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RATINGS: 562   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smuttynose Single Digit Dubbel (formerly known as Winter Ale) is a full-bodied, amber beer brewed with a special Trappist ale yeast. Stylistically reminiscent of a Belgian Abbey Double, it features fruity aromas and flavor, balanced by spicy Sterling hops. Warming, mellow & pleasantly complex,Smuttynose Single Digit Dubbel is your perfect cold weather companion.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tfontana (911) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle pour into tulip pint glass. Aroma is strong dark fruit/apple smell with astringent alcohol like acetone or witch hazel. Appearance is deep red, almost like a sangria, with huge chunks of dark yeast floating about (forgot to withhold last bit in the bottle--doh!), no sparkle, quickly-fading 1/2 finger-width head to ring of off-white. No lacing. Taste is dark fruit moderate sweetness. Palate is medium bodied with sticky, thick texture, lively carbonation (stings a little) and dry finish. Overall, this certainly gets the fruity end of the taste scale but lack of complexity and deficits in aroma, appearance and palate drag it down.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (8821) - ITALY - FEB 10, 2016
on tap nut medium head goid malty note dry fruit fruity nocciola quasi scura bella schiuma media persistenza buona maltatura frutta secca nocciola fruttato

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1747) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy, dark amber with a very small off-white head. Aroma is spicy with hints of caramel. Taste is spicy and slightly sweet like brown sugar.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (1217) - , Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Interesting beer - parts of this are outstanding - armoa, color, and some of the taste... more of a winter warmer than dubbel...great aroma of dark fruits, toffee, brown sugar. dirty hazy dark brown sludgy pour. taste better as it warms and some great flavors - doesnt all come together perfectly but worth a couple of bottles.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edwardbass (827) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Definitely like a dubbel. Caramel, dried raisins/figs, sour yeast along with very mild hops bitterness. Fairly warming. Would be better with food as opposed to just on its own, as I tried it.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammer (1119) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Copper pour from the bottle. Taste is grain, dough, mild citrus, malt and booze. Warm finish. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thechasm442 (964) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle to pint glass. Brown in color with a tan head and little lacing. Aroma is toffee, caramel, and malts. Flavor is sour malts, toffee, and more rich caramel. Average mouthfeel and somewhat sticky. Ok beer.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuzzcro (295) - Illinois, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Perfect vintage label! Great color and a nice flavor. A decent winter ale..smooth and no distinct flavor overpowers...nice blend.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
samsmith33 (772) - - DEC 4, 2015
Look is Dark dark brown. Off white head. Aroma is barley, cherry, plum. Doesnt jump out at you. Taste is molasses, lots of malt,...aftertaste is burnt sugars. Feel is heavy, sticky. Good warming winter beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryecatcher (1407) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber brownish pour, decent head retention, nose is malt, caramel, raisins. Mouth is bittersweet, medium-full, toffee, dried fruit, malt, yeasty spice, weird fuckin aftertaste. Meh.


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