kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - APR 12, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
(draught at restaurant) Nice amber with small off-white head. Sweetish malt and yeast aroma. Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, fruit
Nejhleader (1290) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at mcgraths. Sweet, bit of a sugary flavor, wasn’t as flavorful as I though but it wasn’t bad.
Frauditor (160) - Hagerstown, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
good beer at a good bar. hard kick to the sobriety. I’d like to try some of their other brews to compare but this one is a keeper.
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 16, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Racers in Baltimore. Slightly hazy with a deep amber hue. Clinging creamy head. Medium bodied with a slight yeasty aroma. Initial flavor is a smokey peaty malt flavor. The caramel and cocoa hit the palate next. Then a touch of fruity esters. Finishes with a warming toasty dry hop flavor. Wonderfully blended but with a great layered complexity. Touch of citrus yeast zest somewhere in the middle. Plays over the palate. Well integrated and delicious.
Arayaga2 (1859) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 12, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
As dubbels go, this product is rather unique in my experience. Taste starts sweet, and becomes intensely bitter, like an overextracted tea.... but I mean that in the best way possible.
Derek881 (1030) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2007
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Another delicious beer sampled at my first visit to Max’s Taphouse in Baltimore. The beer poured a dark amber-orange color with a big tan head. The aroma was of sweet malts, featuring caramel and fruit notes. It started off sweet, but had a nice bitter finish, where the taste of alcohol was slightly present. A very wet beer with light carbonation and a good alcohol contribution.
rdelljh (155) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma of malt, fruit, caramel, florals.
Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. A little sweet and bitter.
Aurelius (4530) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lightly hazy, medium brown with a filmy head. Crisp coldwater and appleish aroma. Nice, bittereed, tart, ABV evident. Grows sweeter as it warms. Went really well with the exotic cheese plate here. Well done.
madcurls85 (11) - USA - OCT 25, 2006
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Great Baltimore Brew. The description does it nicely. Get this sometimes at The Brewer’s Art itself or on tap at a local place, Alonso’s.
weeare138 (936) - Collegeville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 11, 2006
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at KSBF ’06...
Appears an orange tinted amber with a lush, off-white head. Little pieces of lacing are left.
Smell is of a lightly sweet, mildly spiced dubbel with a yeasty doughiness, caramel, sweet vanilla, and fruit highlighted by black grapes.
Taste is of the aromas. A nice change of pace from the candi-sugar sweet dubbels that overtake the yeast and grain that are the backbone of the style.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied, only slightly sweet, along with a lingering of grapes and raisins that make for a light version of a dubbel. I’ve had this several times in the past with no rating to speak of. I’m glad they brought this one to Kennett. It’s such an easy drinking dubbel.
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