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Brother Joseph's Belgian Dubbel - Straight To Ale

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very good

55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.87%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Straight To Ale visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 04-21-2010)
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

A: Poured a burgundy color with purple hightlightsn hues displaying a small dirty white cap, fair amount of bubbles and light lacing

S: The nose is heavy handed on Belgian candy sugar, light dash of spice and hints of dark fruits

T: Upfront I garner a big Belgian candy sugar and syrupy sweetness that seems to be the ringleader in the flavor. There were some light hints of spice, some light dark fruits and a touch, slight touch of chocolate. FInish is sweet, slicl and a little booze sting hits you

M: Medium bodied, syrupy, well carbonated

O: Overall, a little to sweet, not as creamy as I like and heavyhanded on the candy

barleywinefiend, Aug 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Gonzoillini, Mar 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

WoodBrew, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of AgentMunky
3.33/5  rDev -12.1%

Poured from a one quart growler into a Rochefort goblet. From notes. Reviewed 20 August 2011.

A: Wispy lace fades leaving only intricate patterns slowly unfurling on the surface. Glowing auburn in the light. Cloudy-clear and beautiful, though admittedly the glassware probably contributes.

S: Spicy Belgian yeast. Light fruit. Subdued but pleasant.

T: Meh. Fruit. Yeast. Mild carbonation. Disappointing, but serviceable. Points for effort, I suppose. Dry and slightly spicy on the endtaste, even if the main body is weak and thin.

O: The sometimes-spiciness is nice, but the fruit is a bit too sour and the flavours are a bit too subdued. Not recommended, but worth a try.

AgentMunky, Sep 19, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

thatoneguymike, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of JayS2629
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%

I am having a hard time believing I am the first to review this one, but its the only dubbel I see by this brewery and the menu cleary said Straight to Ale Belgian Dubble. So...it was a great interpretation from a small craft brewery on a dubbel. A nice dark copper with a thick white head that faded fast but left nice lace. The smell had faint belgian yeast on top of a caramel and honey toned backbone with some spicy elements. A bit of a watered down version on the taste for the style, but very drinkable. Unmistakable on the belgian yeast profiles with spicy and fruity characters coming through a caramel backbone with hints of cocoa and cinamon. Very good drink. Easy to down.

JayS2629, Jun 14, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

BlueMoon10, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

justinm4bama, Aug 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

grumpygerman, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of brewskifan55
4.03/5  rDev +6.3%

Poured into a pint glass

A: Mahogany colored with an off-white one-finger head that didn't linger. Decent lacing.

S: Belgian yeast pops up, along with dark fruits (raisins, dates, plums).

T: Follows nose with a nice chocolate finish as it warms. Malty and sweet. Goes down easy.

M: Medium with light to medium carbonation.

O: A very tasty dubbel. Will be drinking more of this one. The Belgian yeast really makes it pop. Try a pint.

brewskifan55, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

KG710, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of richj1970
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

Draft from bar at concert venue.

A: Poured ruby red with 2 finger head that the bartender promptly poured off the side to fill the glass up all the way. Hard to jug lacing and head retention.

S: Belgian yeast, caramel, and plums.

T: Nice spiciness with some clove and all spice flavors. Lots of fruits - banana, plum, raisin. Sweet finish.

M: Medium body with fair carbonation. Tends a bit on the sweeter side but in a pleasant way.

O: A nice dubbel. Enjoyable to drink. Not the best in the group, but a solid choice especially for a local brew.

richj1970, Mar 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Crimsontider22, Apr 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

robertjskelton, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

100200300, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Brinks, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Justinbshelton, Jan 22, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -12.9%

jkermitj, Aug 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

BigGold, Apr 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

crowbar540, Dec 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Gus_13, Jun 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

GratefulEdd, May 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

InfragilisBrew, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

zookerman182, May 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

BlackNotesIII, Sunday at 04:50 PM
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Brother Joseph's Belgian Dubbel from Straight To Ale
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