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RATINGS: 1666   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
royalextra99 (1) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 4, 2001 does not count
Rumor has it that you can no longer find the Grimbergens in Florida...however if you can fins some (& don’t mind the high price for it), you will be greatly rewarded. My recommendation is to pour it into a room-temperature glass. Truly the finest beer to taste BETTER as it grows warmer in the glass!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ZeidleBrew (8) - , Connecticut, USA - OCT 22, 2008 does not count
First poured from a bottle at the Blue Pearl in New Haven, CT, then found at a local retail store. The only thing keeping this from being the perfect beer is my belief that such a thing does not yet exist. Poured an attractive dark amber with just a little bit of head. The flavor combination of malt, caramel, and a hint of spice blended and progressed fantastically before leading to a mellow finish and overall sense of satisfaction. Definitely a beer to enjoy in smaller amounts/at a slower pace rather than in rounds at a bar.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
TroepHero (15) - Rheden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2011
Just like Affligem double, this one has a great mix between heaviness and sweet aftertaste. Also it doesn’t have TOO much alcohol. Definitely one of my favourites from Belgium.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - APR 18, 2010
Sting on palate. Sweet fruity nature and a Belgium funk. Lucky me. Excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (5676) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2005
Smells a little fruity and off, but looks nice. I think this may have strawberry or raspberry hints, but this is truly one of my favorite doubles - top notch.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
josesky (9) - SPAIN - JUN 17, 2012 does not count
Excelente sabor. Un aroma suave. Su color y su cuerpo incitan a su consumo. Atractiva tanto en apariencia como en sabor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JonnyMadison (87) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Snifter. Very smooth and rich, never bitter. Chocolate toffee present, but almost a grape juice flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Foxchainman (16) - Fox Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Chimay Red and Grimbergen dubbel are the best Belgium dubbel. Great examples of the style. Grimbergen has so many rich layered flavors. A dark red brown soup of raisin and plum flavors. Sweeten with a touch of molasses. This malt forward is a rich flavor giant and priced well below Chimay Red and way better then Ommengang Abbey Ale or New Belgium Abbey. The american version of the dubbel are so one bland.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2005
The taste is just the right bits of unsweetened chocolate and fine brandy, with a side of roasted barley to keep you sipping. A damn fine brew my lads.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 4, 2008
Now this...is beer. Pours a beautiful deep copper color with a generous off white head. Lots of roasted malts with hints of chocolate on the nose. Wonderful, roasted chocolate with a bit of a fruity character to it in the aftertaste. This was a great great beer, highly reccomended.

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