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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


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - 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]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2011
From tap at Jacob Wirth. Pours hazy dark orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is roasted malty, slight breadish and mild caramelish. Roasted malty flavoured, slight sweetness and with a solid level of bitterness coming through. Ends dry and bitter, dark roasted malty into the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (15494) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2011
Draft @ RFD, Washington DC. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with weak hints of dark fruit. Sweetish fruity malty caramel and dark fruit flavor. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (13348) - , 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (12648) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 20, 2007
(draft) Crystal clear copper body topped by creamy beige head that leaves great lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, cherry, light alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some cherry, earthy, toast, chocolate, light lager yeast, faint alcohol. Smooth medium body with light stickiness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11002) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 22, 2009
12oz bottle-pours a dissipating light tan head and reddish copper color. Aroma is medium/dark malt, husky-toffee, medium fruit, some earthy/spicy hops, some alcohol. Taste is medium/dark malt, drying, husky-toffee, medium fruit, some earthy hops. Thanks jwc215 for sharing this one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2009

Name: Fisherman’s Navigator
Date: March 14, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ticker Tasting
Appearance: clear brown, wispy beige head
Aroma: dark caramel malt aroma, light earthyness, just a hint of earthyness
Flavor: dark caramel malt flavor, any hope of sweetness is mostly covered by the earthyness, drying bitterness, dry malt finish
Overall: needs sweetness to pull out the caramel malt
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10343) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (8521) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2009
12oz bottle. Poured a deeper amberish/copperish color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of caramel, earthiness, nutty and some chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, caramel, lighter earthiness, and toffee.


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