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RATINGS: 1631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Double has undergone two fermentations, which gives this ale a chocolatey, toffee taste with a warming brandy-like finish.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aubreya (676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 26, 2007
The color was medium ruby brown. The head was creamy, light biege, and laced. The aroma was dark fruit , sweet malt, and chocolate. The flavor was sweet malt, a kind of rootbeer taste, and some hops. The palate was lively. The finish was warm but not as long-lasting as i would have liked.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (13051) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 26, 2007
UPDATED: APR 1, 2014 330ml bottle (5:3:6:2:11=2.7)
Rich brown, quickly dissipating head.Slightly metallic bitter aroma, but also sweet and fruity. Lively in the mouth. Nice aspect of the taste include a raisiny sweetness and both richly roasted ans sweet notes of malt, but alas that’s overshadowed by a thinness, too harsh alcohol, sickly sweetness, and something quite metallic. Falls far short of the better dubbels.
Rerate: Tap (Hovipoikka, Tampere) (4:3:4:2:8=2.1)
Eww, sour aroma. Watery palate, positively thin, almost fizzy too. Unpleasant messy roasted malt taste. Only positive is that the alcohol’s hidden. However, I’d not even think about drinking enough of this to get drunk, as it’s so unpleasant.
Unwanted rerate: Tap (Belmontas, Vilnius)) (7:4:5+:3+:11+=3.0+++)
Super sweet raisiny berry aroma, fruitcakey, hedonistically very nice, if a bit bizarre in its caricature. Tastes like a typical boring belgian brune - bready sweet, a bit yeasty, yet also cleanish. Reminds me of a softer sweeter version of the tongerlo I used to have in the Daily News at 7am. Before food, this was quite full. After food, it seems weak.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EHSRanders (1987) - Tjele, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2007
Bottle. Clear brown colour with large creamy off-white mostly lasting head. Fruity aroma with notes of chocolate. Sweet spicy flavor. Oily palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (3366) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
Dark copper brown color. Some raisin and yeast in the aroma. Red fruit flavors and nice malt. Would look for a little more sweetness but this one is ok.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hamirubi (541) - Waarschoot, BELGIUM - OCT 21, 2007
Dark brown colour. A strong Belgian beer, but not that strong. So easy to drink. Good looking, though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bitbucket (2165) - 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.

2.8
   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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6113) - 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

3.3
   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.

4.2
   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.


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