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RATINGS: 515   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Ovila Abbey Dubbel is brewed in the abbey tradition, and perfect for the re-birth of spring. Clear and deep copper in color, this Abbey Dubbel has a complex and rich malty sweetness with hints of caramelized sugar. The aroma is a heady and layered mix of fruit and spice, with hints of clove, raisin, and black pepper from the use of an abbey style yeast


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (806) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Aroma is slightly faint & the pour is brown w/ no head, lacing, or bubbles. The taste however more than makes up for it! The body is thick but yet so smooth on the palate! The flavor is very well done concoction of Belgian spice & complexity! Deceivingly delicious!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AFMcKone (34) - Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Interesting. Complex. Very sweet. Strong notes of plum and cherries. Good presence of the Dubbel yeast. Only complaints are the strong sweetness and the almost funky fruit taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scottnasty420 (17) - - NOV 26, 2013
A dessert in a cup. Very tasty, full breadth of flavor. Pungent. Darky browny.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (2932) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 14, 2013
750 ml. Bottle. It pours a deep reddish brown with a fizzy off white head. The aroma is malty and fruity with dried plum, raisin, apple, grape and multigrain malts. Hints of nutmeg and clove. The flavor is the same. Dry and pretty light bodied with thick maltiness in place of spice or fruit character. Good carbonation. More spice and thick malts in the finish. Standard well made Dubbel, but nothing exciting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikewthomas (1) - Elkhorn, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 7, 2013 does not count
VERY LOW HEAD IN THE EXAMPLE I HAD - BELGIAN CHARACTER LOW IN AROMA - FLAVOR PROFILE WAS GOOD BUT LOW ON MALTINESS AND A BIT THIN IN BODY. NOT TERRIBLE BUT DISSAPOINTED SOMEWHAT

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3714) - Frisco, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle. The look is clear, off white head, and amber red in color. The smell is fruity, caramel, plums, candy, and juice. The taste is malty, fruity, bread, touch of tartness, toast, and raisins.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (547) - California, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pours a deep amber color with a thin khaki head. Malt, caramel, plum, raisin, cherry, yeast, clove and biscuit aroma. Caramel, malt, brown sugar, cherry, plum, raisin, biscuit, clove, yeast and slight earthy hop flavors. Medium body and carbonation. Sweet with a caramel and brown sugar finish.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bubblehouse (232) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Very malty and fruity. Weak aroma but that is made up for in the taste. Very solid offering!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (663) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Tap. Dark amber pour with off white head. Smells of malts and fruits and slight alcohol. Tastes of the same. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
russell1388 (6) - lafayette, Indiana, USA - DEC 24, 2013 does not count
caramel, basement aromas, dough, raisin, brown, cloudy, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, This beer was fantastic. A kind of beer you’re proud to drink because it’s to a good cause.


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