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Augustiner Maximator

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Brewed by Augustiner-Bräu
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 618   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Maximator is a huge beer, sticky in consistency, dark ruby in color with virtually no carbonation and a sweet malty nose.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rjplumer (541) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2473) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 2, 2015
330 ml undated bottle served in a pilsner glass. Pours clear and with plenty of visible carbonation, but less than a 1 finger head despite a fairly vigorous pour. The tan head was reasonably durable. S: Roasted grains; hints of roasted nuts, toffee and dark dried fruits. T: Also malty with hints of raisins, dates, dried plums and roasted nuts. Lightly sweet overall but with some bitterness. M: Medium+ body. Medium-light carbonation. Just a touch syrupy. O: Very good.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (498) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Dark amber-color with big beige head that goes down quickly. Aroma is mostly wet cellar (bottom-fermented feeling) and a bit of caramel. Bready caramely taste, thick, sirupy (not as extreme as other Doppelbocks), malt sweetness, not too sweet though. Boozy, warming finish. Okay, not exactly my kind of Doppelbock. Too much pure malts and too little dark fruits or coffee...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mindwarp (99) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Pours red if you look at it with light behind it no real head. Aroma is all Carmel and malt, sweet. Tastes of sweet malts and dark fruit. This is a real easy doppelbock to drink, nothing overpowering.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gilvanblight (813) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2014
Hazy brown. Spicy boozy scent. Low carbonation. Boozy. Very boozy. Still pretty easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lukasmh (285) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2014
Bottle. Best by 08/14. Pours clear dark amber/mahogany with short lasting fine beige head. Aroma is heavy on malt, toffee and caramel. Toasty, nutty, subtle berries. Taste is malty, caramel, toasty bread. Slight dry and warming alcohol in finish. Medium body.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lele (187) - Padova, ITALY - NOV 25, 2014
ASPETTO: granata scuro, limpido. Schiuma fine, abbondante e persistente, di colore marroncino/rossiccio molto chiaro. AROMA:leggerissimo smaltato, quasi neanche si sente. GUSTO: smaltato e caramelloso. Poca carbonizzazione, ma con bollicine finissime. Corpo leggero. CONCLUSIONE: birretta tranquilla’ niente di che’. Punteggio di ratebeer per me assolutamente esagerato.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (4516) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2014
* Old rating, 0,5l crown-top-bottle, 2006. Intensiv-dickflüssiger Doppelbock. Schwer, Karamell, dunkle Früchte, süß-klebrig und immer noch süffig. Malzig-schwer im Nachgeschmack, feinherb, toll!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1482) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 15, 2014
A very nice double bock. Sweet malty good malt aroma. Not sticky mouthfeel. Actually ideal mouthfeel. Not Carmel not burnt excellent flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gueuze (462) - - OCT 20, 2014
Schaum verfliegt flott. Geruch nach Kaffeenoten, Im Mundgefühl voll, starke Rezenz. Nicht übersüß. Caranoten.


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