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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Very dark, very smooth, plenty of hops and lots of malt. Very strong! Available mid December thru SuperBowl.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
robertburns (15) - westminster, Colorado, USA - FEB 10, 2006
Very dark red, sweet, rich taste. Sticky toffee with lingering after taste. GOOD.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 24, 2006
This has some really sweet and rich dark fruits complemented nicely by dark chocolate. The nose does not really match the flavor, the nose is really tame compared to the flavor which I found to be quite complimentary on the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (8228) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 30, 2005
Somewhat rich nose of dark smoky wood, perhaps some licorice as well and some dark fruits and nuts as well. Overall a bit of a mild smell, but still complex I would say. Creamy and smooth texture, while still robust and sweet on the tongue with a brown sugar and maple presence contrasted by a more smoky wood and meat flavor. Very sweet and full.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2005
Pours a nice deep golden brown color. Aromas of rich dark malts, chocolate, fruit. Flavor is rich with a lot of flavors light chocolate, dark fruit, smoke, coffee.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beercollector (23) - Astoria, Oregon, USA - DEC 11, 2005
This one poured with a small light brown head. It had little lacing, was clear and a ruby color. The aroma was light ot average with minimal hop, yeast, or alchohol. It had a light body. soft carbonation and mild malty flavor that was of short duration, moderatley sweet and a light yeasty after taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - NOV 16, 2005
Bottle. Very deep brown color with ruby highlights when backlit, crystal clear. Moderate beige head forms and fades to a small layer over the beer. Good lacing. Aroma is doughy, slightly sweet and some dark fruit aromas also. Medium bodied, fairly clean tasting. Decent amounts of alcohol are detectable. Caramel seems to be predominant in flavor with a bigger than average hop bitterness. Somewhat earthy from hops? Fair to good dopplebock.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Out of the bottle this brew pours a dark mahogany with a tall light tan head. Fairly sweet malt aroma, mild roast, hint of chocolate and dark fruit. Taste starts sweet, not cloying, but smooth, with dark fruit throughout, and chocolate up front.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - APR 14, 2004
light carmel nose, dark brown with loads of red comming through when put to light. heavy carmel, syrupy, some malt bitterness, very lightly hopped, too syrupy

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wulfhere (217) - Billings, Montana, USA - JAN 27, 2004
Bottle. Pours dark brown with very little head and what there is dissipates quickly. Nose is carmel, bread, hops, chocolate. Alcoholic warmth, maltiness, seetness, but there's an off flavor--a vegetal aftertatse that seems to me to be infection. Strange--Jurgen's a good brewer, but I do not like the aftertaste that this doppelbock carries with it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - DEC 9, 2003
Very dark brown with a thin tannish head. Nice malty sweet flavor. The aroma almost smells like cookie dough. Very nice. Thx kyzr


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