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Brewed by Paulaner Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: Doppelbock
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hacker-Pschorr, Munich’s Brewery since 1417, has released a Limited Edition Series which is a collection of hand-crafted specialty beers produced in small single-brew batches and available in the US only while supply last.

Among the earliest Dopplebocks, Animator draws you in with its deep mahogany hue and creamy foam crown Your experience culminates on the palate with notes of chocolate, roast, brown sugar, licorice, apricot, and exotic fruit.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piw (687) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - APR 1, 2016
2l Flasche. Klar und dunkelbraun mit großer Schaumkrone. Röstaromen. Malzig. Erfrischend. Durchschnittlicher Körper. Leicht süß im Geschmack. Alkoholgehalt ist gur versteckt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
massingasetta (585) - München, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2016
For a doppelbock this is a really good and refreshing brew. The creamy head and has notes of sweetness and even light hints of fruit. A good beer and an impressive bottle in the large version.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (871) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle, courtesy of SinH4. Pours dark brown with a fine low foam. Some ripe apricot, but mostly lots of caramel and sweet chocolate. Less sweet than my deScription might imply, but still hefty. Low but lingering finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
King_Alex_II (1024) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Clear copper red color, foam layer. Sugar sweet nose. The taste is sticky, sweet, oily and a little alcoholic. Calm sweet aftertaste.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ritzn (71) - Bavaria, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2016
Amazing. Rich and well-rounded body. It doesn’t have that much malty sweetness, only a little. But still everything fits together really well. Roast, dried fruit, chocolate and a very little hint of coffee in the finish. There is also a note, that I would mostly describe as cactus, which sounds really unfriendly, but it is not :) Overall one of my favourites.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (19434) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 14, 2016
Bottle. Clear amber maroon color, medium beige head. Aroma of toast, dark fruit. Taste has toffee, plums, toasted caramel. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (2066) - Garching, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2016
Brown-amber color with beige head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is caramel, raisins, some booze. Taste is toffee, caramel, raisins, liquorice, quite chewy. Carbonation is average. It’s a bit too sweet and alcoholic I think.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sven1973 (154) - GERMANY - JAN 26, 2016
Flasche gekauft im Supermarkt in München (Rewe). Rot-Braun mit bräunlichem Schaum. Geruch Malzig, süßlich. Geschmack Schwere Süße, Malzig, Karamell. Cremig.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
obguthr (5241) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Kibble and dates nose, hints of honey and vinegar. Muddy brown, medium yellow head, little retention. Rich caramel, kibble and grain. Raisin finish. Medium body easy carbonation. Dynamic for the style, well balanced.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3771) - Radom, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
Many thanks for this beer to kevnic2008. Piwo o ladnej metnej barwie bursztynowo rubinowej, pianie sporej i kremowej choc szybko opadajacej. Mnostwo slodowosci troche moze jakby przy slodkawe ale raczej o przyjemnym wrazeniu. Alkohol rozgrzewa lekko wyczuwalny i dajacy likierowa konstrukcje tego szlachetnego niefiltrowanego doppelbocka. Tresciwe i solidne, doskonale uzupelnialo wazywna kolacje z fasolka w roli glownej. Pozostawia na ustachj slodki u dlugi finisz, bardzo przyjemne, polecam.


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