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Allagash Dubbel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,398 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 1,398
Reviews: 739
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 32
Gots: 88 | FT: 0
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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yergermeister, Apr 18, 2012
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PTEdelman, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this at an Allagash tasting on 7/23/2009. It was a rooftop bar - hard to get anything off the nose when the wind was whipping the aroma of the beer across the isle of manhattan!

What Allagash had to say:
Dark mahogany color with ruby hues and a complex malty taste. Dry finish with hints of chocolate and nuts. 7% abv

What I had to say:
Malts are upfront with citrus hops on backend. It has a watery finish with good bitterness that lingers. It's a solid brew that needs food to bring out some of its underlying characteristics. This is a very drinkable brew.

DawnL, Jul 25, 2009
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

lovindahops, Sep 13, 2014
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RPH2327, Aug 18, 2014
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Vietmeier, Dec 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dark brownish red, with a short off white head that lasts pretty well. Smells of raisins and plums, bubblegummy spices. Sweet tastes of prunes and figs. Surprisingly close to medium bodied, thought it would be heavier. Light carbonation gives it a very smooth and pleasant feel.

droomyster, Apr 30, 2005
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larbush, Dec 30, 2012
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cfinch2, Apr 04, 2012
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hphilip456, May 21, 2013
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Lagerhouserules, Mar 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice beer with a very complex character. Pours a deep amber toned brown color with a suitably large (1"+) head which slowly fades to a nice surface foam coverage. Large white collar and minimal lacing.

Very traditioanl Belgian double style aromas with strong earth tones and citrusy orange smells. Slightly sour and tart in smell, but the earthy tones, oak like, round out the sourness extremely well.

Taste wise, this is very robust, perfumey and full of that trademark Belgian trademark element. Earthy, fruity, and very very enjoyavble. Doesn't bite you too hard considering the 7.6% abv, but would catch up if not suspecting the delayed punch. Would make for a nice winter warmer and in my case tonight, made for a great dinner accompaniament with roasted red peppers.

Very drinable for the style, not quite as exciting as some of the great Belgian brewed renditions of the style, but still extremely enjoyable and would definitely recommend this to someone whose looking to tackle a new brew from the style. Thanks to 'malto' for bringing the brew to the West Coast for me to enjoy, sadly, I've never seen anything from Allagash in this region. Hopefully one day, they'll start shipping their brews to the West Coast.

[ STATS:>> 750ml bottle / ABV: 7.6% abv / PRICE: N/A ]

49degrees, Mar 23, 2003
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meehandennis, Apr 23, 2014
Allagash Dubbel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,398 ratings.