Tag Archives: Dubbel

Saint Mars Of The Desert Go Belgian

Special 4 (4.8%) is a Dark Belgian Abbey Type Single that’s soft and easy drinking. It pours a conker brown and smells of toffee and tamarind. This is a malty beer, but without the weight of a Porter or a … Continue reading

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Mount St. Bernard Abbey Tynt Meadow (7.4%)

I understand, to a point at least, that people feel loyal to their locality, feel that anything made close to them needs supporting and championing. It’s where diehard football fans come from, it’s where that need to belong comes from. … Continue reading

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Leeds Home Brew Club Belgian Beer Competition

“Would you like to judge a Belgian Beer Competition,” asked Ian during an internet natter. “Would I?” I replied, “yeah, go on then. What date is it happening?” Sadly I couldn’t get up to Leeds for the date in question … Continue reading

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Gipsy Hill Brewing Co. Les Gilles (6.5%)

A collaboration between Gipsy Hill and Villages, this is a Belgian style Dubbel aged on sour cherries. More importantly it’s a thing of loveliness. It smells of treacle tart and stone fruit, and it’s a very malty beer. Taking a … Continue reading

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Northern Union Brewing Co. Dubbel (6.5%)

Northern Union’s take on a Trappist Dubbel isn’t half bad. It pours a deep purple brown with a little ring of lace for a head, and it smells of prunes and chocolate. The malting is thick with treacle and honeycomb, … Continue reading

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