0,33l bottle at home. Bottled 26/12/2019. BB 26/12/2021. dark brown color, rather big tan head. smells ripe fruits, doughy, earthy, bit peppery. nice smell. full body, soft carbonation. tastes earthy, peppery, some ripe fruits, belgian yeasty, bit nutty, marzipan, bit doughy. finishes lightly bitter and sweet with notes of nuts, ripe fruits and earthy notes. nice stuff, good to drink, good complexity yet ABV is well hidden.
Bottle @ Old Irish Pub. Lol. Pours hazy dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aromas of dark fruits, yeast, caramel, malt, booze. Taste is malty, dry, chocolate, dates, esters, yeast, figs. Never been a big fan of dubbels.
Unclear dark brown colour, frothy beige head, good retention and lacing. Complex aroma, roasted malt, dark fruit, caramel, candy sugar (kandij), raisins, fortified wine. Flavour malty, caramel, raisins, dark fruit, spicy notes, earthy notes, long malty sweetbitter finish. Excellent.
Draught at Delirium Monasterium. Chocolate brown with beige/gold creamy head. Aroma is full of beefy dubbel smell, lots of roast malt, bit of caramel, some hops and something floral. Probably how I think all dubbels should smell. Taste is yeasty, roasty, sweet caramel, toffee, creamy malt, bit of chocolate. Touch of parma violet. Very smooth and very lovely. Malty sweet finish. A classic.
had it on tap in Oldenzaal. Taste of burned malt, fruity (apple, raisin), yeasty. Complex like almost all trappist ales. A bit sweeter than when bottled.
330ml bottle from ORB, Darlington. Deep brown colour with reddish tinge, foamy tan head leaving lacing and fruity, bready malt aroma. Taste is sweetish malt, caramel, bready, fruity, banana, wth some tangy yeasty bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation, dry malty bitter finish. Nicely drinkable.