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 Chimay7.004.14,74797
Ommegang (Abbey Ale)Brewery Ommegang8.204.144,464100
Westmalle Trappist DubbelBrouwerij Westmalle7.004.152,63496
Trappistes Rochefort 6Brasserie de Rochefort7.504.122,38194
St. Bernardus Prior 8Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV8.004.162,35689
Père JacquesGoose Island Beer Co.8.703.932,278-
Abbey Belgian Style AleNew Belgium Brewing7.004.022,17099
Trappist Westvleteren 8 (VIII)Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren)8.004.482,06094
Allagash Dubbel AleAllagash Brewing Company7.003.81,67289
Blue Moon Winter Abbey AleCoors Brewing Company5.603.051,56157
St. Bernardus Pater 6Brouwerij St. Bernardus NV6.704.091,529-
Maredsous 8 - BruneBrouwerij Duvel Moortgat NV8.0041,39095
Hell Hath No Fury AleBell's Brewery, Inc.7.703.771,353-
Corsendonk Pater / Abbey Brown AleBrouwerij Corsendonk7.503.991,11791
Grimbergen DubbelBrouwerij Alken-Maes6.503.761,034-
Smuttynose Winter AleSmuttynose Brewing Company7.103.71,024-
La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.7.003.9383087
Trappist Achel 8° BruinBrouwerij der St. Benedictusabdij de Achelse8.004.12820-
Lost & Found Abbey AleThe Lost Abbey8.003.9381790
Abbey DubbelFlying Fish Brewing Company7.203.5670477
Affligem DubbelBrouwerij De Smedt / Brouwerij Affligem6.803.7959392
Abbey AleAbita Brewing Co.8.003.66576-
Bornem DubbelBrouwerij Van Steenberge N.V.8.003.757384
Brewer's Art ResurrectionThe Brewer's Art7.003.85506-
Brother David's Belgian-style Double AleAnderson Valley Brewing Company9.003.6243377
Petrus Dubbel Bruin AleDe Brabandere6.503.630883
BennoStift Engelszell6.903.78281-
Val-Dieu BruneBrasserie de l'Abbaye du Val-Dieu8.004.0227094
Tröegs JovialTröegs Brewing Company7.003.79254-
St. Feuillien BruneBrasserie St. Feuillien7.503.78247-
Siamese Twin AleUncommon Brewers8.503.6323594
AltheaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.7.703.7229-
St. Sebastiaan DarkBrouwerij Sterkens N.V.6.903.8620488
BenedictionRussian River Brewing Company6.753.93202-
SolitudeBrewery Vivant6.003.62199-
St. Vincent's DubbelCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.8.003.83194-
Big Bison AleCrown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co.6.903.73192-
Brugse Zot DubbelHuisbrouwerij De Halve Maan7.503.75174-
Dark AbbyDevils Backbone Brewing Company7.503.5516989
St Martin BruneBrasserie De Brunehaut8.003.6316380
Evil 8° Belgian-Style Dubbel AleBlue Mountain Brewery7.703.78162-
Dominus Vobiscum DoubleMicrobrasserie Charlevoix8.003.95158-
Sterkens Dubbel AleBrouwerij Sterkens N.V. ? 3.7215599
Ovila Abbey Barrel Aged DubbelSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.504.03153-
Brother Joseph's Belgian DubbelStraight To Ale7.003.73138-
Horny MonkPetoskey Brewing Company6.903.45120-
Sanctuary (Brewmaster Reserve)Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub7.003.45120-
Boaks Two Blind Monks AleBoak Beverage7.003.51119-
Green's Endeavour Dubbel Dark AleGreen's Gluten Free Beers7.002.82114-
NatteBrouwerij 't IJ6.503.45111-
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