Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale | Brouwerij Corsendonk

very good
1,135 Ratings
Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown AleCorsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Corsendonk

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-02-2001

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a - dark brown almost black with 1 finger head and good retention

s - kinda malty and dark fruits (raisins or figs?)

t - good complex flavors of dark fruits with some chocolaty and smoky flavors. Yeasty notes as well.

m - very nice body

o - a very nicely made dubel style ale from belgium

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On tap at Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach, CA.

Pours a clear dark brown with a foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form everywhere around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, brown sugar, fruit, and some herbal/spice/perfume aromas. Taste is much the same with a flavor on the finish that is very perfume-like. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with some very interesting aromas and flavors with the herbal/spice/perfume quality I am getting from this one.

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Mocha, berries, apple, grape, and clove. Dusty cocoa and light cinnamon stick. Hint of booze and iron. 4.0

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Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown Ale from Brouwerij Corsendonk
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,135 ratings.
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