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Single Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel Ale | Smuttynose Brewing Company

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Single Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel AleSingle Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel Ale
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1,062 Ratings
Single Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel AleSingle Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States
smuttynose.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Smuttynose Winter Ale

Smuttynose Winter Ale is a full-bodied, amber beer brewed with a special Trappist ale yeast. Stylistically reminiscent of a Belgian Abbey Double, it features fruity aromas and flavor, balanced by soft Crystal hops. Warming, mellow & pleasantly complex, Smuttynose Winter Ale is your perfect cold weather companion.

30 IBU

Added by Bierman9 on 10-30-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,350
Reviews:
505
Ratings:
1,062
pDev:
11.44%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
101
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,062 |  Reviews: 505
Photo of kew
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ryan4120
3.57/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Auror
3.15/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jharmon
3.72/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kojevergas
3.23/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
2.99/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of steve419
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ohiobeer29
2.66/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

solid winter warmer drinks pretty well

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Photo of alostplot
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fmontana93
3.38/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Antg8989
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbarletto
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of skaboom420
3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amsterdallas
4.33/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of arizcards
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Originally reviewed 3-15-15
Picked up a single from TW Arrowhead in late December for $1.79. Best by 5/11/15.
Beer poured brown with a tan head that dissipated quickly. 3.25
Nose is pretty non-descript, your base malt nose. 3.25
Taste is OK, carmelized malts and crystal hops lend this brew to be more of an American amber style than a Belgian Dubbel. I am not catching the usual flavors imparted from a Belgian made Dubbel. 3.5
Mouthfeel is medium bodied and more creamy than smooth. 3.5
Overall this is a serviceable brew but nothing special. Glad I had the opportunity to try it. 3.5 (3.43)

RE-review 6-4-17.
Picked up a single (unintentionally) from TW Arrowhead 3-12-17 for $1.49. Best by 5-3-17 but stored in the beer fridge since purchase.
Beer poured brown with a tan head that dissipated quickly. 3.25
Nose has hints of dark fruits. 3.5
Taste has dark fruits and is very bready, almost fruitcake like. 3.75
Mouthfeel is medium bodied and not very Belgian like. 3.5
Overall seems i like this better this time around. Not bad, would do again. 3.75

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Photo of ScaryEd
3.29/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Svendozen
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerma
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Not too much spice. Still tastes like beer. Tasted stale! Like old Bud light!

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Photo of beyah
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance- Deep amber color1 finger of head which dissipated quickly, leaving moderate lacing bend.
Aroma- Smells a little Belgian figs and burnt sugar
Flavor-Has a Dubbel like flavor and warming a little caramel flavor and Belgian as it warms up
Mouthfeel- Moderate body, just right for the style
Overall- Nice domestic interpretation of a Dubbel

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Photo of Chime
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Randolph96
3.4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Single Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 1,062 ratings
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