Deep Elem Dubbel - Magnolia Pub & Brewery

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Deep Elem Dubbel
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Reviews: 4
Hads: 7
rAvg: 3.06
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Magnolia Pub & Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: rastaman on 09-17-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 4 | Hads: 7
Reviews by jreitman:
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3.04/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

While I agree with Rastaman, I think the review is a little harsh. The beer is definitely not completely to style. It tasted as if their yeast was either really weak/tired or just off. On the positive side, it tasted like a watered down dubbel, but if you could get over that and just treat it as a tasty beer, it was totally enjoyable. Malt was dominant with little to no hops present as one would expect. Mouthfeel was a little too light for the style. (454 characters)

More User Reviews:
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2.06/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Tap@Magnolia Pub and brewery- pretty bad go at a Belgian Dubbel. Belgian yeastyness is there, but its pretty thin and sweet, extracty, tasted half finished. A little too sticky and sweet, and hard to drink, i think this brewery does a better job with its English/US style ales. (277 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of womencantsail
3.58/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Magnolia

Pours a dark brown color with a finger of off-white head. Spice aromas are prevalent, especially anise. Nice toast and roast notes, a bit of burnt sugar, too. Somewhat sweet, some bitter dark chocolate, and a bit more anise. A little bread and toast, too. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Actually the best beer of the day at Magnolia. (361 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of ngeunit1
3.58/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Served a brownish-red color with a finger of frothy tan head. the head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some good lace.

S - Aroma is a mix of sweet dark fruit with some cherry and some roasted caramel malts. There is a bit of Belgian yeast and a touch of spice as well.

T - Starts off with some sweet dark fruit flavor with some lightly roasted caramel malts. Through the middle, some Belgian yeast comes through with some cherry flavor. The finish is a mix fo roasted caramel with some dark fruit sweetness and some yeast esters.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet, dry, and roasted finish.

D - Very drinkable. Overall a bit mild and could have used a bit more kick in the taste and nose, but the balance is nice. (773 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev n/a

Deep Elem Dubbel from Magnolia Pub & Brewery
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