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Dubbel Fisted - Iron Fist Brewing Company

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83
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71 Ratings
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Iron Fist Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A dubbel with a "California Twist", which is that this beer is brewed without candi sugar.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 11-14-2010)
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ThatsThatDude

New York

2/5  rDev -45.2%

01-06-2014 18:29:24 | More by ThatsThatDude
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drewone

California

2.25/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Totally disapointing -this is the third iron fist beer I've had and all of them remind me of mediocre home brew.

A lot of carbonation, large bubbles over flow glass. Sickly sweet/alcohol smell. Nice fruit spiceness.

Thin stale taste - very disapointing ,some fruity plum,not so good astringency

Hmm...

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 04:33:13 | More by drewone
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leodarko

California

2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

07-28-2012 23:08:40 | More by leodarko
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

2.29/5  rDev -37.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a hazy deep amber to brown-ish color with a tan head. In the aroma, quite iced tea like, malty and sweet. In the taste, a small dry hop presence in sweet tea is the best way to describe it. A hop bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry lemon like citrus and tea in the aftertaste. Like sweet tea, notes of lemon, and different with a hop presence.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2013 13:10:24 | More by OWSLEY069
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PatrickSwayze

California

2.65/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Poured a murky amber copper that had light head that ran away quickly

S: Deep intriguing spices mixed with light fruits and hint of cinnamon. Prolly not cinnamon but that's the best way i could describe it.

T: This did not resemble any type of dubbel that i have had previously. Maybe they introduced their own spin on style that included more bread and doughy flavors then actual blend of fruits and caramel. Herbal spices gently kick in at the end of the palate.

M: High carbonation for the bottle that i received that lay on the sweet side rather then the dry in which i prefer.

O: A decent spin on the dubbel but definitely nothing special and worth going out of your way to pick up.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2012 18:13:27 | More by PatrickSwayze
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charlzm

California

2.8/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Consumed at the brewery tasting room, March 22nd, 2013.

Beer is a clear hue somewhere between caramel and amber. Nice beige/tan head quickly subsides to a thin skin of foam.

Not much aroma; just indistinct roasted malt.

Flavor is melanoidin-y amber malts, plums and a modest finishing bitterness. Lacking many of the traditional flavors associated with the guidelines of the style. Thick and chewy tasting, if that makes sense, though the mouthfeel is medium-bodied. A little under-carbonated, I thought,.

Nothing bad here, though nothing especially outstanding, either.

Serving type: on-tap

03-27-2013 21:41:15 | More by charlzm
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edglodek

Maryland

3/5  rDev -17.8%

11-28-2013 01:15:54 | More by edglodek
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

06-07-2014 10:06:02 | More by GRG1313
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ALBuff

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -11%

03-25-2013 00:26:58 | More by ALBuff
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-08-2013 05:08:52 | More by Zbeetleman
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Mackenzie_Gloven

California

3.25/5  rDev -11%

02-17-2014 06:00:34 | More by Mackenzie_Gloven
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: Poured a deep brown color ale with a rather large foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma of dry caramelized malt with light fruity ester and some dry raisins and plum notes is not as rich and enticing as I had expected. Taste is also dominated by dry caramelized malt with some light fruity ester and some dry raisins and plums notes. Residual sugar is quite lower then I would have expected for the style. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Not bad overall but not as rich and sweet as I was expecting.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 18:15:48 | More by Phyl21ca
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HopHead84

California

3.4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

11/21/10

On tap at Iron Fist.

A: Amber tinged brown with a frothy light brown head.

M: Plum, raisin, fig, earthy hops, dash of chocolate, Belgian yeast, and bready malt. Alcohol is apparent.

T: Prune, plum, raisin, fig. Moderate sweetness. Bread and caramel malt. Moderate bitterness, more bitter than your average Dubbel. Belgian yeast is apparent.

M: Medium carbonation with a sticky, smooth mouthfeel. A touch thin.

Overall: A pretty good Dubbel with more bitterness than is typical.

Serving type: on-tap

11-22-2010 17:03:06 | More by HopHead84
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-04-2013 10:51:46 | More by Cynic-ale
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briandaube

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-01-2014 00:56:07 | More by briandaube
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mrelizabeth

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-18-2012 21:33:04 | More by mrelizabeth
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TheBaumer

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-02-2013 23:42:50 | More by TheBaumer
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yokken

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-18-2012 05:17:04 | More by yokken
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speedvagen

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-06-2013 04:04:45 | More by speedvagen
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-19-2012 16:25:02 | More by justintcoons
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kbrown

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-24-2013 22:58:25 | More by kbrown
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MattB


3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-27-2012 01:29:10 | More by MattB
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-22-2014 21:08:58 | More by jpd7374
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Argion

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-08-2013 00:09:19 | More by Argion
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-08-2013 06:54:23 | More by BillRoth
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Dubbel Fisted from Iron Fist Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.