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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fredthecat (297) - - MAR 2, 2014
dark amber, brownish with a small head that disappears. smell is alcohol, sugar, apple. taste is dominantly strong toffee that turns saccharine. a lot of alcohol and candy, surprisingly hoppy herbal taste. mild yeast character-fresh,springy(?). palate is creamy but moderate. something so one dimensional i wont get again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle at Aba-Jour, july 31. Pours clear mahogny with a creamy one-inch tan head. Aroma is sweet caramel, raisin, plum and light spices. Taste is medium sweet with toffee, dark and dried fruit, light bitterness in the background. Finish is light/medium spicy bitterness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
MSBrindbergs (284) - Solna, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
Flaska från Alko, Finland. Mörk brunröd vätska med ett schysst ljusbrunt skum. Doftar sött av plommon, russin och malt. Smakar sött av detsamma, saknar lite drag dock. Relativt tunn kropp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1124) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Draft sample at Todd English pub. Chestnut colour. Medium head. Toffee smelling. Slightly bitter. Interesting ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
budedou (380) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - AUG 20, 2014
Pours deep chestnut with a cream head. Quite a sweet malty brew with notes of chocolate and spice. Alright.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1502) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2014
330ml bottle as ’Speciale Editie Dubbel’ 6.8%. I assume this is the same, apart from the slightly higher ABV. Pours deep chestnut brown with creamy off-white head. Aroma of malt, taste is malty with sweet toffee and some dark fruits. Very nice dubbel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lele (104) - Padova, ITALY - AUG 15, 2014
Dal colore del mogano e dalla schiuma poco persistente. Aroma maltato poco pronunciato. In bocca si avvertono del maltato e dell’amarognolo insieme, ma poco pronunciati. Birra gradevole, ma di poco carattere. Senza particolari difetti, ma neanche particolari pregi, non si fa ricordare. Servita fresca.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
terrybail (592) - London, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
sampler paddle at Beertown in London just ok have had many better dubbels not very memorable for sure

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ibrubeer (90) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Draft @ Cafe Benelux. Aroma almost a little sour. Nice chestnut brown color, clear with white head and nice lacing. First taste is of plum, and dark fruit. Good body (medium). Overall a VERY good beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1097) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 8, 2014
Een dubbel zoals een dubbel hoort te zijn, met een volle, rijke smaak. Echt een aanrader.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (1954) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. 6.5%. As ’Grimbergen Double-Ambrée’. Best before 03.15. Pours a clear copper/amber with a light tan head. Good lacing. Aroma is tart, bordering sour, and fruity. Sweetish with a malt note in the background. Spicy, dark fruit note as it warms. Flavour is sweetish and spicy, with a dark fruit note. Same finish, tart and with a lingering light grassy note. Slight metallic feel to the palate. Overall okay, but nothing special. 07.08.14.

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