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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
This malty, sweet, dark amber colored German-style bock beer is brewed with imported malt and hops. Its uncommon smoothness and impeccable taste make it the perfect companion for a cold night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BelgianBeerGal (3869) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 22, 2014
Draft at Zingerman’s Roadhouse. Brown and bronze color. Light aroma of caramel malt. Flavor trends to sweet but not sticky. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5914) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark caramel amber body with a small fizzy off-white head. The nose is slightly sweet with some caramel and slightly husky grain. The flavor is a bit thin and one dimensional, rather sweet with a slight dry huskiness on the finish. Not especially well lagered, it finishes a bit dry and dusty. Medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Meh, about on par with what I’ve come to expect from this brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - APR 2, 2014
355ml bottle. Burnt amber pour. Aroma is caramel malts and bread. Flavor is jsut hitting hte spot for me right now. It has the body of a much lesser beer but a nice sweetness that has you coming back for more. Not a typical doppelbock but I have had comparitive brews but this is better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
malkyore (377) - - MAR 31, 2014
So lagers. They’re a thing that people like. Personally I’ve never seen the allure, but I do respect a good lager/bock. This is a fairly good one. It drinks like a Boston lager. If you can imagine Boston lager with a little less hop and a who heap load of more malt flavor. This is like if you lagered a stout. It’s really good, definitely a winter beer. Too bad I missed having this in winter....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Interurbaner (10) - SE Michigan, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2014
This beer tastes very damn good and is 7.5 alc. It doesn’t have a very strong aroma, but I guess that doesn’t really matter much since I don’t buy beer for the smell. It has a cool label with the skyline of Detroit as seen from Windsor and Atwater is down there. No twist off cap it requires a real bottle opener which means it is serious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9877) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2014
2014-01-25. Brown body small off white head. Aroma of sweet caramel malt and the flavour is similar, lightly tangy earthy malt, mild caramel notes throughout. Average bodied palate, soft carbonation. Bottle shared by DuctTape

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
koleminer20 (2647) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2014
On tap at Dan’s. The pour is amber-ish, at best, with a lot of lighter golden types of visuals. There isn’t much head to be found, and the lace is just as existent. I wouldn’t know this was a dopplebock by looking at it. The aroma has a lot of caramel maltiness to it, but it remains light and pleasant. The flavor is really similar. Somewhat basic, but not overly bad. The mouth feel is light, carbonated, and the aftertaste is pretty unique. It’s not overly bitter, but it’s nothing like the caramely sweetness of the nose.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (4200) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2014
From bottle, courtesy of Ed. Light caramel and cherry wood, biscuit. Sweetish with light alcohol notes and few hops. Coppery amber clear with quickly dissipating head. Medium-heavy body with medium carbonation and light warming. Starts and stays moderately sweet, with caramel and biscuit. Astringent cherry wood notes and light grain dust. Nutty bitter finish with lingering sweetness. A bit of raisin in the after.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (8196) - Indiana, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks solid; a transparent amberish brown with thin light beige head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells malty and doughy with notes of mild caramel. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (11251) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 3, 2013
On tap at Slows in Detroit. Decent bock, dark with a thick head. A tad astringent in the finish.

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