Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale | Brouwerij Corsendonk

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89
very good
1,139 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
Ratings:
1,139
Reviews:
584
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
11.78%
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
151
For Trade:
0
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4.11/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer-Ed
3.52/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fishguyac
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dragon79
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Matt73
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of theamericanpsycho79
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first ever belgian ale. It was truly unique, didn't know what to expect so I gave her a try. Back then I didn't know to pour the beer into an appropriate glass and drank most of it from the bottle. Well here is my review, regardless.

L: Reddish brown. Nice looking. Smooth, creamy head that looks slightly dirty.

S: Like a combination of a beer mixed with red wine. Heavy on the dark fruity, wine, sweet flavor. Unique.

T: As I said, like drinking a beer mixed perfectly with a good red wine. Some say in other ale reviews they can taste the dark fruits, etc. Some belgian ales I tried where people said this, I didn't. This one, I absolutely did. Its dominant. Its a great tasting ale.

F: Excellent mouth-feel. Decent carbonation, where the longer you hold it in your mouth, the more the flavors come out, which is like enjoying a very fine wine.

O: Really great. Great belgian ale to start with if you are unfamiliar with them. Its a good starter, lets you know what you are up against with belgian ales and not as strong as a lot of the others, its smooth and tasty, not heavy like a quad. Give it a try, I can't recommend it more for a beginner who hasn't had belgian ales before.

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4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Leonsky
4.51/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of safphoto
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of julzalex
1.09/5  rDev -72.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I'm a huge fan of Belgian ales but this one taste like dirty water. I'm not sure if I got a bad batch or not but this is one of the worst beers I've ever tasted. Do yourself a favor and get a different Belgian ale. There are plenty of other options out there.

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4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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1.5/5  rDev -62.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Photo of jrob21
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevoj
4.49/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sweet for an abbey dubbel but still great.Raisins is the foremost taste and aroma that comes to mind, hints of molasses, brown sugar, prunes. Pours reddish brown with oil slick head. Mouthfeel is also slick and finish is mildly dry. Truly enjoyable.

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

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3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.38/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.91/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Says 6.5% on bottle. 25.09.15_C_08:17

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Adrock123
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Hints of chocolate but nothing else stands out in terms of taste, yet somehow this beer presents a pleasurable experience, with a smooth character.

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Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,139 ratings.
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