Brewer's Art Resurrection - The Brewer's Art

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BA SCORE
86
very good

430 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 430
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 16
Gots: 46 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Brewer's Art visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
During the fermentation of the first batch of this
Abbey-style dubbel, the yeast «died» and was
«resurrected» by brewer Chris Cashell. Made with five types of barley malt and lots of sugar, this beer is quite strong and flavorful, without being too sweet. 7%abv

(Beer added by: Todd on 02-06-2003)
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Reviews by Clydesdale:
Photo of Clydesdale
3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a lightly hazy reddish-brown color. The amber-colored head is fairly tall initially, with a somewhat dense, foamy texture. Retention is solid, and quite a few splotchy rings of lace cling to the glass.

S: Quite sweet up front. Toffee and caramel is prominent. Quite a bit of orchard fruitiness as well, with notes of golden apples and ripe pears, with faint banana tones. Some leafy and herbal hop aroma is also detectable. Faint spice and alcohol aromas are also present.

T: A malty, sweet beer initially. Caramel, toffee, and Belgian sugar take the fore. Hops arrive midway through to add some balancing bitterness and a bit of leafy flavor. Fruity esters are noticeable, with the same orchard and raisin notes as in the nose. Spicy notes arrive later on, along with some alcohol.

M: Medium body. Actually a bit light for the style, to me. Carbonation is smooth and on the lighter side of medium. There's a bit of alcohol heat here. The mouthfeel does linger a bit into the finish.

O: This is a solid American take on a Belgian dubbel. It grew on me a bit as I drank it, but it never wowed me. It seemed a bit scattered compared to some of the better versions of the style, but it was still enjoyable.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Tiernan
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of orbitalr0x
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Love the cans! Pours into my glass a deep blood red bordering on black that bursts out when held to the light. Two fingers of creamy, bubbly khaki head atop the brew that leaves sticky lacing patches down the glass. Sweet malts with chocolate covered raisins and a spicy yeast undertone. Dark fruits mingle throughout as well.

First sip brings somewhat sweet malts upfront with a mix of cocoa, raisins, dark fruits and a touch of honey. Flows down with a kiss of spicy yeast. Clean finish, pretty tasty!

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with rather punchy carbonation that explodes as it flows down. I have to say, a Dubbel in a can is pretty awesome and this is an enjoyable brew. Glad I had the chance to sample it, thanks smokeypeat!

Photo of rwinzing
1.98/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Got this beer in a trade as an extra. Thanks to my many trading partners.

Poured a nice dark amber with a very small off white head and gentle lacing

Very sweet to the smell with a touch of rasion.

Taste not very bad on the fromt but an odd musty after tast. Thought about pouring down drain but powered through

Mouthfeel was thin

Would not seek or even buy this beer.

Photo of Doomcifer
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Snikwad1020
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of bierdabbler
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Jason
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of BeerIsland
4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I recently had this beer on tap at Max's in Fells Point. It's a very impressive ale and extremely drinkable despite the alcohol (warning!). I found it somewhat similar to the S.N. Celebration in body and impact although the hop content is far less. Stylistically, it's hard to place-Belgian in origen but very Americanized.

Photo of Billolick
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap, poured a solid dark brown, medium bubble head of about 1/2 inch and left some basic lacing. Malty, nutty nose. Malty brew, medium bodied and average carbonation. Not sure why this is characterized as a Dubbel, what I tasted was more of a brown ale with the slightest touch of Belgian spicing. In any event this is a pleasant brown brew. Smooth and tasty

Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of mrw1zard
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of mdtnelson
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of nijato
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer from a great local brewery.

Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Mertzy81
4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A – Dark icetea amber body. Bone-white head is creamy, with great retention and solid lace.

S – On the sweeter side with caramel and malt. Kiss of grassy hops, and a light booze as it warms.

T – Stellar balance. The profile opens with smooth malt coupled with a great, green, herbal hop bitterness. The hops stand out with fantastic flavor definition, but manage to avoid overpowering the rest of the profile and pulling the beer into IPA territory. The center is loaded with fruit: orange and plums. Caramel and a rolling herbal bitterness balance a net-dry finish.

M – Super smooth, medium/full body.

O – Classifying this beer as a Double doesn't do it justice. It's unquestionably off-style for a double, but it's unquestionably delicious. I'd be much happier calling it an "American Double"; a lighter, hoppier version of it's Belgian cousin - and to that end I'd argue that it was brewed perfectly to-style lol. No matter how you label it though, it's a fantastic brew. This one took me totally by surprise and I was quite happily blown away.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of MyTBeerDrinker
1/5  rDev -74%

Photo of Jess-T-girl
4.6/5  rDev +19.8%

Photo of HopAttack3
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of ste5venla
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SMKilp
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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