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Straight To Ale Brother Joseph’s Belgian Dubbel

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Maimed in an accident that left him with a hunched back, Brother Joseph Zoettl worked in the St. Bernard Abbey power plant shoveling coal. In his spare time, Brother Joseph used found objects such as marbles and chunks of concrete and tile to build miniature shrines and buildings on the Abbey grounds. Over 40 years, he created 125 different models and replicas. Today, the Ave Maria Grotto covers three acres and is world-renowned as both a fun roadside attraction and an awe-inspiring collection of folk art. We have named our Belgian dubbel after Brother Joseph as a testament to his perseverance, his hard work, and his indomitable spirit. A full-flavored abbey-style ale with a complex taste and aroma, Brother Joseph’s Dubbel is filled with specialty malt and dark fruit character.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cunningham (5477) - Halden, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2015
Lovely dark amber color with a bit tan head. Looks really inviting. Dried fruits, some yeast, toffee, plums and raisins in the aroma. Medium + body. Tad sweet and a moderate bitterness. Average to soft carbonation. Plums, dried fruits, toffee, yeast and raisins in the flavor. A bit to much yeast.
[Can from a trade with RobertDale]

US State #46

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (924) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Can from Maltitude in Columbus, GA. Pours reddish-brown, small tan head, moderate lacing. Aroma is malty, hints of bread, fig, a little cocoa. Flavor is medium sweet, rich malt body, toffee. Medium body. Decent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1413) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Can. Pours a dark brown with off white head. Aroma and taste of malts, caramel, and some fruits.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kroney (200) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pours reddish brown. Toffee malt, floral hops and mild sweet yeast. Clean refreshing palate. Well done.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4199) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 26, 2015
12 ounce can. Pours reddish brown with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt, fruit, and yeast. Taste is malt, fruit, caramel, and yeast. Pretty good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Draft. Orange-berry caramel malt aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet berry, toffee malt, and mildly bitter herbal alcohol flavor. Fruity and tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6231) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2015
On tap, muddy brown, with some tan foam, aroma and flavor has some pecan shell and coca cola, sugary finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4536) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - DEC 23, 2014
Can thnx to dad at the kelk. Pours dark brown, small white head. Smell is sweet, caramel, earth. Taste is bit bitter, sweet, chocolaty caramel taste, some sugar.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aggiebob (235) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Poured from a can: This brown ale has lightly sour taste with a medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2550) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Can. Pours a brown color with white head. Malty, yeasty, dark fruit aromas. Plum, yeasty, caramel, malty flavors. Not bad.


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