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RATINGS: 455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 9   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This Belgian-style Abbey Dubbel is an exceptionally complex beer with many interwoven flavors. This classic-style Abbey beer features an immense head with a fruity nose and a generous body. Malty in the middle, the beer features a clean, almondy dry finish and a slight alcohol warmth. More like a wine than a beer—it has a lot of the qualities of a fine Burgundy. The beer is bottle-conditioned.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ConiseurofBeer (242) - Downingtown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2003
Thin head but dissiapates very slowly. Heavy malt and fruit aroma,Sweet complicated, smooth flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zathrus13 (1735) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2005 A nice beer, but it really doesn’t seem like a double to me. Not a bad beer, but not a real double.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluemeow76 (693) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2003
Reddish amber pour with a thin tan head. Malty and medium-bodied. Slight fruit undertones.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
raymow (1011) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2003
Definitely not my cup of tea. I like the other Flying Fish brews that I've tried, but I don't like this style of beer at all.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2003
Had this on tap at the Grey Lodge Pub in Phila. Nice beer. I can't really say anything else that Reverend just before already said.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reverend (24) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2003
this dubbel pured to a really nice brownishish amber color with a nice frothy head that quickly dissappeared. Malty aroma with a hint of fruit. Taste wise this didn't quite measure up to a true dubbel. A good try it just seemed to be missing something. Maybe a little too thin in body for his style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9350) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2003
Thanks to dberger624 for this fine Dubbel. Pours a deep ruby/amber with a thin light beige head (no retention). Minimal lacing. Aroma of malt, and brown sugar toward the end. Flavor was somewhat strong, predominantly malty but with a nut and cherry presence as well. Finish was slightly flat but it did not detract from the beer much at all. I am not an expert on the style but I didn't think this was too bad at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 27, 2002
Pretty nice. Good color, but not as much head as I’d prefer. Definitely not as much depth as a belgian brewed dubbel, or even one of the american breweries that specialize in belgian styles. Not a bad beer. A little lighter than the standard dubbel beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dorwart (2432) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Excellent color and clarity. Not much head though. Good taste and aroma. Sort of reminded me of a wheat beer. A decent beer but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 28, 2002
This tastes fine, but as a chocolatey dunkel. That’s frankly all that greets me - a rather friendly, shallow chocolate malt not at all offensive, but perhaps a bit vapid.


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