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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (3416) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 2, 2013
This was release number 3, ABV 8.5% on the bottle. Shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. I pours a garnet color with a medium tan head. Light lacing. Nose is a blast of rich caramel malts, and some dark fruit. Actually lots of dark fruit. Earthy. Medium in body with a very clean smooth mouthfeel and hint of the alcohol. Wish there was no hint, but this IS 8.5% so I guess some is expected. The flavor is very rich, and the rich malts and ripe fruit is augmented by some floral hops. Chocolate appears as it warms. The finish is mostly on the sweet side and is almost chewy. Nuts finally appear as well. This is a simply delicious beer and the lager smoothness makes it very easy drinking. I am really enjoying this beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5713) - Indiana, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Draft to taster. Looks solid; a transparent light copperish orwnge with thin off-white lacing. Smells and tastes sweet and malty with notes of caramel. Nice and smooth on the palate. Enjoyable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kbodnar77 (2) - USA - NOV 25, 2013 does not count
I tasted this beer from the bottle on 11/25/13. The bottle was refrigerated cool. The beer pours easy, and resulted in a very slight, light yellow head. The beer is a clear dark amber color. Has a malt and gran aroma with hints of caramel. The taste is slightly sweet with the malt and caramel, with a nutty and cereal finish. I really enjoyed it!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
raphael (894) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 23, 2013
I smell yeast, molasses & sassafras. Clear orange brown with modest tan head. a peach tone among vanilla, alcohol and wheat toast, thin and drying on the mouth.. some warming. sweet & drying finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
onceblind (4472) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Clear amber copper with a thin foamy light beige head. The smell is rich with a sweet caramel nose and a grainy chewy cereal tone behind it. The flavor unfortunately has this semi-boozy cough medicine tone running through it that I’m not a fan of. There is a nice balanced earthy sweet chewy pale cereal maltiness and a touch of toast, but that medicine tone..ouch.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17182) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2013
Draft @ Epic Brewing Denver Taproom, Denver, CO. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty spicy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy caramel finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (11230) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap @ Epic (Denver). Pours a clear copper pour with an off-white head. Sweet toasted malt, caramel, and a bit of dark fruit on the nose. Kind of just bland and bready. Flavor is sweet caramel, bread, and toast. Hints of cola, dark fruit, and biscuit. Mild candy on the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrHangover (2656) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Tap @ the brewery tap room. Pours a clear, amber beer with a thin white head on top. Aroma is caramel, booze, and big malts. Flavour is sweet, alcoholic and very big on the caramel. Long, sweet finish. Decent brew for sure.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5605) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2013
Draft sample at Epic Brewing taproom, Denver. Pours clear amber brown with a ring off white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, toffee, dough and sweet fruits. Flavour is heavy sweet and light moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewMstr (99) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Dark flavorful high point Bock! Caramel and chocolate with malt sweetness. Overall excellent!


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