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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
steelers (35) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Caramely brown with nice tan milkshake head. Somewhat meager nose of malt, milk chocolate, vanilla. Medium body beer. Sweet flavors of chocolate and toffee are almost instantly overpowered by bitterness. Very quick finish, slight bitterness as reminders that youíve had a beer at all. Ok beer not my top beer from Atwater.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HoppyScallywag (268) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Nice acidic mouth feel that builds a mocha soft chocolate on the palate. A little bitterness is very faint in the back of your mouth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (1429) - - FEB 9, 2016
Draft. Pours black. Aroma and taste are sweet caramel, and malty biscuits..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (7960) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy amber with small off white head. The aroma is roast and caramel. Thin mouth spice, roasted malt, light bitter finish, good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TizzleJizzle (760) - Garland, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2015
12 oz bottle. Poured an opaque dark brown/black with a frothy tan head and phenomenal lacing. Taste of brown sugar, vanilla, caramel with a slight dark chocolate bitterness finish. Fizzy carbonation, medium-full body, creamy texture. Overall, the alcohol is hidden well and the flavor is there, but itís too faint for me and not as prominent as Iíd like it to be.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chudwick (2682) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Bottle - smells roasty and of bread. Sip adds metal and caramel with a slight grassiness. Really sweet with dark chocolate bitterness. Not what I would call a doppelbock. A little harsh.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rdixon77 (1973) - Georgia, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Thanks drowland! Not a great beer. Weird metallic taste and a lot of caramel sweetness. Not much else. Not much nuance. Oh well.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (7715) - Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2015
6/26/15. 12oz bottle my dad brought down! Very dark brown pour with a small tan head, mild lacing. Huge metallic aroma, dusty, husky grains, toasted caramel. Bitter flavor, metallic, caramel, nutty, toasted caramel. Meh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2706) - Arkansas, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Missed my flight from Grand Rapids to Chicago because of the dumbass Chicago weather and so spent the night in the airport and pulled this out of my suitcase to drink with some Chex Mix. From the bottle, and so canít tell what it looks like. Smells really malty with lots of caramel and toffee. Alcohol is noticeable. Decent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zoucrew102 (1178) - - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle. Rich caramel malt aroma with notes of toffee and some nuttiness. Pours caramel brown with a thin tan head and decent lacing. Starts with huge caramel malt sweetness with hints of nuts and toffee. Finishes smooth with the caramel sweetness carrying throughout with a slight bock bite at the end before it gets washed away with the sticky caramel that clings to the palate. Nice doppelbock.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Great doppel with a high alcohol. Black as night but hasa sweet caramel side that makes it pleasing.


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