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Brother Joseph's Belgian Dubbel - Straight To Ale

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Brother Joseph's Belgian DubbelBrother Joseph's Belgian Dubbel

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BA SCORE
85
very good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | 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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barleywinefiend

Washington

3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Serving type: on-tap

08-05-2012 16:34:22 | More by barleywinefiend
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-16-2012 04:16:30 | More by Gonzoillini
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-20-2013 00:17:23 | More by WoodBrew
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AgentMunky

California

3.33/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: growler

09-19-2011 22:19:53 | More by AgentMunky
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JayS2629

Alabama

3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-14-2011 04:36:20 | More by JayS2629
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

03-23-2014 22:49:32 | More by BlueMoon10
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grumpygerman

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-23-2012 20:30:49 | More by grumpygerman
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

4.03/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: growler

03-10-2014 14:14:38 | More by brewskifan55
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5%

04-24-2014 23:11:11 | More by Crimsontider22
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richj1970

Alabama

3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2013 00:47:35 | More by richj1970
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Brinks

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5%

03-14-2014 12:35:04 | More by Brinks
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crowbar540

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

12-19-2013 03:46:03 | More by crowbar540
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GratefulEdd

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-01-2013 16:07:09 | More by GratefulEdd
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-22-2014 23:31:11 | More by Justinbshelton
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

04-06-2014 17:47:29 | More by BigGold
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Gus_13

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +5%

06-10-2014 19:12:06 | More by Gus_13
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KG710

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-18-2014 01:49:41 | More by KG710
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zookerman182

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5%

05-11-2014 03:11:26 | More by zookerman182
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FliryVorru

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-07-2013 00:39:18 | More by FliryVorru
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Vestlake

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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DamnYankeeHeadHunter

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Golden32

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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Rbroccoli

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-09-2014 04:22:37 | More by Rbroccoli
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adam5454

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-13-2014 15:30:42 | More by adam5454
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Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

03-30-2014 03:33:24 | More by Book
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Brother Joseph's Belgian Dubbel from Straight To Ale
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