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Brewer's Art Resurrection - The Brewer's Art

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BA SCORE
86
very good

397 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 397
Reviews: 150
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 15
Gots: 30 | 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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1/5  rDev -74%

MyTBeerDrinker, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of Steasy66
1.75/5  rDev -54.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Can into tasting glass

A- Amber, no head
S- Smells like Carlsberg, a little bit of esters but nothing really appealing
T- Not much to say, bad beer
M- Undercarbed for a double
O- This is a bad beer, tastes like a macro-lager with a bit more malt, never again.

Steasy66, Apr 14, 2012
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.

rwinzing, Aug 03, 2011
Photo of ColinM
2/5  rDev -47.9%

ColinM, Aug 24, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

khargro2, Mar 09, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

bs870621345, Jul 23, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Jaguarkmd, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of aasher
2.58/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2

This can was courtesy of Lunch from an in-person trade at DLD '11. Thanks Paul!

Poured into a New Belgium snifter. It pours a medium bodied nice reddish copper in color with a one finger soapy cream colored head. The aromas are of aluminum, pale malt, and caramel malt. It's hard for me to get much because of the aluminum. The flavors are of slight aluminum, caramel malts, mild yeasty spice with light dark fruits. Again, the aluminum is a little too prominent and takes away from the actual flavors of the beer. This beer is exceptionally smooth and has a near perfect body. Overall this seems that it's a beer that should not be canned and should remain in the bottle. I'd be interested in trying this one from the tap or out of a bottle.

aasher, May 04, 2011
Photo of Afhorn
2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

Afhorn, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of MasterSki
2.85/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Got this as an extra from someone - I apologize for not remembering who. This was best before February 2nd, 2011. Served in a Goose Island taster glass. Apparently this was contract brewed in Royersford, PA.

A - Pours with big foam that eventually settles to a thin cap, leaving a few fingers of lace. Hazed orange-brown body.

S - Yeast, brown (and/or candi) sugar, malted barley, overripe fruits. There's an aged quality to it as well. Verges on cloying.

T - Taste is a little better, as it's not as intensely saccharine. Quite smooth, with mostly sugary sweetness and a touch of rotting grapes.

M - Smooth, low carbonation, medium-light body, dry finish. Texture-wise this is quite pleasant.

D - Ugh. Even the taster was too much. There's no way I could drink 750ml of this, even if I was desperate. Takes the intense sweetness of a barleywine, adds more types of sugar, and "balances" it with fruity Belgian yeast. Not much of a dubbel.

MasterSki, Oct 08, 2010
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

timjim1327, Sep 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

TomG2751, Apr 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

cjac, Oct 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

QL49, Jul 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

deapokid, Sep 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

FrankShirley, Sep 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

djre4orm, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Trombone69
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Poured from a 12oz can into a snifter.

Nice orange, copper color, the head dissipates quickly, no lacing (although I don't really care about that), decent mouthfeel, decent balance.

Does anybody else get a fishy, maybe a crabby sort of flavor?
I'm not really digging this tonight. I was expecting something better.
A little thick / sticky on the finish.

Trombone69, Friday at 04:00 AM
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

oneeyedhoolie, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of mothman
3.05/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Just gotta say that I love Belgian styled beer from a can. Classic.

Poured into a goblet.

Pours 1/2 finger of beige head. Fades to a ring, leaving no lace. Color is a murky caramel brown.

Aroma: Big malt profile with sweet flavors. Some toffee, candy sugar, dark fruits, bananas, and some spice notes. As it warms I get some raisins and plum flavors.

Taste: Kind of a bland dubbel. It has candied sugar, dark fruit notes, spices, and booze showing. The aroma is much better. There is also a burnt malt taste here. The taste kind of shocked me a bit.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, creamy, and boozy. Medium bodied with a low to medium amount of carbonation. Ends dry with sweet and malty flavors.

Overall, the nose was solid and I thought this beer was going to be good. However, the taste just didn't put up the flavor. This one is not very drinkable and something I will struggle to finish my 12 oz can.

mothman, Aug 05, 2010
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3.13/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz can into a goblet.

Pours a deep clear ruby, with a finger of light tan foamy head. This retains with a thin fizzy look that mostly hangs around the rim of the glass and leaves some light spotty foam behind. The aroma has a rather prominent tang of dark fruitiness rising out of the glass, which is surrounded by notes of sugars, bread, and toffee. Spices and some light herbal hop activity add to the twang that this provides in the nose.

The taste is thick and tangy in the mouth, with dark cherries, candied sugars, spice, bread, and toffee all being present. Some leafy and earthy bitterness runs through the middle of this, leaving the finish dry and spicy with some leftover tang hanging around. The mouthfeel is fuller bodied, with a creamy and bubbly feel to the carbonation. This sits with some heft in the mouth (this actually feels a little heavier than 7%) but other than that the overall flavor is alcohol free.

While I could sit down pick out the individual flavors, this just lacked a definition to it which hurt the overall complexity of the profile. Instead, this just came off as a warm sticky mess at times and failed to keep me interested during the duration of the glass. It's a shame, as I was really excited to try this, seeing at how this is the second Belgo-American Ale to get released in cans that I know of. I think that I'll stick with a Monk's Blood next time...

Kegatron, Jul 01, 2010
Photo of mentor
3.15/5  rDev -18%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A bottle left over after GABF judging and given to me as a reward for my volunteer efforts. Entered as an Abbey, not a Dubbel as the style here on BA states. Pours an entire glass of light brown foam with no liquid. Upon settling, the liquid was clear brown-copper. Smells fig, chocolate pudding, pears, brown sugar, candi-sugar, floral, clean alcohol, and a waft of spicy zip.

Tastes moderate malt sweet supporting dominant fruity esters. Nice candi-sugar adds depth, as does a spicy belgian yeast zip. Phenols are present, but muted and overpowered by the malt and esters. Malt tastes lightly of chocolate and gently toasted bread. Esters (which dominate the palate) are pear, green raisin, crisp-style apple, and green grape. Finish is a bit musty and weedy which dries is out with a lingering edginess. Light, yet somehow chewy, in the mouth with way too much carbonation. Has a concerning stomach heartburn, which suggest to me, some sort of contaminant microbe. I give this one a 'meh'.

mentor, Oct 22, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Bdel34, Jul 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Magery, May 07, 2013
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