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Grimbergen Dubbel - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

Grimbergen DubbelGrimbergen Dubbel

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BA SCORE
85
very good

763 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 763
Reviews: 474
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.7%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2001)
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle was poured into a tulip.

Appearance: The beer poured a one finger head that has reduced and left nice lacing on the glass. A nice mohogany crimson red with some clarity and signs of carbonation coming up through the center of the glass.

Smell: sweet and bready malts, mocha, caramel, and some cherry notes. I was having a hard time pulling these out. Should be more pronounced and not as subtle.

Taste: Bananas, mocha, caramel, bready notes, cherries.

Mouthfeel: creamy smooth, medium bodied, medium carbonation, delicious.

Overall: This is actually a very nice dubbel/double ale, whichever way you want to pronounce it. Very impressed and happy to have scored a bottle of this beer. The beer got better is it warmed up to room temperature.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2012 18:16:38 | More by Flounder57
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Someone kindly left a sixer of this in my fridge after a murder mystery party. Poured a bottle into a Chimay goblet.

A -- Murky brownish body with lots of stuff floating in it. Tan head that pours into a couple fingers but recedes to a thin layer with unevenly sized bubbles on top. Good lacing.

N -- Yeasts. Some bubblegummy kind of smells. A little fruity.

T -- Good. Not overly strong or complex, but tasty and representative of the style. Has almost a sour cherry taste at points.

M -- Spicy on the lips and smooth on the palate.

O -- A good dubble.

Cheers!

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Grimbergen Dubbel from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
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