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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Harriet’s Dark Abbey is our tribute to the classic Belgian Dubbel. It pours brown with a persistent off-white head. Hints of chocolate and toast accent the beer’s malt-forward character. Fruity esters resembling raisins and other dried fruit are present, along with subtle spicy qualities. Medium bodied, effervescent, dry finish… remarkably drinkable.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joechristenson (149) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2012
On tap at moot-i. Aroma is dried cherries, apples, fig, and ripe banana. Very ripe banana, actually, somewhere between fermented and a gracious rotting. It works, but lacks a good bite. Standard amber in color, hews toward orange. Taste profile is similar to the fruits described above. Not very concentrated up front, finishes stronger with a touch of alcohol. Weirdly soda-esque palate. Pretty good overall, but not my jam tonight.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2570) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft sampler pours brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, toffee, bread and fruit. Taste is sweet malts, toffee and fruit.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
commonmac (535) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Tap at New Bohemia. A stunning looking dubbel with a dark copper color. Definitely owns its Belgian roots but well balanced with a dark sweetness. Really enjoy this one...a supremely underrated MN brewery. Abbey-solutely try this dubbel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6564) - Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Growler shared at RBWG 2011 from notes. Pours a clear brown color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel and toffee malts, lightly toasted bread, dark fruits favoring raisins and figs with light spices. Decent, but quite sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7580) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 16, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear deep amber with a brown hue and a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has candies sugar, bread and some sweet grains with a bit of dark fruits underlying. Flavor has more of an earthy grain and dark fruit combination with a bit of Belgian yeast underlying.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ericular (737) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Lots of brown in this one, with malt and toffee that rounds the taste into sweet and spicy. On tap @ Harriet Brewing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheHOFF43 (1771) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Tap at The Local. Pours dark with some malt aromas. Flavor is fruity with raisins and an almost apple taste. Very interesting and pretty tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
commonshawn (535) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Tap. Tulip glass at new Bohemia. Dark amber. Subtle aroma. Great flavor throughout. Perfectly balanced. Good Belgian yeast flavor and the right amount of sweetness and alcohol. Nice sweet finish. Very well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2450) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2013
This was a nice sweet fruit malty dubbel. Pretty typical for the style, which is a good thing here. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2096) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
Pours a burnt orange with lacing. Aromas are big sweet bananas. Similar flavours. Smooth and full bodied. Nice!


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