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Abbey Brewing Brother Dans Double

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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This is another Abbey Brewing Co. house recipe. Beers like this were brewed by monks centuries ago to sustain them during the Lenten fast. This beer is light brown in color with hints of raisons, chestnuts, chocolate and candied fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2325) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 29, 2014
An interesting dubbel. Kind of has an herbaceous or anise element in addition to the regular sweet fruity candy malts. Interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3789) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours medium brown with creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready and cookie malts, fig, dates, raisins, floral notes, and Belgian yeast. Flavor is chewy malts, light floral and spice notes, Belgian notes, raisins, and light toffee; dries out at the finish with light bitterness. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Itzjerm (1401) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Very similar to quad but has a banana flavor start. Yeast very strong too. Not impressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2148) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2013
draft served in a snifter at the brewpub where it is listed as "9.3%" ABV. Clear dark reddish amber with a weak head.the aroma is a bit weak too, yet it has plenty of flavor. Some dark fruit, including dates, in the flavor and more medium roasted malt than usual. A touch of smoke in the finish. Medium body with proper, medium carbonation. O: recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2493) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Draft at the brewery in Miami Beach. poured medium brown with a tan head. Aromas of dark fruit, malt, yeast and sugar. Sweet aromas blended with dark fruit. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snoworsummer (2504) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2013
On draft at the Abbey in South Beach. Sweet and strong. True to the style. Opaque, very light carbonation. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7983) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2012
Draugh as a sampler of 4 beers at Abbey Brewing on Miami Beach, on December 2, 2012.
Said to be 9.5% ABV.
Clear brown color, tan head. Sweet, banana ester, alcohol taste. Alcohol, brown malt, banana aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Sweet, malty, sugary, alcohol scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2009
Draft at the pub in South Beach. The lightly hazy, reddish-brown body is crowned by a small, creamy head of beige colored foam that settles in to a thin layer. Minimal, spotty lacing dots the glass. The aroma shows notes of cocoa, hazelnut, caramel, and brown sugar, with hints of various dark and earthy fruits. Flavors are very similar, quite nutty and chocolaty, with loads of sweet dates and figs. There’s a light earthiness that seems to keep things grounded, not allowing it to get overly sweet. The body is substantial, but perhaps just a bit the style. Still, it’s smooth, easy drinking, and not a bit hot or sticky. Overall, this is not bad at all. Pretty nice, in fact.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3863) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2009
Draft at the Abbey. Amber orange pour with good offwhite head. Nose and flavor is very sweet with just the tiniest twinge of alcohol on the nose. Very sweet brown syrupy body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3087) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2009
Draft @ Abbey Brewing Company. Pours mahogany color with tan head. Molasses and malty aroma. Sweet candy sugar, raisins and spice flavors. Alcohol is slightly noticeable but not overpowering. Medium to full body with soft carbonation and a syrupy mouthfeel.

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