Ename Dubbel | Roman N.V.

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Ename DubbelEname Dubbel

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Roman N.V.

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 12-22-2002

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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 15
Reviews by DARIVA:
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3.06/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Brown red colored beer with a big head.

S: Almost odorless, slightly sour.

T: Mild flavor, with a fairly sweet finish.

M: Bit of a reasonable mild tingling. Easily drinkable.

O: Decent beer but not very special. I think this beer needs more body.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Todd
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Presentation: From the Kulminator in Antwerp, BE. Poured into an Ename tulip glass.

Appearance: A dark brown beer topped with a creamy biege foam head; loads of stick and retention. The head appeared extra-creamy ... much eye candy.

Smell: Pretty damn clean. Ultra-clean.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Blissfully creamy mouthfeel and smooth consistency on the palate. Fruity esters follow, with a fairly malty character of chocolate and caramel. Hops play out with complex herbal flavours, mixed with some slight medicinal and liquorice. Dry, musty finish and notes of yeast.

Notes & Drinkability: A good dubbel, however I was a bit let down by the lack of aroma. Still, a very flavourful beer for the quaffing.

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Photo of Billolick
3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a bottle of this brew at the Rt. 59 Beverage store behind the Palisades mall in Rockland county NY. Stubby Belgian bottle, pours a rudy and cloudy dark brown plummy color. Nose also is of plums and rum soaked raisins. Light tan head clings and leaves nice lacing. This is a smooth and drinkable dubbel. Full flavored, with soft notes of raisins, bananas, vanilla, rum, sweet potatos (?!) and a mixture of fruity flavors swimming around. Interesting and tasty stuff. Worth seeking out.

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Photo of Rijken
3.28/5  rDev -7.3%

Photo of mattfancett
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of mishi_d
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OlaB
3.81/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear dark-brown color with a huge top off beige head, and some sticky lacings on the glass. The aroma is of roasted malts,caramel, dried dark fruits,some chocolate and brown sugar. The flavour is medium sweet in the front with roasted malts in the back, it also has a slight bitterness in the finish.A good malt profile on this dubbel,but it could had have more aftertaste. Medium carbonated witha little to light body. mouthfeel is soft and creamy. This is a good dubbel plain and simple, but lack the little extra to make it with the best belgian dubbels.

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Photo of rostencrantz
2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

Photo of desint
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Gusler
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beers pours a deep garnet color with a huge beige head and nice velum like sheets of lace to obscure the glass. Nose is very light, some malt, a hint of nutty sweetness and the start quite sweet, the top is light to moderate in feel. Finish is highly carbonated, quite acidic, a some hops are noted, a drinkable beer, but by no means a ‘World Class Dubbel'.

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Photo of SmokinSmyth
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a rich chocolate amber into a tulip glass with a large head, but minimal lacing.

Slight smell of malt, but not a very strong one.

Taste of malt and caramel, no hint of smoke despite the dark color.

Feels good in the mouth, good balance, nice level of carbonation.

A very smooth beer, an average Belgian dark dubbel.

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Photo of Shilnikoff
3.08/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle 330 ml | Batch # L 6682 12:31 | Best before end of 20-07-2017 | Bar code 5 412583 240356
Served in tulip glassware

Appearance: Dark Red Brown | 10 mm white foam head, disappeared quickly | Almost no bubbles
Smell: Roasted malt
Taste: Bitter aftertaste
Mouthfeel: Sharp and Watery, not balanced
Overall: Casual dubbel

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Photo of Sigmund
3.66/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle, bought at Vinens Verden, Odense, Denmark. Deep red-brown colour, large light tan head. Surprisingly moderate malty aroma, notes of caramel and oak. Improves as the beer warms up, some vinous qualities. Flavour is malty with some caramel and brown bread notes, moderate hops. Easy drinking, refreshing for its strength. Okay.

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Photo of MassiveBeerReviews
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of OWSLEY069
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazy deep brown-ish color with a light tan head. In the aroma, fruity, with notes of raisins. In the taste, mellow fruit and a small caramel flavor, a bit watery as well. A small bite and medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry caramel in the aftertaste. Quite thin and watery, a light taste, eh, I have had better.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of paterlodie
3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As a third different dubbel/bruin belgium style I tasted a Ename Dubbel. Smell is malty with a little hops and the taste is karamel malty. Not to much hops but a pleasant beer. Foam stayed on the beer during the whole drinking time. But don't know if the foam was from a everlasting durance because in my eyes this one has one problem: it drinks away to easy!

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Photo of der_meister
3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chemister
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of BucBasil
3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This beer is NOT retired. Poured from the 330mL bottle into a branded chalice in Ypres/Ieper at a bar across from the Menin Gate...

A: A solid brown that is clear when held to light. 2 finger light tan head with ok retention.

S: Lightish smell of dark fruits and a hint of fruitcake. Nice.

T: Fruity again but with a good backbone of malt. Dark fruits and berries all the way through. Finishes surprisingly bright and somewhat clean with a fruity note. Unexpected finish.

Somewhat thin, but a good tasting beer.

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Photo of BenBreeg
3.68/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thierrynantes
3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (33cl), tasted in 2003.
Appearance: dark beer, mahogany color, a beautiful white foam
Smell: chocolate
Taste and mouthfeel: vanilla, chocolate develops at the end
Drinkability: good beer in the style dubbel the Roman brewery

Review added 11-21-2007, translated from french 3-5-2008.

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Photo of Vsarmatov
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of samEBC
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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