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Featured Craft Beer of the Week: The Westmalle Trappist Dubbel Belgian Ale

Made by Trappist Catholic Monks in Belgium

By Matt Goldstein

The Westmalle Trappist Dubbel Belgian Ale is made by Trappist Monks at the Westmalle Abbey Monastery in Belgium. An Abbey is a Catholic Monastery and Trappist is the Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance, a Roman Catholic Religious Order. According to Westmalle, out of . . . → Read More: Featured Craft Beer of the Week: The Westmalle Trappist Dubbel Belgian Ale

Featured Craft Beer of the Week: The Westmalle Trappist Dubbel Belgian Ale

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3 comments to Featured Craft Beer of the Week: The Westmalle Trappist Dubbel Belgian Ale

  • A wonderfully complex beer. Really enjoy the dark fruit, toffee, chocolate and roasted coffee notes, and the nice clean finish.

    Cheers!

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  • Gourmonster

    I’ve always found the Trippels to be the overly yeasty, and sometimes overpowering, brews; the Dubbels (no matter which monastery brews them) tend to be a much smoother ale.

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    WGM Reply:

    I completely agree. Although I like a crisper beer, the yeast can be too much in a trippel. I am more of a fan of dubbels.

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