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Abbey Dubbel - Flying Fish Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

495 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 14
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 07-23-2001)
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into a chalice glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep mahogany color with a small fizzy white head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving a good deal of foamy lace on the sides of the glass and a persistent film on the surface of the beer.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is a nice blend of fruits and some other aromas of a more roasted malt, yeast, candy, and spice. The fruits, which are the biggest, are of a raisin and plum smell predominantly but have a good deal of banana as well. The roasted malt is lighter overall but complements the fruit nicely. The yeasty smells carry the spice smells of coriander and clove nicely with the candied sugar smell rounding out all the aromas nicely.

Taste – The taste begins with a blend of darker fruits of cherry and plum along with a moderately strong candied sugar taste. Upfront the taste is rather sweet, with it losing some of the sweetness of candied sugar, but intensifying in darker fruits as the flavors advances, with the flavor remaining overall on the sweeter side. After the initial taste some light roasted malt and a good dose of yeast comes to the tongue. The yeast brings with it tastes of spice with coriander, clove, and a little bit of pepper. A little bit of a boozy and warming flavor comes to the tongue at the very end, leaving one with a decently sweeter and fruitier dubbel flavor with linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average to slightly above average side. For the most part, fairly decent but also noting too fantastic. OK for the blend of yeast, spice and fruit.

Overall – A pretty enjoyable dubbel overall. Rather easy drinking and affordable in comparison to more renowned dubbels. It is at least worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 01:40:17 | More by Darkmagus82
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rjholcomb

California

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

05-15-2014 23:51:10 | More by rjholcomb
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jspaner

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-14-2014 00:36:38 | More by jspaner
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-11-2014 02:29:25 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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ascags

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-10-2014 14:39:19 | More by ascags
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Tconroy

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-08-2014 19:41:34 | More by Tconroy
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dank203

New Jersey

3.86/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

good local beer, on sale at the local bottle king. pours darkish brown, some fig and nutmeg aromas, hint of vanilla. flavor, hints of plum, chocolate, raisin. a bit of spicy bite. medium to light bodied, really not very thick, not a whole lot of carbonation. smooth drinking though and balanced

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 02:13:04 | More by dank203
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dacrza1

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

DATE TASTED: May 2, 2014... GLASSWARE: Chimay chalice... OCCASION: another Friday begins... APPEARANCE: dark, opaque ruby body; off-white, slightly creamy head that settles quickly; nicely lacing as the glass drains; a handsome bottle, as well... AROMA: Plum! sweet, sugary confections--some caramel and toffee--the raisin also presents late--not a plum/raisin guy myself, but this does deliver what it promises... PALATE: medium-bodied, chewy and significant--a formidable body--still drinkable without need of resolve...TASTE: big, sweet and dry--a wine's base that marries a brown ale's flatter profile--plum and malt strike an attractive balance... OVERALL: Its 7.2% ABV is well masked, as a wine-like profile is apt to do; a nice offering from the Flying Fish brewery--a great nightcap to a good day.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 00:59:38 | More by dacrza1
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Zachior

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-06-2014 19:47:35 | More by Zachior
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Delco

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-30-2014 17:19:40 | More by Delco
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

04-29-2014 04:09:02 | More by Durandal_777
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spedprof

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.5%

04-26-2014 23:00:23 | More by spedprof
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-26-2014 04:56:44 | More by bcsbeer
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ejmvet

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-20-2014 02:40:14 | More by ejmvet
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njbusa

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

04-20-2014 01:35:42 | More by njbusa
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nasharm

New York

4.21/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Great taste with citrus, cloves and roasted malt. Pleasant smell with fruity aroma. But leaves a little not so great aftertaste leaving one with a feeling that this is not the real thing. Still a great substitute for the real thing brewed in Belgium. Offers a great variety and contrast to other types (IPA, Stout etc. ) when having multiple drinks in a single sitting.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 00:55:30 | More by nasharm
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poorbuthappy

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-15-2014 03:57:33 | More by poorbuthappy
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-14-2014 23:16:38 | More by buckyp
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DIPAFAN

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-12-2014 12:55:20 | More by DIPAFAN
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Headgoober

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

04-10-2014 02:41:24 | More by Headgoober
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watermelon

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass

A: Translucent ruby brown body, with a bone white head. Decent lacing and retention.

S: Typical dark fruit smell, along with brown sugar and

T: Dark fruit, along with banana, clove, and some mild citrus

M: Body is a bit light for a dubbel, also the carbonation is a bit high.

O: Its a decent dubbel, I would recommend it to a friend.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2014 01:58:11 | More by watermelon
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cosgrovekatie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

04-05-2014 02:53:13 | More by cosgrovekatie
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

04-02-2014 19:21:24 | More by devilfluff
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little_star

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

03-26-2014 23:30:10 | More by little_star
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Alex-Steel


4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

03-21-2014 19:44:25 | More by Alex-Steel
Abbey Dubbel from Flying Fish Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.