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RATINGS: 169   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.


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Steverus0 (193) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Wow did New Belgium nail this one. Rich spicy, fruity notes accompany a dark mahogany pour with rapidly dissipating but lingering head. Mouthfeel is malty effervescence in perfect balance with subtle fruits and spice. This is a dubbel that should be enjoyed with spicy food, as its lingering pepper notes really work. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mora2000 (5834) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2014
On tap at Big Texas Beer Fest. Dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma and flavor have some caramel and toffee notes as well as some brown sugar character. In the flavor I also get a hint of cinnamon as well as some dark fruit. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (5019) - Utah, USA - MAY 23, 2014
22oz bottle picked up in Wyoming
Pours clear dark brown with a medium sized beige head and lots of sticky lacing. Aroma is dark ripe fruit, chocolate, clove and cinnamon. Taste is rich malts, dark fruit, berries and spices
A nice easy drinking Dubbel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koskela (293) - Marysville, California, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Had a hint of bandaid aroma. No bueno. It was cloudy brown with an off white head. A medium body accompanied with low carb made this brew in my eyes very average. Buy it try it

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Caytinator (962) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Pint on tap. Dark brown pour, opaque, good lacing, medium tan head, oyster head. Good aroma--alcohol is definitely present in the beginning and middle. It tastes the part, definitely not as good as we’re used to (NEW belgium, emphasize the NEW). Pleasant, somewhat bready with a farmhouse taste. Better than almost every other american dubbel i’ve had. Put more candy in it though!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1969) - California, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Amber in color... Aroma of Belgian candi sugar, dark fruits, cinnamon... Flavor is Belgian candi sugar, caramel, nuts, berries, hints of spices on palate.... Decent, nothing special ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CpyNPrnT (402) - Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2014
Aroma of peppers, bread, malt, dark fruits. Taste is dark fruit, peppers, some cloves, bready, alcohol. Very interesting beer overall. Very dark brown, large head, good amount of carbonation. Aftertaste is medium to long, dark fruit, lots of plums and sourness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fratto (2649) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2014
On tap at Big Texas Beer Fest. Reddish brown pour with a small tan head. Aroma is brett, bread, and cinnamon. Taste is sour, hard bread, and peppery yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6829) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 27, 2014
Bomber - thanks Tom! Clear mahogany pour with a small spotty head. Clove and spice. Some cinnamon. Malty with some yeast. Slightly earthy. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (3822) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2014
BTBF. Cloudy, murky and maroon pour. Light aroma, maybe a touch of band-aid in this. Wood, yeast and brett can also be smelled. Flavor is woody, tart, Bretty, yeast with a very dry finish.


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