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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Doppelbock
Andechs, Germany

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RATINGS: 953   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   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%).


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (2969) - Aylmer, Quebec, - JAN 26, 2013
Sample, brown bottle, 0.5 l, best before 27 09 12, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on October 18 2012; eye: ruby with caramel reflections, minimal effervescence, beige head that disappears completely, no lacing; nose: malt, caramel, light pepper, light alcohol, light scotch; mouth: malt, caramel, light pepper, light alcohol, slight acridness, light scotch, slight chocolate, a-bit-short finale with presence of caramel, medium body, below-average carbonation, lightly sweet, a bit thin; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Échantillon, bouteille brune, 0,5 l, meilleure avant 27 09 12, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 18 octobre 2012; œil : rubis avec des reflets caramel, effervescence minime, mousse beige qui disparaît complètement, pas de dentelle; nez : malt, caramel, léger poivre, léger alcool, léger scotch; bouche : malt, caramel, léger poivre, léger alcool, très légère âcreté, léger scotch, très léger chocolat, finale un peu courte avec présence de caramel, corps moyen, carbonatation sous la moyenne, légèrement sucrée, un peu mince; en résumé : bien


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
veceo (511) - CROATIA - AUG 31, 2014
Hazysh reddish brown color, average sized tan head. Aroma of caramel, roast, dark fruits. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Taste is medium sweet with notes of blackberry, caramel and raisins. Excellent.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
saintjulien (121) - - AUG 30, 2014
hay, cereal, roasty, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, full body, thick feel, average carbonation, long finish

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fluffy (1602) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 28, 2014
A bit heavy on the candied sugar in the aroma, but otherwise a great well balanced Dopplebock. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (905) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2014
50cl bottle at home. Dark amber brown with a medium slightly off-white soapy head. Medium body with light to moderate carbonation. Sweet with herbal bitterness. Malts, caramel, raisin, chocolate, some dark fruits, herbs and spices. A decent full flavoured doppelbock.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2920) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
Aroma:cooked végatble,nutty and toffe... Appearance:Clear ruby brown,light head.. Flavor:raisin,honey,light molasse....

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8375) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at RBESG ’14, day 4 not so grand tasting at Craft Clerko, 10/08/14. Dark chestnut brown with moderate light beige edgeing. Nose is dark toffee, nutty vibes, dark malts, caramel, brown bread, dark fruit notes. Taste comprises earthy tones, brown bread, dark malt, trace cocoa, hint of booze. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent Bock.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kingvit (142) - - AUG 23, 2014
Aroma: roasted nuts, caramel, chocolate, raisins; Appearance: dark clear brown, vanishing head; Taste: medium sweetness, slight bitterness, slight sourness; Palate: abrupt finish, soft carbonation, medium body, slick texture A tasty dark Doppelbock, pleasantly drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ejr (147) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - AUG 23, 2014
Fin mørk rødbrun farge med et beige skum, skummet holdt bra. Deilig aroma av røstet malt, røde bær, karamell og treverk. Smaken følger aroma, men her får jeg toner av cherry og brunt sukker i tilegg.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
R4N5H (64) - SINGAPORE - AUG 23, 2014
GBBF 2014 on 13-Aug. Cask. Dark, with a small to medium sized cream copper coloured head which disappears quickly. Rich, malt taste. Caramel, dark chocolate and fruits. Nice double bock.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chalumeaux (56) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Nice ruby color sweet smelling and tasting of fruit and bread very smooth tasting with a nice finish.


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