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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Authentic Adirondack Ale Created by Duncan Kincaid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mep3222 (1038) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Malty slightly sweet aroma. Taste is malty with a sweet finish as well as a soapy bitterness to the finish. Not a great example of an Abbey dubbel. It is drinkable if given for free, but I wouldn't order it again. Low carbonation and pretty flat. That detracts from the beer, but really doesn't have great flavors either (mostly the soapy finish that really kills it) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3027) - New York, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Tap at brewery as part of sampler paired with buffalo chicken salad. pours dusty brown. nose is some red fruit and malt. tastes of ripened red fruits, malt, some earth, light banana, yeast, and hop bitters. fine palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerbill (3598) - Laurel, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a clear warm gold with a moderate linen white head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. The aroma is grainy malt. The flavor is grainy malt followed by some mild-moderate bitterness. Dries out on the palate at the finish as well. Perhaps this bottle is mislabeled, because there is nothing reminiscent of an abbey dubbel in this bottle. Disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6728) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 24, 2013
Bouteille de 12 oz achetée chez Bark’s Beer Cave (Plattsburgh, NY). Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est dorée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel avec une pointe de céréales grillées. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #4703)

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
xproudfoot (750) - Paleolithic, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Brief head on this light brown ale is fueled by a deep effervescence. Floaral-citrus hops in the nose, followed by a pleasingly full bodied ale. Surprised to see this is classified as an abbey dubbel - it reminds me more of an IPA than the official one on tap. On second taste, it has more of a fruity note characteristic of red fruits than an ipa would have. Substantially smoother than an Ipa as well, its not wuite as hoppy. This could stand for a nice New York take on the dubble style. Would also make a very fine choice for a session beer. On tap at the brewpub in Glens Falls.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
justabeergeek (225) - Albany, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2012
On draft at Davidson Brothers in Glens Falls, NY, poured into a pint glass. Hazy amber pour with a decent, but fleeting white-ish head. Malty with some fruits and toffee, sweet malts and a touch of hops. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmulv (336) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Taste was pretty weak, very smooth, hints of caramel, tasted more like an amber than a dubbel. Still, not too bad, and very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2784) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Draught into a pint glass. Don’t think they knew this guy was a dubbel. Anyway it was a pretty ambery brown color. Little head. Dark fruits and malts. Similar taste. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37603) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 7, 2011
From tap at Gingerman. Pours hazy orange with a small white and creamy head. Aroma is roasted malty and slight caramelish. Bitter and light caramelish. Light caramelish. Bitter and dark malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 14, 2011
A - Pours a slightly hazy copper-red color with a finger of frothy off-white head. The head reduces down to a thin ring around the glass leaving behind spots of lacing on the glass. S - The aroma is full of rich sweet caramel malts. There also some nice fruity esters and a touch of floral hops. T - Starts off with some fruit flavors (apricot and touch of cherry). Some sweet caramel malts and just a touch of ho pin the background. Through the middle some deeper lightly toasted malt flavor comes through. The finish is a blend of some fruit esters and some sweet caramel malt that lingers nicely. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth and crisp, though just a touch watery and oily. There is a hint of alcohol warming in the finish which is nice. D - Very drinkable. Nice blend of fruit flavors and malt. Fairly well balanced. Goes down nice and smooth.

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