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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Our version of a Belgian style Dubbel, full-bodied and rich with notes of raisin and plum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
freeofthoughts (688) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (3205) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14079) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (5775) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1391) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kdm1984 (814) - Missouri, USA - JUN 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2012 Full-bodied, hoppy finish; Belgian/fruity-smell. Respectable, if not super-memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13266) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle poured a clear reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of toffee, raisin, brown sugar and plum. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of toffee, brown sugar, plum and light raisin with a smooth lingerinmg fruity/toffee finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (5048) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 28, 2012
dark amber with medium head. not as yeasty as belgian dubbels, but very drinkable. alcohol pretty well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Pours dark amber with a big frothy beige head. The aroma is light, some sweet nutty malts. The flavor is also a bit sweet, lighter for the style, with notes of malts, and a bit buttery nut-like flavors. Not too bad, not terribly interesting either though.

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