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RATINGS: 1400   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Double has undergone two fermentations, which gives this ale a chocolatey, toffee taste with a warming brandy-like finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7657) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2006
Overflows out of the bottle, pours a dark brown with a big fluffy tan head. Fruity with yeasty funky aroma, light sourness - touch of vinegar and tomato juice? WTF? Flavour is fruity, sweet caramel and malt. Fruity tang that is just ever so slightly sour and tart. Could be mildly infected ( a check of some other ratings mention similar flavours) or maybe just yeasty Belgian funk. Average to medium palate, touch syrupy. (3+) Bottle courtesy of 1FastSTI.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SHIG (3555) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 10, 2006
Reddish dark brown with full light brown head. Bitter pungent smell. Sweet malty flavor very vs. the smell. Almost brown sugar tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2006
Dark brown colour, averge off white head. Heavy sweet yeasty aroma, some malts as well. little alcoholic touch. Full body, smouth taste. Finish is dry malty. somewhat sweet alcoholic with a light bitter ending. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2007 Pours brown with a decent sized head, nose is mostly yeasty and caramel malt, flavor is smooth, carbonated, its ok, nothing special decent body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jhamiltonwv (4) - USA - JAN 23, 2006 does not count
Something about this beer just MAKES you enjoy it! Has a nice billowing head that doesn´t disapear after the first sip. This beer produces a one of a kind aroma that just dares you to taste it. It bites a little at first but goes down quite easily after first sip. The unique thing about Grimbergen is that it leaves a wonderful taste in you mouth. This is a must try for anyone!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - JAN 13, 2006
30cl bottle. Poured a clear brown with minimal head. Nose had vinegar, and some candy malt. Flavor was a mix of sweet and sour. malty sweetness, but with a dose of vinegar too. Maybe this bottle was going bad, because it didn’t taste like any other double I’ve had. But it was still drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robertburns (15) - westminster, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2006
Thick head,with lot’s of carbonation. Ruby Brown in color. Very slight chocolate taste with malty sweetness. Big alcohol taste at finish. Overall, a good, easy to drink beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vanvenlo (1204) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2006
15 Sep 05 (European Bier Cafe) - Big sweet luscious stone fruit aroma. Cloudy dark brown-red colour, great lacing and good head. Light sweet fruit malt and light spirit flavour. Tangy fruit finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skinnyviking (6793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2005
Bottle. Light brown short head. Dark brown body. Cannot distinguish the aroma but it is spicy yet sweet. Pleasant chocolate coffee hops flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (4928) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 26, 2005
This bottled brew poured a large sized head of foamy frothy mix fine to large sized long lasting light brown colored bubbles thick lace. The body contained soft carbonation, was hazy and brown in color. Its aroma contained notes of mild brown malt . Its mouth feel is slightly thick caramel with a mellow palate and a aftertaste. Its flavor contained good brown beer caramel malt toffee notes and was very tasty. An excellent beer that I would buy again.

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