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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Originally brewed as liquid bread by fasting monks this Doppelbock is rich and filling. Crisp and delicious for the winter months.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4626) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8912) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with a white head. Big malt with some grain. Caramel sweetness. Smooth palate. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (3630) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2014
At Uber in Seattle. Coppery brown. Fresh amber malt, a bit muddled. Not a strong copper bite. But nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3149) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trev (2023) - 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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Absolutely splendid. Thick mouthfeel. Heavy malt flavor with a nice sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (9776) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 12, 2013
Draft - Brown sugar and raisin. Cloudy brown with a rich biege head. Brown sugar, raisin and a slight sourness with a malty finish. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (1163) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Bomber bottle poured a clear ruby-amber hue w/ a frothy tan slowly diminishing head. Medium to bold malty aroma. Initial flavor is a moderate sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are grains, light roasted malts, and bread. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (8879) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2013
A sweet malt-driven Americanized doppelbock with a strong fruit cup / apple / pear and cara malt core. Medium body, medium-high bitterness, pinching hops in a watery, thinning finish. Alcohol / fruit hooch, yeast chalkiness and mineral and metal notes as it warms and opens, and a sour cola and Nutri-Sweer flavor settles in.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6025) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Bomber from Hayduke. We had it together via facebook chat. An almost clear dark amber hue to this beer. LOTS of carbonation launches from the bottom. The head is beige and is about one finger. Not a lot of aroma but it seems pretty much a classic doppelbock. After the first sip I am sold on this beer. Cocoa and caramel in the first sip is very nice. Later some citrus hops are tasted and they add a nice change of pace. Dark fruit. This becomes a liqueur and resembles the rum that is in a chocolate covered cherry. The alcohol is tasted as in the liqueur. Late I taste nuts. Ron and I both agree that this is almost chewy. It is like drinking candy. This is a really well brewed dopplebock, perhaps the best I have had.

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