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Grimbergen Dubbel - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

815 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 815
Reviews: 479
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2001)
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marc77

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Deep russet with a slight haze. Ample, pitted, stiff light tan head leaves dense, coating lace. Aroma dominated by notes of underripe red grape and phenolic red pepper. Secondary hints of baker's chocolate and must. Prosaic aromawise. Prevalent in flavor is a stately plum tartness, complete with astringent tones from the skin. Sweetness, which offers adequate contrast, takes on a soft apple cider nature when combined with the acetaldehyde undertone. As the beer warms, bittersweet dark chocolate tones augment, but remain understated. Rather clean for phenolics, with only trace clove perceived. Lightly bodied and dry, but rather thirst quenching as a result. Finishes with fleeting hints of bread crust and granny smith apple. A rather simple dubbel that grew on me. It's clean in regards to esters and phenols and sits softly on the palate. Middling in flavor, yet highly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2004 09:23:32 | More by marc77
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Grimbergen Dubbel from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
86 out of 100 based on 815 ratings.