Tongerlo 6 Dubbel Bruin | Brouwerij Haacht NV

Tongerlo 6 Dubbel BruinTongerlo 6 Dubbel Bruin
BA SCORE
30.4%
Liked This Beer
3.44 w/ 79 ratings
Tongerlo 6 Dubbel BruinTongerlo 6 Dubbel Bruin
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Haacht NV
Belgium
primus.be

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 03-26-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,563
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
79
Liked:
24
Avg:
3.44/5
pDev:
14.24%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Photo of stcules
1.53/5  rDev -55.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Dark mahogany color, beige foam, quite bubbly.
The smell: not. Cherries and grenadine, grape sugar, fruity, almost sirupy.. And cardboard.
The taste is pratically tamarind. It has also a quite boring strong carbonation. Sugary.
Wel I don't know if I'm unlucky, but all the Tongerlo I've tried were less than mediocre. I know the other reviews, quite good.
Well, maybe it is not my brewery.

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Photo of Anatole
1.56/5  rDev -54.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Sugar, sugar, sugar and... sugar.

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Photo of parintele
2/5  rDev -41.9%

Photo of Travlr
2.68/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Muddy brownish color with very effervescent white head, disappears quickly and leaves little lacing. Aroma of malt, nuts and caramel. Flavor is cloyingly sweet with lots of caramel. Not much to balance the sweetness, and little finish. Nothing special.

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Photo of OWSLEY069
2.76/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a deep amber color with a white head. In the aroma, dark fruits consisting of figs and raisins. In the taste, dark fruits, but a bit watery and muted flavors. A smooth and lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a dry dark fruit in the aftertaste. Decent, but quite watery, which made everything a bit muted.

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Photo of cpetrone84
2.8/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours a chestnut brown with ruby edges and a light toffe colored head. The nose has candied sugars and carmelized brown sugar with a light metal twang. Very water, light yeast note and some faint pear. The taste is heavily sugar based, carmelized brown sugar and candied sugars primarily with a touch of yeast, light nut and pear in the back. Watery in taste and in body, thin and low carbonation.

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Photo of Arbitrator
2.81/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

On-tap at 't Brugs Beertje in Bruges, Belgium.

A: Pours a ruby-mahogany color with striking carbonation up the glass. A creamy, light tan head perches upon the drink and forbids any sipping for about a minute before vanishing and leaving a few trails of lace behind.

S: Caramel, orange, yeast, and a hint of spice. Wholly unremarkable for a dubbel.

T: Caramel sweetness, yeast, oranges, some kind of dark fruit (raisins and figs, I finally decide) with a twinge of spice on the finish. Generally kind of a bland flavor, though.

M: Light-medium bodied, made fluffier by active carbonation. Slightly watery in flavor.

D: One of the low points, beer-wise, in Belgium. Very underwhelming for the style.

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Photo of ThaCreep
2.83/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Dark reddish brown. Roasted malt nose very light. Palais syrupy caramel and liquorice which is more or less on the palate but without much conviction. Some dryness of roasted malt comes in the finish but it still sounds too artificial to be convincing. It was a bit like coming face to a model, a copy of the Leffe Brune, which is not really a compliment

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Photo of 54V4G3
2.86/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of saltydog
2.94/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Reddish brown, decent head. Smell: Not much aroma, aside from a little candi sugar. Taste: Bland, somewhat thin tasting. Seems more of a simple brown ale (not Flander Brown!) than a Dubbel or Dark Strong Ale, but has no rummy, caramel complex malt flavors. Sweet, sugary finish.

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Photo of janubio
2.94/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

330 ml. bottle. Be careful when serving it, it pours an enormous persistent off white head. Dark brown colour, semell of coffee, dark fruits, cherries and caramel. Thin body, much more than I expected, not a strong palate. Taste of chocolate, dark fruits,some licorice: And average beer for the style, IMO.

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Photo of Euroglot
3/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kitch
3.04/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

A 330ml bottle with a best before date of 7th November 2016 and poured into a Chimay goblet glass.

Appearance: It poured a reddish brown colour with a one finger beige head that had good retention and settled down to a creamy puffy layer with good lacing.

Aroma: Light plum, banana and some metal mineral-ness.

Taste: Started pretty decent with plum, brown sugar, raisin, caramel and banana. But for some reason, the finish is a little watery.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall: Looks great, but the minerally aroma and the watery finish didn’t help the beer.

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Photo of DucksFan16
3.06/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

06/24/2017

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Photo of Iamhook
3.08/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Mar02x
3.19/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I just bought this bottle from my favorite liquor shop.

A - A clear reddish brown liquid an appetizing off-white head. No visible carbonation.

S - A faint smell of apple and yeast.

T - Fairly dry flavor, but balanced with hop bitterness. A simple beer with in the middle a metallic aftertaste. A fresh beer with light lemon extract and a little more malt flavor than the blond version.

M - Medium to high carbonation, after that the beer is slightly sticky. At the end a bitter finish.

O - A good beer but not impressive and good to drink.

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Photo of desint
3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.23/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of byronic
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of GRUUMSH
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of joemacangel
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of lmaduells
3.35/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A beer that I thought would be very mediocre and gave me feeling better than I expected. Without being any wonder, is a beer that tries to follow the rules of a Belgian beer that stays in a third-level beer commercial without pretension but honest

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Beer rating: 30.4% out of 100 with 79 ratings
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