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Nommo Dubbel - Boulevard Brewing Co.

Nommo DubbelNommo Dubbel

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BA SCORE
87
very good

351 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 351
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%


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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Reviews by drabmuh:
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle served in a Boulevard cervoise. Beer is brown and hazy with a tan head of small bubbles, some lacing, moderate to low carbonation.

Aroma is yeasty and estery with a sweetness ot it.

It says "spiced" on the label but I don't get any of that, instead I get some nice yeast, decent malts, and some dryness on the end. I like it would have it again.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 18:28:25 | More by drabmuh
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Nommo Dubbel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.