orangesol (987) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Served on-tap at the brewery.
A - Pours murky brown with a one and a half finger tall tan head, dissipating down to a light film, leaving small trails of lace on the sides of the glass.
S - Smells of dark candied sugar, dark fruits, toasted bread and a good bit of Belgian yeast. Pretty standard nose, maybe a bit heavy on the yeast side.
T - Starts off much like the nose with the dark candied sugar, chewy bread and fruit but that combo quickly gives way to the strong Belgian yeast character that never really goes away afterwards. Finish is a little sweet and a little dry, lingering for quite awhile.
M - Medium body with moderate carbonation. Sweet, yeasty feel with a shot of dryness after each sip. Booze is well hidden, only really coming forward at the end of the glass.
O - Tastes just like all the other Dubbel’s they have made but with way more yeast presence in the taste. I feel like I have had this beer five times already this year. I am glad I got to try it but I won’t be having another.
ROGUE (2205) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - AUG 28, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ SL Liquors. Pours a murky brown color with a two finger tan head. Smells of candied sugar, dark fruits, toasted bread and a good bit of Belgian yeast. Tastes of dates, mild earthiness and light tropical notes with slightly nutty malt that adds to a gentle yeast flavor. This is followed by subtle hints of banana and light herbal hops with a dry and yeasty spiced finish. Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation.
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at craft ale house. Pours clear copper with a large tan head. The aroma has brown sugar. The taste is light coffee and way to much sugar for me.