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Sanctuary (Full Sail Brewing)

7% ABV
Purchased at Total Wine and More ($3.99/22 oz. bottle) and poured into goblet glasses.

His Notes:

Full Sail’s version of the Belgian dubbel pours a cloudy orange with a very slight off-white head and a nose of apples, candied yeast, caramel, and spices.  It presents a warm mix of toffee and dark fruits on the palette, with a surprisingly tart and smoky character to the aftertaste.  Sanctuary is less rich and bitterer than you would expect from a beer advertising itself as a dubbel, without much of the anticipated taste of candied yeast. However, the hickory-smoked malt flavor makes this beer uniquely pleasing on its own terms.

  3.5 Toasts

Her Notes:

  4 Toasts

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