Allagash Dubbel Ale | Allagash Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
1,705 Ratings
Allagash Dubbel AleAllagash Dubbel Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Allagash Brewing Company
Maine, United States
allagash.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Allagash Dubbel boasts a deep red color and a complex malty taste. The finish is dry with subtle hints of chocolate and nuts. The yeast asserts itself by lending a classic Belgian fruitiness.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,705
Reviews:
790
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.32%
 
 
Wants:
63
Gots:
224
For Trade:
2
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Photo of Raziel313
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdecross
4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.37/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajm5108
2.98/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Traditional optics. The nose and the tongue are a tad too phenolic in a medicinal way - fairly bitter with a black anise flavor, which doesn't marry with the caramel malt or yeast. Really didn't pick-up any dark fruit or other flavors you usually see to balance the style.

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Photo of vdub191
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of themegamancave
3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LukeB
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryan_DelMastro
4.59/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RochefortChris
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Holderness
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

slightly hazy dark reddish with a two finger light tan head. Fabulous retention and moderate lacing. Sweet on the nose, with overtones of dough, brown sugar, and malts. Taste is bold and robust, highlighting the caramely malts with a peppery backbone.

85/100

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Photo of Wingnut93
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Timtac
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KGilmour
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of frekky
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmorris15
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of scottdsmall
4.63/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scamboogery
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tasted from a 12 oz snifter from draught at Firkin on November 2, 2016.

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Photo of StoutElk_92
4.4/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of madelf66
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of babaracas
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazed copper edged medium brown, one finger of dense white foam, spray of lace down the glass. Smell: faint caramel apple, nutty, crusty bread note. Taste: pear, caramel, allspice, mildly spicy with orange and mint notes. Sticky and spiced finish. Nose is really sparse and overall it's mediocre.

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Photo of jw4free
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mklmcgrew
3.96/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bomber poured into a pint glass

L: Pours a reddish-copper color, with a 1-finger off-white head and good lacing.

S: Moderate nose with yeast and malt presence.

T/F: Nicely balanced flavor, with some fruit, nut and chocolate overtones and solid malt presence, which adds some sweetness. Smooth finish with a moderate amount of carbonation.

O: A little maltier than other dubbel's I've tried, but overall a very nice beer.

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Photo of zotzot
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Allagash Dubbel Ale from Allagash Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,705 ratings.
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