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Brewed by Allgäuer Brauhaus (Oetker Group)
Style: Doppelbock
Kempten, Germany

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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5184) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2008
Bottle. Cola colored body with a fading tan head. Cocoa, caramel, and dark fruit. Light metallic notes, maybe like iron in blood. Taste is dark fruits, caramel, sweet malts, cake and cookie dough. There is some nuttiness as well. The body is soft and creamy with dense carbonation. Ends with more caramel, cookie dough, rich cake, sweet malts, chocolate covered nuts and dusty cocoa.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
illidurit (2124) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 29, 2008
Cool swingtop 500 mL bottle poured into a Celebrator glass. Medium brown color with orangey highlights. Beige head settles to a thin film in about a minute, leaving little lacing. Brown malt aroma with a big dose of metallic character. Smells like it was aged in a barrel made of coins. Some perfume and nuts as well. Thankfully the flavor has none of the metal, but it doesn’t have a lot of anything really. Bready brown malt with a little cocoa sweetness and a hint of roast. Not bad, just not full enough. Body is just under medium in heft, carbonation is good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
badgerben (4386) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Dark brown color with a thick head. Dark fruit aroma, with caramel malt and prunes. Lots of sweet malt flavor, toffee and caramel. Light graininess towards the end. Oddly enough, almost watery. Still solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - NOV 27, 2008
Sampled on 11/27/2008. This doppel bock pours a dark brown color form a 50cl swing top bottle. Small to medium sized beige foamy head. The aroma is toasted malt, caramel and cookie. A medium bodied doppelbock. The malts are caramel, fruity and semi sweet. The hops are floral and earthy. Nice balance. Good carbonation. This one starts out fairly sweet and finishes slightly crisp and dry. Nice doppelbock. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6594) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2008
Pours dark brown with off white head. Aroma is malty, light roasted and hoppy. Taste, malty, some light caramel notes and sugar with hops in the background. There is light yeasty/hoppy taste that leaves an almost spicy feel. Light chocolate, leaves a thick mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sparky (2133) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 23, 2008
Swing top bottle courtesy of mcbackus. Pours a clear deep reddish brown with a 2 finger creamy beige head. Nose is super sweet. Ripe dark fruits, brown sugar and molasses. Taste is prunes, raisins, burnt caramel and a light hop finish followed by more sugar. Medium mouth feel. Not bad, just a tad on the sweet side for me. Thanks Matt!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mephisto (1268) - TAIWAN - SEP 14, 2008
deep brown with thick beige head, it has caramel aroma with hint of caramel. the flavor is chocolatey and fruity, highly drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Pour is dark ruddy brown with a dense tan head...smell is toasty and sweet with pumpernickel and molasses....taste is sweet and toasty with lots of dried bread and a strange salty and sour flavor coming up in the end...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2008
(GERMANY) Pours a dark brown / amber color with a dissipating med-tan head. This doppelbock has a caramel, citrus, and prunes aroma. The taste is of molasses, brown sugar, and caramel !!! The mouthfeel is sweet, and there is a slight alcohol warmth, followed up by a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (4317) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Pours mahogany into a stem glass Offwhite head quickly recedes leaving no lacing. Sweet dark caramel and black currants upfront with a lasting slightly smokey sweet finish.


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