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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rustyham (1722) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Deep dark brown hue, very opaque. Aroma is sweet deep dark musk and flowers. Falvor is much saltier than expected, more like an old ale than a dobbel, and also deep than a dubbel. Very good, especially if present as soemtihng other than a dubbel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyCraft (3184) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Bottle, hazy amber pour with tiny head that didn’t stick around for long. Aromas and flavor are fruity malts, spicy yeast, Belgian funk, brown sugar, rust and some dark fruit flavors. Dont think this was old but had some oxidized notes. Lighter body for a Belgian dubbel. Another average or slightly below offering from FF.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
closey22 (868) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Medium brown thin offwhite head; softly sweet aroma of subtle chocolate; Flava is slightly roasty slightly sweet and slightly tart notes of maple syrup and cherries; feels medium lights and fizzy; finishes roasty and dryish tart.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lightrider (307) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle into a ale glass. Pour is a dark Amber with next to no head. Aroma is sweet malt and spice notes. Tastes is warm and rich of malt. Finish is a warm and smooth wash.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AGknights44 (19) - - AUG 12, 2013
Bottle poured into glass. Hardly any head, no lacing. Very clear. Amber color. Spiciness overpowers maltiness. Some dark fruit in aroma and flavor. No chocolate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiercepanda (530) - Missouri, USA - AUG 7, 2013
A clear reddish beer with a small white head. The aroma is belgian yeast, fruit, and spices. The flavor is a similar profile with the addition of some nuttiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1393) - - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle. Dark amber with some copperish tints around the edges. No head. Nose is nutty with hints of candy sugar and cherry. Taste adds earthy yeast and spice. Palate is a little thin. Decent but doesn't quite get there. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJester (1863) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2013
355 mL bottle. Different label than the one shown. Pretty typical in colour, with not much head. Smells a little sweet, with the typical dried fruit, molasses, some earthiness. Pretty good, actually. The flavour is much more muddled; almost one dimensional. Sweet, dried fruit. Not that it’s bad; the aroma just got my hopes up.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (875) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2013 Poured from a cold bottle into a glass. Pours a nice amber color with a short lived white head. Fruity aroma, nice smooth initial taste, light bitterness, good drink ability. Overall a nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Poured a finger of head on a deep amber colored body. The aroma is a sharp caramel, barnyardish and dark fruits. The taste is grainy, caramel and mild dry bitter finish. It has a watery beginning. The texture is fairly smooth with low to moderate carbonation. It’s a fine ale but it could use a bit more in the flavor profile.


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