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RATINGS: 1039   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Allagash Dubbel Reserve boasts a dark malty taste. The finish is dry with subtle hints of chocolate and nuts. With time, Allagash Dubbel Reserve will mature in the bottle and acquire distinctive port and sherry characteristics.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkvibe (68) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2002
Almost no head, íburntí flavor. Mediocre beer.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JBPortland (924) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 20, 2014
750ml bottle batch 113 pours clear red brown with a finger of head. Nose is bready fruit, fig, plum, some berries, grain, cereal, touch of yeast spice. Taste is similar with a prominent bready malt backbone, belgian yeast spice and nutty dark fruity plum, light grape, earthy. Finish is dry, grainy cracker and bready, spice, soft dark fruit and berries. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1000) - Vermont, USA - NOV 28, 2014
Was a gift from my cousin, Meghan, and her boyfriend Dan (whom couldnít make it). 750 mL purchased at the source, or so I was told. Read: "Batch# 113" on front of label. To red wine glass, it pours a chestnut oaken brown with which a trim, sudsy off-white head 1 and a half fingers in length stood. Aromas of banana bread, Belgian yeast, salted butter, molded tangerine, burnt plastic, sweat, and pistachios. Tastes the same with the addition of spent grain, unripe pineapple, aged hops, DME, and sweat. Bready with undertones of underripe tropical fruit, cotton, and yeast. The yeast character is transformative...it once had smelled like a boring (American take) Dubbel, but quickly had turned into something much more...was essenially akin to consuming stale pumpernickel doused in an expired store-bought punch blend...that sounded as if its distinctiveness had been horrendous and undrinkable, but, oddly enough, itís unique, hearty, and palatable. Iím genuinely surprised I havenít rated this until now.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (688) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Pours a lovely ruby-red with a creamy off-white head that stays a while. Nose is musky with notes of dried fruit and nuts. Taste is sweet, but not too much. Full body. Lively carbonation. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
spokeydonkey (30) - somerville, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Nice malty dubbel. Peppery yeasts note. Alcohol heat at the end. Mouthful is creamy and rich.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HarryPlopper (29) - - OCT 30, 2014
Dark amber color, minimal head in glass when poured from bottle. No lacing. Fruity taste and a off tasting finish and aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aquilo (556) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Brown with a thick creamy head. Aroma is nuts and co2. Flavor is caramel and wheat bread. Good all around, but somehow I was hoping for more.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Underdogs88 (134) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Notes of caramel, toast & raisons. Appearance is a cloudy dark amber with an off-white head good retention. Flavor contains notes of cardboard. Oxidation is evident. Caramel flavors are present with dried fruit flavors. Balance is on the malt side. Mouthfeel is medium full with medium high carbonation. Overall,the beer tastes old. I'm sure it would taste better if it was fresher. I'll give it another try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"somewhat port-like in itís initail sweetness and complexity, this is a tasty dubbel. chocolate and ripe fruit, a little dough and belgian yeasty spice, and barely noticed alcohol. better than the triple or grand cru."

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gripweed57 (768) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 26, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Deep copper color topped by a large rocky beige head. Fruit toasted malt nose is nutty with notes of cocoa. Flavor is more nuttiness with notes of cherry and milk chocolate. Subtle yeasty character imparts an earthy dried fruitiness. Silky smooth with nice complexity. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
60minuteman (853) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Bottle from Wegmans Pub. Strong kick, heavy burnt malt, dark fruit, possibly cherry, bittersweet chocolate, a really nice dubbel. Color was ruby gold. Minimal white lace.


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