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Why are dubbels generally dark while most tripels are not?

In my experience, dubbels are often fairly dark, brown ales, while tripels are much clearer and lighter (of colour). Why is that?
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What are the difference between a dubbel and a tripel?

From a question about german beers, the difference between a doppelbock and triple bock seems to be simply about the abv and maltiness. Basically just a stronger version of the "single" bock. Is is ...
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What should I expect from a Belgian double (dubbel)?

I know dubbels are considered as strong beers, but what should I expect in when I try one of them? What are their defining characteristic? What should I expect in term of taste, foam, color and ...