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Augustiner Maximator

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Brewed by Augustiner-Bräu
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

bottled
common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 627   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Maximator is a huge beer, sticky in consistency, dark ruby in color with virtually no carbonation and a sweet malty nose.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
caribou43 (68) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 21, 2015
This doppel bock is perfect and in my opinion better than the Andecks doppel bock. The colour is brown-red and the taste is like the "prune" caramel and sweet and not too dry, I mean the taste of alcool is not so strong.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (681) - Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Opaque dark brown with thin tan head. Aroma of hay, toffee, sherry and anise. Flavor is toffee, caramel, some hints of cocoa, medium carbonation (more than I had expected based on other’s reviews). Sticky sweet boozy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1406) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2015
A dark, mahogany red-brown coloured beer with a very weak yellow-white coloured head. A strong, dark malt aroma, dark caramel, bready, raisiny and grapey. Medium mouthfeel with very little fizz. A smooth, bittersweet dark malt taste, burnt caramel, bready, candied fruit and raisins, plus some spice. The finish is bittersweet and lengthy.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bnokk (188) - Ohio, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle, imported to USA. APPEARANCE - dark amber color like you?d expect from a doppleock. Not much head to speak of. NOSE - somewhat weak. Not too much to it. I think it fits the style, but very little to get excited about scent wise. FLAVOR ? good flavot ? reminds me of siting in Augistiner brewery on the eve of Oktberfest a couple yeas ago. It?s a solid drinker.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (674) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 1, 2015
11.2 ounce bottle from La Trattoria Bohemia, dark amber, sweet, viscous. Light carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (4043) - Vantaa, FINLAND - APR 25, 2015
UPDATED: APR 26, 2015 50cl bottle @ Hilpeä Hauki, Kalakierros 2015. Mahogany color, thick off white head. Caramel, bread, sweetness in aroma. Flavor has sweetness, caramel, bread, mild hops. A really good doppelbock.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (517) - NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
The bottle says it is a Starkbier (Strong beer) but it is aroma wise very much a typical Doppelbock. Good and malty aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Russo (1830) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - APR 6, 2015
Clean reddish color with a nice off-white head that keeps a nice lacing until he end. Aroma is roasted malt, dark fruit, hints of plum and slightly alcohol. Flavor follow the aroma but not alcohol notes, hints of burned sugar, caramel and hops. Low carbonation and medium to full body with a sweet roasted finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone 4S

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (4300) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
From a 33 cl bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours a clear amber with an ecru head. Flavors of caramel. Super smooth mouthfeel. Very tasty beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjplumer (642) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Deep dark ruby body with a thin off white head. Lightly carbonated. Sweet malt dark fruity aroma. Dark fruity taste with some light bitterness. Finishes wet but clean. Looks lightly carbonated but comes alive on your tongue. Feels potent at first but settles.


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