Benno | Stift Engelszell

BennoBenno
BA SCORE
3.75/5
309 Ratings
BennoBenno
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stift Engelszell
Austria
stift-engelszell.at

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Benno as of 2012 is a Authentic Trappist ale.

Added by apintofknowledge on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,599
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
309
pDev:
10.4%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
62
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 309 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EdgarGerik
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kwkdmk
2.97/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HopsAreDaMan
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

11.2 oz, bottled 11/2013 (two years old). Pours an opaque amber color, with lots of nice, beige colored head, and very nice lacing. Aroma is faint, of sweet malts. I get the typical dubbel flavor, with (what I am assuming is) the Belgian yeast strain, and the advertised honey does come through.It has the sticky, medium mouth-feel that I think is typical of the style.

It's hard to rate this beer on what this is SUPPOSED to taste like, rather than what I WANT it to taste like. Although I judge this is probably a good example of the style, it is not a beer I really enjoy drinking, and not one I plan on getting again.

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Photo of ledouge
3.33/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hypnotoad1
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stcules
2.64/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Dark orange, slightly hazy. Decent off-white foam.
Malty smell, with ripe fruit. Quite heavy. Honey. Some spices.
Malty and sugary taste, with a lot of fruit. Too sweet.
In the end, a bit of balancing bitterness makes it at least drinkable.

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Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.48/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very good beer. Pours deep copper with a very wide white foam head. Aroma is great, complex, fruity, malty and estery, no hops. Taste is citric, sweet and malty, bitterness is low and there´s a bit of astringency in the aftertaste. Full body with medium carbonation. Nice beer but very expensive in Mexico, you can buy much better beer for less money.

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Photo of MichialTanner1
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jeschaefer
3.38/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of byronic
3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SveNss0N
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atrocity
3.06/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Antyk
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours hazy gold capped by a 3” off-white foam collar that recues slowly to about a third of its original size. Very lace. S: Honey and fruit aromas. T: Banana, fruit and spice – dries slightly out on the finish but the honey texture remains. A dash of white pepper. A moderate, clean, earthy hop bitterness. F: Rich and creamy, medium body, medium high carbonation. O: An interesting new Trappist Dubbel.

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Photo of Wer34truh
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmasher85
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A rich beer and pretty malt-heavy. Fairly sweet, as it's brewed with honey which you can definitely taste. A nice desert beer addition to the Trappist brand.

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Photo of Iaido
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stubbie1
3.2/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark gold/brown color with a thick white head. Head fades to a decent lace. Aroma is a bit musty and mildly fruity. Taste is a bit lite. Mild fruit notes with a musty bite to it. Feel, is also lite ovoverall ok. Something is missing in this brew.

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Photo of der_meister
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LJWalker
3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrcraft
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mendvicdog
3.29/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Benno from Stift Engelszell
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 309 ratings
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