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Brouwhoeve Double

A traditional Belgian-style beer brewed with dark candy sugars. Beautiful beer with an attractive ruby red color. The warmth of cloves, cinnamon and licorice. A complex combination of cloves and anise is crowned with a beautiful head. The deep clove taste of the first sip flows into a softer caramel taste. Delicious hop aromas and notes of banana come freely from the Brouwhoeve Dubbel.

Brouwhoeve's Double, dark and spicy

Brouwhoeve Double is less heavy than the color suggests. A fresh rich taste and a beautiful aroma. Brouwhoeve Dubbel can be tasted with all your senses, allowing you to fully enjoy color, aroma and taste. First you pour it in a glass, admire the head and the beautiful red-brown color. Then you can smell the full soft aroma. You take a sip and taste the richly malty character. Finally, you will enjoy the slightly sweet aftertaste. A special beer that you hope will never empty the bottle…

Brouwhoeve Double is sweet and not very bitter

Double beer is a type of beer in which more grain is added during the brewing process. This results in more sugars, which in turn results in a higher alcohol content. The taste is sweet and not very bitter. So how does double beer get its name? In the past, crosses on the barrels indicated how heavy the beer was in the barrels. Not everyone could read, but that’s how they all understood what was meant. Two crosses were used for double beer:

Double beer has its origins in our southern neighbors in Belgium. We go all the way back to the Middle Ages. Monks were already brewing beer in the monastery. They made types of beer with different amounts of alcohol. Now we know these abbey beers as double, triple and barley wine.

Beer Details

Alcoholic percentage: 7%
Malt: Vienna and Red Crystal
Hop: Magnum and Strisselspalt
Yeast: SafAle S04
EBC (color): 65
EBU (bitterness): 28
Drink temperature: 5-8°C

Beer & Food tip

Pour this beautiful double beer and drink it with:

  • a good meat dish, preferably grilled,
  • a wild stew,
  • or with dessert with delicious chocolate truffles.

Double Beer & food

Double beer is sweeter than lager and generally has a slightly softer, maltier taste and a fruity and caramel-like aftertaste. These special flavours make this beer very tasty in and with various dishes. In short, what do we eat with double beer?

  • Meat, and then we’re talking about a lot of grilled meat. Think for example of Mexican or Argentinian pieces of meat. Deer steak with beetroot and blue cheese.
  • Goat’s cheese can also be easily combined with a double beer. This full beer leaves room for the strength of goat’s cheese flavour.
  • In itself it already is a treat: chocolate truffles. With a double beer to go with it, it’s a real feast.

Malts:

  • Vienna
  • Red Crystal

Hops:

  • Magnum
  • Strisselspalt

Yeast:

  • SafAle S04

Color = EBC:  65 – amberbruin

Bitterness = EBU: 28 – Mild bitter

A traditional Belgian-style beer brewed with dark candy sugars. Beautiful beer with an attractive ruby red color. The warmth of cloves, cinnamon and licorice. A complex combination of cloves and anise is crowned with a beautiful head. The deep clove taste of the first sip flows into a softer caramel taste. Delicious hop aromas and notes of banana come freely from the Brouwhoeve Dubbel.

Short history of double brown beer

Double beer is a type of beer in which more grain is added during the brewing process. This results in more sugars, which in turn results in a higher alcohol content. The taste is sweet and not very bitter. So how does double beer get its name? In the past, crosses on the barrels indicated how heavy the beer was in the barrels. Not everyone could read, but that’s how they all understood what was meant. Two crosses were used for double beer.

Double beer has its origins with our southern neighbors in Belgium. We go all the way back to the Middle Ages. Monks were already brewing beer in the monastery. They made beers with different amounts of alcohol. Now we know these abbey beers as double, triple and barley wine.

Double beer is sweeter than lager and generally has a slightly softer, maltier taste and a fruity and caramel-like aftertaste. These special flavours make this beer very tasty in and with various dishes. In short, what do we eat with double beer?

  • Meat, and we’re talking about a lot of grilled meat. Think for example of Mexican or Argentinian pieces of meat. Deer steak with beetroot and blue cheese.

  • Goat’s cheese is also very easy to combine with a double beer. This full beer leaves room for the strong goat’s cheese flavour.
  • A treat in itself: chocolate truffles. With a double beer, it’s a real feast.
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