Short's Dubbel Down | Short's Brewing Company

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JohnnyHopps on 08-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
15
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
8.19%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 15
Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.19/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dubbel Down was consumed on tap at Shorts 8/9/2013. It is described as a dark brown Belgian Dubbel with an appealing tan lace, and sweet sugary aromas with hints of dark fruit and spice. Clove and nutmeg flavors intermix with toasted maple syrup and toffee sweetness creating an appealing complexity on the palate.

Appearance - The dubbel was a murky brown color bubbles clinging to the sides of the glass.

Smell - The aroma had an interesting sweetness. Burnt sugar would be the best description, but other notes are also present such as dark fruit and burnt malts.

Taste - On the initial taste, one detects notes of caramel, alcohol, and a maple syrupy sweetness. Toffee emerges toward the back in the aftertaste. In the aftertaste, the dubbel also mellows toward dryness.

Mouthfeel - Smooth and thick, this had the feel of a dubbel.

Overall - I would love to age this beer or perhaps even have a barrel aged version. This was the highlight of my trip to Short's. While other Dubbels may be too harsh, this one is well balanced.

 1,047 characters

Short's Dubbel Down from Short's Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 1 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe