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Boulevard Smokestack Series - Nommo Dubbel



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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
The Nommo are ancestral spirits worshipped by the Dogon tribe of the West African nation of Mali. The name is derived from a Dogon word meaning ‘to make one drink.’ No, really. Nommo, usually described as amphibious, hermaphroditic, fish-like creatures, were created by the sky god Amma, who caused them to multiply by splitting them into doubled sets of twins. Seeing a trend here? Maybe it’s farfetched, but we think the story of the Nommo makes this whole enterprise a little more fun and interesting.

Our Nommo has a brilliant deep amber color and a sweet caramel malt profile. This beer showcases the coriander, cinnamon, and star anise used in the kettle, complementing them with clove and banana notes contributed by the Belgian yeast. The rich complexity of Nommo’s flavor makes it a worthy partner to a variety of meats and game, as well as aged or aromatic cheeses.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Aroma is a bit weak but has notes of cherry cobbler. Taste is subtle with notes of cherry, licorice and yeast. Finish is bitter and earthy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Westchesterco (1540) - mclean, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Poured from a bottle and shared it is a muddy brown with an ecrue head the aroma is rather yeasty and spicy. The taste isinteredting it starts rather sweet then lingers on the palate with z bitter sweet finish. The taste is of cardamom and dome maltiness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4994) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2013
From a 75 cl bottle shared in Avon, NC. Pours a hazy brownish amber with an ecru head. Aroma of caramel and cinnamon. Flavors herbal flavors with a touch of licorice. Medium bodied, highly carbonated, crisp and effervescent finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle (best by date of 5/2013)
Aroma: Dark fruit, caramel, hints of spices
Appearance: Dark brown with a reddish tint. Nice fine white head.
Taste: Dark fruit, slight sweetness
Palate: Medium, lively mouthfeel. Warming mouthfeel and finish. Rich, but stops short of chewy.
Overall: Gains some complexity as it warms, but still a tad one-dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldGrowth (3004) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle from Triangle Wine. Good Aroma. Sweet malty. Fig, date, caramel. Clean brownish orange color. Good head spotty lace. Sweet flavor. Medium body. Smooth Mouthfeel. Sweet finish. Nice aroma best part

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EricTeusink (704) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2013
Fair to middlin’. Pours hazy lightish brown with white head. Taste is sweet with slight bitterness. Scent is candy. Meh. Bottle - Sherlock’s Wine Merchant - Decatur, GA

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1969) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Sample at Iron Horse. Draft->mini tumbler. Murky lig brown with bare head. Dark fruit, sweet malt, yeast, spices. Decent.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Yuck. Maybe a bad tap. Had at a little Irish pub in Kansas City. It was horrible. Maybe a bad tap. Haven't had again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7440) - Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2013
750 ml bottle shared by Tmoney99 (2011 notes). Pours a lightly hazy caramel brown color with a large off white head. The aroma and flavor have sweet caramel, lightly toasted, mild spices, with dark fruit. Not overly complex, but worth trying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tomthompson89 (1964) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2013
Nice murky brown pour, little to no head. Slightly yeasty chunks. Nose is dark fruits, sweet malts, touch of booze. Great flavour sweet dried fruits, some booze really nicely balanced! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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