Val-Dieu Brown

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Type: Dubbel
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  • 08.00% 
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VAL-DIEU BROWN from Brasserie De L'Abbaye Du Val-Dieu is a brown ale from Cistercian Abbey du Val-Dieu with garnet color, lively aromas and flavors of bitter chocolate, coffee, nougat, passion fruit and raisins.
Alcohol by Volume:..... 8% Characteristics:..... Beautiful brown color and an aroma of pure chocolate, nougat and passion fruit Ingredients:..... Pilsen and Torrifier malts, Hallertau-Hersbrucker and Saaz hops Awards:..... 2002 World Beer Championships - Gold Medal "Exceptional"

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  • Feb 2, 2011
    kaj-ii (775)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
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    [Best served in a Trappist glass]

    Poured a medium brown with a large rocky off white head that was mostly lasting and had excellent lacing. The aroma was of toasted malts, a leathery yeast and a slight herbal hop with notes of molasses and coffee. It tasted lighty sweet and sour at first and ended slightly bitter with a strong hint of coffee and a slight alcohol finish that lasted a short time on the palate. Mouthfeel was medium in body and oily in texture with a flat carbonation. Overall a tasty abbey ale.