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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This wild Colorado version of the Belgian Dubbel ropes you in with clove and dark fruit aromas. Deeply rich and malty, every sip has a creamy texture true to Belgian tradition before it rides off with hints of black pepper and cinnamon from the addition of shisandra berries.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kentwelter (8) - - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
Cool label. I like the design. Dark amber. Little to no head. Crisp Apple cherry banana aroma. Light dig taste. Doesn't linger in the tongue. Great malty finish toward back on the mouth. A nice light and crisp dubbel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lemke10 (775) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2014
On tap at Bernie’s Tap Room in Waukesha, WI. Pours a dark brown color with a slight beige head. The taste is smooth, malty, with a slight spice and tartness. Easy drinking and not overly complex.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 20, 2014
bottle. brown with one finger head. mild sweetness with dark fruit and moderate spice. there’s a bit of funk underneath it all. both interesting and good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (14859) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
12th June 2014
Tasting at Bruce’s pad. Light haze on this deep red - amber beer. Bubbly pale cream colour head. Palate is light and crispy. Light airy malt, mild cream. A strong flavour of hard candy sweets. Whisper of violets leads to perfumey floralness. Generic fruits. Light dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
paintedmaple (405) - Fenton, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2014
On tap...how can you go wrong with shisandra berries? This is a real spicy and less sweet Colorado version of a Dubbel and it comes off very well. However, now I’ll want my Dubbels to be equally as good as this...and that probably ain’t happening.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8395) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle split at Bruce’s pad, thanks to Kenny Kenny, 12/06/14. Lightly hazed chestnut brown with a moderate faint beige covering. Nose is toffee, earthy, ripe fruit, spice, dates. Taste comprises toffee, booze, light mineral pangs, stoned fruits, dates, spice, brown sugar. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, light drying curtain call, subtle coating of booze. Ok Belgoo Abbeydom.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (1757) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bomber into glass ..Brown cloudy pour with off white head... spicy aroma with very tasty flavir..spices..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (3283) - Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2014
Pours a clear mahogany with a fairly thick light tan head. Aroma is fruity, mainly apple and sour cherry, with a malty underpinning. Flavor has a strong, somewhat sour fruity core, yielding notes of apple, banana and cherry, supported by a malty undertone and more than a hint of greenwood hops. Texture is rather lively and somewhat firm, leaving a sour fruit and greenwood finish. Go wild!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6754) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle thanks to Kenny. It pours deep brown with a small off-white head. The nose is earthy, wood, brown bread, spice, raisin and candied orange peel. The taste is bitter-sweet, toasty, brown bread, raisin, warming alcohol, raisin, barnyard, spice and earth with a touch of warmth on the finish. Medium+ body and fine carbonation. Decent, but couldn’t drink too much.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10894) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Kenny. Pours clear, rich amber with a creamy, tan head. The nose has dried berries, rich bread, currants. Medium sweet flavor with more dried fruits, dried berries, some herbs, a bit of brown sugar. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish, some further toasty bread, aged fruits, mild alcohol, some pine and herbs, quite dynamic. Pretty drinkable.


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