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Driftwood Clodhopper Local Malt Dubbel

Driftwood Clodhopper Local Malt Dubbel
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Brewed by Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A traditional Belgian-style Dubbel, brewed with malt grown and malted on the Saanich peninsula by artisan Maltster Mike Doehnel.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15227) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle from 16th Street Liquor, West Vancouver, bottled 03.25.13, too old
Hazy brown color with medium sized head. Light malt aroma. Lean body, lightly sweet caramel flavor and very low bitterness.
Rather boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1417) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
Slighty hazy rusty brown with a decent pale head. Aroma is pineapple, brown sugar, dates, raisins, toffee. Medium-full bodied, slightly sticky mouthfeel, sweet and malty on the palate with a subtle balancing bitterness in the background. Taste is raisins, dates, toffee, chocolate, candi sugar, Belgian yeast.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dresden (938) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
But brown with a big foamy off whte head. Aroma of fruit, malt, and caramel. Lots of toffee, quite a bit of a raisin or other dried fruit. A nice, simple dubbel, ummm ok

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Lagerboy (1324) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 30, 2013
Bomber. Clear deep amber, fading foamy tan head. Big sugar sweet malt aroma and taste, some dark fruitiness and a hint of yeast, no bitterness. Soft carbonation, light-medium body, low hopped. A flat cola-ish, vinous, cloying dubbel bubblegum flavor emerges as it warms... sadly, the final third is a drainpour. Disappointing effort from Driftwood. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4474) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Consistent with style but light. Floral hops, sweet malt. Pours clear mahogany with lacing and good head. Light on palate, finishes a little sweet. Bottle.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Johnsense (850) - - JUL 10, 2013
Brown pour, lots of head. Sweet aroma, prunes and fig. Sweet tasting, Toasted malt, raison, prune, yeast and lots of toffee. Nothing off but nothing remarkable either.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8912) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2013
Hits the style though unexceptional. Drinkable though very sweet forward. Lacy, some orange coloured body. Nothing complex.Josh L bottle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4972) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 16, 2013
Bottle - Malt, brown sugar, raisins and a bit of yeast. Bubbly brown head with a clear dark mahogany hue. Toasted malts, prunes, some yeast and a clean dry finish. Very simple and light, not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (608) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2013
Poured from the tap. Clear reddish brown with full beige head. Malt and belgian yeast aroma with just hints of dark fruit. Taste of sweet toffee, only hints of a traditional dubble. Very simple body.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
stantheman (675) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2013
Bomber purchased at Liquor Barn In North Burnaby. A thoroughly enjoyable dubbel, yes. I shall save the detailed analysis for a later moment...


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