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Epic Double Skull Doppelbock

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Originally brewed as liquid bread by fasting monks this Doppelbock is rich and filling. Crisp and delicious for the winter months.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kkleu357 (159) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Sweet malty aroma. Burnt dark red color. Nice sized head. Lots of toffee flavors with a malty finish. Very good. Best Doppelbock I can remember drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3550) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Aroma is caramel/toffee, dark fruit and nutty malts. The flavor is caramel, toffee, malts, a hint of coffee, dark fruit and a mildly tart/tangy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (649) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Bomber. Clear reddish amber with an off-white head that laces. Aromas of caramel, toasted malt, molasses, and light grainy earth notes. Flavor is sweet caramel, toasted malt, molasses, some fruit and nuts. Medium bodied and lightly carbonated; linger sweet molasses with a slight dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1606) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2014
From a bottle. Pours ruby copper with a fizzy, creamy white head. Tastes very nutty, malty, like vegetables, gourds, dryness, some booze, and light spice. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like malt, booze, and yams.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3046) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear copper/amber with thin, creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready and caramel malts, lager yeast, light toast, vegetable notes, and light grassiness. Flavor is bready malts, dark fruit esters, light floral hops, and faint caramel; a little boozy with a semisweet finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with a white head. Big malt with some grain. Caramel sweetness. Smooth palate. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 9, 2014
At Uber in Seattle. Coppery brown. Fresh amber malt, a bit muddled. Not a strong copper bite. But nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (2582) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle - Pours cola colored with a thin tan head. Nose is malty and nutty, with a weird sourness going on. Taste is sour bread malt, light nuttiness, and an odd sweetness that I can only describe as a faint root beer float flavor. Yeah, I know--weird. Pretty thin in the mouth, and not at all what I expected when I read "doppelbock" on the label.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trev (1841) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Amber pour, thin head. Malty, caramel, maple syrup? Flavour is medium sweet malt. Caramel. Bready malt. Light to medium sweet finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (936) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Absolutely splendid. Thick mouthfeel. Heavy malt flavor with a nice sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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