Brewed by Augustiner-Bräu
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany


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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Maximator is a huge beer, sticky in consistency, dark ruby in color with virtually no carbonation and a sweet malty nose.

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   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ScottWallace82 (90) - Winchester, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2015
Bottle into a glass. Pours a deep red with a very quick dissipating, large bubbled head, which is disappointing. Smells of dark malts, fruits, and bread. Rich, malty flavor with a well balanced finish. Not overly sweet, nor too dry. A well done doppelbock, except for the head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4312) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle in Munich. Nice red body with big head. Roasty and toasty nose with fruits and plums. Taste of caramel, sugar. Some carbonation. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlindGuardianco (42) - - AUG 1, 2015
Very nice beer, quite strong but still drinkable enough, malty and sweet, low head, very good but I like the optimator better

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu (1313) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Lager-clear amber-copper with a rich tan head. Rich toffee on light fruit nose. Sticky mouthfeel. The toffee is in the flavor but more muted than what's noted in the aroma. Light fruitiness underneath.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
caribou43 (95) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (706) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
StueyD (1498) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bnokk (288) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (684) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hermod (4778) - 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.

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