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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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A Belgian Dubbel, a style that originated in the monasteries in the Middle Ages. This beer is rich, malty and raisiny with a touch of caramel flavor. Being one of our bigger beers this should be enjoyed in moderation.

Contract brewed by High Point for <a href=http://www.boaksbeer.com/ target= blank>Boak Beverage


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2342) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2009
Good sized tan head of varying sized bubbles. Reduces slowly. Weak cola aroma with some roasted malts and bread. Overall, pretty weak. Color is a nice dark mahagony brown. Flavor is slightly tart which does not fit with the style at all. But it is still pretty good tasting though. Chocolaty malts with some vanilla and dark fruit. Oily mouthfeel that fades quickly and leaves little remanents that you actually swallowed anything. An ok dubbel but not really close to the style too much.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GodOfThunder (1244) - Orlando, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2008
This turns out to be a solid double, but not really strong. The flavor is there, it just needs to be kicked up a notch. Mostly vanilla and raisins with a light mouthfeel. Could be better.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sloth (2400) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2008
Bottle from coldbrewky. Small brown head that fades quickly, little lace. Clear brown color. Nose of dill pickles and light caramel malts. Body is med/light with a light astringency and fairly lifeless. Burnt caramel malt flavors, other off flavors, lightly sweet malts, dusty. Bland malt finish. Obviously a bad bottle, but hey thats what were here for correct?! Thanks Steve!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WisconsinBeer (700) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 26, 2008
Bottle. Deep brown color, minimal head dissipates rapidly. Flavor is light bready caramel malts, a bit of yeasty banana esters, candi sugar. Finish is lingering banana bread and a bit of spice. Raisins and ripe fruit also linger in the background. Medium bodied. Solid beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2008
Hazy brown with medium off white head. Sweet aroma wth ripe fruits, dark fruits and caramel notes. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, caramel and toffee notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 26, 2008
Bottle courtesy of jabic. Pours brown with a thin white head. Smells of sweet malt, ark fruit, musky. Tastes of light spice, sweet malt, some tarte hints, touches of earthiness. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2008
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of BrianK. Slightly hazy amber golden with a dense off-white head. Aroma of overripe fruit and yeast. Quite full-bodied with sweetish roasted malts, overripe fruit and yeast. Lightly bitter finish. 201008

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eaglefan538 (2828) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - OCT 23, 2008
Bottle shared by sloth. Pour was typical in color for the style, yet a weak head and lacing. The aroma was odd, caramel, some light yeast and then off vegetal type scents. The flavor followed the aroma, earthy and vegetal, some dark fruits (but not very nice, more raisiney than anything), astringent but semi-sweet candy aspects. The mouthfeel is light and astringent. Meh, not that great of a brew, but thanks anyway, Bert, ya good man you!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy deep amber with a fully gone head. Roasted malty aroma. Light citric note. Smooth roasted and mild acidic flavoured with a light spice note. Ends mild roasted.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grovlam (4152) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Bottle. [Tasting @ Papsoe 20-10-2008] Average creamy beige head that mostly lasted. Fair display of lacework. Mahogany color. Aroma of dried fruit, mild rye bread, dusty grain, hint of floral notes. Medium bodied with an average carbonation. Moderated sweet flavor with a hint of bitterness. Sweet malty finish.


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