Brewed by De Graal
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Brakel, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TaxiDriver (1440) - Stadland, GERMANY - JAN 10, 2009
Bottle. Light aroma of liqueur, also some malt. The rather small white fizzy head disappear fast, the body is dark red. The taste is medium bitter, also some chocolate. A medium duration. The texture is creamy, light to medium with normal carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2494) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2008
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a thin beigh head. Aroma of caramel, fruit, yeast, and some spices. Flavor is sweet malts, dark fruit, caramel, toffee and a hint of raisins with a low bitterness and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (3954) - Indiana, USA - DEC 3, 2008
Bottle with a best before end date of 6/2009.Small semi-fizzy tan head with poor retention, one ring of lacing, very little carbonation, hazy, and a reddish hue. The aroma was malt, caramel, sweet, and dark fruits. Ditto for the flavor. Tingly mouthfeel and medium in body. This beer has a nice balance, easy to drink, worthy of a try, and I would drink this one again. Surprised at the overall low ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - OCT 13, 2008
From a 750 ml bottle. Light garnet colored body with a medium tan colored head. Toffee and some plums come out in the initial nose. There is a nice brown sugar hint in here hiding behind the other lightly fruity smells. Bits of toffee mix with some coffee for the first taste. As one drinks more, you start to get iced tea and a waxy feeling finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2011
Date: October 10, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Green’s, Atlanta
Appearance: hazy dark amber, wispy beige head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma with lots of fruity character
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, lots of fruity character, low bitterness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (723) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - SEP 21, 2008
bottle, september 08. Clear, rubby copper color witha medium, creamy cremé head. Aroma is fruity with a caramel and banana touch. Some spice, quite restrained. Flavor is ripe fruit, bananas and a slight coffee touch. Slightly phenollic with a short earthy aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium, some chewy malt and easy drinking but with a sudden watery finish. Ok, easy drinking dubbel that could do with a bit more personality.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Habanero (2180) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 7, 2008
Bottle, pours hazy amber with a little off-white head. Nose of malt, berries and yeast. Sweet/ sour burned malt flavour with notes of dark fruit. Rathe watery palate. Medium bodied. Ends up more dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SSSteve (3666) - - AUG 29, 2008
murky brown under a frothy tan head. aroma is unappealing with some faint caramel, raisin and a good bit of alcohol. flavor is slightly nutty, pear, plum, brown sugar light flowery hops. drinkable but not too exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 14, 2008
750mL bottle, courtesy of nuplastikk. Thanks, Greg! Amber color, beige head, clear body. Aroma is yeast slight caramel. Flavor is dark fruit, raisin, plum, spice, cocoa, bitter finish, brown sugar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2008
(750ml bottle, thanks nuplstikk) Small beige head atop cloudy copper/brown body. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, raisin, caramel, light bubblegum. Taste is medium sweet, raisin, some bubblegum, caramel, light banana. Soft light-medium body.

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