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RATINGS: 1617   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hamirubi (427) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2007
Dark brown colour. A strong Belgian beer, but not that strong. So easy to drink. Good looking, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bitbucket (2164) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - OCT 16, 2007
Bottle. Pours clear dark amber with a thick and substantial off-white head. Sweet plum and brown sugar nose with a touch of spice almost as an afterthought. Medium body and fine carbonation. Sweet taste, of raisins marinated in alcohol. I’m not tuning in to the chocolate. Dry spicy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
krysztofar (344) - belleville, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2007
11.2 ruby brown color pours clean with an off-white head. not a particularly good looking one at that. nose is quite tart and fruity, almost sour even. slightly grapey, with raspberry tones. clean and fruity with a solid caramel middle. carbonation is a bit prickly. a good starter belgian, not very complex or exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6010) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2007
Didnt think too much of this beer. It was kind of dark for what i would have expected. Not one of my favorites

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biznizness (1128) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Pretty good but not great... I had the Bruno in Belgium a few years ago and it was way better. Still, decent dubbel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NJBeerman013 (1054) - Hamilton Twp., New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2007
Draft at Eulogy. What better place to have a belgian, but in a Belgian bar. Pours a dark brown in color with a cloudy white head. The aromas are amazing with a mix of fruit, chocolate, and hop. On tasting, the flavors go through many levels from fruity maltiness to a sweet chocolate, finishing with a warm brandy-like note. The mouthfeel is creamy and full. An amazing Dubbel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Carlus12 (361) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2007
Bottle @ Lowlander. Pours dark brown with foamy beige head. Aroma is earthy / malty / plums. Taste is creamy with some alcohol / dark fruits. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5430) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2007
Deep dark coloured body with a very thin off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt and a bit of sweetness with not much else. Light -bodied; Sweet flavours up front with pit fruits and a good dose of malt and yeast follow behind. Aftertaste shows more of the same, not much malt and even less sweetness. Overall, a fairly bland and tasteless double, with less-than-desireable flavours. I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from Joe’s Place in Oklahoma City (Norman), Oklahoma on 07-October-2007.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10408) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2007
Dark brown with medium head. Sweet malty aroma with plums. Again very sweet flavor that lacks complexity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Irishmist (6) - USA - OCT 7, 2007 does not count
Now one of my favourites - malty flavor is accented by a sweet, smooth aftertaste. Creamy and malty - great body - not bitter - tastes great straight from bottle also

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