Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Doppelbock
Andechs, Germany


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RATINGS: 1028   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%).

onystrom's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onystrom (1321) - Magellan Hunter! - Skanderborg, - SEP 11, 2006
Clear dark red color with fine head. Very sweet malty and fruity flavor. A bit atrong alcohol in the finish. Don’t quite think this is the second best Doppelbock in the world!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BobyFischer (126) - FRANCE - MAR 25, 2015
Arômes d’épices : cannelle, girofle, gingembre.Caramel, céréales et houblons légèrement amérisants et poivrés. Bouche ronde, corps solide, arrière goût alcoolisé sans trop : très bonne Doppelbock (une des meilleures).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
alkolord (160) - - MAR 20, 2015
Leicht bräunlich, gedörrte Früchte ich der Nase, relativ leichter Körper, schön süßlich ohne zu malzig zu sein, Top Doppel Bock

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5413) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 15, 2015
50cl pours a hazy copper with some creamy, beige head. Nose has plenty of raisin, stone fruit, plum, mild booze, clove. Flavor follows, stone fruit, raisin, plum, some booze, dark fruit, mild rum. Medium bodied, boozy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4264) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Sweet grain nose. Clear ruby brown, thick yellow head with little retention. Cane sugar, grain and wood. Somewhat cloying, even for the style. Full body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pumpkin87 (80) - - MAR 12, 2015
Pours chestnut brown with red and orange highlights and a firm tan head. Aroma is sweet malt, brown bread with nuts and caramel. That continues on the palate with hints of raisins and perhaps a whisper of cocoa. But the range doesn’t develop much. What’s more notable is the smoothness. Even if the body is a touch heavier than medium, it suggests leisurely consumption rather than weightiness. The alcohol is firmly controlled.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (565) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 12, 2015
Nut and caramel aroma. Rich mahogany brown body with an off white head. Raisin-like sweetness with hints of caramel and malt. almost no bitterness. Finish is clean and wet. Incredible.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MMR (423) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2015
Rather heavy doppelbock which reminded me a lot of Belgian Dubel beers. It has a strong aroma of nuts and caramel with an aftertaste of dark chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DraganC (21) - SLOVENIA - FEB 28, 2015
Perfect colour with nice foam. Tastes very nice with almost no bitterness. For me one of my new favourites.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (2965) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Chestnut brown color with reddish hues. Aroma of caramel, toffee, bread, and tropical fruit. Caramel and toffee sweet flavor with bread, tropical fruit, and spice Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rkehlet (20) - - FEB 26, 2015
Chestnut brown with full bodied foam. Spices - cinnamon, liquorice, malt, bread, caramel, almonds, dried figs.

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