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Dobbel Dose (Dobbel Dram) - HaandBryggeriet

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84
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104 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Norway

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Monkeyknife on 10-17-2008)
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Reviews by GoldHorde:
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GoldHorde

Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

The bottle of this double IPA was 2 years old when I purchased it - with a year left to go on its "best if consumed by" date. I am used to tasting much fresher IPA's and I expect a great deal of slap and smack. This double IPA was considerably subdued - more like an aged single IPA. It has promise; I'd like to compare a fresh one. Being Norwegian myself (thankfully only in part) I didn't expect anything from this beer but chintzy weakness - so it excelled above that low bar.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2010 15:17:31 | More by GoldHorde
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-07-2014 12:35:37 | More by KAF
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Fitze

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

05-14-2014 12:41:27 | More by Fitze
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

05-12-2014 23:02:35 | More by Durandal_777
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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

04-23-2014 20:08:13 | More by SoPeL
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-21-2014 01:47:35 | More by afsdan
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bobhits

Kentucky

1.41/5  rDev -62.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I will not say this beer is terrible. I will not say this beer is terrible. I will not say this beer is terrible.

OK so this beer is terrible.

The appearance has more yeast than a Belgian Triple and does form some head before it dissipates. Not really what I expected and a bit flat looking but I do like yeast.

The first smells tells me something is off. Way out of balance in the hops and malt department. The malt is way too strong with caramel and earthy tones that remind me of the worst in these "double IPAs". Plenty of hop presence, they don't go unnoticed, but it's very much in what makes an IPA good let alone great smelling.

Opens with a good bit of sugary malt, definitely caramel and then fades into a nice citrus resin like hop flavor then it finishes with what I can only call vodka and aspartame. There is just no saving a beer that does that.

Maybe I'm just having a stomach issue, but this beer burns each time I take a drink. I'm not enjoying it, it's just not enjoyable. Add in I can taste every bit of 9% if not more....

If you like dogfish head 90 minutes AND you were thinking "maybe a poor hop profile and even more malt" is your dream beer. This is a really poorly executed example of that.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2013 00:44:07 | More by bobhits
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-01-2013 01:27:09 | More by brandonld23
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Braz

Washington

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-22-2013 04:04:37 | More by Braz
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-10-2013 23:20:10 | More by Cynic-ale
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kirkse

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-30-2013 15:55:44 | More by kirkse
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IchLiebeBierZu

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-22-2013 16:51:04 | More by IchLiebeBierZu
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jklecko2

Missouri

4/5  rDev +7.2%

08-05-2013 23:43:11 | More by jklecko2
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spoony

Colorado

3.76/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 500 ml bottle (batch 434) into a globe glass.

A-A normal pour produces a one-finger head of dense, off-white foam. There is poor retention and very little lacing, unfortunately. The brew is murky and dark apricot in color.

S-There is a lot of caramel here, also some earthy spice, orange marmalade, a bit of mint, and some soapy notes. I also smell biscuity malt underneath and a bit of warming, herbal alcohol.

T-The taste, like the smell, has a lot of caramel, as well as spicy, soapy, bitter orange hops that assert themselves at the finish. The herbal alcohol is potent and a touch warming. It is a pretty strong mix of flavors, as it should be at 9% ABV.

M-The carbonation is relatively soft and, despite the lack of lacing or stickiness of the head, the brew feels pretty dank and oily on the palate. Heft is moderate to heavy.

O-This is a decent IIPA, but not my favorite. The flavor profile is an interesting mix of caramel and spicy, earthy citrus, and while I don't mind a little caramel in my IIPA, this one had a bit too much and the citrusy/spicy hops were overwhelmed.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2013 13:40:16 | More by spoony
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Chrily

Norway

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-16-2013 12:54:52 | More by Chrily
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Athockalypse


4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

03-02-2013 22:24:42 | More by Athockalypse
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The color is hazy orange and the head is very compact and off-white, of medium hight. Nice lacings.

S: Rich tropical fruits; mainly grapefruits and pineapple, but also ripe oranges and lemon sezt. Caramell malt with some sweetness.

T: Nice balance between the American bitter and floral hops. Then the caramell malt with the suttle sweetness makes the complexity even bigger. Grapefruits and pineapple dominates but doesn't overpower the other tastes.

M: Aftertaste is bitter but also tropical fruity. Body is meidum and smooth while carbonation is held back.

O: A nice one with loads of well balanced tropical fruits.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 19:38:03 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Grinky

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

01-19-2013 04:25:27 | More by Grinky
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Lionhawk

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-19-2013 04:13:18 | More by Lionhawk
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weonfire

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

11-24-2012 04:07:38 | More by weonfire
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OGkushington


2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

11-20-2012 03:47:01 | More by OGkushington
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -33%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bottle: Poured a cloudy and murky dirty beige color ale with a medium foamy head with limited retention and some light lacing. Aroma of earthy hops with light citrus notes are dominant though feels a bit flat. Taste is also dominated by tired earthy hops with limited floral or bitter characteristics. Body is full with medium carbonation. Too bad the brewer is ending out of IIPA across the pond as even fresh ones sometimes don’t travel all that well.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2012 21:09:27 | More by Phyl21ca
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Jman_01

Iowa

3/5  rDev -19.6%

10-18-2012 02:24:34 | More by Jman_01
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-17-2012 22:57:44 | More by zonker17
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t0rin0

California

2.25/5  rDev -39.7%

10-09-2012 02:47:48 | More by t0rin0
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Dobbel Dose (Dobbel Dram) from HaandBryggeriet
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