The Belgian Dubbel is a rich malty beer with some spicy / phenolic and mild alcoholic characteristics. Not as much fruitiness as the Belgian Strong Dark Ale but some dark fruit aromas and flavors may be present. Mild hop bitterness with no lingering hop flavors. It may show traits of a steely caramel flavor from the use of crystal malt or dark candy sugar. Look for a medium to full body with an expressive carbonation.

Traditionally a Trappist Ale, many brew similar "Abbey Dubbels" to try and emulate the originals (Trappist Westvleteren 8, Westmalle Trappist Dubbel & Chimay Première).

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 6.5-9.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Chimay Première (Red)Bières de Chimay7.004.14,88397
Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Brewery Ommegang8.204.144,587100
Westmalle Trappist DubbelBrouwerij Westmalle7.004.152,73996
Trappistes Rochefort 6Brasserie de Rochefort7.504.132,46894
St. Bernardus Prior 8Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV8.004.152,43189
Père JacquesGoose Island Beer Co.8.703.932,300-
Abbey Belgian Style AleNew Belgium Brewing7.004.022,21899
Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII)Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)8.004.482,17594
Allagash Dubbel AleAllagash Brewing Company7.003.81,70889
St. Bernardus Pater 6Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV6.704.091,596-
Maredsous 8 - BruneBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.0041,43195
Hell Hath No Fury AleBell's Brewery, Inc.7.703.771,359-
Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown AleBrouwerij Corsendonk7.503.991,13991
Single Digit Dubbel Belgian-Style Dubbel AleSmuttynose Brewing Company7.103.71,058-
Grimbergen DubbelBrouwerij Alken-Maes6.503.761,054-
Game Of Thrones: Valar MorghulisBrewery Ommegang8.003.93895-
La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.003.9386787
Trappist Achel 8° BruinBrouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse8.004.12854-
Lost & Found Abbey AleThe Lost Abbey8.003.9384090
Abbey DubbelFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.5573577
Affligem DubbelBrouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem6.803.7961092
Bornem DubbelBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.7.203.759284
Abbey AleAbita Brewing Co.8.003.66578-
Brewer's Art ResurrectionThe Brewer's Art7.003.86522-
Brother David's Belgian-style Double AleAnderson Valley Brewing Company9.003.6243677
Petrus Dubbel Bruin AleDe Brabandere6.503.632083
BennoStift Engelszell6.903.78307-
Tröegs JovialTröegs Brewing Company7.003.79286-
Val-Dieu BruneBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu8.004.0228294
St. Feuillien BruneBrasserie St. Feuillien7.503.79271-
Siamese Twin AleUncommon Brewers8.503.6323894
AltheaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.7.703.71237-
BenedictionRussian River Brewing Company6.753.93222-
St. Sebastiaan DarkBrouwerij Sterkens N.V.6.903.8620888
SolitudeBrewery Vivant6.003.61200-
Ovila Abbey Barrel Aged DubbelSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.504.03198-
Big Bison AleCrown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.6.903.73195-
St. Vincent's DubbelCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.8.003.83194-
Brugse Zot DubbelHuisbrouwerij De Halve Maan7.503.73188-
Dark AbbyDevils Backbone Brewing Company7.503.5517289
Evil 8° Belgian-Style Dubbel AleBlue Mountain Brewery7.703.78165-
St Martin BruneBrasserie De Brunehaut8.003.6316480
Dominus Vobiscum DoubleMicrobrasserie Charlevoix8.003.95160-
Brother Joseph's Belgian DubbelStraight To Ale7.003.71158-
Sterkens Dubbel AleBrouwerij Sterkens N.V. ? 3.7215599
Horny MonkPetoskey Brewing Company6.903.51132-
Green's Endeavour Dubbel Dark AleGreen's Gluten Free Beers7.002.88121-
Boaks Two Blind Monks AleBoak Beverage7.003.51119-
Grimbergen Double-AmbreeBrouwerij Alken-Maes6.503.68117-
NatteBrouwerij 't IJ6.503.5115-
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