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RATINGS: 1619   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.


3.8
   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.

3.8
   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.

3.4
   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.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (4866) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2756) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Had this at the Rusty Bucket while watching OSU dismantle Washington. Great stuff. Beautiful brown with a thick head. Aroma minimal, baking bread. Orange taste along with chocolate in a sweet and sticky palate. Mn. hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (10572) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2007
A bit dark, not too sweet. A bit of head on darkish brown. Malty yeasty aroma. Balanced bit nothing too special.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Slipstream (2349) - USA - SEP 7, 2007
This has a dark brass/brown coloring with a foamy head and good lacing. There is a light malty-yeast aroma. It is rich and frothy with a complex flavor - sweet chocolatey-fruity malt gives way to a light hoppiness and a pleasant tingle. This is robust and interesting. This lives somewhere between the old Belgian abbey and the American brewpub. It is also nice strait from the bottle. My appreciation of this one has been growing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dankman (255) - Somewhere in, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2007
Typical abbey double with hints of chocolate and malt. Had it on tap and got a free class to boot.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Grimbergen Double (Dubbel)
Date: 06/28/1996
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

dark amber, thin head, aged malty aroma, strong malt flavor with a touch of sourness aftertaste
-------- /> Name: Grimbergen Double (Dubbel)
Date: 04/07/2007
Mode: bottle
Source: tasting
Score: 2.3 to 3.4

muddy browm fine head, streaks of lace, sweet chocolate aroma with candied dark fruits, rich malt flavor, nice blend of chocolate and dark caramel, lots of sweet ripe fruit,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.4/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevd193213 (950) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - AUG 30, 2007
Draught. Dark amber pour with thin cream head. Good lacing present. Aroma of belgian yeast, caramel and spices. Taste of fruits, maple and malts with a nice even finish.


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