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Grimbergen Dubbel - Brouwerij Alken-Maes

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BA SCORE
86
very good

830 Ratings
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Ratings: 830
Reviews: 480
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 16
Gots: 33 | 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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Roser

Virginia

3.94/5  rDev +3.7%

A- clear chocolaty brown with a slight amber tint. Nice big tan foamy head that dissipates slowly. Excellent lacing.

S- biscuity, clean, spicy. Very up front Belgian yeast.

T- a good bit going on in here. Nice complexities. Caramel, malt, and some sour (fruit) notes on the end. What hits me up front, oddly, is what seems like a cola taste. Interesting.

M- silky, smooth, and very creamy from the first sip all the way through to the end. Light to medium. Lightly carbonated. Outstanding!

O- very good. Excellent example of a quality Belgian Dubbel that's reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend and purchase again.

Cheers!

06-01-2014 23:06:00 | More by Roser
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EdLerner

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-01-2014 02:31:45 | More by EdLerner
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-31-2014 21:51:38 | More by edhizdeid
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Carb-Overlord

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-31-2014 03:06:57 | More by Carb-Overlord
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Me2

Belgium

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-30-2014 17:32:55 | More by Me2
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-28-2014 00:43:34 | More by Latarnik
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Intrinsic

Germany

3.78/5  rDev -0.5%

Pours a very dark red colour with a very creamy looking head - which unfortunately disappears rather quickly. Smells like cherries, licorise and malt - very nice. Even while only 6.5%, it has a strong taste of alcohol. The malts are very well balanced by the hop bitterness - just enough to make it neither too sweet nor too bitter. Warm caramel flavours mingle with the malts. It has a very smooth mouthfeel, not at all dry. Just a hint more carbonation would do some good. Overall this beer is definitely worth a try and I'll be buying it again for sure.

05-25-2014 15:56:41 | More by Intrinsic
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timmy2b

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

05-20-2014 00:40:55 | More by timmy2b
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-13-2014 14:33:07 | More by aztraz
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VbolieuV

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-12-2014 20:02:49 | More by VbolieuV
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-11-2014 00:51:42 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-06-2014 23:49:33 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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LarryV

Massachusetts

2.64/5  rDev -30.5%

Paid almost $15 for a six pack, that's the last time I buy it. pours with a lacy tan head and looks nice in the glass giving off a glowing mahogany color. Taste is too sweet for my liking and has an overwhelming note of sour apples. I've had much better Dubbels in the past, this one just doesn't live up to expectations. It was a chore to polish off all six bottles since I didn't find it very enjoyable at all.

05-06-2014 22:52:01 | More by LarryV
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jhlosito75

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-04-2014 19:53:50 | More by jhlosito75
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pathead

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-27-2014 21:38:35 | More by pathead
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Wessel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-27-2014 16:44:10 | More by Wessel
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atrocity

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

04-25-2014 16:54:18 | More by atrocity
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BayouBengal1537

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-19-2014 02:49:49 | More by BayouBengal1537
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LMH88

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-10-2014 13:39:29 | More by LMH88
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RevCraig

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-09-2014 22:33:11 | More by RevCraig
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s4s

California

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-08-2014 01:44:39 | More by s4s
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azerrima

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-07-2014 23:15:48 | More by azerrima
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BTVflatlander

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-06-2014 02:35:09 | More by BTVflatlander
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DuncanMcBommer

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-31-2014 15:55:00 | More by DuncanMcBommer
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soonerlight

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-30-2014 17:11:00 | More by soonerlight
Grimbergen Dubbel from Brouwerij Alken-Maes
86 out of 100 based on 830 ratings.