Nommo Dubbel | Boulevard Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
399 Ratings
Nommo DubbelNommo Dubbel
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
Ratings:
399
Reviews:
125
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.89%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
50
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 399 |  Reviews: 125
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%

Photo of Big_Dave
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of MonkeyPilates
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Howlader
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of KAF
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of duceswild
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of karengarys
4.39/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This pours dark mahogany, nice light tan fizz, maybe a bit over-excited but not outrageous. There are floaties suspended in the beverage, but I like that.

Smell is sweet, candy sugar, ripe cherries - very nice and light.

Taste is refreshing. Spicy. Cinnamon. rasins. more dark cherries. There is some hop cleanup on the finish, but it is not at all "hoppy".

Mouthfeel is nice and creamy, and stays fizzy as it warms slightly. It is very nice.

The body is a bit heavier than other dubbles.

I really like this. it's a great overall beverage. I like everything in this brewery's Smokestack series, and this is rolling right up there with the best.

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Photo of RochefortChris
5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of thufflife
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Necronomad
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Nommo Dubbel from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.87 out of 5 based on 399 ratings.
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