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Greenís
Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Specialty Grain
Hazel Grove, Stockport, England
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.58   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
All natural dubbel dark ale
Ale made from millet, rice, buckwheat and sorghum.
Greenís Ales DO NOT contain any of the following: Wheat and/or Barley, Crustaceans, Eggs, Fish, Peanuts, Soya beans, Milk, Lactose, Nuts, Celery, Mustard, Sesame seeds, Sulphur dioxide and Sulfites.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mgermani (1000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 25, 2008
Pours a deep near-black amber with a full head of big bubbles & lacing. Aroma is of apples, iron, antiseptic. Taste is pleasant if completely taken out of context. Green apple, light caramel, lots of alcohol. Tastes like a more interesting "cooler" than normally available, or a mass-produced dark apple cider. Nothing remotely resembling a dubbel, but Iím willing to forgive that. Lots of carbonation, and reasonably full-bodied. Again, completely out-of-context, this is a drinkable beverage, but not an abbey dubbel as I know it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (3196) - Georgia, USA - APR 22, 2008
Thought it would be appropriate to review this beer on Earth Day. Aroma is fruity and more like a brandy than a beer. Pours a nice dark translucent brown with a beige head that is thick but does not stick around for long. Flavor is rather like brandy or cider, very apply, not like a beer at all but still tasty. Texture is exceptionally smooth. This hardly seems like a beer at all, but that is not necessarily a bad thing!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Bottle with a best before date of 05/04/09. Large frothy, very fizzy tan head that mostly diminished, good amount of lacing, hazy, fast rising carbonation, and a brown hue with a red tint. The aroma consisted of malt, caramel, sweet, and dark fruits. The flavor was malt, dark fruits, caramel, and hints of spices. Slightly tingly mouthfeel and medium bodied. Easy to drink, but definitely not one of the better beers of this style that I have rated or enjoyed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dyetube (1181) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2008
This beer pours black with a thick tan head leaving some good lacing down the sides. The nose is spices and malt. The flavor is a little to lively for a dubble if you ask me, although I kinda like it. Not really that bad when you consider this is brewed with no malt and no wheat. Cheers!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brenn79 (1468) - Idaho, USA - JAN 23, 2010
16.9 oz. bottle- Pours black with a decent head that dissipates immediately, the aroma is brown sugar and whiskey, not bad. The flavor is better than expected although not great. The only other gluten free beer iíve had is Redbridge so this is excellent compared. The flavor is bubbly like Champagne, weird and somewhat drinkable. Next up, Greenís Quest Tripel.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
rubbishystuff (1796) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2010
It is really unfair to compare this to other regular beer, it would be better to compare this to other gluten free beer. Gluten free beer does take some getting used to but then it is different grains. Many adjunct lagers taste weird because of the corn. There is a thin sour/tart flavor present but Iíve detected that in most g-free beer. Iíve tried about 6 different gluten free beers and felt this was the best. Serving: Bottle

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doublebock (496) - California, USA - APR 6, 2012
So this was my first Gluten free beer and it wasnít as bad as I thought it would be. Its certainly unfair to compare this versus other true Belgian dubbels or other dark true beers. Comparing it versus Redbridge would be a better way to rank this. With that caveat, lets get into it. Pours dark brown with a thick creme colored head. Toasted malt aroma with vinaigrette dressing notes. Flavor of molasses and raisins and red wine.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4762) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2007 Bottle. Big-bubbled, vanishing tanned head over a hazed, reddish/brown body. Aroma is Christmas-spices, port and sugery dark dried fruits. Light vinous taste; slight malty and acidulous fruity with a sour twist. Slim body. A nice lightweighter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2007
33 cl bottle. Reddish dark brown colour with a huge light brown head. Nice aroma of yeast, dried fruit, sweetness, hints of alcohol and chocolate. Flavour of port, sweet-sour maltness, spices and ends up very light but tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beer4000 (4395) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 3, 2007
330 ml bottle. Dark red/ brown body with a foamy beige head. Aroma is malt, yeast, dry fruit and brown sugar. Flavor is a bit sour malty with cellar notes, rather thin body but quite refreshing. Long spicy finish. A lot better than Glutaner.


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