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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
German style doppelbock lager

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
corby112 (2716) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy dark chestnut brown color with dark apricot edges and a one finger off-white head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Spotty lacing left behind. Slightly spicy aroma with chocolate, banana and faint malty sweetness. Pepper and clove followed by caramel, chocolate covered banana and toffee. There’s a touch of vinous fruit in there as well. Medium body with slight creamy texture and a nice balance of earthy spice and chocolate and caramel malt sweetness. Hints of clove and ground pepper with faint piney hop bitterness countered by caramel malt, toffee and chocolate. Bready yeast presence with some banana and bubblegum with a spicy dry finish. Decently balanced and very easy to drink. Subtle alcohol heat in the finish but overall the 10% ABV is very well masked. Not overly complex but this is another enjoyable beer from AleSmith.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4963) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Gold foiled wrapped 750ml bottle. Poured a hazy mudy brown with a smaller foamy light beigh head. Aroma/flavor of nut shells, brown paper bags, grainz, raisins, dates, paste, paste. Body is flat, barelyany carbonation, cardboard finish. Blah

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (3003) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Pours unclear ruby copper with a beige head. Aroma is sweet and subtle caramel with raw juicy malts and fresh raw dough. Could be peaking right now, all booze is gone and the body is so smooth. There is a sweet malty mash flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (784) - New York, USA - JUN 21, 2015
2013 shared bottle,poured into a snifter..orange/amber with a fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,toffee,booze..tastes like it smells..not overly boozy..very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (368) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bomber shared at tasting. Caramel brown pour. Aroma has caramel and toffee notes. Taste follows, interesting brew. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8902) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle shared by Tom, thanks! Pours a hazy amber with a light brown hue and tan head that dissipates to edges. Aroma has sweet grain, toffee and a bit of dark fruit. Flavor is toffee and earthy sweet grain forward with a light bread backing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8686) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bomber shared by Tom - thanks! Murky brown - orange pour with a small soapy head. Caramel and toffee. Medium palate. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6287) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2015
bottled, dark brown henna color, nose is malty nuts and brown sugar, malty brown sugar, walnut shell, some earthiness, lighter finish than expected

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmm635 (957) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Poured chestnut brown with a huge beige head that fades to a thin ring. Aroma of rich caramel, toffee, and figs. Flavor is very sweet with a lasting finish. Very tasty brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1477) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Bottle shared by Edgar at the Pig in Boca. Pours a solid brown orange with a small head in small snifters. Aroma is sweet cookies, caramel, dark fruits, and brown sugar. Taste is sweet brown sugar, dark fruits, caramel, butter, and nuts. Very sweet finish. Delicate body. Tasty but not the best.

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