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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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mensch (271) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - DEC 4, 2013
It’s like a spiced mix of the Abbey and the Grand Cru. Cinnamon and raisin aroma. Sweet brown sugar malt, all the dark fruity notes of the regular version. Add a subdued funkiness, and finishes dry and peppery. I love it, but would like a whole lot more funk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (13158) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2015
Bottle at NK Bar, Stockholm. Clear dark amber beer with a nice beige head. Malty spicy aroma, fruity, bready notes, caramel, yeast notes. Spicy flavor, bready, caramel, pepper, fruity notes, cinnamon. Rather thin for the ABV.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2893) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 15, 2015
From bottle. Wild yeast is more obvious (too obvious) in the aroma than in the flavor. Distinct, moderately complex flavor. Very nice mouthfeel with medium body and medium high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1540) - Georgia, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Interesting brew. Weak brown red color. Hay, funk, tart berries, big spices, Clove, yeast, brown sugar. Yup lots going on....not necessarily super well balanced. Strange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1593) - Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Bomber at the brewery. Garnet with a tan head. Horse blanket and dark sugar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4345) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - APR 11, 2015
22 oz. bottle. Dark brown color with small head. Aroma is odd type berries, black pepper and yeast.

Flavor starts with mild black pepper, has an cowhide or burnt malt note, light grape notes. Medium body with a lively mouthfeel. good chewy yeast character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamChandler (3515) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 11, 2015
Thanks Adrien for bringing this one out. bomber, split 5 ways. pours a dark mahogany. smells pretty funky. a little bathwater smell but earthy, mulch like and sweet. Explosive mouthfeel. Berry / fruit up front. finish is peppery, doughy, bread-like. not sour, jus a little funky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (2140) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Split with wife, pours dark brown, slim tan hue. Some pepper, and berries. Lightly sweet. Fuselage, slight booze heat. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FMP (11) - SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2015
A pale brown beer. Can’t say too much about the foam. Sour red berries, pepper and tiny notes of bready yeast on the nose. Flavours are kind of the same ivided up into three parts. The middle part is a punch of umami/blackpepper/cinnamon. A cool kick that is really! It is sweet, smokey. Complex. Awesome, without beeing too good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7335) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Draft. Amber-brown beer with a dark cream head. Caramel and yeast aroma. Caramel and yeast flavor with light dark fruit and light tartness. Medium bodied. Caramel and light yest lingers with light cherry and light tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
connor0415 (47) - - MAR 1, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 3, 2015 More wild ale than dubbel, smells of Brett and the taste is reminiscent of it too. Little bits of dubbel sweetness but mostly dry Brett characteristics, some berry notes and barnyard funk in there. Great beer but should be labeled as a wild ale much more than a dubbel

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