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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Doppelbock
Andechs, Germany

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RATINGS: 1010   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%).


Peltmeister's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Peltmeister (48) - - JUL 26, 2013
Heerlijk bokbiertje. Lichte koffie-caramel geur. Licht troebel en donkerbruin van kleur. Middelmatige body. Hoofdsmaak is zoetig, met een bittertje. Nasmaak is bitter.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2526) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle at Tre Små Rum,Gothenburg.Thanks Rick. Dark redish almost brown beer with a brown head. Malty, caramell and floral aroma. Sweet malty and hoppy flavour with some fruity notes. Roasted. Nice :-)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (424) - GREECE - JAN 29, 2015
500ml bottle at Bierhof Athens. Amber copper color with light beige head. Aroma is malty caramel, dark fruity, dusty yeasty. Sweet and bitter taste. Light to medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (410) - ITALY - JAN 29, 2015
50cl bottle. Pours reddish brown with a beautiful creamy beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, caramel, light dark fruits, light alcohol. Taste is similar with burnt sugar notes, caramel, roastiness, some coffee, light sticky cola sweetness well balanced by a good final bitterness. Oily mouthfeel, medium body, low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenriqueBraga (110) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JAN 27, 2015
Marrom claro com nuances de rubi. Boa formação mas pouca estabilidade de espuma. Aroma evidente de toffee, biscoito, pão preto, tosta. Sabor condizente com os aromas. Corpo médio-baixo, amargor leve. Carbonatação leve. Aftertaste doce, levemente aquecedor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (1810) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
Flaska från SB. Smak och doft av humle, rostad malt, karamell, plommon, nötter, brunt socker, russin med toner av kakao och choklad. Mycket sötma, stor kropp med tydlig beska. Rund och len med fina smakar.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2325) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Ripe plums and caramel in the nose. Appearance is clear, brownish, with red highlights, not much to the head and nothing getting left behind on the glass. Palate is delicate, a touch sticky, balanced by a certain sourness, a very nice palate. Taste is like plum juice from the my Grandmothers canned plums, quite a bit of tartness in the finish. Pretty darn good. Thanks Ron for coming up with this one for me, I’ve looked for it for years.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jamestulloch (1657) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle from The Beerhive. Ruby body with a thin off-white that quickly fades. Low carbonation. No lacing. Aroma of black cherry, toffee and prune. The flavour of treacle dominates subtle notes of cherry, candy and rye bread. Medium body with a sleek, oily mouthfeel. Light fizz. A lovely, moreish beer - a real winter warmer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CpyNPrnT (432) - Indiana, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Wow, very surprised. Aroma of dried fruit and sweetness, taste is dried fruit, velvety in mouth feel, finishes clean and very well. Anyone interested, this a beer worth trying!

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bosta (128) - SLOVENIA - JAN 5, 2015
0,5l bottle. Pours dark ruby colour with a nice brown head.Sweet aroma. The taste is caramel, plums and a pleasant touch of alcahol.This is a wellbalanced and smooth beer. Has a nice bitter taste in the end. One of my favorite beers.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gaultier (569) - SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2015
Beer tasting @ Jorn69, 6/12-14. Bottle from Bordershop, Puttgarden. Aroma: Extremely malty. Taste: Malty, caramely, sweet. Malty and sweet finish.


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