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Cigar City / AleSmith Dubbel Dare - Cigar City Brewing

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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.19%
Wants: 4
Gots: 23 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 10-17-2013)
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Reviews by Aleks_P:
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Aleks_P

Florida

3.28/5  rDev -9.1%

Appearance: Reddish brown or coppery color, transparent and swirls with carbonation. Three mm white head that lingers on the top.

Smell: At first smells like normal beer but a bit stronger, maybe a little like sour apple or some similar tart aroma.

Taste: First thing I notice is the alcohol which is a bit overpowering. After that I don't pick up much, maybe some very tart or almost sour apple like the smell.

Mouthfeel: Similar to taste the alcohol is the thing I notice most. Stings a bit at first and then feel that heat in the aftertaste. Other than that relatively light carbonation is noticeable.

Overall: I am Cigar City Brewing's biggest fan but this is not one of my particular favorites. The alcohol overpowers the rest of the beer and I had a hard time focusing on anything else. Understand that for the style to some extent, but still. I've had some 8-9% beers before, including those from CCB, disguised a little better.

12-21-2013 01:17:22 | More by Aleks_P
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear amber body. Small off-white head. Medium collar and some surface wisps.

Smell - Fruity but kinda chemically. Belgiany sweetness. Some nutty malts.

Taste - More caramel malt dominant, but it's got an intense chemical fruitiness. Bitter caramel malt. A little nutty. Belgian sugars.

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Cigar City / AleSmith Dubbel Dare from Cigar City Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.