Filed under: Abbey Dubbel (Trappist), Rochefort | Tags: cherry, creamy, Fruity, layered, malt, nuts
Purchased at: Circle Liquors
Price: $4.99 discounted due to age (consume by August 19 2008 )
Size: 11.2 fl oz
Estimated Calories: 170 C
RateBeer Rating: 96
Aroma 8 out of 10
Intensity: more strong
Balance: more sweet
Impression: very nice
Malt Flavor: dark bread, brown sugar, toasted walnuts, caramel, grapes
Hops Flavor:Earth Floral coriander
Other: cherry corn
Appearance 4 out of 5
Clarity: chunky and cloudy
Head Retention: quite persistent
Notes: Visually, this beer suffers from age. The chunks of formed sediment are likely from the beer being past its drinking date.
Flavor 8 out of 10
Balance: well balanced
Impression: Very nice. Fruity.
Malt Flavor: Grain Bread Nut Caramel
Hops Flavor: Earth Floral Herbal Citrus
Other: cherry melon corn
Notes: A very well balanced flavor with layers of fruit and malts.
Palate 4 out of 5
Sensation: Creamy Warming
Notes: long lasting finish but very muted.
General Impression: 16 out of 20
Craftmanship: very very well done
Freshness: Stale notes likely make this great beer suffer.
Personal Taste: Liked very much, despite its age.
Notes: I’m looking forward to trying a fresher version of this.
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