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Dubbel Fisted - Iron Fist Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.03%
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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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-08-2013 05:08:52 | More by Zbeetleman
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dknight75

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-02-2013 23:46:18 | More by dknight75
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-30-2013 18:51:02 | More by Jmick28
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-19-2013 02:19:21 | More by apasternak
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jsmith6051

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-04-2013 03:19:24 | More by jsmith6051
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Zorro

California

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Chill hazed brown colored beer with a very small white head. Very certain that this is a beer clean glass so the missing head is surprising.

Smells spicy with a strong brown sugar aroma. Mild coriander and cinnamon scent. Very faint apple aroma.

Starts off mildly sweet with some plum and cake flavor. Mild coriander and a chocolate cake flavor. Strong warming sensation in the chest but no flavor of alcohol. Mild brown sugar flavor. Pretty tasty.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall not a bad beer. Would score higher if the missing head could be found.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2013 00:47:32 | More by Zorro
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claspada

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-26-2013 16:52:04 | More by claspada
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-16-2013 01:27:54 | More by Dactrius
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OB1

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-27-2013 00:03:48 | More by OB1
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dwagner003

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-15-2013 14:59:31 | More by dwagner003
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charlzm

California

2.8/5  rDev -23.5%
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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ALBuff

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-18-2013 01:20:38 | More by Alek
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kbrown

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-24-2013 22:58:25 | More by kbrown
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durwood64

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-22-2012 16:02:20 | More by durwood64
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-15-2012 01:01:33 | More by t0rin0
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-23-2012 15:29:22 | More by jbaker67
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MattB


3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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


4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-10-2012 04:34:16 | More by mwayne
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leodarko

California

2.25/5  rDev -38.5%

07-28-2012 23:08:40 | More by leodarko
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t420o

California

3.7/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Iron Fist Dubbel Fisted

A-pour produces a 1-1/2 finger tan head resting on a deep amber body that is cloudy. Head recedes quick leaving little in the way of lacing 3.5 

S- brown sugar, ripe dark fruits like plum and fig, light chocolate, caramel, Belgian yeast 4

T- a little muted for my tastes. Similar to the nose it leads off with brown sugar and Belgian yeast. This is followed by ripe dark fruits, caramel, milk chocoalte, spices and molasses. There are also subtle notes of pear and green grapes which is surprising. It's good and the muted flavor makes this a very easy beer for gulping down given the abv, but I prefer to sip my dubbels anyways so this doesn't matter. 3.5 

M- light on carbonation and slightly syrupy mouthfeel 3.5

O- a good dubbel and easy drinking. It is pretty complex but muted at the same time. A good dubbel but nothing amazing 4

B  

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2012 03:41:27 | More by t420o
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Irrationalist

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-25-2012 03:30:39 | More by Irrationalist
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yokken

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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

California

2.25/5  rDev -38.5%
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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UCLABrewN84

California

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Iron Fist Brewing Company in Vista, CA.

Pours a murky dark brown with a tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruits, and brown sugar. Taste is of malt and brown sugar with a dark fruit finish. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good dubbel with some nice aromas and flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

03-07-2012 00:40:12 | More by UCLABrewN84
Dubbel Fisted from Iron Fist Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.