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Dubbel Vision | Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store

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Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store
Maryland, United States | website

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

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Added by mrasskicktastic on 04-07-2007

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Photo of drabmuh
3.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beer served in a shaker pint at the source. Beer is brown and hazy with a white head of small bubbles. Low retention, head is almost gone by the time the beer gets to me, no lacing, moderate to low carbonation.

Aroma is a little yeast but overall a little weak.

Beer is medium to light in body with a mild metallic aftertaste, a little sweet up front, nice yeast in the midpalate, just an OK dubbel though. The yeast is a little subdued and the finish is a little odd. It's just OK, probably not a repeat for me.

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Photo of mdfb79
3.16/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

From 06/18/11 notes. Had on tap at Franklin's.

a - Pours an amber dark reddish color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of very light spice and light dark fruits. Very light in both, and a little bit bland.

t - Tastes of fruity malts, bananas, spices, and cloves.

m - Medium body and moderate carbonation.

o - Overall a pretty average dubbel. Not their strongest beer; wouldn't order it again with some of the others on the menu.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.11/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the American Craft Beer Fest on June 3, 2011. The pour was a darker amber one with a pretty good head and foamy carbonation. The aromas were rather muted but they included some malts and hops. There was this rather odd malty-fruit flavor that I could not quite put my finger on. I think it looked quite good but went downhill on the aroma and taste.

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Photo of mrasskicktastic
3.14/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A - Cloudy brown with a small head and no lacing.

S - Strong cloves over banana esters with some powerful caramel malt. A touch of cherries and white pepper.

T - Faint bananas and cloves with a powerful caramel malt. Mild alcohol and a dry malty finish with some fainter grassy (hay more accuurately) hops. A bit of peppery alcohol in the finish.

M - Smooth, thick, a very faint alcohol burn, superficially refreshing, but it is drying overall.

D - Alright. The alcohol is a bit intense. I will probably have it again, bu only because the Imp Stout is gone . . .

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Dubbel Vision from Franklin's Restaurant, Brewery & General Store
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