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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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This is a dopplebock high-gravity lager. This one is big, black and sweet. Itís malty character is derived from two caramel malts along with Munich malt to create the smoothest high-gravity beer this side of the pond.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3606) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 3, 2013
bottle - Pours dark brown with a small tan head. It has a malty aroma with a slight hint of chocolate. The taste is very sweet with not much going on. Itís medium bodied and finishes sweet. Overall itís just okay.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryecatcher (825) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Lopez brought me this one back from his roadtrip.. thanks again, brutha! Pours a dark brown, little bit of a head that disappeared quickly. Nose is malty, hints of butterscotch. Mouth is medium bodied, medium sweet, malty, some diacetyl, toasted bread, caramel. Not a world-beater, but not bad either. Iíd drink another one. Prost!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2013
bottle. Light brown with small head. Iím not a big fan of the dopplebock, so take my rating accordingly. Seems fairly average for the style.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nuffield (3717) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Disappointing chocolate malt flavor that seems one dimensional, along with a rather indifferent body--not thin, but not attractive. A little oily. The alcohol provides a little tingle but doesnít intrude. The finish strikes me as a little metallic. Bottle.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JFGrind (1860) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Dark brown full bodied, bread, roasted caramel malts, light bitterness come together in this Doppelbock. High alcohol, but, easy on the palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drdisque (570) - Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2013
On tap at fatpour. Pours slightly brown black. Flavor is crisp malty chocolate. Light mouthfeel for a doppel. Crisp sweet slightly bitter coffee finish. Pretty tasty but not much depth here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4708) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2013
12oz bottle. Deep opaque brown, approaching black body. Thin, oily beige head. Sweet chocolate tinged aroma. Leaning pretty heavily into the brown chocolate flavors, this is a pretty good Stateside Doppelbock. Soft delicate noble hop balance. Smooth lager tones, still remains pretty drinkable even with the high ABV. Doesnít really have the big, pungent yeast characteristics you might expect, rather straightforward. A touch better than average, for an American version.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hawker (15) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Not the best, but have had way worst. Nice taste, complicity is what i want. Big plus for the look of the bottle ;D

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moosetracks91 (9) - - APR 10, 2013 does not count
Pour is dark, dark similar to a "light porter" or dark amber. Head is dark white that retains for only a minute or so. First sip is a light, almost creamy start to a sweet malty almost bitter/roasty chocolate finish. Light carbonation. Overall not a bad beer but not a great one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4284) - Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2013
Backlog rating 4-17-2009 (Bottle) This beer pours a small tan head with poor retention, very little carbonation and lacing, transparent body, and a dark brown hue with an orange tint. The Aroma is malty, sweet and chocolate. Ditto for the Taste. The Palate is tingly and this is a medium bodied Dopplebock. All-in-all, this beer needs more flavor for the style and on that fact it is a disappointment as I enjoy drinking this style of beer.


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