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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 2.85/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   ABV: -
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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/13/1999
Mode: Draft
Source: Roswell, GA

dark amber, thin head, malty aroma, rich malty flavor, lots of sweetness, low bitterness

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 7, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2005 2004 draught (Framingham) To my surprise when I ordered this, they presented a light rosy peach-soft amber colored beer with a small fleeting white head. Hmmm. Aroma was light, fruity (orange, melon, peaches, mangos, tangerines) and had some honey sweetness with apparent light belgian yeast. Flavor, though not what I think of for an Abbey Dubbel, was very good. Honey, peaches, apricots, fluffy sweet yeast, and lots of bubble gum esters. Hints of a touch of clove and cinnamon, but this is dominated by the lightly fruity, bubblegummy esters. Medium body which didnt thin out. This one is really just a belgian amber with some light wit bier suggestions. I dont think they tried to brew a dubbel.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2003
Very watery body, but it tried to get the dubbel spices right. It's too bad. Too malty and sweet for my taste. Dark reddish brown body with a quickly fading head.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11642) - Washington DC, USA - APR 27, 2003
Minimal head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, spicy orange. Taste is much the same, but it seems to be missing something. Medium body.


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