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Grimbergen Dubbel - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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85
very good

813 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 813
Reviews: 479
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 13
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Alken-Maes visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2001)
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ghetto90007

California

4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Todd English PUB in Las Vegas City Center.

Pours a clear, reddish, dark caramel color, light tan head with hints of red. Head is thin, but resilient. Good lacing.

Nose is fruity and boozy with malty undertones.

Fruity sweetness, like berries or cherries. Some have identified a cherry cola quality to it, which I agree with to an extent. It's not overly sweet, though, balanced out with a yeasty backbone and just the right amount of hops.

Medium bodied with a soft mouthfeel.

A refreshing and drinkable brew.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2011 19:33:45 | More by ghetto90007
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Grimbergen Dubbel from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
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