jlf278 (287) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Looks non-too-impressive from the pour - almost like a pepsi, but with some minimal head and a more opaque body. Aroma is sweet and heavenly but subtle - caramel, prune, alcohol. Taste is sweet but with a bit of alcohol and bitterness striking oddly on the back of the tongue. Leaves a nice complex taste all around the mouth to savor. Palate is quite full, smooth and extremely wet - almost like a milkshake, okay not thaaat thick. Overall, a really lovely doppelbock - my favorite style! I could drink this anywhere, anytime and be happy as a clam.
Cybercat (3331) - Georgia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Comes out of the tap a partially translucent dark mahogany with a decent light tan head. Malty aroma as nice nutty, caramel,clove, and earthy notes. Flavor has bold strokes of caramel, toasty malt, cloves, and sweetish wood with nutty and earthy underpinnings. Thick, syrupy texture has some good fizz. Bock your doppel and Prost!
jaghana (3915) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - SEP 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 50cl from Mondial de la bière. An amber brown beer with good off white head. Nose is on caramel, grain and brown bread. Aroma is on sweet caramel, brown bread, toasted grain, nuts, cereals, good body, medium creamy, pleasant caramel finish with light spicy touch, good.
generallee08 (680) - New York, USA - JUL 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
It has a dark brown, almost black body with deep reddish highlights. On top it has a small one finger tall tan head which quickly fades to a ring of foam around the edge of with a thin film covering. Buy the end there was no head at all and lacing was nill. Deep malty sweetness dominates the nose. There are hints of burnt caramel, dark brown sugar and herbal earthy hops. It has a firm full body with a heavy slick texture and light carbonation. This gives it a coating effect with its deep rich malty sweetness. For me it seems a bit too sweet but complex as well. It has notes of deep caramelized sugar, bread crust, light toast, brown sugar, raison and lots of prune notes. It finishes with lots of residual sweetness then a short herbal/leafy/earthy bitterness which struggles to add some sense of balance.
solidfunk (4012) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sweet with chocolate malt aroma. Lots of caramelized notes pours mahogany with OK head and lacing. Finishes sweet. Bottle.
Niko100 (2007) - Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark cider/copper color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, & some fruit; Flavor of sweet malt, caramel, molasses, and dark fruit; Warm finish; Good.
radagast83 (4644) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle consumed at the Medieval Madness event in Alexandria VA. Aroma is heavy on the sweet plum and dates, lots of boozy malt notes, roast, toffee and licorice. Very drinkable, very complex and quite enjoyable. Don’t know who I’ve missed this one until now.
hawanna (2164) - GERMANY - MAR 19, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
0,5 l bottle BB 23.04.14
caramel, roasty, cereal, toast, floral, herbs, alcohol, brown, clear, frothy, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, oily feel, slick feel, sticky, soft carbonation,
daniele (5387) - ITALY - FEB 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
deep amber almost dark medium head floreal raisin little soapy sweet malt candy medium body low bitterness low attenation
stevoj (2160) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slightly sweet doppelbock, dark brown/ruby with thin silky beige head. Aroma is mostly roast grains with a hint of molasses. Taste has the sweetness come on full bore, with dark grains sharing the palate. Sweet nature hides the high ABV. This is a real gem.
gerbewa (211) - - NOV 29, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Had this at sushi babe with Vince. Good beer. This one is from Germany. Very deep plum color with malty flavor. Over 9% but not boozy at all.