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Allagash Dubbel Ale - Allagash Brewing Company

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Allagash Dubbel AleAllagash Dubbel Ale

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very good

1,477 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,477
Reviews: 749
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 35
Gots: 104 | 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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Photo of julielynndubee
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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

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.

Photo of harryhops
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Stebow1289
3.4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Valentno7
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cbmccarthy
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of poohbearzeccola
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of jeff1973
4/5  rDev +5.3%

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

Photo of alwaysplayin
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of TheRealPour
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Moses_Malone
3/5  rDev -21.1%

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

Photo of NotDarkEnough
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Pav5069
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of brungl
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of JoelKatz0212
4.84/5  rDev +27.4%

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.

Photo of Beernoobie
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Bearshawks85
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Conceptuallogic
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of Cheld
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of acidreflux
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Allagash Dubbel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,477 ratings.