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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A traditionally styled Doublebock with rich structure, bold flavors and silky smooth finish. Handcrafted with a heavy dose of toasted chocolate malts to create a refined microbrew of uncompromised quality.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (11047) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Very dark brown/black color with a large creamy tan head. Smells like stout. Medium body with mild carbonation. Smooth burnt malt flavor. Dryish finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2010
Cloudy bron with a tiny off white head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and hints of chocolate. Flavour was sweet with roasted malt, dark fruits and hints of chocoalte. Finished sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilbur’s Foco. Pours a black appearance with a creamy tan head with a dissipating head. Big roasty, nutty, a touch woody, caramel malty, cola, a touch burnt aroma. Somewhat sugary, burnt toffee, caramel, cookie, nutty, cola flavor. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (8393) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle at my house. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of cooked malt, earth, light fruit and cocoa. Lighter medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Bottle. Pours with a mahogany body and a large tan head. Aroma of tobacco, toffee, caramel, coffee, alcohol, soot, and candy corn. Fudge, corn syrup. Taste is sweet, tobacco, ash, molasses, candy corn. Lively bubbles, some alcohol, pretty slick. Not horrible, but not great. The best product brewed at Indian Well’s facility...ever.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7387) - Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2014
355ml bottle. Dark brown/blackish pour. Big sweetness and fruits, not refined enough for a doppelbock.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6881) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 13, 2014
12oz bottle stating 8% abv pours with a mahogany colored body that supports a semi loose one minute long thin mocha head. The aroma offers up a flash of metal at first and then it slides into dark roasted malts, scorched toffee sweetness and then a faint earthy chocolate note. The taste has a pleasing mix of dark roasted malts, chocolate and a thin ribbon of cherry like fruity esters that really imparts little sweetness. It gets a little more dark roasted coffee like toward the finish. Decent enough but a little roasty for the stated style.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6738) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
Bottle, shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Dark brown, tan head, no lace. Sweet brown sugar malts, nearing syrupy proportions. Sugary sweet but lacking complexity and hearty malt structure.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6633) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a tan head that dissipates quickly to the edges. Aroma notes of chocolate with dark bread and a hint of roasted malts. Flavor has a chalky chocolate flavor with a bit of roasted malts and earthy grains.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6216) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy/fizzy, brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown. Aroma is moderately malty (scorched caramel, burnt grain, molasses), with notes of brown/turbinado sugar, date/raisin, light note of shoe polish. Flavor is heavily sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation, lightly to moderately alcoholic. Similar quality as the Blonde (I see now they named their three beers as if they’re women...that in addition to the company name makes it loud and clear that fireMEN are MEN’S MEN, *grunt* *grunt* *grunt*). Almost nothing in the nose but sugars, and that carries through in the mouth, where there’s very little to balance. Just seems like a strong brown ale. A clumsy beginner brew.


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