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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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German style doppelbock lager


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wrstlr152 (8) - California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Great flavor tastes a lot like Fat Tire, I would definitely drink this beer again, It seems that I’m saying this about a lot of AleSmith Beers.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (699) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thomashall (336) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (8347) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8064) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6245) - 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

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmm635 (946) - 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!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1360) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dalekliz (899) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours a murky dark red-brown with an off-white head that fades to a ring. Very sweet aroma, dark fruits, molasses, and brown sugar, with caramel malt, some booze and wood. Taste is rich, starts sharp, with wood, malt, yeast, spices, then picks up a huge sticky sweetness, of cooking sherry, dates, figs, and brown sugar. Lingering richness that coats your mouth. A little overwhelming but very nice still.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4169) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear reddish brown color with a fairly large frothy tan head on there. Nose has some nuts and toffee to it with a fair amount of grains to it. Taste is a little sweet and even nuttier, and much lighter than I would have guessed for the ABV.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (5395) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Tap. Pours a clear copper body under a one finger frothy beige head. The nose is thick and malty with heavy caramel and a noticeable alcohol level. The flavor is very smooth and rich with lots of caramel sweetness and a bit of brown sugar. Incredibly, it’s not all that sticky or overly sweet, I think this is pretty well attenuated. Medium bodied and rather thick and chewy with nice soft fizzy carbonation. Pretty nice stuff, I like me a nice hefty Dopplebock.


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