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Allagash Dubbel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,456 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,456
Reviews: 746
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 35
Gots: 105 | 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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Ratings: 1,456 | Reviews: 746 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of yarnbomb
2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

I just don't like this beer. Every bottle I've had tastes like rubber tires and disappointment. The drafts haven't been much better. I love Allagash but this beer makes me sad.

yarnbomb, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of DanielW
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%

DanielW, Sunday at 12:51 AM
Photo of badgustav
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

badgustav, Sunday at 12:50 AM
Photo of julielynndubee
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

julielynndubee, Friday at 09:23 AM
Photo of WunderLlama
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap poured

Clear honey colored , no carbonation , good lacing

Malt and Yeast aroma

Sweet , rich

Smooth, hint of alcohol

Good beer

WunderLlama, Friday at 01:13 AM
Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.38/5  rDev -11.1%

Thanks 302BeerGuy for this trade.

Appearance (4.25) : Has a creamy cap that's somewhere between beige and off-white. Three fingers is the number. Body is kind of a blood-orange to orange tint and 70% opacity. Nice lacing on the glass in rings.

Aroma (3.75) : Malty with some alcohol. Smell of discarded fruit rinds and some acorn. Slight wood, slight banana peel. Bouquet is weak to medium strength.

Taste (3.25) : A bit of sour and lightly metallic alcohol strikes the first blow, giving way to a wheaty bubble gum flavor on the finish. There's really only two sides to this coin. Very simple. Sour alcohol, bubble gum wheat. After a short while (say, 10 minutes) the beer takes on a medicinal taste...with slight bubble gum. I actually ended up pouring it after I finished the review.

Mouthfeel (3.5) : Medium bodied, semi-creamy, mild carbonation, ends pasty on the tongue.

Overall (3.38) : Eh, it's okay. I wouldn't have it again unless there was nothing else available. It's an impressive ale, but nothing world class and nothing especially outstanding. Very simple but has a few too many metallic notes going on in the flavor profile.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Nov 20, 2014
Photo of harryhops
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%

harryhops, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of Trashcat
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Trashcat, Nov 18, 2014
Photo of Stebow1289
3.4/5  rDev -10.5%

Stebow1289, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of Valentno7
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Valentno7, Nov 15, 2014
Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

BeerForMuscle, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of Cbmccarthy
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Cbmccarthy, Nov 14, 2014
Photo of poohbearzeccola
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

poohbearzeccola, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of jeff1973
4/5  rDev +5.3%

jeff1973, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of CTFalcon
3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

CTFalcon, Nov 11, 2014
Photo of alwaysplayin
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

alwaysplayin, Nov 08, 2014
Photo of TheRealPour
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

TheRealPour, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of Moses_Malone
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Moses_Malone, Nov 05, 2014
Photo of ONUMello
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a wine glass
A: Translucent amber color with a one-finger head
S: Caramel, fig, a bit of spice
T: Caramel/brown sugar, raisin/fig, a bit of wheat/yeast
F: Medium-bodied, pleasant carbonation, not too sweet
O: Solid flavors but most importantly well-balanced

ONUMello, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of NotDarkEnough
3/5  rDev -21.1%

NotDarkEnough, Nov 01, 2014
Photo of Pav5069
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Pav5069, Oct 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

brungl, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of JoelKatz0212
4.84/5  rDev +27.4%

JoelKatz0212, Oct 28, 2014
Photo of fx20736
4.14/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Chimay chalice at cellar temp.

Look: Turbid honeyed Ochre with a thin Beige head, scant lacing.

Smell: bruised fruits; overripe apples, peaches, raisins, sultanas

Taste:fruity like aroma with a touch of sage like bitterness

Feel: supple, slippery, smooth

overall: very good American Dubbel. I miss a strong Belgian yeast presence which holds this one back a little.

fx20736, Oct 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Beernoobie, Oct 25, 2014
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Allagash Dubbel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,456 ratings.