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A Big Ail | Rust Belt Brewing Company

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Rust Belt Brewing Company
Ohio, United States

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Spring

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Added by donteatpoop on 04-25-2011

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of superspak
4.12/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle into tulip. Pours crystal clear reddish brown color with a dense 1 finger khaki head with very nice retention that reduces to a ring of lacing. Small amount of lacing sticks to the glass as well. Aromas of huge caramel, toffee, molasses, cherry, and some breadiness. Very surprisingly nice aromas with good strength. Taste of big caramel, toffee, spices, cherry, and breadiness. A very small bit of tartness and funkiness was noticed as well. Lingering sweet notes of caramel, fruitiness, and light spices that last for a bit after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full bodied, with a fairly creamy mouthfeel. Excellently masked alcohol for 8%, with only a very slight warming after the finish noticed. I am not sure if they put Brett in this or not; but this is definitely excellent with highly complex flavors, and great drinkability for the level of alcohol.

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Photo of donteatpoop
4.27/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark translucent ruby color. A nice pale-tan head formed quickly but receded soon after until all that remained was a ring of foam around the glass and a few floating clouds along the surface.

The smell is incredible; sweet carmel malts, molases, and bready notes.

The taste is also impressive. This might be the best beer in the lineup. Wish it wasn't seasonal. Full of flavor with strong carmel and breadiness. The alcohol is well intergrated into the flavor and goes down smooth.

Nice full bodied beer. Really, an excellent job. This stands out among some of the better brews I've had in the last year.

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A Big Ail from Rust Belt Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.38 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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