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Duality - Relic Brewing Co

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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.01
pDev: 32.56%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Relic Brewing Co visit their website
Connecticut, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Shyla987 on 10-05-2013

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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 5
Reviews by Gambrinus1184:
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4/5  rDev +32.9%

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3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.28/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a light coppery brown color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains brown sugar, caramelized malts, some Belgian yeast, some fruit, some spice and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with some tart fruit flavors followed by some mild caramel sweetness. Then a strong breadiness comes in from Belgian yeast and a hearty malt character. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a little balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly tart.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry and slightly sticky.

O: A little flavorful, goes down ok, not too filling, decent kick, not the best representation of style, there are definitely better beers to choose within the style.

Photo of JTomczak
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Photo of DrunkinYogi
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of balinor
1.22/5  rDev -59.5%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

The second infected beer I have had the displeasure of pouring from these guys (Thrice being the first). I'm a huge fan of Dubbels and was excited to try one from a local brewery. Sadly I'll never know how good this is as I won't be risking it again. The smell alone was enough to warrant a sink pour, but I gave it a try anyway. Big mistake, as it was a sour, sharp tasting mess. Since this isn't a Wild Ale, clearly something is amiss. Avoid until they get their quality control fixed.

Photo of Flight317
1.2/5  rDev -60.1%

At first smell it seemed off. I gave it a sip and instantly came looking for another review... the first one I came to was an infected drain pour review. Oddly enough he described what I would have said as well. It tasted somewhat sour like and had no sweet Belgian yeasty smell. I did not finish this one. Shame

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3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of FatSean
3.43/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a 22oz at Ledgebrook Spirits.

Nice color, lacing. Has a nice caramely-lactose flavor. I would have expected a bit more carbonation. A very drinkable brew with subtle Belgian yeast flavors under the lactose. Maybe a bit too much lactose? Went over well with those who generally prefer a clean yeast profile.

Photo of Scottqc15
1.98/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Terrible pour into a tulip shaped glass, beyond foamy with a head that dominates and doesn't subside, followed by an ungodly taste that doesn't even come close to that of an average Belgian Dubbel.

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4/5  rDev +32.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +41.2%

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Duality from Relic Brewing Co
76 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.