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Brewed by Forst
Style: Doppelbock
Forst/Lagundo, Italy

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The famous, highly popular strong Forst Beer. The special malts used and the specific production process help to create its unique caramel flavour. It is immensely, unforgettably satisfying from the first sip. Its dark colour and delicate hoppy notes evoke memories of the original strong beers and the traditional art of beer making in monasteries. Suggested serving temperature 7°C.
Taste: Velvety with a distinctly malty feel and warm notes of roast, spicy caramel.
Flavour: An intense fragrance of roasted malt, refined with some discreet hoppy hints.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, maize gritz, hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2245) - New York, TURKEY - OCT 26, 2015
Draught. Dark amber color with small foamy light beige head, vanilla-caramel aroma, low carbonation, sweet caramel taste, long sticky sweet finish. A bit too sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (911) - GERMANY - OCT 11, 2015
Klares dunkelrot mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Malzig, Karamell, Rosinen, süßlich.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2015
Bottle from Auchan supermarket, Bussolengo, Italy. A dark brown beer that has a bubbly white head. It has a very strong malt flavour, chocolate, rich red fruity and cherry notes followed by oak and vanilla on the warming burnt toffee finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fillepolo (595) - SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2015
Glas @ forst Trieste. Well balanced double bock with some caramel and hoppy notes.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
KeefOz (1537) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2015
Tasted 15/4/15 at Cantina Dello Zio Bramante, Manarola, Italy. BB 06.06.15. Poured a dark coppery amber with a one-finger light tan foamy head that retained well and laced OK. Carbonation high and fine. Aroma dominated by sweet malt plus a hint of sweet fruit; no obvious hops. Taste very malty and sweet with a hint of roasting and a hint of dark fruits; no real bitterness. Light to medium body. Smooth, clean, very sweet and with a syrupy mouth-feel. A lingering long sweetness on the finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (1351) - Beckley, USA - MAY 3, 2015
deep reddish-brown color; sweet, caramel malt aroma; sweet, caramel malt flavor up front with nutty, mild dark fruit notes; semi bitter, bready finish; very well balanced and quite smooth; this is not quite a doppelbock, but it is a very enjoyable beer

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kita (1899) - Koper, SLOVENIA - APR 19, 2015
Draft in Cortina D’Ampezzo. Clear brown color with small frothy off-white head and soft visible carbonation. Aroma of caramel, light roasted malt, dried fruits and grassy hops. Taste starts with sweet caramel and nutty, follows by mild fruity acidity and bready with mild bitter finish. Medium body, syrupy texture and soft carbonation in palate. Pretty nice surprise from Forst...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3204) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle from Drinks of the World, Geneva. Deep brown with a frothy cream head. Quite a malty flavour. Notes of fruit, toffee, liquorice and raisin. Pretty good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (1275) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 26, 2015
Bottled, Sterzing, Italy, Malt,caramel, light fruity and roasted aroma, Clear dark amber color, bigger lasting head, Sweeter taste, long finish, Soft carbon, Medium body, Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lambister (441) - FINLAND - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle @ west coast of Italy. Darkish brown color with a thin light brown head. Nose is pretty sweet with a nutty character. While flavors are malty and roasted, it has notes of nuts. Bit too much bite at the middle cuts the finish and the flavors too quickly, otherwise decent brew.


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