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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Bischoff Winnweiler
Style: Doppelbock
Winnweiler, Germany

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as "Doppel Bock".


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3968) - - FEB 25, 2008
pours a clear brown with a large frothy beige head. sweet malty aroma with hints of toasted malts. the flavor is agian sweet with toffee, brown sugar, biscuits, and nutty malts. also a good bit of hops. i didn’t mind this one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jb (2538) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 24, 2008
This one smells and tastes remarkably like their dunkel. Very dark copper color with minimal head. Bread dough aroma. Palate is very thin but there is a bit of dark fruit in there. I am really surprised there is 7.5 alcohol percent. That is well hidden. Overall this is the most disappointing doppelbock I have had.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2008
500ml green bottle, with the type of screwtop normally found on wine bottles. The frosty rings on the outside of the bottle says this one has been re-used multiple times, which is not what you normally see in massively consumerist the US of A. Pours clear dark amber with a hugely fluffy off-white head. Aroma of nuts, caramel, roasty malt and noble hops. Creamy , sticky, medium body and light carbonation. Sweet, full taste of nuts, fruit, pumpernickel. A little earthiness and just a dash of bitterness in the finish. I’d be OK with a little more hops in this one, but otherwise a tasty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (6656) - ITALY - FEB 20, 2008
ambrato carico schiuma media non molto persistente bote fruttate caramello leggero vonoso imn bocca piuttosto dolciastra frutta matura finale lievemente luppolata buon tenore alcolico anche se il corpo non è pieno

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jasonp (1557) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - FEB 7, 2008
Bottle, courtesy of Argo0. Pours clear dark bronze with a white head. Aroma of smoke and caramel toastiness. Flavor starts off with deep caramel, bread, then sweet cola, light noble hop character. Some alcohol kick. Too sweet for my tastes. I found the texture to be full/round with moderate carbonation.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8634) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 27, 2008
500ml screwtop bottle shared by argo0. Looks like balsamic vinegar. Has a clear cola colored brown body with little head. Sweet cola, maple malt and some sharp oxidized cardboard flavors, some peppermint and grapefuit flavors, but overall not very good. Resembled cough syrup at times.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
argo0 (12277) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 24, 2008
(50cl bottle, best by 20/04/08) Small beige head atop clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, skunk, some metallic. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some smoke, light cherry, cardboard. Medium body, low carbonation, some stickiness.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - JAN 23, 2008
Provided by argo0. Clear, brown body with no head. The nose is sweet malts with caramel, raisins and slightly metallic. The flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter with autolyzed yeast, caramel, raisins, roast and apple. Medium body is a bit thin with light carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - JAN 23, 2008
50cL screwtop bottle, courtesy argo0. Thanks, Aaron! Pours a clear cola color; thin off-white head. A bit of skunk, smoke, and sugar in the aroma; not much. Medium mouthfeel showing sugar, caramel, and roasted malts; I’m really not getting a whole lot out of this beer; smoke and roasted character, but a singular expression. Medium, sticky sugar and caramel in the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2008
Great look, pouring (from the bottle) a reddish mahogany body topped with a creamy beige head. The aroma’s almost too sweet for me, dark caramel and molasses with a light roast touch. The flavor, too, is tight on the line so far as how sweet a doppelbock should get, but a very light earthiness manages to keep it in check. Okay.

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