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Kapittel Pater | Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.

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3.6/5
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166 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
Belgium
brouwerijvaneecke.be

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-01-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,610
Reviews:
107
Ratings:
166
pDev:
11.39%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
Trade:
0
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3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Belgian dark ale of a light brown color and a small foam.
Smell is sweet with highlights to the fruity notes. Some coke notes can also be found.
Taste is similar, dark fruits are the strongest notes. There's some yeasty character here which is nice.
Banana notes can be found after it warms a bit.
Feel is similar to soda, which I do not like very much. Somewhat light, sweet and with great effervescence. It could be more bitter.

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4.31/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.65/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a mostly clear mahogany colour with an inch of off white foam that does okay with the lacing.

Smells of caramel malt, hints of fruit like apple, candi sugar and what I sense. .Cardboard.

Yep, it starts off on the sweet side with the caramel and candi sugar, gets a bit fruity and then the cardboard moves in and spoils the session. Not good.

Pretty light bodied and the carbonation is fine. I couldn't find a date of any kind on the label or the bottle; thinking this is not all that fresh. Oh well.

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3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Dark amber colour with a modest head that's gone within seconds, leaving the surface completely exposed. Smell of caramel, herby hops and brown sugar. These flavours return in the taste, although this is certainly not as sweet as one might expect. The hops seem to be more prominent here. I get 'herfstbok' associations due to its bittersweet profile. The mouth feel is a bit flat: there is almost no carbonation, but there is no real smoothness or body either. All in all a decent beer, but smell and taste lack complexity.

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3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.07/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy dark crimson-orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Thin streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, fruit, and cardboard aromas. Taste is much the same with Tootsie Roll, caramel, dark fruit, and cardboard flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is an average beer with an interesting Tootsie Roll flavor, but I am also getting a decent amount of oxidation that tells me this one must be fairly old at this point.

Serving type: bottle.

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Kapittel Pater from Brouwerij Van Eecke N.V.
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 166 ratings
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