Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale | Brouwerij Corsendonk

Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown AleCorsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale
BA SCORE
4/5
1,145 Ratings
Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown AleCorsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk
Belgium
corsendonk.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,653
Reviews:
584
Ratings:
1,145
pDev:
11.75%
Bros Score:
4.07
 
 
Wants:
71
Gots:
153
Trade:
0
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Photo of Gajo74
4.06/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque brown and dark mahogany color with a large foam head that quickly recedes. It leaves a collar and thin lacing.
The aroma is my favorite thing about it. Sweet cacao and chocolate malts hit the nose. This is followed by dark fruit, mainly alcohol soaked raisins, and dark caramel. Dark candi sugar also adds to the sweetness.
The taste is a bit drier as compared to the aroma, but there is still an ever present coating of dark fruit sweetness and dark malts. Sweet, silky and creamy cocoa like finish. Fluffy and velvety in the mouth. The carbonation is active and provides a cola like tingle. The spices balance things out as well as the slightest hint of hops. The alcohol is there but light and well masked. Medium bodied and on the light side for a Dubbel. Easy to drink; is there such a thing as session Dubbel? Solid overall.

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Photo of DanGeo
4.01/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of tankg
3.46/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of innominat
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tekstr1der
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown pour with slight brown top. No lacing. Aromas of sweet malt and slight astringency. Flavor is somewhat watery, but pleasant. Lots of malt and some hop balance. Finish is similar. Very drinkable.

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Photo of wpreynolds
3/5  rDev -25%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KonigObHops
4.99/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer pours a very dark coffee color with a tan head, two finger-widths high. Tons of lacing with this beer.

The beer presents a very complex bouquet with aromas of rich malt, chocolate, raisin, and oak.

The initial taste presents the rich malty flavor, and then it immediately warms to present the hints of chocolate and then some sweetness of the alcohol followed by the raisin. The beer finishes with a deep smokey flavor as it warms on the tongue.

The mouthfeel is heavy at first, but gives way to a crisp finish as the alcohol warms on the tongue.

Overall, this is a great example of the dubbel style that will not disappoint you.

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Photo of bird_soul
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Epicfail97081
3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shelby415
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AngEo
3.63/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Dzu
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 54V4G3
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ArmyATCBrewer
3.71/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pjhdaas
4.27/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Saviour
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed in "Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium", this awaits my review with another tasting.

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Photo of Fabianno
3.84/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andpit
4.37/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zet
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Dark mohagony with a full head of foam that retains well and leaves nice lacing. Smell of hop and caramel. Primary flavours in the taste are caramel, milk chocolate and dark fruits, but there are also hints of hops, smoke, bacon and red wine. A nice complexity. A dubbel that tends to lean more to bitter than the sweet side. Mouth feel is smooth and full.

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Photo of Dhyan
3.91/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesGrove
4.53/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Bruno74200
3.47/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap. Overly sweet

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Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 1,145 ratings
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