Westmalle Trappist Dubbel | Brouwerij Westmalle

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Westmalle Trappist DubbelWestmalle Trappist Dubbel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Westmalle
Belgium
trappistwestmalle.be

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-25-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,739
Reviews:
1,230
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.36%
 
 
Wants:
217
Gots:
517
For Trade:
1
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4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
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4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
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Bottle poured into a Belgian style stemmed glass

A: Pours a dark mahogany brown with a tan colored full, creamy, frothy head, good amount of carbonation, some light comes through around the edges when held up to the light, some head retention, slight lacing.

A: Classic Belgian aromas, honey, bananas, yeast, bread, biscuit, raisin, figs, no alcohol on the nose, very nice aroma.

T: Taste follows the nose, honey, banana, dark fruits, moderate amount of bitterness, finish has cloves and fruits lingering into the aftertaste, not as smooth and drinkable as other dubbel beers.

M: Medium bodied with a semidry finish, lots of carbonation.

O: Great appearance and aroma, but there is a bitterness that seems out of place, mellows out as the beer warms, overall a solid dubbel.

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Ruddy brown with a paper thin, but lasting tan head when poured into a chalice. Full, complex aroma of fig, raisins, plum, almond, red wine and caramel. Similar taste as the nose, with a bit of vanilla shining through mid-palate, and a short-lived, figgy/raisin aftertaste. Full-bodied mouthfeel, a little creamy, a little sticky, with strong carbonation cutting through. A masterpiece.

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Westmalle Trappist Dubbel from Brouwerij Westmalle
4.15 out of 5 based on 2,739 ratings.
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