Brunette | Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.

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Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
Belgium
vansteenberge.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 02-22-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
10.78%
 
 
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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by dnichols:
Photo of dnichols
4.33/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I poured an ittty bitty 25 ml capped bottle into a chalice.

A: It poured a brownish red body with a massive three finger sticky head that supported a solid dense lacing that lingered longer than expected.

S: It smelled of dark roasted sweet malts with dark fruits (raisins and plums) and chocolate.

T: It had a rich toasted malt flavor that tasted like rich milk chocolate accented by raisins and almonds. It was well balanced and a joy to drink.

M: It was medium to full bodied with a sweet front and clean finish.

D: This was a nice rich dubbel that was easy to drink. It started sweet and ended clean with little aftertaste. I will enjoy this brew again and again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mattfancett
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of JamLand
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of janubio
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

25 cl.bottle. Pours a big head that leaves a creamy lace. Ruby brown colour with red shades holing it to the light. Aroma of pie, vanilla, licorice, roasted notes and chocolate. Flavour is roasted but sweet, though a bit watery. Mouth of chocolate, licorice, raisins. Better than its sister Blondine in my opinion, but nothing very special. Nice drink if you have the chance, though.

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Photo of thierrynantes
3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (33cl), tasted in 1999.
Appearance: Mahogany, limpid (yeast), well saturated, brown foam tight and tenacious
Smell: Smell fresh, aromatic, deep malty, slightly soft, fruity caramel and yeast.
Taste and mouthfeel: Taste balanced and soft, less bitter, subtly spicy (alcohol).
Drinkability: Good strong beer

Review added 11-11-2007, translated from french 1-30-2008.

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Brunette from Brouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.
3.71 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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