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RATINGS: 192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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Round and malty, our doppelbock lager (German for "double bock") celebrates the style originally developed by medieval monks. Just as the monks appreciated this hearty brew in the late winter/early spring, we savor the flavors of this rich beer along with a double dose of our favorite pastime, rock and roll. In keeping with the Bavarian Purity Law of 1516, this beer is traditionally brewed from all natural ingredients: barley, hops, yeast and water. No chemicals or preservatives are used.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13227) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2012
Bottle in Hotel Room, Chicago. Clear dark brown - offwhite head. High malty. Chocolate. Cocoa. Nutty. Berries. Light fruity notes. Dark bread. Light bitterness. Pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 12, 2011
12oz bottle, thanks Peregrinari. Small beige head atop clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, raisin, light plum, milk chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, milk chocolate, caramel, some raisin. Sticky medium-full body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10696) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 9, 2011
Bottle from Half Time. Pours darkish amber with a 3 finger creamy beige head. Aromas of dark malt, dark fruit, and maybe noble hop. It’s malty, but not syrupy. Rather brown sugar, but there’s some herb/noble hop that cuts into the sweetness. Sufficiently so that the malt flavor is available without alot of sweet. Drinks very nicely.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10547) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 30, 2011
A: The pour is a mahogany color with a finger of khaki colored head. S: Nice dark fruits on the nose up front which provides a fair amount of the sweetness, the rest of it coming from caramel maltiness. A little bit of toasted malt and a sort of surprising amount of roast. T: More caramel and toffee malt type sweetness on the flavor. Still some dark fruit notes, but not as pronounced as on the nose. Some breadiness is there as well. A bit of alcohol, unfortunately. M: Medium in body and carbonation. O: This wasn’t the best doppelbock, which is sort of surprising because the Great Lakes lagers I’ve had have generally been quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10408) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2011
Growler sample shared by shigadeyo. Poured clear ruby brown color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with fair lacing. Moderate toasted sweet malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good simple beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Looks like duplicate ratings for "Doppelrock" and "Dopplerock." Bottle says "el." Clear amber, off white edge head. Aroma of dirty caramel. Taste is butterscotch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (9358) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Bottle shared by Peregrinari. Pours clear tawny with an average, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, toasted, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates, toffee, cola, and cedar. Flavor is heavy malt (bread, cookie, caramel, toasted, nutty), light hops (earthy), and average esters (apple/pear) with notes of dates, butterscotch and vegetables. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation, low creaminess with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 13, 2012
Bottle @ Brad’s house Minneapolis. Pours a somewhat hazy, reddish brown appearance with a bubbly, brown head. A touch smoky, rich, caramel/Caramunich malty, somewhat sugary, brown sugar aroma that is pretty appetizing. A touch thin mouth feel but delicious toasty malty flavor with notes of meaty smoke, toffee, caramel, and light chocolate. One of the better American-made Doppelbocks that I’ve had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2011
On tap at Capones. Poured a deep brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of toast, caramel, nuts, and roast. Tastes of nuts, caramel, chocolate, and some roastiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8354) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2011
Big mouthfeel and tasty. Pours mahogoney coloured body with big foamy head and retained off white head.Rich malty aromas. Thick creamy mouthfeel. Dangerously drinkable. Bottle frm Premiere.

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