What’s in a Name – The Belgian Dubbel

A frequent question asked in the taproom is "what's a Dubbel?" and how does it differ from a Tripel or even a Quad? Though the name is shrouded in mystery, sources say its origin stems from the Trappist Abbey of Westmalle in 1856.  Dubbel literally translated means Double, but double of what? Some attribute the name …

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Chocolate Lace Sandwiches (Brussels) paired with Hoodoo Dubbel

Hoodoo & chocolate are a favorite pairing of ours, so when we came across this recipe, we were sure we had a treat on our hands. Do the cookies look familiar? They do bear a striking resemblance to a popular brand-name cookie named after the capital of Belgium. It seemed only fitting to pair them with …

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Boom Island Thanksgiving Pairing No. 3: Sweet Potatoes & Hoodoo

Our Third Thanksgiving pairing is Sweet Potatoes and Hoodoo Dubbel. Forget the marshmallows and pecans. Serve up these mashed sweet potatoes with a surprising twist! Hoodoo's subtle spice and banana notes will sing when served alongside this dish. Recipe courtesy of Rachel Ray serves 8 Ingredients: • 3 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into …

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