Westmalle Trappist Dubbel

About the Item

Amber-brown color, soft body and dry finish

The History of Dubbel
When monastic communities began to brew an ale for sale to the public, it was often a stronger brew than the ale the community consumed in the abbey. Brewing scholars aren’t certain, but in the days before universal literacy, this “second style” could have had the barrels marked with two X’s . . . which possibly led to the name “dubbel.”

Brown-amber color, subtle dark-malt aroma balanced by Belgian yeast character. Deeply malty, with a gentle, dry finish that hints at tropical fruit.

Serving Suggestion
After dinner with espresso, paired with sweeter soft cheeses. Try with beef remoulade and rich sauces, or with vegatable soup, or with root vegetables: carrots, beets, parsnips. Pairs beautifully with morel or chanterelle mushrooms. Serve in the traditional Westmalle goblet at 45-50 °F.

Ratebeer.com: 99 points (June 2016)
“Top 10 Beer of 2014” Beer Connoisseur Magazine, December 2014
Gold Medal, 98 points and Top-Rated Dubbel – World Beer Championships 2014
Highest-rated “Abbey Dubbel,” – ratebeer.com

Product Sizes and Quantities
11.2 ounce (330 ml) bottles / 12 per case
25.4 ounce (750 ml) bottles / 6 per case

ABV: 7.0% – OG: 1.063 – IBU: 24
Ingredients: Water, barley malt, candi sugar, hops, yeast.