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Brewed by Grebbestad Bryggeri
Style: Doppelbock
Grebbestad, Sweden

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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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Lunator är en dubbelbock som bryggmästaren sätter under årets första fullmåne. Ölet jäser i lugn takt och tappas lagom till våren. Lunator har välbalanserad fyllighet med tydlig eftersmak av malt och humletoner. Servera gärna ölet i cognacskupa.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AGB (20) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2007
Bouteille 33cl. 2007. Systembolaget. Sublime arôme malté/fruité. Belle couleur ambrée profond. Goût de malt caramélisé, levure fruitée, amertume discrète, houblons arômatiques. Excellente bière!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6968) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 17, 2007
bottled, rbesg06. reddish brown with a thin head. decent sultana and vanilla aroma, quite a rich texture, plenty of stewed fruit and modest bitterness

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maria (10176) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2007
Beautiful red mahogany and a nice, creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt and raisin. The flavour has sweetness, notes of raisin and other dried fruits, candy sugar and a light citrus, that gives a nice bitter counterweight. Full body and quite nice. 2402

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thewolf (11234) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2007
Bottle @ YNWA, Vintage 2005. Pour is a muddy red-brown amber liquid and a small beige head - becoming a thin film soon after. Aroma is sweet, has lots of malts, a little berries, some plums and raisins. Mouthfeel is extremely full. Flavour feel a little underwhelming at first - quite sweet with no indication of alcohol. Raisins, caramel, weak roastyness, berries and a light spicyness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rastacouere (6137) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 1, 2007
2001 rendition. A small beige cover tops the cloudy dark chestnut brown body. Well begun oxidation leands old leaves, red apples and coiny flavours, but they never get very obtrusive and bold earthy and toffee notes join themselves to the buttery, toasted munich malts that are certainly not ashamed of their old age. A solid lager, the mouthfeel remains rather round if a bit loose in its carbonation and texture. Still, a smoothed malt-oriented strong beer, heavily bready and well-organized, never getting too sweet in this aged sample, which does not seem to always be the case with fresher bottles.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5625) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2007
UPDATED: APR 24, 2014 Bottle (33 cl), 2007 edition with 7.9 % abv. Clear reddish brown with large, fluffy, off-white head. Fruity, syrupy, slightly burnt malt aroma, with some herbal hops and woody notes. Medium to full bodied and very smooth. Quite bitter finish, alcohol well hidden.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - APR 1, 2007
Bottle courtesy of omhper. Pours brown with a white head that settles down to sparse carbonation. Smells fruity with cherries, raisins, and plums dominating a sweet malty backdrop. Tastes of cherries, fruit, slightly metallic and very earthy. Mouthfeel is tingly and tarte. Finish is lemony.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Furseth (1979) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - DEC 8, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 14, 2009 Bottle, and brewed 2004-05. Dark brown colour, flat head. Aroma of dark chocolate, dust, raisins, and lots of maltyness. Flavor is malty,cola, raisins dark chocolate.Smouth bitter mouth feeling and finsih. Medium to full body. Werry nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strings (377) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 30, 2006
Bottle at RBESG 2006 (2000 vintage). Bready with a bit of chocolate. Alcohol well hidden. Not too bad, a tad uninteresting for a doppelbock.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Egon (478) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2006
Taste this at Bishop Arms at the same time as the others below. A cloudy beer with white head and a sweety caramel taste to it. A clear alcohol taste but complex otherwize. Quite sweet but not bad. Maybe too much alcohol taste for me.


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