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RATINGS: 1585   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Double has undergone two fermentations, which gives this ale a chocolatey, toffee taste with a warming brandy-like finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mhelgason (495) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 5, 2007
bottle. average to small tan head (mostly dissapated) into dark brown body. Aromas of brown sugar, ripe dark fruit, goes along with the brown sugar but there is a tootie rollness in there. light body with watery texture, but duration lasted longer than expected. not bad dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3500) - Panama City, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2009 bottle poured into Grimbergen glass in Paris. Darker orange and gold colour with a medium head that quickly disappears. Nice sweetness in the taste. Good, but not great dubbel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arayaga2 (1945) - portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 30, 2007
Appley amber color with quickly fading white head. Tart aroma with a bit of caramel, apples, spices, and a hint of booze. Taste is same, but weakly so, and only minimally carbonated. $3/11.2oz

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bonbright7 (181) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2007
I was at a party last night, which partly turned into a Dubbel style tasting with a mixed case of great beer, including this one. As I was given a goblet and a 3 oz pour, I had to pay attention, and this one was poured after the hop laden Allagash Dubbel. I liked the semi-sweet malty taste that came from the dark orange and brown ale that I was grasping for some keyword to exploit in its name. The best I could do was simply say it was "lazy" and slightly sour. I wold love to find this on tap to reveal it’s malty nature.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chapel (468) - Levittown, New York, USA - SEP 24, 2007
Pours a very dark black/red with a good amount of head that goes along with a somewhat milky mouthfeel. Aroma and taste is of mocha and caramel, bittersweet but not extreme to either end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2007
On tap Winking Lizard Cleveland. dark ruby, beautiful lacing, tastes like cherry sherry, disappointing soapy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - SEP 19, 2007
Pours a very dark ruby that is clear with a big creme head that falls fairly quickly but leaves a LOT of lacing on the way down. Musty yeast on the nose that seems to have a dusty tone to it. Metallic tone to the flavor overall with a touch of sugar and a tang on the middle. Feel is low on carbonation and seems to border on watery. Drinkable, yes. A good dubbel, but it didn’t exactly blow my socks off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
nickspies (78) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 18, 2007
Very nice plum and raisin smell. Light brown to deep amber color. Great dried fruit flavor...sweet...but strong malt backbone. A little thin, but holds the flavor well enough. Not my favorite style, but good nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2007
Bottle. Poured a massive white head which takes some time to go. Dark brown colour, lovely aroma with some sweetness, quite smooth. Good example of a Dubbel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (4456) - Nueva York, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Really dark ruby body with a a reddish white head. Leaves nice lacing. Light aroma as far as I could tell. But when you open the bottle you get a fat whiff of meat to the nose. I found it to have a slightly metallic taste at the front and at the aftertaste. A bunch of sweetness. The finish is the best part with a beautiful honey taste. Molasses present as well. Really, really smooth. Wonderfully drinkable. A real pleasant surprise and I think it is one of my favorite dubbels, just because it is so different from every other one I tried.

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