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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Warning: The dark malt flavors, spicy aromas and mysterious undercurrent of bitterness in the award-winning Belgian-style Dubbel are powerful mojo in the ancient Hoodoo tradition. Prepare to fall under its spell. Enjoy with a black cat bone or serving of John de conkeroo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanfolty (2206) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 16, 2015
October 16, 2015 - sample via bottle at Blue Max. Brown pour with some head. Malty sweet and spice in aroma and taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (3345) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 15, 2015
On tap the the Republic in Minneapolis. Clear but very dark brown body. Good head that has reasonable retention. Unusual in that there’s a fair amount of vanilla in the nose and flavor. The aroma is a bit sweet and may bring a bakery to mind, but the flavor is a more bitter than sweet. Less fruity than average for style, O: Recommended, if unusual version of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tennisjoel (1255) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - JUN 10, 2015
My first Boom Island beer I’ve tried. I’ve mainly avoided this brewery based on reputation. Aroma and appearance are decent enough, but the flavor profile is thin. A slightly tart off flavor which is not expected for the style. Could be infected. Somewhat drinkable, which is the only compliment I can give. Disappointing overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (758) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Tap at Eli’s in downtown Mpls. Tulip glass. Dark brown with very little head. Toffee and caramel aroma with some roasted notes. Taste feels very mild and elements of toffee and subtle Belgian dark fruit. No real bite. Smooth. Thin which was slightly disappointing. I have had it elsewhere and it’s been better. This rating is based on the current rendition I’m drinking so take that with a grain of salt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ericular (867) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Sampled at Northgate Liquors MN beer tasting. Brown, ESB-like. A fleeting mild roasted taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (676) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2015
poured from bomber...near black nice head lacing minimal...nose is malt and dirt with light yeast notes...mouth is a little more pleasant with a malt backbone...drinkable yet not one to search out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Braudog (6066) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Draft at the brewery. The aroma is of sweet, burnt brown sugar. Drinks with an almost sour character more than a dubbel. Another thin beer and not up to name. (#5701, 8/31/2014)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2463) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Dark amber in color... Aroma of candi sugar, burnt malts, caramel... Flavor is light, slightly nutty, notes of candi sugar, dates, raisins... Decent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnmike (1074) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2014
On tap - this is a good enough dubbel. Spicy is the main take away for me along with the malt bomb on the base.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eruizgarcia (270) - - JUN 25, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2014 Roasty, malty yeast and perfectly balanced. Pours with a huge head, lots of caramel sweetness and some bitterness for balance. A real treat.

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