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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NotWthoutStout (31) - Wharton, New Jersey, USA - MAR 9, 2007
Bottle - Poured a beautiful dark mahagany/deep copper hue with a huge frothy head that lasted quite a while. The appearance really got my hopes up, The mouthfeel is nice at first smooth with good body like you would expect from a malty beer but then too much carbonation (and I pour my beer hard from high to get rid of the carbonation) . In the smoothness there is the carmel, some dark fruits but it all transits too fast into a very short finish that too quickly becomes yeasty, & astringent. Especially the carbonation kept hiding what I could tell should be a more complex flavour and I kept getting left with a bit of metalic after taste. I will revisit this one as it has high potential and may have just been an off batch. It drinks easy, maybe a little too easy as it goes down very fast - possibly in the search for the flavour I keep expecting from such a great looking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smcd (366) - USA - MAR 8, 2007
Amber/brown. Pours nicely clear. Malty aromas ... few hops. Hints of dried frut and caramel throughout. Slightly oily and an almost non-existent finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (12047) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2007
Bottle. Creamy white excellent mostly lasting head. Wonderfull red-amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Week but nice fruity flavor. Average finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2663) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2014 Drank with Stegosaurus and Beereded_one at Newton brew fest. Poured a reddish brown. Head dissapeared quickly. Mild brown sugar aroma with hints of fruit. Weak after taste but not a bad beer in all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (18514) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 7, 2007
Dark brown, with a malt nose, lots of roast malt with a little sweetness and chocolaty bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2007 Pours out a dark brown/amber with a medium sized light brown/beige foamy head. Aroma of of malts, brown sugars, caramel, hazelnut. Nice smooth dubbel, flavored with raisins, figs, definite malts, with a particular caramel ending. Not my favorite style, but still yet a fine beer from our friends in Belgium!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beltramelli (471) - Campinas, BRAZIL - FEB 26, 2007
Wonderful trapista beer of century XI… It deserves respect for the tradition and the magnificent flavor. Black color, fort and with amadeirado flavor. One honors to drink it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 24, 2007
Draught. Pours a deep copper colour with a pretty fantastic lacy off-white head. Fruity aroma, some forest fruit, toffee and rum... sounds great but really is nothing too special. I liked the mouthful though, medium body and well balanced sweetness. Flavours of fruity esters and chocolate nuttiness, quite good really. Finish is medium length and carries a little of the sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzzler67 (1597) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2007
Large beige head with a load of lacing atop a burgundy colored body. Yeasty, dried fruit aroma with hints of anise. Sweet malt taste, caramel, toffee and ripe fruit. Medium bodied mouthfeel, but overly carbonated. Lingering finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Dark pour thick well laced tan head Lt aroma can’t pic much up i guess some light colored fruits and tches of sweetness. Full pal well coated ltly creamy Sweet ltly fruity plums some breads & sugars hints of gum Ok

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