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RATINGS: 1448   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
progressive (74) - Vantaa, - SEP 30, 2012
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2013 It is quite like roasted toast. There’s much of sharp carbonation. Taste is a bit bitter at least in the end, so it’s not so nice. After all the beer is great, but it might be too caramel/raisin-like sugary, candy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigda83 (252) - Jamestown, New York, USA - OCT 31, 2014
On tap. Poured a clear brown with large foamy tan head. Aroma of sweetness, chocolate covered cherries, toffee, and caramel. Taste followed the nose and was a little sweet for me. Body felt light and looked kind of like pepsi cola in the glass. Finish was nice and smooth though at the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bicky (9) - Waregem, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2014 does not count
Bottle at home. Smellslike chocolat, metallic, some cheese, vegetables. Taste like metallic,some bitter, a little citrus. The taest is old not nice at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rubbishystuff (1866) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Not bad but a little lacking in belgiany quality in the yeastiness. Tastes a bit like cola too. Serving: Tap

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (375) - LATVIA - OCT 26, 2014
Brown with medium creamy light brown head. Smooth taste of roasted caramel, some coffee and floral notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (104) - - OCT 24, 2014
Dark auburn with tan head. Aroma of raisins, apricots, caramel. Fairly rich malty flavor with dark fruits. Hint of dark chocolate. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gorkogrlo (156) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle 0.33 l. Dark red color. Medium white head. Not much lacing. In aroma dominate bananana, cherries and chocolate. Sweet body with taste of caramel and dark fruit. Maybe, there are, also, some earth notes. Overall: nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tom10101 (2965) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle (330 ml). Dark amber with a medium mostly lasting beige head and good lacing. Aroma is of dried raisins, light liquorice, caramel, chocolate and light vinous notes. Taste is mild and a lot less expressive than aroma (which isn’t that expressive either)... toffee, chocolate, spicy notes and light vinous notes. Medium body, but weak and watery. Moderate/medium carbonation. Bland finish. A bit herbal too. The aroma isn’t bad at all, but then it gets as boring as possible. The body is weak and there’s a clear lack of flavors. Not interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5986) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"dark burgundy in color, yeast on the nose. sweet flavor, but not too much. more yeast and slightly dry spicy finish. almost no noticeable hops. good beer."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (891) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
0.33l bottle poured in a its own chalice A: Beautiful dark amber color with a nice creamy beige head which dissipates quickly leaving some nice lacings S: Sweet. Toffee and caramel malts dominates. But also a dark fruits, spices and Belgium yeasts T: Again caramel malts and spices. Sweet as a Belgium Dubbel should be with a light bitter end. M: Creamy and dense with a medium carbonation D: Good. I personally like the Belgium Dubbel style and Grimbergen represents it very well. I really recommend it [ BA Review @ 6/2/2010 ]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1430) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 13, 2014
Pours a brown colour, taste is caramel like with some brown sugar and Belgian yeast

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