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Brewed by Augustiner-Bräu
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 616   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


doboy's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2012
A nice beer. Poured a dark amber color with little head, which did not last. Aroma was of a sweet malt. No visible carbonation. taste was sweet malt, and the Carbonation was there just well hid. Nice malty after taste. A nice beer!


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (346) - 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 (98) - 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 (812) - 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 (255) - 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 (169) - 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 (3974) - 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 (1421) - 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 (448) - - OCT 20, 2014
Schaum verfliegt flott. Geruch nach Kaffeenoten, Im Mundgefühl voll, starke Rezenz. Nicht übersüß. Caranoten.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1128) - Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear brown with red hues and off-white head. Aroma is very figgy, chocolate, vanilla, sweet. Taste is very chocolate, medium bodied, silky, smooth. Great.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1382) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Doppelbocks are becoming one of my favorite styles, and this one is good. A big more syrupy and goopy mouthfeel than expected. But, flavor is absolutely wonderful.


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