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
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
Ratings:
1,056
Reviews:
501
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
99
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,056 |  Reviews: 501
Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
2.99/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of steve419
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ohiobeer29
2.66/5  rDev -28.1%
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 +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fmontana93
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Antg8989
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbarletto
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of skaboom420
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amsterdallas
4.33/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of arizcards
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Nose is pretty non-descript, your base malt nose.

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.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and more creamy than smooth.

Overall this is a serviceable brew but nothing special. Glad I had the opportunity to try it.

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Photo of ScaryEd
3.29/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Svendozen
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Beerma
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
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 +7.6%
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 -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Randolph96
3.4/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vylo
4.29/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cdwil
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KensWorld
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dicers
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CitiFieldSheas
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeeEvolved
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Single Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel Ale from Smuttynose Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 1,056 ratings.
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