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St. Vincent's Dubbel - Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.

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St. Vincent's DubbelSt. Vincent's Dubbel

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BA SCORE
85
very good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 13
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John on 03-15-2006)
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jaxon53, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

thebigredone, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Busker, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

ejimhof, May 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

jkane101, May 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

mendvicdog, Apr 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

oriolesfan4, Apr 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

duceswild, Apr 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

jealmanzar, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

LambicKing, Apr 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

lovindahops, Apr 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Hanzo, Apr 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

markgoodman10, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of jmdrpi
4.13/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750mL capped bottle. no date.

appears a very dark brown. nice off-white head that fades to a thin covering that hangs around as I drink. smell is dominated by the trademark Belgian yeast esters, a touch of alcohol, raisin. taste is all malt. true to style. complex, good balance of sweet and dry. medium body, lower to mid level carbonation.

overall - a very good dubbel that stands up to the Belgian originals.

jmdrpi, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of muskiesman
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

muskiesman, Mar 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Snarf103, Feb 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

MikeF11, Feb 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

st9647v3, Jan 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Markito, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of flagmantho
3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 750mL bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: rich, dark amber hue with only a small hint of haze. Effervescence is light, but head poured 2+ fingers of frothy light tan foam with decent retention and a nice lace. Pretty attractive!

Smell: marginally phenolic and alcoholic aroma show up first; perhaps not the best traits to emphasize in the nose. There is a mildly sweet fruitiness in the undertone as well. Not bad, as this is all to-style, but it's not particularly welcoming.

Taste: slightly phenolic dubble-type taste right up front. There is a little bit of dark fruitiness here. Strangely, the phenolic band-aid/old-bubblegum flavor here isn't out of line at all; it's mild enough to be palatable but strong enough to be genuine. An interesting combo.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a damn big creaminess. Silky and creamy -- love it!

Overall: an interesting dubbel. I prefer it to your over-caramel or over-biscuity dubbels, but the alcoholic and phenolic characters are just a little bit overcharged.

flagmantho, Jan 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

davistabuff, Dec 31, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Purchased at DeCiccos in Pelham for $4.99 on sale - summer 2012. Sat in my fridge until the tasting on 12/21/12.
Poured from bottle into crooked stave tulip glass. Poured a see-through maple syrup brown with a finger of off white head reducing down to pencil thin lacing. Looks thin...
Aroma was very metallic at first, but as it warms it has a lot of funk aroma mixed with maple sugar or belgian candi sugar. Taste is nice funk with candi sugar/maple. Some dried fruit - date/figgy/raison but sour. Its a bit too thin and very sour..which would be great if it was supposed to be a sour...
Overall, a nice brew. I actually enjoyed the sour/funk but not very representative of what we all know as a dubbel...Im thinking this is most likley what a dubbel used to taste like centuries ago. Although it pains me to say this, but its a good brew.

DrinkSlurm, Dec 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Gonzoillini, Dec 03, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

sneaks2210, Nov 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

imperialking, Nov 13, 2012
St. Vincent's Dubbel from Captain Lawrence Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.