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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Our version of a Belgian style Dubbel, full-bodied and rich with notes of raisin and plum.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3615) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle thanks to mikem409: Poured a burnt brown orange with a thin off white to tan head. Aroma is leafy and dark fruit. Taste is a sweet dark fruit with nice sweet malts, light burn in the finish but stays slightly sticky.

3.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stellaaaa (257) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Pours a deep copper with a thick, white head. It has a sweet, slightly fruity malt aroma. The taste is of dry-roasted malt that is sweet and fruity at first but more tart as it goes down. It has a medium mouthfeel, perhaps more on the thin side but not overly. Great beer, although to me it tastes more like a doppelbock than a dubbel.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3969) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Pours cloudy tea with a short, yellow-tan head. Scent is raisin, pepper..... Taste is dark fruits, a hint of spice..... tart caramel. A little bitter-dry at finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freeofthoughts (667) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Pours a sexy red copper with beige head. Smells lightly sweet of barley. The taste is robust and grainy with a light barley wine like American ale taste. There is a nice raisin and strong date taste with the grain to round out the flavor. This is not a Belgian beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2232) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 4, 2012
On tap at 1839 Taphouse. Sweet, brown sugar, malty aroma. Belgian candy, chocolate, malty flavors. Kind of tastes like a mass produced dubbel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11389) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle from Liz. Pours dark ruddy copper with a creamy beige head. Aromas of dark fruit and dark roast malt. Med + body. Flavor is raisin/date, with a little treacle and a very little yeast/spice. It all blends together in a very tasty and drinkable Belgian. Touch of chocolate, perhaps, in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4001) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Aroma is dark fruit, yeast and malt grit. The flavor is dark fruit/grapes/raisins, malts and a mildly tart finish. A bit thin for a Dubbel but not bad as a whole.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
obrienpen (2) - Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2012 does not count
I had this for my third time on tap at the Crown Valley Brewery. This is a horrible example of an Abbey Dubbel. There is no Belgian Yeasts in this beer at all. (confirmed by Denny, the BrewMaster). It is really just a Strong American Ale that is just OK.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1206) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Clear brown ale with frothy and lasting head. Aroma of caramel, sweet malts, brown sugar, molasses, dark fruit. Taste is sweet caramel, toffee, dark fruit, a little tart and a bit of dry astringency in the finish. Smooth palate with very good mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kdm1984 (699) - Missouri, USA - JUN 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2012 Full-bodied, hoppy finish; Belgian/fruity-smell. Respectable, if not super-memorable.


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