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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Doppelbock
Andechs, Germany

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RATINGS: 1069   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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This is it! The powerful, full-bodied, strong beer which is Andechs’s trademark. Brewed in the traditional Triple Mash procedure and available throughout the year, not just during the "Starkbierzeit"!

When the evening passes into dusk and the day draws to a close, time goes a little slower. Just the right time for a glass of Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel. Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel – mouthcoating, velvety, strong This world famous bock from Bavaria’s Holy Mountain is not meant to be rushed, but savoured slowly. As solid as a rock, Andechser Doppelbock Dunkel presides over the evening meal with a colour reminiscent of dark copper with nuances of fiery red. Its clear gleaming look harmonises with its firm, fine pored head. Also the aroma delights the connoisseur: soft roasted accents and a nuance of dried fruit carrying a vein of caramel. This Doppelbock Dunkel from Bavaria’s Holy Mountain presents a pleasant effervescence. And then there’s the unmistakable flavour: mouthcoating and velvety, strong and yet pleasantly malty – a powerful, robust body. At the same time, it develops an easily recognisable sweetness, embraced in roasted cocoa and a light, bitter hoppiness. Concluding with a powerful punch, this Doppelbock departs with a lingering aftertaste of quality plain chocolate. A strong Doppelbock that embodies the centuries old Benedictine brewing tradition, sip by delicious sip (original extract: 18.5%, abv: over 7.1%).


VonClausewitz's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VonClausewitz (132) - Italy, - DEC 22, 2012
Questa e davvero buona, nella mia top ten delle basse fermentazioni....aromi complessi con caramello, caffè tostato, prugne, salsa di soia..... Secca, corpo medio, finale pulito, amarognolo e persistente.....


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cervmagpt (419) - PORTUGAL - AUG 3, 2015
Review based on the BJCP215 guidelines (style 9A). Bottle 50 cl - Batch unknown. AROMA: significant malt aroma with some caramelized notes and Maillard products (bread crust). slight vinous background. no hop aroma discernible. APPEARANCE: ruby body color and translucent. average ivory head with good retention. TASTE: very nice malty flavour with a lot of Maillard products. slight caramel note. low bitterness with an almost sweet finish. PALATE: medium-full body with moderate carbonation. very faint alcohol warmth. OVERALL: a very good example of a doppelbock with great complexity. recommended.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
diablodawg (30) - - AUG 2, 2015
On tap at the bier Haus. Dark brown, thin lacing, very small head. Huge sweet malt and molasses notes . Complex, deep fruit and chocolate notes. Very interesting and tasty. Will buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (1893) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2015
Roodbruine kleur met een kleine kraag. Ruikt zoetig, herfstfruit, vanille, mout. Smaakt zoetig, vanille, hetfstfruit, beetje bitter in de afdronk.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
szeli (65) - GERMANY - JUL 28, 2015
Ein guter Doppelbock. Rot-braun im Glas mit beiger Schaumkrone. Schönes Lacing. Im Aroma Honig und Karamell, zudem etwas Röstmalz. Im Geschmack betont malzig, Honig, Karamell, Pflaume, eingelegte Rosinen. Langer süßer Nachgeschmack.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (2848) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 28, 2015
16 oz draft pours hazy brown with a off white head. Aroma of malts, raisins, fruit and chocolate. Taste is dried fruit and malts.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
SaintMatty (5898) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
500ml Bottle - Dark brown with red tinges. Raisins, chestnuts and caramel popcorn in the aroma. Fruity, malty and fairly rich taste with raisins, plums, cocoa and caramel detected. The finish is fruity and slightly warming.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (278) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUL 7, 2015
L: -pours a clear ruby-brown with a medium,quickly dissipating,foamy,beige head -medium carbonation visible S: -bready,brown sugar,spices,grassy,caramel,syrup T: -Follows the nose plus plums,raisins and dates F: -medium carbonation,medium body O: Just a really good Doppelbock

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjg74 (2834) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle from Capital Market. Super deep ruby in color. Nose is strong dark fruit with some underlying candy sugar. Very rich aroma. Rich roasty flavor up front with a lot of dark fruit. Very rich and malty. Some sweetness make up the background. Very smooth with lots of flavor. A slight hint of some hops in the finish. Most rich dark fruits. Very sippable.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Icedwarf (724) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - JUN 24, 2015
Zwart bier zonder schuim. Smaak is krachtig sterk, licht zoet, rook, noten, bittere chokolade, met een klein vleugje fruit, aardbei? Echt een top bier.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (999) - LUXEMBOURG - JUN 20, 2015
Mahagony-chestnut-brown colour with a light tan head. Aromas of some chocolate malts, bit vanilla and nutty notes as well as hints of toast develop. Gentle carbonation with a medium slick-velvety texture and a full body. Malty, toast, nutty sweetness rules the palate, yet a light bitterness lingers on the back of the palate. Lasting alty finish.


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