Dubbel Fisted | Iron Fist Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Iron Fist Brewing Company
California, United States
ironfistbrewing.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A dubbel with a "California Twist", which is that this beer is brewed without candi sugar.

Added by womencantsail on 11-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
96
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
14.53%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 96 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of OWSLEY069
2.31/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a hazy deep amber to brown-ish color with a tan head. In the aroma, quite iced tea like, malty and sweet. In the taste, a small dry hop presence in sweet tea is the best way to describe it. A hop bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry lemon like citrus and tea in the aftertaste. Like sweet tea, notes of lemon, and different with a hop presence.

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Photo of Zbeetleman
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of dknight75
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Jmick28
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of apasternak
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jsmith6051
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Zorro
3.7/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Chill hazed brown colored beer with a very small white head. Very certain that this is a beer clean glass so the missing head is surprising.

Smells spicy with a strong brown sugar aroma. Mild coriander and cinnamon scent. Very faint apple aroma.

Starts off mildly sweet with some plum and cake flavor. Mild coriander and a chocolate cake flavor. Strong warming sensation in the chest but no flavor of alcohol. Mild brown sugar flavor. Pretty tasty.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall not a bad beer. Would score higher if the missing head could be found.

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Photo of claspada
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Dactrius
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of OB1
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of dwagner003
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of charlzm
2.81/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Consumed at the brewery tasting room, March 22nd, 2013.

Beer is a clear hue somewhere between caramel and amber. Nice beige/tan head quickly subsides to a thin skin of foam.

Not much aroma; just indistinct roasted malt.

Flavor is melanoidin-y amber malts, plums and a modest finishing bitterness. Lacking many of the traditional flavors associated with the guidelines of the style. Thick and chewy tasting, if that makes sense, though the mouthfeel is medium-bodied. A little under-carbonated, I thought,.

Nothing bad here, though nothing especially outstanding, either.

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Photo of ALBuff
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Alek
4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of durwood64
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of t0rin0
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of jbaker67
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of MattB
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of mwayne
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of leodarko
2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

Photo of t420o
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Iron Fist Dubbel Fisted

A-pour produces a 1-1/2 finger tan head resting on a deep amber body that is cloudy. Head recedes quick leaving little in the way of lacing 3.5 

S- brown sugar, ripe dark fruits like plum and fig, light chocolate, caramel, Belgian yeast 4

T- a little muted for my tastes. Similar to the nose it leads off with brown sugar and Belgian yeast. This is followed by ripe dark fruits, caramel, milk chocoalte, spices and molasses. There are also subtle notes of pear and green grapes which is surprising. It's good and the muted flavor makes this a very easy beer for gulping down given the abv, but I prefer to sip my dubbels anyways so this doesn't matter. 3.5 

M- light on carbonation and slightly syrupy mouthfeel 3.5

O- a good dubbel and easy drinking. It is pretty complex but muted at the same time. A good dubbel but nothing amazing 4

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Photo of Irrationalist
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of yokken
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of drewone
2.28/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Totally disapointing -this is the third iron fist beer I've had and all of them remind me of mediocre home brew.

A lot of carbonation, large bubbles over flow glass. Sickly sweet/alcohol smell. Nice fruit spiceness.

Thin stale taste - very disapointing ,some fruity plum,not so good astringency

Hmm...

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Dubbel Fisted from Iron Fist Brewing Company
3.58 out of 5 based on 96 ratings.
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