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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wulfstan (509) - California, USA - OCT 29, 2009
This is excellent and complex. It’s very dark ruby red with a medium off-white head that shrinks steadily to a foamy ring and wispy top with a little lace. The aroma is subdued but good. It’ssweet and fruity, dried figs, ripe plums, stewed pears, and toasty grain. The taste is excellent, restrained yet still fairly assertive, well-rounded and balanced with some complexity. Raisiny and a little spicey, it has stewed, caramelised pears, hint of dried fig, fruity grain, toastiness, hint of pepper, and a little light red wine. Sweetness is consistent and balanced with light bitterness and spicey warmth. Aftertaste is caramelised toast and fresh plums. All is well-integrated and well-rounded, smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2595) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 24, 2014
On tap at Russian River. Copper color with lots of carbonation and a fizzy burnt-vanilla head. Aroma is light fruits with prominent grape and biscuit yeast tones. Simple, straightforward flavor of caramel malts with a touch of raisin and Belgian yeast on the end. Dry palate and the ABV was not noticeable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyCraft (3326) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Glass at brewpub. Maroon brown pour. Notes are malt, peanuts, toffee and grain. Lighter to medium in body. Nice finish but this style isn’t my favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
htzpah (99) - - SEP 2, 2014
Caramel candy nose, very busy ale. Gorgeous brown appearance. Amazing nuts on the tongue; like enjoying a side of peanuts and cashews. Toasted nut finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Dubbel in presentation, though on the lighter side for that style. It’s a solid if not spectacular double...very clean and tasty, just lacking in the wow factor that so many RR beers do not lack.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yiannnos (899) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
Sampler @ RR. Light brown colour. Toffee, coffee aroma and flavour. Light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2618) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Fad: Taster på brewpub. Ravfarvet klar øl med et fint skumhoved. Duften er tydelig belgisk dubbel men med et lille snert af røg der gør øllen lanngt mere interessant og kompleks. Bakker sødmen virkelig godt op og ville helt klart være et hit i et lidt koldere klima.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (1971) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Draft at brewery. Nose is sweet caramel like a candy bar. Dark red pour. Full of fruitiness and almost a cheery chocolate combination. Very fruity and well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2362) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap at the source. Pretty ok dubbel. Aroma is sweet bready malts and mild nuttiness. Taste is kinda just carbonated bread. Sweetish and sticky a little grainy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (1440) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Draft as part of the full sampler at Russian River. Amber with off-white head. Aromas of coffee, spices, yeast, floral notes. Tastes of coffee, dark fruit, spices, yeast. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
robertjm (773) - Albany, California, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Draft at RRBC . Draft opaque brown body. Light rosary malts in the flavor. Not particularly Belgiany to me. Utah, a nice beer none the less.

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