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Allagash Dubbel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,332 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,332
Reviews: 732
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 30
Gots: 77 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Allagash Dubbel boasts a deep red color and a complex malty taste. The finish is dry with subtle hints of chocolate and nuts. The yeast asserts itself by lending a classic Belgian fruitiness.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001)
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BrewMaster

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4.43/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml corked bottle labeled as Batch #43.

Appearance: Dark red to brown liquid with a thick and fluffy tan head. The head leaves excellent lacing all down the glass as it is consumed.

Smell: Malty sweet with a slight roasty nose. Clean, yummy and a very appetizing aroma. Light scent of alcohol and some mixed fruit scent.

Taste: Sweet, clean roasty flavor with floral undertones. It's malty with dry fruit flavors. Prunes, raisins, and a dry grassy flavor. This beer is mostly rich and tasty maltiness that gives rise to the subtle supporting flavors. It's a bit spicy with black pepper flavor.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and very smooth.

Drinkability: This beer is a pleasure to drink. So far I have not been disappointed with any beer I've tasted from Allagash. This beer is excellent all around. I particularly like the strong malt presentation that develops good but very light supporting flavors. This beer is not overdone with distracting flavors but it is simple yet complex and tasty.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2005 23:34:59 | More by BrewMaster
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Allagash Dubbel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,332 ratings.