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Consecrator is a traditional doppelbock-style fermented with a Bohemian lager yeast. Reddish brown in color, with a mild hop profile, Consecrator is a well balanced, full bodied beer with hints of caramel and molasses in its smooth, malty finish. Brewed for a Fat Tuesday release.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (2116) - Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
Dark cider/copper color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted sweet malt, caramel/molasses, & spice; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel/toffee, fruit, and some spice; Warm smooth finish; Nicely balanced; Pretty easy drinking - good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (511) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 12, 2014
Reddish brown in color thin head. Aroma of molasses, caramel. Taste is sweet caramel, molasses, faint floral hops, some dark fruit and rum. Full bodied and long finish. Malt lingers awhile. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3825) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 9, 2014
UPDATED: APR 10, 2014 Tap. Pours clear orange, small of white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is caramel, nutty, apple, grape, sherry. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, fairly harshly acidic. Medium body, a bit of ABV burn. Interestingly, the harsh acidity that was so offputting initially fades with time. After 10 minutes or so in the glass this beer is much more drinkable, and actually a decent example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (624) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a transparent brown with a foamy white head. Has a faintly sweet aroma. Taste is sweet caramel and even a touch of fruit. The sweetness becomes a bit much at the end, but this is still a very tasty doppelbock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (691) - Iowa, USA - APR 3, 2014
Tap at Parlor City. The first thing that hit me was sweetness and then came the caramel. Nice doppelbock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHeath99 (1236) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle from Lazy Dog. Pours a dark transparent amber with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma is slightly hoppy. Taste of malts and a hint of something caramel-ish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2346) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2014
On tap at Bell’s total tap takeover at Tap and Mallet. Clear, heavy, reddish, not much head. Nose is reminiscent of plum wine. Very fruity. Palate fruity, sweet, sticky, a bit of malt notes. Some cherry. Not a lot of subtlety compared to the German’s but still very good. Rich and full throughout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2359) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. Pours a brown color with white head. Malty, nutty, toffee aromas. Malty, dark fruit, toffee flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hopswagger (199) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2014
P: Pours a clear amber body with lots of ruby accents. A thin cap if off white head that builds up around the sides. Sugar covered prunes, whiffs of metal, spiced fruit bread, straw, toasted malts and toffee. T/M: Spiced rum soaked dates, crystallized sugar, slight metal taste, toasted bread, spiced apple cider and dark cherries. Body is sticky but on the thinner side and almost sparkling at the front end. Finishes semi dry with grains and hints of tobacco juice in the aftertaste. O: Sharp and prickly with great dark fruit and earthy flavors playing off each other. This serves up a tad rough and lacks lush refinement. Serving type: bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CJ_Pain (162) - Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Nice! Sweet lil dopplebock! Thin on the palate, good pour, very minimal head retention. Sweetness present in the tounge as well as the alcohol. Very smooth and easy drinking, almost too easy for 8%abv. Well done.

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