Nommo Dubbel | Boulevard Brewing Co.

Nommo DubbelNommo Dubbel
BA SCORE
72.7%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 399 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dubbel is a beer style developed by Belgian Trappists in the Middle Ages, part of a naming convention that also includes the lighter single and stronger trippel. All well and good, you say, but what's this “Nommo” business? Well, the Nommo are ancestral spirits worshipped by the Dogon tribe of the West African nation of Mali. The name is derived from a Dogon word meaning “to make one drink.” No, really. Nommo usually described as amphibious, hermaphroditic, fish-like creatures, were created by the sky god Amma, who caused them to multiply by splitting them into doubled sets of twins. Seeing a trend here? Maybe it's farfetched, but we think the story of the Nommo makes this whole enterprise a little more fun and interesting.

25 IBU

Added by RedHaze on 09-04-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
125
Ratings:
399
Liked:
290
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
11.89%
Alströms:
4.1
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
50
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 399 |  Reviews: 125
Photo of mothmanscott
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From notes taken in December 2013: Pours clear, deep amber/pale brown producing 3+ fingers of lasting, tan, foamy head that leaves a nice sticky coating of lacing. Aroma is dark malts, molasses, coriander, spice, dark fruits, alcohol, a hint of banana, clove & very faint floral hop tones. Taste is similar with cinnamon, roasted nuts & stronger notes of coriander, banana, clove & hints of anise & cherry. Alcohol is there too. Overall a little sweet for the style in my opinion and the thing that keeps me from giving it a higher rating. Finishes peppery/spicy which holds well into the cinnamon, molasses & coriander aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, medium-heavy carbonation, silky/creamy & lightly chewy, with a pleasant spicy bite in the finish.

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Photo of aknalley
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skaboom420
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopley
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Decker
3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Patches826
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrob21
3.31/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lenbert
4.55/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cyberkedi
4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Rated in 2012.
Comes out of the tap a dark translucent amber with a fairly thick pale golden tan head. Fruity aroma has hints of butterscotch and malt. Rich flavor has malty, woody, fruity and subtle caramel and butterscotch notes, a little sweetness and a little hoppy bitterness. Smooth, firm texture has a good amount of fizz and jazz. Gotta love the story behind the name.

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Photo of dhfreak
4.39/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pat61
4.54/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I have had this bottled 6 months before it best by date, on tap and aged for a year past its best by date. It is much better before its best by date. Fresh it has a dark, large pitted fruit nose with spice and sweet malt suggesting a carmelly fruit cake. It pours brilliant chestnut brown with a white to off-white head with a texture of whipped egg whites. The palate is peach to plum over sweet caramelly malt with traces of cinnamon, anise and coriander anode a big pinch of white pepper. The texture is medium full and delightfully soft and very finely bubbled. The body is medium full with above average carbonation.

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Photo of Fordknox
3.51/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of erushing
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of bpk59
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Monkeyknife
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of memphischas
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of ZEB89
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Brewben_James321
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of CycleHops
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Hellpop65
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of kjyost
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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Nommo Dubbel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 72.7% out of 100 with 399 ratings
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