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RATINGS: 337   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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This is a Belgian-style double brewed with a traditional coriander, and an uncommon addition of kaffir lime and lemongrass. An amber body, rich, flavorful, absolutely delicious, and entirely too drinkable for a beer that’s 8.5% ABV.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HogTownHarry (6142) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2013
Yankee pint can, c/o "J" - thanks, man! Deep and clear ruby-amber pour, smallish off-white fluffy head. Vaguely DIPA resin/ boozy aroma with dry floral spicy notes. Taste is quite malty and citrusy, some booziness. thickish, decent carbonation, medium slightly bitter finish - not sure what it’s supposed to be - the fruit is minimal, the bitterness even moreso.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
harrymel (1528) - Spokane, Washington, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Canned 14AUG12 Pours nice and toasted brown with some central light etching. Smells of lime, some sweet syrups, a little bit of belgian yeasts, some coriander, and the lemon grass. Taste is lightly tart, some alcohol, some bitterness, some candy. Medium on full body with hi carb and a semi dry finish. Not a good beer really.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3160) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 28, 2013
473 mL can from LCBO served cool in a tulip glass. Cloudy deep mahogany with a fair orange-tan head. Fairly typical Dubbel aromas of rich, fruity malts, dark dried fruits, light minty herbals, faint citrus and lime, cola-like herbal notes, not as crazy as expected. Medium+ body with fine, fairly full effervescence. Plenty of rich maltiness, dark dried fruits, brown sugar, a bit of diacetyl, faint citrus and herbal notes, a bit of esters, a reasonable Dubbel without much craziness; lightly sweet with minimal bitterness and a pleasant, richly malty and lightly herbal finish. I ain’t getting much in the way of exotic herbs/spices/flavors.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shaynsawchuk (599) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
473 mL can. Pours dark amber brown with zero head. Leaves no lacing. Caramel and spice aromas, with subtle notes of lime leaf and lemongrass. Bready caramel malt and slight hop bitterness on the finish. Sweet and rich, sticky, coating mouthfeel, moderate carbonation and a bit of booze. Too sweet for me, would like to see more of that citrus zip. Good idea, bad execution?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chris__hartley (279) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
It pours auburn with copper highlights, and is translucent; the head is beige and mousse-like. The aroma has notes of: toffee, biscuit, roasted malts, toast, raisins, and slight citrus-zest. The taste is medium sweet that finishes light bitter; there are notes of: lime-zest, coriander, toffee, caramel, and raisins. The palate is medium-heavy bodied, has medium-light carbonation, is slightly sticky, and has a long finish. Overall, the addition of kaffir lime and lemongrass are almost undetectable - regardless, it is a strong brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cartoonkhaki (1221) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2013
The aroma of this hit me right away as soon as I opened the can. Citrus & hop. Flavour is a nice mellow blend of carmels, mild citrus and hop. The sweetness of it I find overpowers the subtle flavours of the beer. There is also a bit of a noticeable alcoholicness to it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (2634) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2013
473 ml bottle from LCBO. Pours a red-tinged dark brown with modest-sized light tan head. Aroma is bready malt with sweet, dark fruit, Belgian yeast and some spicing. Flavour is lightly toasty bread, prunes and dates, light citrus and a modest warm spiciness. Some alcohol warmth in finish. Different, but nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robinvboyer (3344) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
Deep brown pour, small white head. Sweet, bready aroma, light nutiness, and some dark fruits. Flavour is quite sweet, almost cloying. Light bitterness with a mildly fruity finish with little evidence of the indicated ingredients. Quite boozy and way too sweet. Not my bag.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pootzboy (1608) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 4, 2013
Can- pours a deep copper clear ale with beautiful ruby highlights - a hard pour gives you a 2 finger rocky cap that reduces to a surface lace. aroma is really interesting/unique sweet toasty malt tones with some dark dried fruit but then some bright citrus undertones and Belgian yeast funk. Flavour approximates a dubbel but is a bit dryer - big toasty lightly sweet malt in front light hopping but some fruit and citrus and soft spicing - finish goes a bit drier with a string roast after taste. Interesting and smooth for a big ale, quite warming but drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rob6239 (658) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 30, 2013
Pours cola colour with little bit of beige head that dissipates almost completely in a few seconds, but is still well-carbonated. Aroma is floral, with some licorice. Large mouthfeel that is hard to identify. I think I get a bit of the lime in the aftertaste but otherwise pretty middle of the road taste profile - but still a decent brew.


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