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RATINGS: 494   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
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DDBA is our flagship beer brewed at double strength. It is amazingly similar in many respects to our barrel fermented DBA and possesses everything we love about that beer times two. English caramel malts lend rich toffee character that pairs well with assertive medium toast American oak barrels.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (10611) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Draught @ CBC 2013: Amber coloured. Unclear. Dnese beige head. Aroma: Caramel, spice, ripe fruits, some sweetness, oak, brown sugar, herbs. Flavour: Ripe fruits, caramel, brown sugar, herbs, oak, bourbon, spice. Medium to full bodied. Ends fruity and woody.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30015) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2013
Draft. An amber beer with a lazing yellowish head. The aroma has notes of malt, caramel, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, alcohol, and wood. The alcohol burns the tongue.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chinchill (2777) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 13, 2013
2012 Reserve #001 bottle. Translucent red-copper; sparkling clear; small but durable off-white head. Aroma: Big, rich and complex with some evidence of higher ABV. Surprisingly fruity! Hints of oak, caramel, raisins, brown sugar and bourbon. Taste: Rich, complex and lasting. Bourbon whiskey-oak tones over a very fine barleywine. Has 12% ABV but drinks more like 8%. Mouthfeel: Smooth but with some alcohol heat. Excellent for 12% ABV! O: Exceptional. Perfect for sipping. An ESB transformed into something else altogether.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DSG (8199) - Tel Aviv, - MAY 12, 2013
[5/4/13] Draught at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Hazy amber. Malty and alcoholic aroma with caramel and some fruitiness. Sweet malty alcoholic flavor, caramelly and a bit fruity. Medium-bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12252) - DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle @ CBC. Clear dark amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, hop, little toasted, little toffee and a little oak. Flavour is malt, caramel, little vanilla, medium sweet, little toasted, little toffee and a little bourbon.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (5619) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013. Poured a bright copper colour with a round glass hugging head and a thick oily consistency. The aroma is rich fruit, toffee and caramel. The flavour is weak bitter, sweet, oaky and with some slightly rich alcohol burn on the palate. This is a truly superb beer which seems like a beer on a whole new level.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trujahwarrior (509) - Monroe, Washington, USA - MAY 12, 2013
On tap pours a tannish brown color with a light tan head that leaves hardely any lacing. Smells of caramel, honey vanilla and bourbon. Tastes of all the same things. Mouthfeel is oily and chewy with good carbonation. Overall pretty good for an aged ESB. A little too sweet for my taste, but good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sloth (2610) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - MAY 10, 2013
I dont understand the fascination.Ugly ass, Overly sweet brew. Wood is there but smothered under sweet malts. Little whisky, lil lumber. Shame. Dry it the fuck out and you got yerselfs something.jmho. wtf.Bomber from statelineliquors.wtf.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1377) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 10, 2013
Bottle at CBC. Copper-reddish colour with white lace. Malt, sweet, caramel aroma. Malty taste, with hints of caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22911) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2013
Draught at CBC 2013. Clear orange coloured with a small off-white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, dried fruits, hops and vanilla. Sweet and fruity flavour of hops, vanilla and dried fruits. Sweet and hoppy finish.


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