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Brewer's Art Resurrection - The Brewer's Art

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156 Reviews
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Reviews: 156
Hads: 475
Avg: 3.86
pDev: 20.98%
Wants: 19
Gots: 84 | 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:
Beer added by: Todd on 02-06-2003

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
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Reviews: 156 | Hads: 475
Reviews by rwinzing:
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2.03/5  rDev -47.4%
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.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
3.08/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tiernan
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of orbitalr0x
3.86/5  rDev 0%
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!

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of BeerIsland
4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
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.

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Photo of Billolick
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
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

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of nijato
4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer from a great local brewery.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Mertzy81
4.16/5  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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Photo of BBQWhisperer
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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1/5  rDev -74.1%

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4.6/5  rDev +19.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Jeffreysan
4.71/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2013 vintage 750 ml bottle, poured into a snifter

Appearance: Pours a beautiful, deep, mahogany color, speckled with reddish highlights, and a finger of caramel-colored head that slowly dissolved into a lacing of foam that covered the entire top of the beer.

Aroma: Very aromatic. I get lots of dried stone fruit, such as raisins, prunes, apricots, as well as some candied sugar. I also get some good notes of toasted malt, imparting aromas of freshly baked bread or pretzels. There’s some spice notes too, such as clove, cinnamon, a touch of all-spice. Finally, there’s a touch of Belgian yeasty funkiness and piney hops.

Taste: Delicious! Lots of toasted malt up front, imparting notes of freshly baked biscuits, or earthy whole-grain crackers. Next comes some candied sugar, lots of dried stone fruit, such as raisins, prunes, apricots, a touch of pineapple and banana, and spices, such as clove, cinnamon, and a touch of all-spice and saffron. Finally, there’s a touch of Belgian yeasty funkiness and piney hops to balance everything out. Delicious!

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and pretty effervescent as there’s some nice carbonation to tickle the taste buds. With an ABV of 7%, there is no alcohol on the palate.

Overall: I found this beer to be delicious and was a perfect accompaniment to my family’s Easter dinner. It’s got great toasted malt, dried stone fruit, spice, funk and hops flavors in a great balance that kept me coming back for more. Recommended.

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Photo of alcohline_trip
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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