruits,malts without being abnoxious, probably to sweet for me personally to have more than 1 in a sitting, but one I will have again.

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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 2,759 ratings
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