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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Our winter seasonal, the Fisherman’s Navigator is a German-style doppel-bock of exceptional quality, flavors and body. With a toasty biscuit-like malt backbone, it’s unlike any beer you’ve had while managing to remain strictly within a centuries old style.

This years Doppelbock style lager has no spices as it did last year but offers a spectacular mouthful of flavor. EXCEPTIONAL!! Ready Nov 1st


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (13266) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2010
Bottle at Chriso’ Blue Mountains of Virginia tasting. Some syrup. Not a great double bock. Some syrup and milk choc flavours. Dryness on finish. It’s ok, but not the greatest

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2010
22nd May 2010. ChrisOs ’Blue Ridge Mountains Of Virginia’ tasting! Clear amber beer. Semi dry palate. Light chocolate in the sweet malt. Pretty decent sweet malty beer - even a little port in there.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10777) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Bottle from Half Time. Pours a clear ruby tinted color with a slight off-white head. Aroma is sweet and darkly fruity. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Flavor is not very sweet, a little grapey, and a fair amount hoppy. Finishes towards astringent and dry, but doesn’t quite get there. Pretty tasteful brew. Oh. There is malt through out, and it is nicely roasted. It just isn’t so dominant as in many doppelbocks.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34282) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2010

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ chrisos Back In The UK Tasting.

Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, vomit, brown sugar notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish fel is metalic - galvanized pipe. [20100522]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamherbert (1265) - Syracuse, New York, USA - JUN 7, 2010
Aroma: Sugary malt, touch of corn syrup. The appearance is brown with an orange tinge in the light. No head. Flavor is a hint of alcohol to go with the malty sugar. Only the slightest of hops. Sweetened. Touch of cocoa powder and toffee. The palate is milky, thick and chewy. Perfect for taste. It’s mostly sweet but with a dry balance. Pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2200) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2010
sweet in sugar with an appropriate farm fresh malt component that is strong enough to satisfy. slick body and raisin character that is satisfying. touch of froth displays a light hop infusion that i appreciate. better than decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MennoO (148) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 20, 2010
bottle, dark wooden amber liquid with small white head, aroma; caramel with some dark chocolate and coffee. sweet with bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smcolw (530) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 14, 2010
Clear, deep amber-brown. Moderate beige head that settles to a single layer of bubbles. Light lace. Chocolate covered caramels is the first smell impression. Interesting flavor that matches the chocolate covered caramel. Some of the darker malts do come through. Slightly sweet with a light hop background. Rich body and below average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1673) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 6, 2010
12oz bottle, 2009 vintage. Pours a medium dark brown with a slight head. Sweet malty flavor of raisins, figs and spices.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbill (3331) - Laurel, New York, USA - JAN 18, 2010
12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy brown that allows light to pass through with a moderate tan head that lasts through the first third of the glass and leaves a coating of spots and patches with each sip. Pleasant aroma of malt with a bit of earthiness to it along with a few vapors of alcohol. The flavor is malty and again a bit earthy, but at the same time it tastes watered down and lacks depth. Despite the alcohol detected in the aroma, it is well hidden in the flavor. Overall, a bit weak, but not a bad beer.


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