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Nommo Dubbel - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

370 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 370
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 16
Gots: 43 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dubbel is a beer style developed by Belgian Trappists in the Middle Ages, part of a naming convention that also includes the lighter single and stronger trippel. All well and good, you say, but what's this “Nommo” business? Well, the Nommo are ancestral spirits worshipped by the Dogon tribe of the West African nation of Mali. The name is derived from a Dogon word meaning “to make one drink.” No, really. Nommo usually described as amphibious, hermaphroditic, fish-like creatures, were created by the sky god Amma, who caused them to multiply by splitting them into doubled sets of twins. Seeing a trend here? Maybe it's farfetched, but we think the story of the Nommo makes this whole enterprise a little more fun and interesting.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: RedHaze on 09-04-2011)
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MisterNic

Wyoming

3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

750ml corked bottle

A – Pours a deep ruby red with a two-finger head that sticks around until the last sip.

S – Clove, a little banana, and some sweet malt aroma.

T – A little clove, spices, and some banana. It has a surprisingly clean yeast profile with a very subdued belgian character. It actually has a little alcohol burn, which is surprising for a beer that's over a year old, but still pretty easy to drink. I started to taste a lot more banana as it warmed up. I didn't pick up any molasses flavor at all.

M – Full bodied, finishes semi-dry.

O – Overall, this is a fairly decent beer. I'd like to buy a fresh bottle and see what differences there are.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 16:13:40 | More by MisterNic
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Smell is sweet, candy sugar, ripe cherries - very nice and light.

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Nommo Dubbel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 370 ratings.